Colin Dreyer

Verico expecting 2018 to be record growth year

Fresh off its acquisition by M3, Verico feels like it has enough strength to mobilize both the industry and consumers

Foreign buyers find loophole in Vancouver real estate

While foreign buyers are investing in residential real estate, here's how they're buying foreign buyer tax-free property

M3 Mortgage Group acquires VERICO

The channel lender announced its sale to the Montreal-based M3 Mortgage Group Thursday

Profile: Rolling with the punches

A broker for 30 years, Bill Macklem has seen it all – from the housing crash of the 1980s to the economic recession of 2008, and a bevy of mortgage rule changes in between

Mapping the industry’s future

This 30 year veteran had “no clue what a broker was” when he first started, but he’s bullish on its future

Albert Collu joins former rival

The former head of Mortgage Architects has found a new home

Giving brokers a sense of ownership

Steve Rogerson, president of Verico Paragon Mortgage Group, explains how allowing brokers to harness their own creativity can lead to great things

The ultimate remedy for churn?

A respected broker-channel veteran is identifying a possible solution to client churning, although lacklustre interest on the part of brokers throws its effectiveness in doubt

Suggestions for CAAMP 2.0

With CAAMP set to re-evaluate its future – and the role the next leader will take – industry players believe there are certain things the association should focus on, including providing more support specifically to brokers.

Lender invests in broker network

One of Canada’s largest lenders has made an equity investment in one of the industry’s major broker networks which, according to the players involved, is a positive sign for the industry as a whole.