With interest rates being the highest they’ve been in over 10 years, along with the stress test reducing what buyers qualify for this has created a number of issues for buyers attempting to find an approval for their home purchase or homeowners to complete their refinancing.
For this reason, among many others alternative financing is becoming increasingly popular as people try to find creative ways to get the job done.
Alternative financing allows current and future homeowners access to bank programs otherwise unavailable through traditional forms of financing.
Simply put, these programs are very versatile and open the door of possibilities when you keep running into rejections from your traditional lender.
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Whether you’re buying your very first home, purchasing a vacation or investment property, or renewing or refinancing an existing mortgage, there are many considerations to make along the way.
And with the many changes we’ve experienced in mortgage qualification rules, it has never been more important to rely on the expertise of a licensed mortgage broker to guide you through the homebuying and financing processes.
I’m Cody Rowe, a mortgage broker from Victoria, British Columbia. I specialize in working with first-time buyer purchases, those with bruised or poor credit, and alternative financing. I began operating as a broker four years ago but previously worked for Scotiabank as a Financial Advisor, and as a Supervising Agent in the insurance industry. My knowledge and expertise is based on experience in various roles within the financial industry and has allowed us to provide creative solutions for clients.