Expert Series – Reverse Mortgages – Circumstances in Which They Work, Some in Which They Don’t

Title: Expert Series - Reverse Mortgages
Location: Delivered in an Interactive Zoom Environment
Start date: 29 March, 2023
Cost:$0.00 for members or $45.00 for non-members

Expert Series – Reverse Mortgages – Circumstances in Which They Work, Some in Which They Don’t 

Presented by CMBA-BC & MBIBC

Wednesday, March 29, 2023, at 9:30AM

FREE For CMBA-BC Members

$45 + Tax for Non-Members

Reverse mortgages are now commonplace. This is not surprising as they provide useful financial solutions for your clients in certain circumstances, such as for some clients with real estate equity but little cashflow. Learn about how reverse mortgages work, who qualifies for a reverse mortgage, and the cost involved. Learn as to when a reverse mortgage might not be the best option for your client. All mortgage brokers should have a solid understanding of reverse mortgages as part of their toolbox in advising clients.

Our speakers, Lisa Alentejano and Simone McMillan, are well equipped to assist you in obtaining the needed information. Lisa is Equitable Bank’s BC Region Business Manager and Simone is the Reverse Mortgages Regional Channel Manager for BC and Alberta. Equitable Bank has consistently been a major player in this space since 1970.

Our moderator will keep the discussion focused on matters of particular importance to you, drawing not only on their own considerable knowledge and experience but as informed by you and our other attendees asking questions in real time.

This webinar will make you a more informed and complete broker. It will make you better able to conduct your business. We look forward to seeing you!

Our Speakers

Simone McMillan

Simone is one of just a handful of people in Canada with a 20+ year career in the reverse mortgage sector. Her career trajectory parallels the exponential growth and widespread acceptance of reverse mortgages today.  

With her deep knowledge and experience in both the D2C (direct-to-consumer) and B2B (business-to-business with mortgage brokers) sides of the business, as well as with financial planners, banks, and credit unions, there’s not much about reverse mortgages she doesn’t know.  

Simone is well equipped to help broker expand their reverse business in 2023.  

Lisa Alentejano

Lisa has been in the mortgage industry for over 25 years, as a mortgage broker for 9 years and in the sales/service sector for the remaining. Her deep understanding of mortgage products and the mortgage process has helped her create success and long-lasting relationships with her broker partners. She is proud to represent a lender she considers challenges the status quo, offers creative solutions for the broker community, and helps today’s consumers with home ownership solutions.

Host and Moderator

Deb White

Deb White has been assisting her clients with their mortgage needs since April 1999 and established White House Mortgages DLC in January 2005. As an award winning broker Deb prides herself on her ability to find the best rate for her clients’ mortgages and to find solutions to even the most difficult mortgage approval. With this in mind, Deb has been ranked in the top 75 brokers across Canada over the past 10 years. This is a testament to her dedication to the industry and to her clients.

In addition to being business minded Deb is also community minded. Currently Deb is the President of CMBA BC.  Previously, Deb was on the board for Vernon Winter Carnival for 10 years and was the Chairperson for 5 years. Deb has also been the Director and Secretary of the Funtastic Sports Society, helped establish Carrol-ing For a Cause, has volunteered at the Knox Mountain Hill Climb for 27 years, has been on the board of directors for the Mortgage Broker’s Association of British Columbia and most recently supported Teens Count Too.

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