11.10.16

HomEquity Bank Achieves Gold Ranking in AON’s 2017 Best Employers Survey

TORONTO, November 10, 2016 -- HomEquity Bank, Canada’s provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™ and the only Schedule 1 bank dedicated solely to mature Canadian homeowners, has placed Gold in AON’s 2017 Best Employers survey. The recognition reflects HomEquity Bank’s high employee-satisfaction rating, significant growth and revenue and a unique corporate culture that motivates employees to succeed. The company’s first-rate benefits packages and community initiative sponsorships have also contributed to its ranking

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09.15.16

HomEquity Bank Listed on the 2016 PROFIT 500

TORONTO, Sept. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian Business and PROFIT today placed HomEquity Bank on the 28th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies. Published in the October issue of Canadian Business and at PROFITguide.com, the PROFIT 500 ranks Canadian businesses by their five-year revenue growth. HomEquity Bank, the only national provider of reverse mortgages in Canada, placed 475 on the 2016 PROFIT 500 list, thanks to a five-year revenue growth of 80%. The company's total revenues

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07.06.16

Yvonne Ziomecki named one of CMP Magazine’s Women of Influence

TORONTO, July 6, 2016 – HomEquity Bank is pleased to announce that Yvonne Ziomecki, SVP, Marketing & Sales is named one of Canadian Mortgage Professional (CMP) Magazine’s Women of Influence. In the issue out on stands now, Yvonne credits the power of a strong network and support system as her secret to consistent results and her coveted work-life balance. “Balancing work with personal life, especially the needs of my children and finding time for myself, it’s not always easy. Having a strong network is key.

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06.22.16

HomEquity Bank announces partnership with Kurt Browning

TORONTO, June 22, 2016 /CNW/ - HomEquity Bank, the only Canadian bank working exclusively with seniors, is proud to announce its new spokesperson is Canadian figure skating icon Kurt Browning. Kurt Browning is a Canadian figure skater, choreographer and commentator. He is a four-time World Champion and four-time Canadian national champion. "We're thrilled to be partnering with Kurt," said Yvonne Ziomecki, SVP, Marketing & Sales at HomEquity Bank. "It was important to us to work with someone Canadians view as trust

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09.14.15

HomEquity Bank launches Mortgage Broker Direct

TORONTO, Sept. 14, 2015 - HomEquity Bank launches its new “Mortgage Broker Direct (MBD)” program this week. For the first time, mortgage brokers will be able to submit deals directly to the bank via D+H Expert upon being certified. Last year, HomEquity Bank’s broker business saw a growth of 39%, with over 1,000 mortgage brokers sending in referrals with an average deal size of $150,000. The Mortgage Broker Direct program through HomEquity Bank will offer a no-fee certification process to a limited number of mortgage

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04.27.17

HomEquity Bank Continues Steady Growth with Strong Q1 Results

TORONTO, April 27, 2017 /CNW/ - HomEquity Bank, provider of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™, continued its steady performance in Q1 of fiscal 2017. The company posted a 27 per cent year over year increase in mortgage originations. The strong Q1 results demonstrate ongoing growth in demand for reverse mortgages among Canadian seniors. In 2016, HomEquity posted record growth of 26 per cent. With strong, steady ownership by Birch Hill Equity Partners, HomEquity Bank has continued to grow its business while working with clien

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03.21.17

Lori Sone-Cooper, VP of HR for HomEquity Bank named to Human Resources Director Canada Magazine’s Hot List 2017

Lori Sone-Cooper, VP of HR for HomEquity Bank named to Human Resources Director Canada Magazine's Hot List 2017 featuring 30 of the most outstanding HR professionals in the country. This year’s report features the people who continue to add value to the HR profession and increase its standing in the business world. Some of the professionals on this list have appeared on previous Hot Lists and proved their continued growth; while HRD also welcomes new contenders who have launched innovative initiatives and tackled tough

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01.25.17

HOMEQUITY BANK POSTS RECORD 26 PER CENT GROWTH IN 2016

TORONTO, January 25, 2017 - HomEquity Bank, providers of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™, reported $459MM in reverse mortgage sales for 2016. This represents a 26 per cent increase over the year previous, demonstrating a growing demand by Canadian seniors to unlock the value of the equity in their homes. These strong 2016 results reflect a significant increase in HomEquity Bank’s mortgage broker business, which has grown 48 per cent year over year following the successful introduction of the bank’s Mortgage Broker Direct

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Holiday Spending Infographic
12.21.16

Canadian Seniors Want To Spend Less During The Holidays

TORONTO, December 21, 2016, - The holidays may not necessarily be a merry time of year for all Canadian seniors according to a recent survey of attendees at the Toronto ZoomerShow, ZoomerMedia’s lifestyle expo for people aged 45 plus. The survey, sponsored by HomEquity Bank, providers of the CHIP Reverse Mortgage™, found that many seniors overspend during the holiday season. In fact, 26% of respondents described the holidays as financially “very stressful”. A total of 632 Toronto ZoomerShow attendees were surveyed

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The Price of Independence
12.16.16

The Price of Independence – A Winter Checklist for Senior Home Owners

Most seniors have a strong desire to remain independent – and live in their own homes. That said, the onset of winter can present a number of challenges to peace of mind. In addition to the high cost of heating a house, there are a number of seasonal maintenance issues that need to be addressed – and paid for. Whether it’s a conversation and encouragement from adult children or a case of careful budgeting, here are some of the services – and attached costs:

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