When we first met Shane and Emily, they were living in military housing but were ready to buy a home in Victoria. They were referred to us through their realtor, and we were able to work with them through a relatively straightforward deal to finance their purchase.
Jul 05 2019
Jun 04 2019
Mark and Sarah were a fairly typical couple when we met them 5 years ago. He worked in the trades, while she was in customer service, both with full time hours and a steady household income. They were moving from a condo to a family home, and everything went smoothly through their mortgage process.
Feb 07 2019
Your Mortgage Should Be Part Of Your Overall Financial Plan
Jan 03 2019
How Julie & Mark Went From Consumer Proposal to 'A' Mortgage Rates
When we first met Julie and Mark, they were just a few months out of a Consumer Proposal and hoping to buy a home. When it comes to a Consumer Proposal or Bankruptcy, in order to borrow money a lender generally likes you to be at least 1 year past the end of the Proposal with 2 years of re-established credit. There can be some flexibility based on the loan-to-value (LTV) of your mortgage, so our team went to work finding a solution.
Dec 06 2018
When we met John and Monica, they co-owned a home with Monica's parents. The family had made the decision to sell that property to give the younger couple the opportunity to find a home of their own. This generous gift left John and Monica with a significant down payment on their next property, but they wanted to know exactly what they could afford.
Nov 08 2018
Unfortunately, sometimes "happily ever after" doesn't last forever. We originally met Veronica and Tom through one of our realtor partners, with whom they were shopping for their first family home. They found a property they loved with a suite as a mortgage helper and put in an offer. Our team secured them a mortgage with a monoline lender that would allow them to meet their financial goals as their family matured.
Oct 12 2018
A common way to get on the property ladder is for mom & dad to help out with a first property purchase. This can take many forms, from a gift of funds for the down payment to co-signing on the mortgage. In Sheila's case, her parents had bought a condo unit for Sheila to live in while she was attending school.