Pillar’s underwriting team makes the effort to really understand my client’s situation and needs. From there, we can work together to reach a deal that’s fair for everyone and has the versatility to accommodate the unexpected changes that may come up during a construction project.
– Rick Wilson, Mortgage Agent, The Mortgage Advisors
Trying to close my first deal with Pillar was a pleasure! Cory and the underwriting team were amazing. They have now become my choice for alternative deals. Their patience and professionalism is bar none. I have already told numerous agents at DLC Alliance about my wonderful experience
– Fanchea Barrieau, Mortgage Agent, Dominion Lending Centres Alliance
I have been using Pillar Financial now for over 15 years and I find they are one of the most simple and common-sense lenders in the marketplace. Their construction mortgage is so easy, I refuse to do builders mortgages through a traditional bank regardless of rate. Clients get their money when they expect it and don’t have to worry about their financing when they are already worried about more stressful things like building a home.
– Sean Binkley, Mortgage Broker, Dominion Lending Centres
The underwriter I worked with at Pillar was extremely thorough, so there were no surprises. She also took a personal interest in genuinely understanding my client’s situation, providing a level of service I rarely come across.
– Massimo De Luca, Mortgage Agent, Intellimortgage Inc.
Canada’s mortgage industry changed in 2018 as the impact of higher interest rates and stress tests reverberated across the country, decreasing housing affordability. In general, this resulted in increased monthly mortgage costs and reduced purchasing power. The prospects for relief in 2019 are not so promising While these changes affected many existing homeowners and prospective […]
As a mortgage broker serving clients in rural Ontario, you’ve likely faced this challenge countless times: lenders who lose interest as soon as they learn your client’s property isn’t in Toronto, Ottawa or another urban centre. Fortunately, not all lenders take this narrow, city-centric view. Based in the small town of Sharbot Lake, Pillar has […]