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Investment Property Mortgage

An investment property mortgage is an essential financing option for borrowers looking to invest in Canadian property. Property can be a lucrative investment option with the accumulating value of a property as a future asset. But one of the main benefits to an investment property mortgage is that a monthly rental income can cover your mortgage payments, allowing you to obtain property that pays for itself while you gain equity on your future asset. 

If you plan and choose you property well enough, like in a thriving low vacancy market such as Toronto, you could possibly obtain a property that generates a  rental income that covers your mortgage repayment and also generates some extra income.

With this generated income you can use it as disposable cash for your lifestyle, but if you're serious about investing in property you can take advantage of the extra cash and increase your mortgage payments or repay a lump sum to pay off your mortgage quicker. The quicker you pay off your investment property mortgage the more money you save on accumulating interest, making for a smarter investment.

How you can use an Investment Property Mortgage

An investment property mortgage can be used for a variety of big financial moves. We can arrange a mortgage lenders in Toronto for a variety of your future goals.

Traditionally an investment property mortgage is used by a borrower to obtain a property for a rental portfolio to gain income and equity. If you're planning on moving to a new home and turning your current home into a rental property we can help you obtain the financing that you need to make it happen. If you're planning on living in your home and renting out a part of your property to tenants, we can help you obtain mortgage financing for home renovations to make it possible.

An investment property mortgage is also used to purchase property for kids, as either property for kids to live in, with the intention to rent after they're done school, if applicable. It can also be property purchased with the intention to rent and gain equity and pass equitable ownership over to your kin when they're of age.

How to qualify for an Investment Property Mortgage

To qualify for an investment property mortgage you'll need a 20% down-payment. You also need a good standing credit history, have evidence of sufficient rental income (either through existing tenancy documents or an opinion of market rent). You need to have a non-rental income that is sufficient to cover the payment of your investment property mortgage.

Required documents for an Investment Property Mortgage


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Income Verification

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Proof of Down Payment

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MLS Listing

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Property Appraisal

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Current Lease Agreement and/or Opinion of Market Rent

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Signed Purchase and Sale Agreement

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Void Cheque

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Vacation property can make for a good investment

A vacation property like a cottage can be an excellent investment property but with some added benefits. Learn more about investment property loans.

Have a question?

Feel free to send us an email with any questions you may have about the required documents for an investment property mortgage.

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How to get started with a mortgage

Read our mortgage guides

We have a variety of useful guides that are essential and helpful for all your mortgage needs and questions. We cover everything from basic mortgage concepts to the functions and components of a mortgage to in-depth mortgage guides and strategies.

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Determine what you can afford

We have a few excellent options to determine what you can afford to borrow. We offer an easy to use Mortgage Qualifier Calculator. Simply input the required information and let our calculator give you an idea of how much you can afford to borrow.

If you want to get the most accurate idea of how much you can afford to borrow, contact us or fill out our online mortgage pre-approval form.

Get pre-approved

To determine what you can afford get a mortgage pre-approval. Along with qualifying you for a mortgage amount, a pre-approval will also lock in an interest rate for 120 days.

Decide on a mortgage loan

There are a variety of mortgage types and purposes. Deciding on the best mortgage for you is essential to getting the most logical loan for your financial needs, goals and future.

If you don't know what you want or need in a mortgage, we can assess your finances and  in consideration of your financial needs and goals, we'll provide the best mortgage and rate for you.

Contact us for advice

We can assess your situation and advise on a mortgage product that will meet your financial goals and needs into the future.

Contact us for mortgage consultation

We can be contacted by phone, email or directly through our website. We do consultations through email, phone and meetings. To begin a consultation fill out a form pertaining to your mortgage needs.

We've been helping Canadians obtain financing at the best terms and rate for 30 years and we'd be happy to help you get the best mortgage.

Fill out an online form

We have a variety of forms and applications at your disposal. We do everything from mortgage applications to mortgage assessments to helping to improve credit ratings.

How getting an Investment Property Mortgage works

Fill out our online mortgage application

We assess your financial information

We chat about your mortgage financing options

We collect your required documents

We shop for your best mortgage and rate

We submit your application to a lender

You get approved for mortgage financing

We continue to advise and standby to guide

Determine your home equity 
with a free Ontario property assessment

A summary of our mortgage service

We navigate the mortgage market for you. As professionals we shop for you and in doing so we provide proficient service and advice.

Nick and his staff were very efficient and helpful. Nick in my opinion went above and beyond what was required in arranging my new mortgage.  This has been my experience over the past 25 years when dealing with Mortgage for Less and Nick specifically.

Steven Hensman

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Nick Mitskopoulos was professional, trustworthy, efficient and proactive. His expertise as a broker was evident from the moment we met him. We had encountered 2 other brokers before but we decided to go with Nick because of his professionalism and sense of ethics. He was also patient and answered our numerous questions. We definitely recommend him as a mortgage broker. Keep up the good work Nick!

Sylvie Leung

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At no cost to you, we work on your behalf with your best interests in mind, until the mortgage transaction is closed and you are funded.

We asses your situation, advise on a mortgage product, find your best rate and provide you with options to customize your mortgage.

Nick was great to deal with. Professional, knowledgeable, polite and quick to answer any questions we had. Throughout the process from mortgage pre approval all the way through to closing day he stayed in touch making sure we had all the information necessary.
Would highly recommend Nick.

David Lowcock

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I have used Mortage For Less for all my mortgages since purchasing my first home nearly 15 years ago. From our first experience Nick has always been amazing at providing advice and negotiating great deals, and we have been a loyal customers ever since. Nick also jumped in quickly to help us work out a line of credit through our mortgage when we inquired a few years ago, and he provides interesting updates on the market. I plan on sticking with Nick for as long as I own a home.

Rob Taniwa

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We consider your financial needs and goals to provide a proficient service of strategic mortgage customization.

We provide advice before and after a mortgage. We're dedicated to answering and advising on all your mortgage inquiries.

What a pleasure it is to do business with Nick. I have used Nick as my mortgage broker several times now and wouldn't think of using anyone else. He is knowledgeable, professional and always timely on any questions or inquires I have. He makes you feel like you are a special customer through the entire process. Nick thanks again for all you expertise and making this a smooth transaction.

Much appreciated !

Danny Phillips

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It's always been a pleasure to work with you. Everything was made very easy for us even though you are in a different province. I believe I always got a great rate without me having to negotiate with several different banks. All the work was done for me. Thank you.

Mary Tiberio

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We provide a continued service of advice to strategically save tens of thousands over the life of a mortgage.

Invest in property with a mortgage

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Our mortgage application and pre-approval are simple, straightforward and don't require much information to begin consultation.

Want a consultation?

We've been advising on mortgages for 30 years and we've helped thousands of Canadians get approved for their mortgage financing needs. We'd be happy to help you with your investment property mortgage.


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