This post is in response to an article in the business section of today’s Chronicle Herald newspaper. While I admire and respect the broker quoted in the story, I believe that some of the message can easily be taken out of context and I just want to set the record straight.
I have been a mortgage broker for just over 6 years now. During this time a lot has happened and a lot has changed in the Canadian mortgage market. Canada started off with only one true sub prime mortgage lender, several had entered the market and now we are back to only one again. With the advent of rampant sub prime lending here in Canada; we were introduced to 100% financing, stated income products, interest only mortgages and products for clients with less than perfect credit. While 95% … Read more