Andre Dawkins - Toronto Mortgage Broker
Mortgage Broker

If you’re in Brampton and looking to buy your first home, you’ve come to the right place! I’ll be with you every step of the way. I’m a mortgage broker with lots of experience helping first time home buyers better understand the mortgage process.

Phone: 647.991.7325

How to Buy Your First Home
Stress Free & Affordably

If you’re looking at buying your first home within the next 1-12 months, want to be better informed about the process, and want straight, honest guidance on how to buy your first place stress free, then you better call Andre!


Buying your first home can be a daunting task, there is certainly a lot to know! There is a lot of great information everywhere, the problem is how do you know what directly applies to you? Well, I believe that nothing replaces meeting face to face with a local professional who can answer questions about your specific financial situation.

The best place to start would be to attend one of my First Time Home Buyers seminars, however if you want to talk specifically about your financial situation and get a pre-approval in place so you can buy your first place, we should meet!


Meet With Your Mortgage Broker

The home buying process starts with having a solid understanding of your financial situation and securing a mortgage pre-approval. As your mortgage broker, I will help you find the best mortgage product available at no cost to you.

Make a Budget

Once you know how much you’ve been pre-approved for, its a good idea to sit down and figure out what you actually want to spend. There are extra costs associated with homeownership, a budget helps you plan for them!

Find a Realtor

Once you have a pre-approval in place and you know how much you want to spend on a house, it’s time to find a realtor to work with. I would love to make a recommendation if you don’t have someone in mind.

House Hunting

Regardless of how many TV shows you have watched about finding the perfect house, nothing beats going out and living the dream. Trust your gut and rely on the team of professionals you are working with!

Making the Offer

You found your perfect first home, congratulations, make sure your offer includes a condition of financing with a minimum of 5 days to arrange financing. This will make sure we have enough time to finalize the mortgage!

Property Inspection

It’s a great idea to have the property you are buying professionally inspected to safeguard against any major issues that might be hiding from view. Typical cost $350-$450.

Finalizing the Deal

Once your offer has been accepted by the sellers, it’s go time. You will have a short period of time to satisfy the conditions you wrote on the offer, the biggest of these will be arranging financing.

At The Lawyers

Once the mortgage has been arranged, and you have met all the conditions on your offer to purchase, the paperwork gets sent to your lawyer’s office where you finalize everything.

Closing Day

Today you become a home owner! Your lawyer will take care of the money transfers and your realtor will meet you at your new home with a set of keys! Congratulations!

Great News, You Have Options!

Mortgage brokers have access to the best financial products on the market!
Let’s figure out which lender has the best product for you!

The Banks Say No Way? Better Call Andre!

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