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The Home Trust Award for Broker of the Year – Alternative Lending

“I have a passion and persistence that allows me to keep on top of helping people and try to find lenders that will help make a difference for consumers” – Darlene Vilas, The Mortgage Centre – MOS MortgageOne Solutions


Without the alternative channel, many Canadians would be left with no options to realize their dreams of homeownership, which is why Darlene Vilas is dedicated to servicing the unique needs this client base.

“It’s such an important category to me,” she says, “and I’ve been thrilled to sort of make this a cornerstone of my business and help so many people. The alternative channel is so important nowadays, and it’s really valuable to families and people looking for solutions outside of the traditional channels they might not qualify for lately.”

“We feel it’s important to recognize brokers who are providing such an important service to Canadians,” says Ed Karthaus, EVP of sales and marketing at award sponsor Home Trust. “They need solutions, and we are pleased to be one of the lenders that does that in Canada, and we want to recognize the brokers who make dreams come true.”


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