David Ford, Mortgage advisor and director, Verico Compass IWANTTOOWN
David Ford joined the mortgage industry in 2008; after working under a mentor, he branched off to create the IWANTTOOWN team in 2012. Since then, he has been steadily growing the team’s volume each year, reaching a peak of $59 million in 2016, for which he received the Platinum Veris Award, the highest achievement in the Verico network. Ford continues to work toward a team goal of $100 million by constantly evolving his business. He also created a custom broker project manager application that he hopes to share with other brokers in the near future.
Ford chose to get involved in real estate because of his interest in the construction process and homeownership. “I very much like design and have bought and renovated three homes,” he says. For 2017, Ford expects to grow his team’s purchase and renovation program with clients, interior designers and contractors, and launch a successful rebranding while consistently funding more than 20 files per month.