Author: Geoff Lee

16 Nov 2018

4 Facts About Using a Guarantor

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

A Guarantor, when it comes to mortgages, is exactly what it sounds like—they “Guarantee” the mortgage for another person if they are unable to pay back the loan. Guarantor’s or co-signers are often used if someone has: • Damaged or poor credit • Insufficient income In most cases, someone with poor credit and/or insufficient income Read More

23 Oct 2018

7 things every self-employed individual should know — Before you apply for a mortgage

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Self-employed individuals are quickly becoming one of the most common clients that we handle. Daily we have successful business owners come into our offices who enjoy the perks of being an entrepreneur. One of these includes fantastic write-offs that allow them to bring their income down to a low tax bracket. However, this benefit can Read More

10 Oct 2018

Fixed-rate mortgage: What lenders you should do it with and why

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

25-year amortization or 30 years? Insured or Uninsured? With an A Lender or B Lender? These are just a few of the questions people have to decide on when they are pursuing a mortgage. But the biggest question of all: Fixed Rate or Variable Rate? With the instability of the market, and the Bank of Read More

3 Oct 2018

What To Look For In A Mortgage Broker

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Are you on the hunt for a mortgage broker? Or you need a mortgage broker but just don’t know it yet! Either way, this article is for you! First up, where do you find a Mortgage Broker? The easiest (and one of the best places to start) is with referrals from a realtor, family, friends, Read More

19 Sep 2018

First Time Mortgages: Expectations Vs. Reality

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

First-time homebuyers are one of our favourite clients! It’s great to work alongside them and teach them the in’s and out’s about real estate, owning a home, and helping them cross “homeownership” off their bucket list. One thing that we find though, their expectations are often not aligned with reality. We are always honest with Read More

6 Sep 2018

4 Mortgage Steps to Overcoming High Consumer Debt

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Client success stories are what make our job WORTH IT (We think most mortgage brokers would agree). So, with this in mind, we are sharing a recent client’s story that allowed them to not only purchase the home they wanted, but also pay down their own debt. Mortgage Problem: We had a young couple with Read More

22 Aug 2018

7 Sure-Fire Ways to Grow Your Credit Score

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Have you ever wished for a simplified guide on how to actually GROW your credit score? Well today is your lucky day! We have had years of experience working with individuals who come to us with poor or damaged credit and we have found 7 steps that prove to be tried and true in fixing Read More

8 Aug 2018

The 3 Steps that take you from Pre-Approval to Your New Home

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Picture this: You’ve finally been able to put away enough for a down-payment on your dream home. It’s taken you five years of diligent saving, but you did it! You have also been diligently working on improving your credit score and paying off debts and are at a place of financial stability. So, first of Read More

1 Aug 2018

4 Key Things You Need To Know About A Second Mortgage

Posted by: Geoff Lee

Dominion Lending Centres - Accredited Mortgage Professional

Many homeowners are vaguely aware of the fact that you can take out a second loan on your home. You hear your friends mention it or perhaps a family member close to you has gone through the process—but do you truly know what it means to take out a second mortgage? We have taken all Read More

19 Jun 2018

  • Residential Mortgages

    The purchase of a home is the largest purchase most people make during their lifetime. At Dominion Lending Centres, we want to make each and every purchaser aware of the many mortgage options available to them prior to their purchase and closing date.
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  • Commercial Mortgages

    Dominion Lending Centres Commercial has established excellent relationships in the lending community with pension funds, banks, credit unions, life insurance companies, trust companies, private institutions and individual investors.
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