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08
Nov

Real Estate Debt as a Proxy for Fixed Income Allocations

Posted by | | Mortgages

Financing real estate in Canada remains a challenging endeavor for many borrowers. The retrenchment of bank lending as a result of stricter lending requirements and the enactment of regulatory reforms has made financing unavailable to all but the most secure borrowers. Yet the market has simultaneously created new demand for non-traditional debt lenders to fill […]

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20
Mar

How to Prevent Mortgage Fraud and Identity Theft

Posted by | · | Mortgages

Examples of Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury, harm and/or loss to another person; Imposter: a person who makes deceitful pretenses […]

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16
Mar

Top Consumer Tips to Prevent Mortgage Fraud

Posted by | | Mortgages

Read all Documents before you sign. Do not sign any documents you do not understand, if uncertain consult a lawyer to review before you sign […]

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13
Mar

Private Mortgage Rates and Fees?

Posted by | · · | Borrowing a Private Mortgage · Mortgage Lending · Mortgages · Private Mortgages

What mortgage rates and fees should I expect on a private loan? The primary variables that determine pricing on a private mortgage are […]

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09
Mar

Working with a Private Mortgage Lender

Posted by | · | Borrowing a Private Mortgage · Mortgage Lending · Mortgages · Private Mortgages

If you have come to the decision that a private mortgage is the right choice for you, the next step is finding a private lender. To help you choose the right private lender for you, we have […]

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06
Mar

Who Lends Private Mortgages?

Posted by | · | Borrowing a Private Mortgage · Mortgage Lending · Mortgages · Private Mortgages

A private mortgage loan operates differently than a loan from a conventional lender, such as a bank or credit union. With this option, financing is provided through private lenders or pooled mortgage funds […]

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02
Mar

Why use a Private Mortgage?

Posted by | · · · · · · · · · · · · | Borrowing a Private Mortgage · Mortgage Lending · Mortgages · Private Mortgages

Private Mortgages are a financing option for any borrower with a unique financial situation that does not fit regular bank underwriting standards. Funds are loaned to borrowers by private lenders, rather than a bank or credit union […]

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13
May

Market Insights – Mortgage Investing in Canada

Posted by | · | Mortgage Investing · Mortgages

Along with the white hot real estate market in Greater Vancouver, we are also seeing a correspondingly super hot mortgage market with pricing being more competitive than ever before […]

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17
Mar

Interview on Mortgage Investing

Posted by | | Mortgage Investing · Mortgages

What is your experience in the mortgage industry (i.e. how did you become an expert)?
In 2008, I had the opportunity to arrange an investment for a client in a private mortgage. I was hooked from this first deal and began my real estate career then, moving out of investment advisory […]

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16
Jan

Hiring in BC and Ontario

Posted by | · · | Hiring · Mortgages

Mortgage Broker
Alpha August Real Estate Advisory – Vancouver, BC
Whether you’re new to the mortgage industry or a seasoned professional, we’re looking for a results oriented individual to join our growing team […]

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