Suzanne is Officially Retiring

Suzanne is Officially Retiring

After nearly thirty years at the helm of The Personal Mortgage Group, Suzanne is “retiring”. I put the term retiring in quotes because, as any of you who have worked with Suzanne would know, she’s not the type to slow down. Suzanne is kicking off her “retirement” by building a new home for herself and running a bustling B&B on the island of Roatan in Honduras. I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on the hard work and sacrifices Suzanne has made over the years to build The Personal Mortgage Group from one room in a rented apartment to the thriving and respected business it is today. It’s hard to believe that this story starts with a broke single mom dragging her 8-year old...

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Canadian Economic Update

Canadian Economic Update

Here’s the Economic Update: We were lucky enough to hear a presentation on rates from CIBC’s Chief Economist Benjamin Tal on Monday morning at the National Mortgage Conference.  Here is the gist: The US central bank (Federal Reserve) has dropped their rate 3...
National Mortgage Conference, 2019

National Mortgage Conference, 2019

PMG attends the National Mortgage Conference in Toronto, Nov 17-18. Joining over 1,200 delegates over two days at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, we took in plenty of info and had the opportunity to connect with many other likeminded mortgage professionals. This...
Trade Disputes Dampening the Economy

Trade Disputes Dampening the Economy

The ongoing US-China trade dispute will continue to play a major role in dampening the US economy. According to Benjamin Tal’s recent article, more and more studies are debunking Trump’s claim that Chinese companies are bearing the brunt of the tariffs. While in fact,...