We have a track record of working with both investors who are just starting out and who aspire to build wealth and cash flow through income properties as well as those who are more established and already own multiple properties and who are now looking to and scale into more properties, a sophisticated property type and/or strategies such as apartment buildings and/or development or simply looking to optimize their current capital structure to increase cash flow and/or save on interest. 

We are not your typical mortgage broker who would get you just a pre-approval or a mortgage when you have a purchase. Rather, we are your strategic financing partner who’s got your back, will help you uncover financing possibilities and implement financing in a smart and strategic manner throughout your investment journey.

Through our advisory and implementation methodologies, you will reach your dreams sooner, manage risk as you scale up, and avoid the costly mistakes. 

We will help you understand, plan and tap into all the capital sources available to you, and we’ll guide you through the HOWs and WHENs of using each of these sources effectively to grow your portfolio.


Traditional Financing with "A" Lenders (The Banks)

Alternative Financing with "B" Lenders and Credit Unions

Private Money

Commercial Financing

RRSP Financing

Joint Ventures and Other People's Money (OPM)


We are in the business of elevating and touching the lives of Canadians.

Our mission is to help you financially prosper through property investing and help create abundance, peace of mind and time freedom.

Life is about making a positive impact.

We believe that as we help you accelerate the growth of your wealth and cash flow through Real Estate investing, you will not only have more choices and make a larger impact for yourself and your family but that impact will ripple to others as you make a difference in the lives of the communities you support and those who you cross paths with.

We bring crystal clear clarity to how you will fund your real estate investment plans and empower you with actionable advice that is rooted in deep knowledge of investment property financing and investing.

We unlock possibilities for you and will travel the path least traveled to find innovative financing solutions and we go above and beyond.

We listen with compassion and we care deeply about your financial well-being.

We strive to be the best in class income property advisors on the street by evolving personally and professionally through continuous learning.

We nurture a culture of high performance, entrepreneurship, leadership, and personal and professional development that pushes us beyond our comfort zone.

Our culture is one of gratitude, collaboration and appreciation for our unique individual talents.


Dalia Barsoum
Founder, Streetwise Mortgages and Best Selling Author | Mortgage Broker #M10002084 1-800-208-6255 x100

Dalia Barsoum is the founder of Streetwise Wealth, a boutique real estate wealth advisory firm and Streetwise Mortgages, a multi award winning brokerage specializing in income property financing and Canada’s #1 small markets broker (aka rental markets) as ranked by Canadian Mortgage Professionals.
The team has funded over $1 Billion dollars of mortgage volume and over 2700 of mortgage transactions  ranging from residential, multi family, mixed use and construction projects.
Dalia is the best-selling author of Canadian investor financing : 7 Secrets to Getting All the Money you want, a columnist for Canadian Real Estate Wealth magazine and has been recognized as a Global 100 mortgage professional, one Canada’s top 10 brokers and a woman of influence.
Through strategic real estate financing advice, sophisticated deal structuring solutions and access/understanding of all the money tools and capital structures investors use to grow (private money, traditional mortgages, alternative mortgages, GP/LP structures, corporate capital structures and Joint Ventures), Dalia and her team have helped thousands of Canadians kick start their real estate investment journey and take their portfolios to the next level while managing risk
Neil Oliver
Practice Lead for Rent to Own Property Financing | Mortgage Agent Level 2 #M18000692 416-662-8183

Neil Oliver heads up the Rent to Own financing solutions at Streetwise Mortgages.

He works with tenant buyers who are looking to get into home ownership and are finding it hard to qualify under the new mortgage rules or other factors that have temporarily impacted their credit or purchasing power. Neil also works with Real Estate investors who are looking to diversify their portfolio holdings through a Rent to Own strategy.

To date, Neil has helped over 250 families Rent to Own. He has been instrumental in helping many families get back on their feet and in helping them get ahead financially.

Neil is an international best-selling author, mentor and mortgage agent.

After 20+ years in marketing and project management, Neil decided to escape the rat race in 2010 to invest both his time and money in real estate.

After investigating different real estate strategies, together with his wife, Neil re-engineered the traditional Rent to Own model to empower more credit-challenged homebuyers to get their foot in the “real estate door” and help them to become homeowners by the end of their Rent to Own term.

Raheleh Aghdasi Asl
Account Manager & Senior Mortgage Advisor | Mortgage Broker #M11002079 1-800-208-6255 x104

After completing her Bachelor in Accounting and Finance from Seneca College Raheleh began her mortgage career working with various leading brokerages in the industry.

Her background in finance and over 12 years of hands-on experience as a mortgage Broker have given her a wealth of knowledge that she uses every day to help her clients. She has worked with a wide range of clients from first-time home buyers to sophisticated real estate investors with large portfolios.

Raheleh enjoys using her vast knowledge of available financing options to help her clients achieve their goals by making sure to strategically use the right financing options at the right time as they build their portfolios.

Elena Miller
Account Manager & Senior Mortgage Advisor | Mortgage Broker #M16002028 1-800-208-6255 x105

Elena’s mortgage advisory career started in a client care role, which has built a solid foundation of putting client’s needs first. In her existing role as an Account Manager and Senior Mortgage Advisor, she brings a high level of mortgage knowledge matching clients’ financial goals with the most suitable mortgage products in the market.

Elena has experience working with Schedule A and B banks, Mortgage Finance Companies and Trust companies, which has allowed her to work with a wide range of clients throughout her career.

In her free time, Elena enjoys cooking and hosting, working out, and spending time with her husband, daughter, and dog.

Jon Khan
Commercial Senior Advisor | Mortgage Agent level 1 #M23005061 613-462-7001

Jon Khan is an experienced Senior Commercial Mortgage Advisor with over 8 years in the real estate industry. After 23 years in the tech sector in leadership and customer-facing roles managing large corporate accounts, Jon pursued his passion for real estate and finance. As an active real estate investor since 2014 focused on growing a multi-family portfolio and expanding into the US market, he discovered a love for all things mortgages. Jon takes a solutions-oriented, positive approach to helping clients secure the financing they need to meet their real estate investment goals. He thrives on building relationships, identifying opportunities, and creating winning outcomes.
When he’s not structuring creative mortgages, you can find Jon spending time with family and friends or pursuing hobbies like cars and real estate. Jon leverages his mortgage expertise and enthusiasm to enable clients’ financial visions.
Stacey Manokhina
Account Manager & Senior Mortgage Advisor | Mortgage Agent Level 2 #M09001781 1-800-208-6255 x115

Having first obtained her Mortgage Agent licensing back in 2009, Stacey brings in-depth industry knowledge and many years of real-world experience to Streetwise.

With the competitive real estate market and constantly evolving mortgage industry, buyers need mortgage advice they can trust. Stacey is dedicated to providing exactly that by guiding her clients every step of the way to achieve their financial goals.

Having worked with a wide spectrum of clients and lenders has allowed Stacey to fine-tune the financing experience for her clients to make the process seamless. Stacey puts her client’s needs above all and does what it takes to deliver the best financing solution tailored to their individual needs and goals.

Roza Gyulinyan
Senior Underwriter | Mortgage Agent Level 2 #M16000512 1-800-208-6255 x118

With over a decade of experience in the financial industry, Roza has mastered financing for real estate investors. Her extensive knowledge and deep understanding of the market have made her an invaluable asset to real estate investors seeking to achieve their goals.

Throughout her career, Roza has worked closely with numerous successful real estate investors, providing them with tailored financing solutions and strategic guidance. Her ability to navigate complex situations and find innovative solutions has earned her a reputation as a trusted advisor in the industry.

Roza has a proven track record of helping investors secure the right financing for their projects, whether they are seasoned professionals or just starting out in the world of real estate. By staying at the forefront of industry trends and constantly expanding her knowledge base, Roza ensures that her clients receive the most up-to-date and effective strategies for their investments.

Beyond her professional achievements, Roza is a devoted mother who cherishes the time spent with her boys. She also finds balance and inspiration through her yoga practice, which helps her maintain the focus and positive mindset necessary to excel in her demanding career.

Yvonne Mootoo
Senior Commercial Underwriter 1-800-208-6255 x123

Yvonne is an experienced Senior Commercial Underwriter with a comprehensive background in the commercial mortgage industry. She evaluates and approves loan applications for various commercial properties, including office buildings, retail plazas, and multifamily units.
With meticulous attention to detail and strong analytical skills, Yvonne utilizes sophisticated underwriting methods to assess risk factors, financial stability, and market conditions of each property. She also ensures compliance with her company’s policies and regulatory standards.
Yvonne enjoys interacting with clients and building lasting relationships. Dedicated to providing outstanding customer service, she strives to offer solutions that meet client needs and expectations. She is equally committed to ongoing education and keeping up-to-date with industry trends and innovations.
In her leisure time, Yvonne values family moments, participates in baseball, football, and enjoys fishing. Her enthusiasm also includes volunteering at local churches, non-profit organizations, and supporting community initiatives.
Paola Louise “Lise” Cruz
Client Experience Manager 1-800-208-6255 x113

Lise is our exceptional Client Experience Manager at Streetwise Mortgages, dedicated to ensuring every client receives top-notch service and personalized attention. With her diverse skill set and passion for client satisfaction, Lise is an invaluable asset to our team.

As the first point of contact for our clients, Lise connects them with the right advisor, schedules introductory calls, and addresses any questions to ensure a smooth onboarding process. Her commitment to providing prompt, professional, and tailored service shines through in her daily interactions, making clients feel valued and well-supported.

Lise brings over 5 years of experience from a Fortune 500 financial services company, where she honed her expertise in various roles, including account management, data governance, process standardization, and employee training. Her background has equipped her with the skills to collaborate seamlessly with our team, resolve issues efficiently, and deliver exceptional service to our clients.

A strong communicator, Lise is a former officer of Toastmasters International, an organization that promotes public speaking and leadership skills. Her ability to build relationships, foster partnerships, and effectively communicate with clients and team members alike makes her an essential part of our organization.

When she’s not dedicating her time to our clients, Lise enjoys reading, writing, and spending quality time with family and friends. Her passion for helping others, coupled with her organizational skills and attention to detail, ensures that every client who works with Streetwise Mortgages has a positive and rewarding experience.

Glorybelle Gonzaga
Document Support Specialist 1-800-208-6255

Prior to joining Streetwise Mortgages, Glorybelle previously worked in a project management office and had over 6 years of experience in the financial industry handling details on a wide variety of financial transactions and covering many administrative tasks.

At Streetwise Mortgages, Glorybelle is our Document Support Specialist and does an incredible job keeping our team organized by screening incoming client documentation and setting up new files so they are ready to go for our underwriters.

Glorybelle is very passionate about delivering high performance and providing excellent customer service. She believes that having a good relationship with your client and the people you are working with is imperative to having a harmonious and healthy workspace.

Outside work, she loves to spend time with her dog-Toffee, hang out with her family & friends, and discover new places and restaurants.