Mortgage Ads on the Sidewalk? I was walking through a business area to get coffee while my car was getting some work done at a repair shop when I came across this mortgage ad. I noticed no licensing information, no company name, in fact no name at all, just a phone number. Does this person need a license to lend his or her own money? I’m pretty sure they do though although there may still be an exception from licensing if you only make a couple of loans per year or you are carrying back financing as the seller of a property. So I guess it all comes down to how effective this sidewalk advertising really is and how much business (if any) this entrepreneur is getting,
By the way, I’m convinced that the ad is a sidewalk ad like those ones you see in supermarket aisles that are affixed to the floor. I don’t think that this ad fell off a sign post and landed there on the sidewalk. Could this be the new wave of the future or is this just “littering? Only time will tell.