About Streetwise Mortgages

Streetwise Mortgages is an award-wining mortgage brokerage, focused on providing tailored mortgage strategies and top notch lending advice to Real Estate Investors, Entrepreneurs and home buyers.  We serve clients across Canada. We have solid relationships with many lenders in the industry including banks, credit unions, trust companies and private lenders. If you are looking for a strategic lending partner who can provide you with sophisticated mortgage advice then we invite you to contact us or browse our site to learn more about our services and how we can help. Our team brings over 40 years of combined finance experience to every client conversation. Our focus is not only to get you the best rates and terms given your situation but more importantly to ensure that financing supports your short and long term objectives and help you make an informed decision.

Why Streetwise Mortgages?

Support your success and helping you reach your goals, through:

  • Listening to your needs and understanding your current situation and future goals and/or aspirations
  • Providing tailored , non-biased and trusted lending advice and products that extends beyond your immediate short term needs and that fits within your bigger picture
  • Being accessible and nimble
  • Bringing to you a wealth of knowledge , resources and services through our affiliates and exclusive product offerings that will help accelerate your success

  • Your needs are unique and you are looking for a lending advisor who understands your specific situation and can assist you through quality lending advice and mortgage products as they relates to your unique need.
  • We care and will be there when you need us
  • Non-Biased advice and lending products
  • Stay in the know
  • It’s about your peace of mind
We are a proud member of the VERICO mortgage brokers network. A network of a network of independently owned and operated mortgage broker firms located across Canada.

VERICO was founded in 2005 with a single idea: to unite top mortgage originators in Canada and create additional opportunities for this group of highly driven professionals. Together, we knew we could make a mark on the Canadian mortgage industry.

In 2010, we reached $10 billion in collective loan volume, a number that rivaled the mortgage business of the big 5 banks in Canada.

Operating at the highest degree of professionalism, excellence and ethical standards, we originate over $13 billion by helping 45,000+ families annually with their mortgage needs.

Our Lenders

Meet our team

Dalia Barsoum
Dalia Barsoum Mortgage Broker – Licence# M10002084
An award-winning Mortgage Broker, Real Estate investor and finance advisor with over 20 years experience in the banking sector, spanning : Real Estate, Lending, Wealth Management and Strategy.

Authored Canada’s Best Selling Real Estate Financing Book and Amazon’s Best Seller: “Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All the Money You Want”; and has been nominated /won multiple industry awards; including:

> The Real Estate Professionals Magazine Top 100 women driving and reshaping the Canadian real estate industry
> 2015 Top Mortgage Broker Award by the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine (CREW)
> 2016 finalist for the Top Investor Award by CREW
> Top mortgage production award for 2015, 2014 and 2013 by the CENTUM Network

Dalia is a public speaker, regular columnist for CREW and contributes to various media outlets on the topics of Real Estate investing and financing ; including : Rogers TV , Toronto Money Show, the Toronto Investor Forum , Canadian Mortgage Professionals ( CMP ) as well as various GTA-based investment groups.

She heads up the Real Estate Investment Financing & Wealth Advisory practice within Streetwise Mortgages .

Dalia helped many Real Estate investors kick start their investment plans as well as take their portfolios to the next level. Her clients range from rookie investors to sophisticated investors with multi-million-dollar portfolios.

Dalia’s lending practice encompasses:

> Strategies: Buy / Hold, Renovations, Construction Financing, Rent to own, and Student Rentals, Flipping, Land development and private lending
> Structures: Corporations, Joint Ventures and Personal Holdings
> Asset Classes: Residential, multi residential, Commercial, Mixed use and Land

Connect with Dalia

Email : dbarsoum@streetwisemortgages.com
Direct:  416.985.4698

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Our Valuable Team Members

May O. Sulit
May O. SulitSenior Underwriter & Mortgage Agent – Licence# M08001172
Ms. Sulit brings an impressive 19 years of mortgage and banking industry experience to our team.
She has worked with some of Canada’s largest banks, including the Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal; as well as several National mortgage broker networks.
Ms. Sulit has an extensive experience in Residential, Commercial and private mortgage underwriting; coupled with a track record of delivering an exceptional client experience.
As a senior mortgage underwriter and Mortgage advisor, May is committed to supporting our clients through providing the right mortgage advice and solutions, ensuring smooth closings of all mortgage applications and delivering a stellar client experience.
Ms. Sulit has received the following awards
. Volumes top Sales in Central Ontario INVIS INC
· Quarterly Top Performer August 2001/August 2002/August 2003/2004 – INVIS INC
· Top 10% in Canada 2001 – 2003 – INVIS INC
· Platinum Award 2002 – INVIS INC
· Top Sales Gold Award 2003 to 2009 – INVIS INC
· Continually achieving sales and service targets in recognition of past “Top Sales and Service” – MORTGAGE ARCHITECTS , MORTGAGE ALLIANCE AND INVIS INC
· Achieved more than 40 million gross dollars target for year – INVIS INC

Ms. Sulit is a member of the Independent Mortgage Brokers Association (IMBA)

Laura Cruz
Laura CruzSenior Underwriter & Mortgage Agent – Licence# M16001181
Ms. Cruz is a seasoned mortgage underwriter and Mortgage Advisor, with many years of experience working with various respected power house brokerages within the mortgage industry and with deep knowledge of the mortgage solutions available in today’s market place through the banks, credit unions, trust companies and private lenders.

Ms. Cruz holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto and brings deep lending knowledge, professionalism and commitment to service excellence to our team and to every client conversation.

“My success is a direct result of my dedication and commitment to clients and the industry. Commitment to professionalism and providing clients with tailored non-biased mortgage advice and solutions that take into consideration their unique circumstances and plans ; is the foundation of my work . I strive to continuously learn to elevate my knowledge and to ensure my knowledge base in financing is in sync with clients’ needs, in an ever evolving mortgage environment. “

Client Testimonials

It was a great pleasure allowing you to work with us on our mortgage. Both my wife and I felt comfortable and you have such a wealth of knowledge. We loved meeting with you and being provided with the right strategy for our mortgage needs.
E&S Umofia, Real Estate Investor
I can always count on their experience and wealth of knowledge to allow me to make the right financing choice based on our needs. Your choice of lenders and information provided speaks volumes.
J. Brillert, Real Estate Investor
Thanks for your efficient manner in dealing with our mortgage—you were fast and to the point. The time and dedication you spent showed us the level of experience you have in the mortgage industry. I would have no hesitation in recommending you to our friends and other developers.
C. Ortepi, Real Estate Developer
They were exceptionally diligent with us while ensuring we received the lowest mortgage rate. We will happily continue to use Dalia as our lending advisor for any and all future real estate transactions.
J. Adolphe, Property Manager, Xaragua
Dalia took the time to understand my financial objectives and invested the effort in designing a targeted and comprehensive financing plan which will assist me in realizing these goals. While always the consummate professional, Dalia never forgets business is about people and great relationships. It has been a pleasure dealing with her.
T. Massaro, Senior Product and Program Manager
As a large real estate developer, my financing undertakings require sophisticated understanding, broad experience, intelligent analysis, creative options and sharp implementation. Dalia delivers all this and more. She brings mature insight into the parties to the transaction, as well as client-focused dedicated service. In short, Dalia reliably delivers excellence in every respect while providing comprehensive financing services.
M. Katz, Real Estate Developer
2012 was a pivotal year for us at Dogstar Properties Inc., as we purchased an 11 unit apartment building. We selected Dalia to help grow our property investments. She came to the table with a customized strategy. The process was very professional and efficient. DogStar Properties Inc. has been strengthened by having Dalia as part of our team of specialists.
M. Demoe, Business Manager, DogStar Properties Inc.
Dalia’s surefire mortgage strategies and clear vision have helped us reach our goals faster— a great team to work with!
A. Dholakia, Technology Business Analyst
Dalia provides in-depth financing plans for present and future real estate investing—a very knowledgeable team and a pleasure to work with.
L&P Wulfers, Real Estate Investors, The Zokeimo Group