July 7, 2015

Construction Financing: Do Your Homework!

Construction financing may not be difficult to obtain in some cases, but obtaining the right construction financing for your project proves to be the more difficult task. Unless you plan on paying cash for your new build, a construction mortgage is a must and finding the right lender … Continue reading

June 1, 2015

Corporate Culture: The Key to Survival

Nature and business work in similar ways. Both have methods of adapting to the ever-changing external forces of their environments. Animals use colour, smell, size and other tricks to deter predatory forces (or lure in prey as a means of survival). The human body’s white … Continue reading

May 28, 2014

Rejected – 3 Truths and a 2nd Chance

Pillar recently surveyed more than 100 mortgage brokers about their clients’ experiences when seeking a mortgage.

October 24, 2012

Top 5 Reasons Banks Decline Mortgage Applicants

There is a stigma attached to getting “declined” for mortgage approval; and it can be demoralizing. The truth is though, that many people are declined every day, and it’s actually more common than you think. Falling outside of a bank’s pre-established credit-approval criteria happens for … Continue reading