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Mortgage 101: For Homebuyers

Mortgage 101 is a simple, 5-step tutorial on the mortgage approval process
It covers the important details, documents and key contacts needed for a seamless mortgage experience

STEP 1:

Application

STEP 2:

Submission

STEP 3:

Commitment

STEP 4:

Instructed

STEP 5:

Possession

IMPORTANT: This could be your face if you were planning to buy or refinance in a couple of weeks. Impending mortgage rules are expected to be announced next month and they will impact 80% of the residential real estate market.   In July 2017, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released draft changes to Guideline B-20 for public consultation. The B-20 Guideline establishes OSFI’s expectations for prudent residential mortgage underwriting and is applicable to all federally regulated financial institutions. Public concerns could be addressed up to August 17, 2017. Outlined below are the three points of initial concern from the Mortgage Professionals Canada Association: Mortgage ProfessionalsRead More →

  PERSONAL SNAP SHOT About: Married and has a 4-year-old daughter. Interests: Going to the gym at night after daughter is in bed. Likes (If you had more time, what would you do more of): More time to work. Loves (can’t live without): Sports and exercise.   BUSINESS BASICS Started as a Realtor in: 2017 Specialization: Tri-Cities, Maple Ridge, Pitt Meadows and North Vancouver One-piece of advice for your clients:  Don’t rush. Buy something that you feel is right. Why Sutton Realty? Awesome office with helpful people.   Q & A What differentiates you from the 13,000 licensed real estate agents in the Greater VancouverRead More →

PERSONAL SNAP SHOT About: Born and raised in Richmond, BC. Eleanor has lived in various parts of the lower mainland including New Westminster, Vancouver and is now living in Coquitlam with her husband and 2-year old daughter, Anneliese. Interests: She has a talent for doing make up. Likes (If you had more time, what would you do more of): More time with her daughter. Loves (can’t live without): Eleanor loves to eat, cook and bake and spends all of her free time with friends and family. BUSINESS BASICS  Started as a Realtor in: late 2016 Specialization: Residential properties in the Tri-Cities, Maple Ridge, and BurnabyRead More →