Dalia Barsoum is an award-winning mortgage broker and a finance advisor with over 20 years of experience in the banking sector, spanning lending, wealth management strategy and real estate.
She holds an MBA in Finance from Dalhousie University and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers Association.
In 2011, she launched Streetwise Mortgages, a boutique brokerage that specializes in servicing real estate investors and self-employed clients across Ontario.
Over the years, Barsoum and her team have won multiple industry awards including: CMP’s Best Customer Service for two subsequent years, CMP Hot list, CMP Top 75 Brokers, CMP Women of Influence and Mortgage Global 100.
She is the author of Amazon’s Best Seller: Canadian Real Estate Investor Financing: 7 Secrets to Getting All the Money You Want, a public speaker, regular columnist for the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine and contributes to various media outlets on the topics of Real Estate investing and financing; including: Rogers TV, Toronto Money Show, the Toronto Investor Forum, Canadian Mortgage Professional (CMP), CBC as well as various GTA-based investment groups.
Dalia and her team at Streetwise Mortgages helped many Real Estate investors kick start their investment plans as well as take their portfolios to the next level.
Clients range from rookie investors to sophisticated investors with multi-million-dollar portfolios.
With a speciality in scaling up portfolios, the brokerage offers investors sophisticated deal structuring advice and services that help investors optimize capital structure to grow wealth; coupled with various sources of capital including: Institutional, alternative and private funding for residential, multi residential and construction projects.
Dalia and her team keep the motto “help as many people as you can along the way” front of mind. The brokerage is part of the “100 Brokers Who Care” initiative and has recently launched the "Streetwise IMPACT" fund, which donates funds to a client's charity of choice for each mortgage funded.
In recent years, Barsoum has collaborated with various industry practitioners to launch Canada’s first association for property investment advice; Property Investment Professionals of Canada (PIPCA), with the mandate of advancing and elevating the advisory standards of property investing for Canadians.