Susan Zanders & Alicia Richardson
MEET SUSAN ZANDERS…
Senior Mortgage Broker and co-owner of ZANDERS & Associates Mortgage Brokers Inc. She is a mortgage broker helping clients through BC and Yukon, from Port Moody, BC to Whitehorse, Yukon and everywhere inbetween. Susan is a certified CHIP Reverse Mortgage specialist helping clients 55+ all throughout BC.
Susan is an Accredited Mortgage Professional, AMP and member of the Mortgage Broker Association BC, MBABC and the Canadian Mortgage Professionals, CMP. She is registered with Financial Institutions Commission, FICOM as a sub-mortgage broker. Susan Zanders is specialized as a Whitehorse, Yukon Mortgage Broker, but does Mortgages all over British Columbia from Port Moody to Whitehorse to Dawson City and all throughout the Yukon Territory.
Susan currently lives with her family in Port Moody. If she isn’t working on your mortgage, finding you your best options, you’ll find her in the garden or walking with her husband and their dog through the forest. She won the 2004 Silver Award for her gardening the annual Nature’s Havens Challenge, which challenges Lower Mainland gardeners to transform their gardens into a haven for nature!
Susan is environmentally concerned and a strong believer in non-chemical, organic gardening. “Compost makes terrific soil.” Susan supports recycling and protecting the environment by being a conscientious consumer. Last year she converted her entire back yard into organic growing, sourcing seeds from Dan at Salt Spring Island Seeds to start plants for food.
She is a strong advocate of the Port Moody Bear Aware program and believes in living in harmony with nature. “We live right next to a park and often have the opportunity to see many animals from our door step including bears with their cubs as well as deer that regularly eat our roses or the raccoons that love our grapes!” “In support of the Port Moody Bear Aware program we have added a tab on our corporate website www.ZANDERSmortgage.com to help educate people and inform them about bears. Please don’t put your garbage out until the morning of garbage pickup. Bears can smell through the cans. They have noses that are a million times stronger than ours. Keep our bears alive! Find out more information on our Bear Awareness tab.”
Susan believes in an organic and nourishing diet. She loves preparing raw food and is always looking for ways to create new recipes that to source local food which is organic and non GMO.
Susan has extensive mortgage experience and explains that once clients have used her as their mortgage broker, they find it easy to rely on her so they can concentrate on running their own business. As she has owned various businesses for many years, Susan understands the complexities of getting mortgage financing. “I shop the best mortgage rates and best mortgage options tailored to my client’s needs. As a Mortgage Broker, I work for my clients, not the bank. Most of the time, the lenders are the ones who pay me when the mortgage funds, so that means usually the client pays no fees,” says Susan.
She is well versed with all types of mortgages and is an expert with self-employed clients as well as refinancing. She is a BC and Yukon Mortgage Broker. Susan has helped get mortgages for many clients all throughout BC and the Yukon Territory from Whitehorse up to Dawson City. She is a Vancouver girl, who moved north to Whitehorse, Yukon with her parents and family where she finished her schooling at FH Collins. She has a large number of clients and friends in the Yukon Territory, that as a Whitehorse mortgage broker she has helped many Northerners with their mortgage financing. “We believe in prompt and friendly customer service and helping each client to find out their best mortgage options.”
Top reasons for consumers to use a Mortgage Broker (source: Maritz Research):
1. To get a good rate/ get a better deal/ save money
2. To benefit from the broker’s research
3. To get access to multiple lenders
4. To obtain product/term recommendations
“It was really great to be referred to you from our friends. They were right, you are very professional, know your products and could help us with our challenging refinance saving us lots of money. Not only you were friendly and fast, but got us a really great rate!”
Linda and Tom | Refinance | Whitehorse, YT
“Thank you for taking the time and helping with us on our Whitehorse home purchase. We know it was a lot of work. We are enjoying our new home and so happy we don’t have to pay the high rent anymore! After being declined by other lenders, we really appreciate that you took the time to listen to our situation and had success in finding a lender to work with us.”
Tim and Sonja | Home Purchase | Whitehorse, YT
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You can reach Susan on her direct line for all parts of the Yukon Territory toll-free 1.877.638.3688
$usan Zanders, AMP
Senior Mortgage Broker, Owner
Certified CHIP Reverse Mortgage Specialist
Member of CAAMP & MBABC