In 2016, Greg Martel founded Shop Your Own Mortgage to improve the way home buyers shop for a mortgage. Applying for financing the traditional way was confusing, difficult, and expensive, so home buyers often settled for subpar deals without even knowing it. Greg’s mission is to disrupt the mortgage industry by flipping the balance of power to favor the home buyer. Instead of going to lenders directly and jumping through hoops to get a loan, now you can fill out one easy application and have the lenders come to you.
Today, Shop Your Own Mortgage is a team of mortgage industry experts and technologists who share Greg’s philosophy. Together, we’ve developed an application process that combines technology with expert guidance to deliver the best mortgage products for every individual scenario.
Currently, we’re operating in the US, Canada, and Australia, and we’re growing fast.
What’s our philosophy? We believe in corporate transparency and consumer privacy. In inspiring innovation by embracing the open market. And that having real choice creates peace of mind. We align our interests with our customers, because, let’s be honest, our long term success is directly related to what you tell your friends about us.
This is what shopping around means to us and this is what we invite you to do on our platform.
Our most recent move has been to Australia where we have found similarities in the banking system that have made our transition across the Pacific a breeze! Below is our Australian team followed by our Canada and USA teams. Across continents we are saving people time and money and giving power to the consumer!
Let’s get friendly. Since we ask so much about you during your application process, we decided it’s only fair that each of us disclose something personal about ourselves.