My Winnipeg Mortgage Blog

6 10, 2019

What Does A Mortgage Broker Do?


What is a Mortgage Broker? Mortgage brokers are the middleman between lenders and homeowners. Their main goal is to work with multiple banks to find lenders that have competitive interest rates that are suited to your needs. Mortgage brokers have a group of lenders that work with them, which helps make your life easier. Also, [...]

What Does A Mortgage Broker Do?2019-10-06T20:34:21+00:00
9 09, 2019

Mortgage Closing Costs In Winnipeg


If you don’t have any experience getting a mortgage in Transcona from a lender, then there are a few things in the process that may surprise you. Closing costs are one of the most frequent sources of heartache for people who are buying their first home because they often underestimate how much extra they’ll have [...]

Mortgage Closing Costs In Winnipeg2019-10-06T20:34:04+00:00
4 09, 2019

Who Are They? CMHC, Genworth, and Canada Guaranty


There are a lot of aspects which Winnipeg residents consider to be very confusing about mortgage insurance. This has made them not interested in signing with companies like CMHC, Genworth and Canada Guaranty mortgage insurance. If you are one of these people, there is no doubt that this is the right place to learn about [...]

Who Are They? CMHC, Genworth, and Canada Guaranty2019-09-04T19:55:39+00:00
26 08, 2019

Mortgage Brokers Vs Traditional Banks


Why Brokers Have Winnipeg's Best Mortgages There is a lot of confusion between what a mortgage broker in Winnipeg does versus going to the traditional big banks. Essentially, we offer the same service, but as a mortgage broker, I have the ability to shop around to get you the best rate. I help [...]

Mortgage Brokers Vs Traditional Banks2019-08-27T15:23:50+00:00
18 08, 2019

Tips And Advice For First Time Home Owners


Buying a home can be exciting but stressful at the same time for most people. Take a look at some of these tips that will help you along the way to make the right choices and avoid some mistakes when it comes to buying a home: Down Payment Mortgage Tips Application Tips House Buying Tips [...]

Tips And Advice For First Time Home Owners2019-08-18T21:41:32+00:00
14 08, 2019

Maintenance Tips & Advice for New Winnipeg Homeowners


For someone who is buying a home for the very first time, it can be exciting but also intimidating. Generally one of the things that home owners get the most intimidated about is how they will keep up with the maintenance of their new home. Maintaining your home doesn’t have to be something that is [...]

Maintenance Tips & Advice for New Winnipeg Homeowners2019-08-14T03:03:34+00:00
25 07, 2019

7 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value on a Budget.


My name is Sandi Huynen, and I provide mortgage broker services in Winnipeg, Manitoba. It is my goal to find my clients the best mortgage rates possible whether it’s a new home, mortgage renewal, or refinancing. If you’re selling your home, I also want you to get to dollar for your home, so [...]

7 Ways to Increase Your Home’s Resale Value on a Budget.2019-07-25T20:32:45+00:00
8 07, 2019

First Time Home Buyers Manitoba Update


A quick blog post to let everyone know I created a new page for first time home buyers. You can see the page here: First Time Home Buyers Manitoba The government has create a new incentive for first time home buyers. However, the issue is/was when it was first introduced they were quite vague about [...]

First Time Home Buyers Manitoba Update2019-07-08T17:44:03+00:00
22 05, 2019

Sage Creek Street Names


As I live in and work as a mortgage broker in Sage Creek, I found this image quite amusing. Over at, they posted wondering if the Sage Creek street names sound like a trendy eye-shadow palette. I'll be the first to admit that some of these street names sound pretty funny, so I got [...]

Sage Creek Street Names2019-06-26T21:20:36+00:00
1 05, 2019

Welcome To My Mortgage Blog


Welcome to my site and my first blog post on my newly designed website. I have a lot of information that I've learned and want to share, plus there is exciting news everyday that I hope to regularly share as well. I'm going to keep this short, you can expect a new post in [...]

Welcome To My Mortgage Blog2019-05-01T11:55:20+00:00