When most of us dream of retirement, we imagine ourselves in our homes – sharing a meal with family or just relaxing in a comfortable spot.
But retirement can also bring financial strain. Seniors often face the challenge of managing with less cash flow than they anticipated or coping with unforeseen expenses.
We understand. HomEquity bank is the only bank dedicated to empowering older Canadian homeowners with smart, simple ways to use the value of their home during retirement.
For over 25 years The Canadian Home Income Plan (CHIP) our reverse mortgage solution has helped thousands of older homeowners enjoy more financial flexibility without having to sell or move. CHIP might be the solution for you.
President and CEO HomeEquity Bank
Features of a CHIP Reverse Mortgage
- Homeowners age 55 and older
- No payments are ever required
- No Income qualifications
- No Credit requirements
- Qualify for up to 50% of the value of the home
- Money can be received as a lump sum, or over time or combination
- Owner maintains title
- They can sell or move at anytime
- Receive the money tax free
“CHIP is a way to take advantage of the equity that you have in your home and use it for whatever purpose you want.”
Sandy & Christopher M
“If you sell your home you’re gonna be living off the proceeds and what you’re doing now is not selling your home and living off the proceeds.”
“If it wasn’t for CHIP we would have had to sell our home.”
“Dealing with CHIP Home Income Plan was amazingly simple. I would recommend the CHIP program to anybody.”
Jan & John M
Contact me today to discuss CHIP Reverse Mortgage solution and to learn more on how you can unlock the value in your home.
Dennis Petersen, AMP
President and CEO
The founder of Dominion Lending Centres Westcor (now Dominion Lending Centres Clarity Mortgages).
Since 1977, Dennis Petersen is considered a pioneer of mortgage brokering in the province of Alberta.
Dennis began his career in business financing as Senior Manager at Pacific Finance, a Trans America company. From there, Dennis, along with a business partner, successfully started and ran a company called Instant Shade Nurseries, where he was responsible for the company finances and business development. Over the years, he was instrumental in securing major contracts with the City of Calgary and other large Calgary companies.
Now, with more than 33 years of experience in the finance and mortgage business, Dennis is dedicated to creating and maintaining a work environment based on integrity and respect. Through his mentorship, our team at Dominion Lending Centres Westcor (now Dominion Lending Centres Clarity Mortgages) endeavors to make sure all of our clients are supported to achieve their financial goals.
With access to more than 230 lending institutions, including big banks, credit unions and trust companies, our licensed team of mortgage professionals is familiar with a vast array of available mortgage products – ranging from first-time homebuyer programs to financing for the self-employed to financing for those with credit blemishes.
And, best of all, Dominion Lending Centres’ mortgage professionals work for you – not the lenders – to ensure you receive the best rates and products available in today’s marketplace. Whether you’re looking to purchase your very first home or upgrade to a new home, renew your existing mortgage, refinance your mortgage to free up some equity, purchase investment properties or vacation homes, or lease business-related equipment, Dominion Lending Centres has a variety of products available to meet your unique needs. Our mortgage professionals are experts in their field and many are ranked among the best nationally. Launched in January 2006, we were named Best Newcomer (Mortgage Brokerage Firm) at the prestigious CMP Canadian Mortgage Awards 2008 – the Oscars of the mortgage brokering industry. At the 2009 CMAs, we received the Best Branding Award, and again in 2010, with the addition of the prestigious title of Mortgage Brokerage of the Year and Best Advertising. At the 2011 Awards, we again walked award with Best Advertising, and in 2012 we were honoured with: National Broker Network of the Year; Best Advertising; and Best Branding. Dominion Lending Centres is also honoured to be ranked 32nd on the 2012 annual PROFIT 200 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 200 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. PROFIT 200 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement. In both 2009 and 2010, Dominion Lending Centres also earned spots on the PROFIT HOT 50 List of Canadian Emerging Growth Companies. The PROFIT HOT 50 ranks the top 50 young businesses in Canada by two-year revenue growth. Dominion Lending Centres’ mortgage professionals are available anytime, anywhere, evenings and weekends – and we’ll even come to you!