Mortgage Architects

Office address: 5675 Whittle Rd, Mississauga, ON L4Z 3P8 
Year established: 2006 
Company type: financial services 
Employees: 1,000+ 
Expertise: mortgage brokerage, mortgages 
Parent company: DLC Group 
CEO and key people: Dustan Woodhouse, President 
Financing status: corporate backed or acquired   

Mortgage Architects offers a comprehensive suite of services for both commercial and residential mortgage seekers. The company has an established network of over 1500 mortgage brokers across the country and partnerships with over 50 lenders. Mortgage Architects is part of the DLC Group, one of the largest mortgage brokerage networks in Canada.   

History of Mortgage Architects 

Mortgage Architects is a national mortgage brokerage led by a seasoned management team and supported by over 1,500 mortgage professionals. They have built their reputation on helping homeowners navigate the complexities of mortgage financing, offering tailored solutions that match their unique requirements. 

In 2015, Mortgage Architects was acquired by DLC Group. That transaction made DLC Group the largest mortgage originator in Canada at the time.   

Products and Services of Mortgage Architects 

Mortgage Architects offers a diverse range of products and services, including:   

  • residential mortgages: customized mortgage solutions for homebuyers 

  • reverse mortgages: designed for senior homeowners to tap into home equity 

  • refinancing options: for those looking to refinance their existing mortgages 

  • renewal services: assistance with mortgage renewals 

  • EasyLease: equipment leasing for office furniture, technology software and hardware, industrial equipment, transport, and farming 

Culture at Mortgage Architects 

The culture at Mortgage Architects is based on client satisfaction and professional excellence. The company promotes a learning environment, ensuring that its team is equipped with up-to-date industry knowledge. This culture not only results in superior service for clients but also creates a positive and dynamic work environment for employees. 

Mortgage Architects values its relationship with its 1,500-strong network of mortgage brokers. The company invests in tools, apps, training, rewards and recognition programs, and marketing to help support its network. As Mortgage Architects President Dustan Woodhouse says, “support - that’s what we’re all about.”    

About Mortgage Architects President Dustan Woodhouse 

Dustan Woodhouse, the President of Mortgage Architects, is a seasoned professional with over 30 years of business experience. After turning his teenage hobby of tuning cars into a successful business, Woodhouse joined the mortgage industry in 2008. He was with Invis from 2008-2011, then joined Mortgage Architects’ affiliate company, Canadian Mortgage Experts, from 2011-2023. He has been with Mortgage Architects as CEO since 2019. 

Aside from being a mortgage professional, Woodhouse is also an author – he has written 4 volumes of Be the Better Broker. He also facilitates workshops and one-on-one coaching sessions for brokers.    

The Future at Mortgage Architects 

Mortgage Architects is dedicated to staying ahead in the mortgage industry, embracing new trends and technologies to better serve its clients. With a strong foundation and a clear vision, Mortgage Architects remains a significant player in Canada's mortgage industry. 

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