Mortgage Approval & Pre-Approvals

Getting a mortgage approval has never been easier! Choose from a variety of lenders at no additional cost.

Alex Lavender is a certified mortgage broker and has helped Nova Scotians get pre approvals and mortgage approvals quickly.

Start Your Mortgage Approval

  1. Fill out the form below “Apply Here
  2. Alex Lavender will contact you to explain the process
  3. Receive your mortgage approval in a matter of days!

Alex Lavender works for you not the banks.

As a mortgage broker Alex Lavender works for you not the banks.

Ensuring that you can purchase your dream home, regardless of your credit score.

Get in touch today by filling out this form or learn more below.

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Mortgage Approval Process

#1 Apply Here

Fill out our contact form and we’ll start finding mortgage options for you.

#2 Receive Your Approvals

We’ll research and provide you with the best mortgages for your approval.

#3 Get Approved

Pick the option you like best and we’ll get you approved for your next mortgage!

Mortgage Approval FAQs

Mortgage Approvals

We have mortgage pre-approval options for a variety of situations.

Private Mortgage

Pre-Approval In Halifax & Dartmouth

Banks can make pre-approvals difficult. But it doesn’t have to be. With Alex Lavender you can get a mortgage approval easily! All you need is to fill out our contact form to get started.
If you’re looking for a pre-approval mortgage, so you know how much of a house you can afford. Then you’re in the right place!

Mortgage Refinance

Meet Alex,

At the big banks you’re just another number. Here you get to have a direct relationship with Alex Lavender one of the best rated mortgage brokers in Halifax and Dartmouth.
Alex brings a variety of products to you! Including options from big banks, private lenders, and more. The options are truly endless when you work with Alex & his team on your side.

Read Our Testimonials

Alex was wonderful to deal with for our mortgage. He was responsive immediately and dealt with all our questions. It was a pleasure to deal with Alex and... read more

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I had a great experience getting my mortgage through Alex Lavender! Very professional, knowledgeable, snd people oriented. He was very informative, and efficient to make everything come together! I would... read more

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December 20, 2022

It was a real pleasure working with Alex. He was always available and fast to answer all of our questions. When others were saying we could not get a mortgage,... read more

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Meet The Team

Our mortgage pre approvals are perfect for people who are in the market for a home. Knowing how much you can afford BEFORE you go shopping is a great way to get exactly the home you want.

Mortgage Applications:

  • FREE to use, we work for you, not the banks. Giving you the ability to choose between multiple lenders and compare rates side by side.
  • Mortgage expertise, by working with a variety of lenders we have all the experience you need. We’ll do the heavy lifting to let you choose the loan that is the best for you!
  • Efficient, we use your information to pull real mortgage approvals from multiple lenders. You can get mortgage rates from all the banks and lenders all in one place.

Meet Your Broker:

Alex Lavender is and Accredited Mortgage Professional (AMP) the author of “Mortgages For Millennials” and has been providing mortgage services for years.

He takes pride in helping Nova Scotians purchase their first homes, refinance their current homes, or obtain a loan when no other options are available.

Alex listens to your situation and uses the necessary information to provide you with a variety of options from different lenders, including the big banks.

Mortgage Approval Types

Private Mortgage Lenders

  • Private lenders for your house
  • Short term lending solutions
  • We provide a large selection of private lenders
  • Less than 600 credit score requires 20% down payment

Ask us about the differences between regular and private mortgage lenders.

Purchase & Renos

  • Roll your renovation costs into your mortgage
  • Up to $40,000 of renovations
  • 120 days to complete the work
  • Not available for appliances

Read more about our mortgage plus improvements here.


  • Self-built or contractor-built
  • Use as little as 5% down
  • Land can be used as a down payment
  • Minimum 650 credit score

Contact Alex Lavender to learn more about the mortgage broker requirements for construction mortgages.