Bad Credit Mortgage Lender.

Bad Credit Mortgage Lender

Often times we are approached by clients who have been turned down for a mortgage due to less than perfect credit. As an introduction, we should clarify that federally regulated mortgage lenders are under extreme scrutiny. In 2012, The Office of the Superintendent of Finance Institutions (OFSI) introduced its Residential Mortgage Underwriting Practices and Procedures Guideline (Guideline B-20) to set out expectations for strong residential mortgage underwriting by federally regulated lenders.

Main Credit Scores Factors

  • Payment History: Have you made all of your payments on time and as agreed? 
  • Balance-to-Limit Ratio: Are you using credit responsibly, or depending on credit?
  • Credit History:  Have you established credit in Canada?
  • Insolvencies: Do you have a previous or active consumer proposal or bankruptcy?
  • Inquiries: How many times have you applied for credit cards, loans, or mortgages?

How Credit Scores are Calculated

  • Payment History:  ~35%
  • Balance-to-Limit Ratio: ~30%
  • Credit History: ~15%
  • Insolvencies: ~10%
  • Inquiries: ~10% 
Credit Score Ranking

  • Poor: 330 – 559 
  • Fair: 560 – 659
  • Good: 660 – 724
  • Very Good: 725 – 759
  • Excellent: 760 + 

Reasons Your Mortgage Application Might Be Declined

  • No established credit in Canada 
  • Late payments
  • Multiple and seemingly needy credit inquiries
  • Previous or active consumer proposal or bankruptcy
  • Insufficient credit re-establishment post consumer proposal or bankruptcy discharge
  • High credit utilization (balance-to-limit) ratio. 
  • Low credit score. 
  • Paid or outstanding collections or judgements. 
 A Bad Credit Mortgage Lender Will

  • Apply a common sense approach 
  • Approve you regardless of your credit score
  • Help you purchase or refinance with an existing insolvency provided consent from the trustee 
  • Provide you funds to discharge a consumer proposal or bankruptcy
  • Work with you despite late payments or collection items. 
  • Provide you with a short term bandaid solution. 
  • Treat you with respect and not judge you based on your prior and current circumstances
  • Ultimately target their underwriting more-so on the strength of the real estate asset and the equity.


We understand that bad times happen to good people and that you are so much more than your credit score. Furthermore, we are cognizant that despite ones best and honest efforts of being financially responsible, life can hit hard. Whether it be job loss or illness, you should not be judged based on your credit score. In fact, you deserve a chance to move forward with a fresh start. 

DV Capital Corporation excels in the alternative mortgage market and has a successful track record of providing mortgage approvals to clients regardless of their credit score or being turned down elsewhere. 

Contact us for a no-obligation quote in order for you to evaluate your options – you have our time and support.

DV Capital Corporation
FSRA Brokerage License:. 13186
Local: 416-839-5874
Toll-Free: 1-866-839-5874
Email: [email protected]

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