Port Moody, BC (PRWEB) February 22, 2006
Meridian Financial Services Ltd. has announced the opening of a new franchise location in Ladner / Tsawwassen, British Columbia. The new office opens within RE/MAX Progroup, the dominant real estate name in the South Delta area. The opening of Meridian First Mortgage expands the number of Meridian franchises to 15 throughout British Columbia and Alberta.
“The Meridian Financial Group brings a wealth of real estate knowledge and business experience coupled with the ability to obtain the best financing terms by aggregating mortgages from all over BC and Alberta. The benefits to our clients and realtors are immeasurable,” says Mel Reeves, owner of Re/Max Progroup. “A Meridian franchise presents an outstanding business case corporately and as an in-house service for our realtors demonstrates another strong retention tool.”
RE/MAX Progroup is one of the longer standing and prestigious organizations within the RE/MAX system of outstanding realtors, outselling their competition 3:1. RE/MAX Progroup offices are located in both beautiful Ladner and Tsawwassen, British Columbia.
“We are extremely pleased to partner with our second RE/MAX office” says Matt Kirby, Vice President of Franchise Operations. “The ownership and management of Meridian First Mortgage will no doubt be a leader in their market and a huge asset to our future growth plans.”
Meridian Financial Services has been specializing in the development of the mortgage brokerage industry since the first location opened in Coquitlam in 1995. Controlled growth has seen franchise offices open throughout British Columbia and Alberta, specifically associated with independently owned real estate, financial planning and general insurance offices.
Meridian franchises obtain mortgages on behalf of borrowers through the major lenders in Canada. Meridian currently has over 50 lenders on their system, including BNS, BMO, CIBC Firstline, TDCT, HSBC, ING Direct and most major credit unions in Canada. Due to having one of the largest collective volumes in Western Canada, Meridian guarantees the lowest mortgage rate to its clients at no cost to the borrower. Meridian currently has franchise locations in Vancouver, West Vancouver, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Port Moody, Surrey, Nanaimo, Parksville, Campbell River, Prince George, Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton, Invermere and Edmonton.
For additional information, Contact:
Vice President of Franchise Operations
Meridian Financial Services Ltd.