ANDERSON AND ASSOCIATES
Blair Anderson, Founder
Favourite mortgage product: Anything refinance
Years as an independent: 17.5
Always independent: Yes
Number of employees: 1
Volume in 2015: “Enough to keep the lights on, and then some”
What do you think are the biggest issues facing the broker industry?
• Minimum volume requirements and the subsequent marginalization of small brokerages
• National representation for the channel, exclusively, vis-à-vis public and government domains
• Consumer awareness
• Mortgage fraud
In your view, what is the biggest advantage of being independent?
One hundred per cent control of operations and brand.
What does your company do differently to stand out from the competition?
Service levels, plain and simple. It’s what sustains us.