Company: Select Mortgage Group – Mackenzie Gartside & Associates
Location: British Columbia
Total volume: $182.79 million
Loans funded: 602
CMP: What was your primary strategy for growing your business in 2019?
Mackenzie Gartside: Keep my head down, work all the hours, be kind, smile. Remember that it’s not about the buck – it’s about helping people achieve their goals and dreams of affordable homeownership
CMP: How do you think the industry needs to change to better serve both brokers and consumers?
MG: I don’t think the industry needs to serve consumers. I think consumers are already overwhelmed and confused with all of the regulatory changes. They require more guidance from well-trained, professional mortgage brokers. I think it would be wiser for the industry to raise the bar on their requirements for licensing, better and more relevant continuing education, and mentoring.