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.
If you heard a lot more saws, hammers and front-end loaders across Ontario this spring, there’s a good reason for that. According to data from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC), total housing starts in Ontario in April 2019 were up 32% from April 2018. Canada as a whole also saw encouraging double-digit growth […]
At Pillar, we take a straightforward approach to the mortgage applications we receive from brokers. We lend only when our mortgage will help place the borrower in a better position, sooner rather than later. If we determine that your client will struggle to keep their mortgage afloat, we simply won’t lend. Hearing no is disappointing, […]