A Resource Guide To Mortgages
As mortgage professionals, we need to keep up to date with the latest trends and industry news while staying connected to our peers. Therefore, to stay current, I use various online and offline sources to understand effective tools which help to foster business relationships. These tools allow me to empower clients with the most up-to-date solutions.
If you’re looking to imbibe new mortgage trends, I’m going to share some of my most handy resources for all things mortgages. Read on to learn more.
1. Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association
The Canadian Mortgage Brokers Association is a network that allows brokers to collaborate and identify trends. It also keeps us in the loop about the changes happening within the industry and provides information on the latest initiatives.
2. Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia
The Real Estate Foundation of British Columbia is also known as BCREA and BC Northern Real Estate. Its primary function is to promote healthy communities and protect natural environments. The organization also provides grants which fund sustainable land use and real estate practices.
3. Dominion Lending colleges and education
Dominion Lending Centres is one of Canada’s leading mortgage companies that offers a comprehensive training program including onboarding, continuous support, and recruitment. The organization is forward-thinking and is committed to investing in its people.
4. Mortgage insurers
Canada Mortgage Housing Corporation (CMHC), Sagen (formerly Genworth), and Canada Guarantee are the country’s three leading home insurance providers. Each of them provides online news and educates stakeholders about the latest mortgage amendments.
5. Real Estate Council (RECBC)
The RECBC regulates real estate professionals and protects homeowners by enforcing high standards of professionalism. The association also provides information, education, and licensing services to help individuals make a start in the industry.
6. UBC Sauder School of Business
Sauder is Canada’s leading academic business school and maintains an excellent reputation worldwide for its research methods. It offers popular courses for realtors to continue their education.
The various lenders that I deal with daily have programs that educate brokers and home seekers about the latest products. You can contact me for more details about these programs.
If you want to become an expert in the mortgage process or just understand it better, these resources can be an excellent starting point. When you’re ready to take the next step, reach out to Nola Stairs in Prince George, BC, for all your mortgage needs.
I became a licensed realtor in 1992 and carried out the role for five years before activating my mortgage broker’s license. Subsequently, in 2015, I combined my interests in mortgages and real estate to efficiently guide my clients to their homeownership goals by matching them with suitable lenders. My services include first mortgages, second mortgages, private mortgages, and line of credit. I also take care of renewals, refinancing, and reverse mortgages for clients. I serve clients across Prince George, Quesnel, Vanderhoof, Mackenzie, McBride, and Tumbler Ridge, BC.