Gord McCallum

First Foundation founder goes back to his roots

Alberta-based First Foundation has struck a deal with the University of Alberta Alumni Association and launched an affinity program

Surge in uninsured mortgages 'no coincidence'

In spite of what Shane Bruce called a staid year for real estate and mortgages, he's noticed a spike in uninsured mortgages recently, and he's not surprised

Brokers talk government meetings with MPC head

The recently re-launched Canadian Mortgage Hangout aims to hold the industry accountable, and its latest segment focused on what the industry's largest association is doing to ensure the channel's voice is heard by the government

Who speaks for the mortgage industry?

Many brokers are wondering what the industry needs to do to have a strong, united voice at the national level

Broker: ‘It’s a product we wish we didn’t have to sell’

Mass-layoffs in Alberta have inspired one area professional to offer help in the form of a unique product

An election promise to benefit brokers?

Brokers can expect a boon to refinances if this one proposed tax credit is put in place

Calling trust in BoC into question

The biggest news wasn’t the rate cut; it was the way in which the central bank implemented it – and what it may signify for future interest rates, according to one industry leader.

Brokers discuss the future of rates

In what was described by one broker as “the most significant mortgage interest rate news in ten years,” the BoC’s surprise decision to axe its overnight rate target may have an unexpected effect on one type of mortgage product.

Male brokers better at self-promotion?

Leading brokers discuss female representation in the mortgage industry – an increasingly important topic that CMP is set to discuss in its upcoming Women of Influence issue.

Live from the third CMP Mortgage Summit

Live from the third-annual CMP Mortgage Summit in Toronto -- an event focused on upping the game of hundreds of Canadian brokers