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Fixing your credit after bankruptcy

June 8, 2015 | By | 7 Comments

Mortgages and financing after bankruptcy One of the most common situations I encounter when talking to my post-bankruptcy clients is a lack of re-established credit. With our alternative lenders, I can get good rates for people with past credit challenges, even if there’s a bankruptcy or consumer proposal in the picture, but if there is […]

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Buying a home after bankruptcy? What to expect…

April 14, 2014 | By | 44 Comments

Buying a home after bankruptcy? If you’ve declared bankruptcy in the past, know that you’re not alone.  Further, know that your situation is nothing to be ashamed of.  No one wants to declare bankruptcy; sometimes, it may be the only solution to a difficult situation.  If you’re now thinking of buying a home after bankruptcy, you […]

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10 Tips for Obtaining a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

April 16, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Sometimes bad financial situations happen to good people and bankruptcy is the only way out. But there’s hope – with a little planning, there are strategies for putting your credit back on track and getting approved for a mortgage after bankruptcy. To get a mortgage after bankruptcy:

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10 Tips for Obtaining a Mortgage After Bankruptcy

April 15, 2011 | By | Add a Comment

Hope after bankruptcy Sometimes bad financial situations happen to good people and bankruptcy is the only way out. But there’s hope – there are a number of strategies for putting your credit back on track and getting approved for a mortgage, even after bankruptcy.  I’ve worked with many people to do just that. Here are […]

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Why mortgage brokers like monoline lenders (and you should, too!)

February 29, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Monoline mortgage lenders – offering mortgage choice Finding a perfect mortgage is like finding the perfect home. It’s an important decision that requires a lot of shopping around. That’s where we mortgage brokers come in. We’re a one-stop shop, with access to over 50 of Canada’s leading lenders. We don’t just work with the major banks; […]

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My #1 financial tip? Give yourself (good) credit!

February 22, 2016 | By | 1 Comment

First: me, blogging about finance? My blogging on this site sometimes feels a bit uncomfortable. I hate that I might sound “preach-y”, or worse, bossy (something I’m kinda sensitive about, being the oldest child of four). And in reflecting on what my # 1 financial tip would be, who do I really think I am, trying to come […]

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What are B lender mortgage rates?

February 15, 2016 | By | 1 Comment

How much do alternative lenders charge? If you’ve considered a B lender, chances are you’re worried about how much exactly you would need to pay.  In my experience, people often get alternative lenders confused with private lenders, which is an entirely different group of mortgage lenders.  In fact, B lender mortgage rates are typically much less than people […]

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Want to avoid homebuying mistakes?

February 8, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Set yourself up for homebuying success Buying a new home soon – say in the next year or two?  It’s a very exciting time!   Even if you’re not a first-time homebuyer, you might have heard that mortgage rules have changed since the last time you bought.  I’m sure you want to avoid the top homebuying […]

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