Private lenders have always had their niche market. Traditionally, those using private lenders were individuals who are purchasing properties that are unique and don’t meet traditional lending guidelines (eg., Tiny home), who have bad credit, can’t prove their income, new to Canada and more.(more…)
Do you need to use the equity in your home? Are you looking for a convenient way to access cash for home renovations, business investment, or debt consolidation? Then you may be considering a second mortgage. With a second mortgage, you can borrow against the equity in your home without breaking your current mortgage, thus avoiding unwanted penalties!
But how do you know if a second mortgage is the right product for you? (more…)
For many, home ownership is a good step towards building a financial nest egg, but what happens when traditional lenders won’t approve you for a mortgage? Until recently, only about 4-5% percent of mortgages in Canada have been from private lenders, but as stricter rules have come into effect, we are seeing that number starting to rise. (more…)
With the mortgage rules constantly changing, private or alternative mortgages are becoming the only way some people can refinance or buy a home. When the banks turn borrowers down the next option is to look at “Subprime” lenders. There is a significant misconception applied to this “subprime” market, so let me explain them a bit.