Portrait of Shawn Arshad

Shawn Arshad

Toronto Mortgage Agent

(118 reviews)
CanWise Financial A Ratehub Company Lic. 12530 Contact Now

Shawn is a seasoned real estate investor and an active contributor to the Canadian Real Estate Wealth Magazine. He has a Bachelors in Engineering from Cape Breton University with over 7 years of experience in the work sector. After spending 2 years working with private investors, Shawn joins CanWise Financial with the goal of creating a smooth home buying experience for both first-time home buyers and avid real estate investors alike.

  • Ajwaid Qureshi
    February 29, 2020

    Very knowledgeable and a easy to talk to.

  • Ajwaid Qureshi
    February 29, 2020

    Very knowledgeable and a easy to talk to.

  • Javier Graterol
    February 29, 2020

    Is good

  • Dorota
    February 28, 2020

    Very nice

  • A.shaik
    February 27, 2020

    A gentleman.

  • Mark D'iorio
    February 14, 2020

    Great job

  • Chantal Cloutier
    November 28, 2019

    Quick response. Knowledgable staff, communication clear and to the point.

  • Dante Abella
    November 15, 2019

    Shawn is very knowledgeable. Awesome guy!

  • Marizol Hayne
    November 1, 2019

    He only contacted me once. I called a few times he promised to call me back 2 days ago but he never did.

  • Syed
    October 1, 2019

    Helpful with the information I needed but didn't get that extra push I was looking for to secure my mortgage.

  • Photis Kelpis
    September 27, 2019

    Very professional throughout the process. Answered all of our questions promptly.

  • Emad
    September 21, 2019

    thanks for your quick reply

  • Trang Nguyen
    September 18, 2019

    Good service, frequent follow up, perfect welcomed

  • Stavros Koufis
    August 28, 2019

    professional and thorough

  • Iraponilia
    August 21, 2019

    Very good workplace for people to begin at. Mortgage Canwise helps you out with everything from start to finish to make sure everything is done up to compliance.

  • Nipun
    August 15, 2019

    I had an amazing chat with Shawn about the mortgage options I can consider that would fit my goals and budget. Shawn was nice enough to go over every question I had an be patient to answer questions I had as first tie buyer. Great follow up tactics used by Shawn allowed me to gain confidence in canwise’s customer service. I look forward to doing business with him again. Cheers!

  • Abhijit Paul
    August 6, 2019


  • Rami William
    August 1, 2019

    It would be nice if you have the courtesy to answer the customer emails. Extremely poor customer service

  • Paul Gillespie
    July 13, 2019

    Only tried 1 lender who declined a deal because they didn’t like the area. No other solutions suggested. I went with another broker.

  • Margret Warren
    July 9, 2019

    Shawn contacted me right away and explained things thoroughly. I look forward to working with him once I put an offer on a new home.

  • Federica Maraboli
    June 19, 2019

    Shawn was very proactive in follow up and polite in all communication. He was informative and although I did not utilIze this time around I will definitely keep Shawn’s information and contact next renewal and recommend to others who are looking for a broker.

  • Jigar
    June 18, 2019

    Excellent and accurate advise for query

  • Osman Jawaid
    June 15, 2019

    Still in progress but great experience so far.

  • Tom
    June 14, 2019

    Shawn was nice and patient explaining the details on the process.

  • Velimir Lazarevic
    June 6, 2019

    Still working with him.

  • Shaun Krosse
    May 30, 2019

    Shawn was helpful and knowledgeable

  • Helena Morgan
    May 24, 2019

    He was persistent

  • Rafael
    May 9, 2019

    Pretty clear

  • Matthew
    April 20, 2019

    Shawn is a great agent

  • Yama Qaderi
    April 13, 2019

    Very helpful and informative and gets back to me very fast.

  • Justin Van Horn
    March 30, 2019

    Good communicator on the phone, and by email.

  • Harold Anero
    March 29, 2019

    Very helpful

  • Rupen Patel
    March 13, 2019

    good service, very friendly, keeps customers update on rates and engaged.

  • Virul Patel
    March 8, 2019

    Clear communication, Right response in right time. Asked about situation and future planning, and advice what is best fit for mortgage. Application is in process. But it is all good experience.

  • Michael Piotrowski
    January 19, 2019

    Good advice, knows the business.

  • Laurette Peters
    January 18, 2019

    Shawn promptly emailed me back, upon my inquiry , & though I was busy for a day /2..sent another follow up email. Being professional, then left a voicemail . I still must follow up with him ,yet still just wanted to say that he’s done professional ethics protocol & I appreciate that . Keep up the good work. Thank you Laurette Peters :)

  • Ramil Munar
    December 29, 2018

    Very professional in dealing with

  • Pascal Dazé
    December 21, 2018

    Shawn was able to answer all my questions

  • Jb Saini
    December 13, 2018

    He is ok but not able to beat Scotiabank rate

  • Courtney Vandervoet
    November 8, 2018

    Very nice and patient

  • Dino Marrocco
    November 1, 2018

    Shawn was able to answer all my questions, he also was polite and made suggestions of different options we could look at. We will not be able to do anything yet because of the 120 day lock in. We will not be moving in until the end of Feb/2019.

  • Annie Dugas
    September 29, 2018

    Professional and knowledgeable

  • Md. Jahangir Chowdhury
    July 20, 2018

    My deal was not yet completed. But so far I am happy with my correspondence with Shawn

  • manishkumar prajapati
    July 15, 2018


  • Kiri
    July 10, 2018

    Not reachable and not personalized service

  • Chris Collier
    July 4, 2018

    Shawn was a big help in navigating the site to change setting to more accurately reflect rates based on down payment and owner occupied vs. renter occupied.

  • Jennifer Gill
    July 1, 2018

    Hard for me to call between 9-5 which was when he was available. He didnt want to converse via email very much and kept asking me to call. I tried once but it went to voice mail.

  • Donna Pearce
    June 5, 2018

    Supportive and provided the information I needed

  • Trevor
    May 30, 2018

    Called me right away, answered my questions in a truthful manor.

  • Mario Sirois
    May 26, 2018

    Very good! Followed up with us. Answered our questions. Sent us a summary of our discussion by email. Polite and clear.

  • Sandra Des Rivières
    May 19, 2018

    Called me the same day, was very knowledgeable. He has sent me more info. Very nice person, told me he didn’t work on commission. That alone is worth gold. I shall continue with the process. Thank you

  • David Wright
    May 18, 2018

    Best rate, great follow up, excellent service and easy process

  • Brent Byrd
    May 17, 2018

    Very prompt and attentive. I appreciate that type of service.

  • Justine Jeffries
    May 17, 2018


  • Michel Doran
    May 12, 2018

    I Was hard to reach but we eventually connected

  • Elizabeth Purchase
    May 11, 2018

    Shawn was very helpful

  • Jeff Heyd
    May 10, 2018

    Didn’t return my calls

  • Sasha Rebello
    May 8, 2018

    Received a call promptly after I signed up, polite and followed up when I didn't respond. Good customer service

  • Valerie Atchison
    May 6, 2018

    The broker was very good about contacting me. Things did not work out as two sudden family emergencies arose, and we are postponing (or maybe cancelling) the decision to purchase another house.

  • Kapil Vaid
    May 3, 2018

    Great Customer service

  • Jason Ng
    April 15, 2018

    Very helpful and knowledgeable. Quick to address my concerns

  • Danial Shaikh
    April 15, 2018

    My agent did not follow up at the requested time and did not attempt to set up an alternative time.

  • Mohammad Saiful Islam
    March 27, 2018

    Friendly. Helped me find my first mortgage very quickly.

  • Fahad Saleem
    March 22, 2018

    Shawn was able to provide all the information i was looking for.

  • Pinky
    March 17, 2018

    No one has connected with me. I am the one messaging and calling every other day

  • Sean Grant-young
    February 25, 2018

    Shawn was attentive, and to the point. Exactly what I was looking for.

  • Krista
    February 24, 2018

    Answered all my questions and provided some helpful information and insight which allowed us to feel we made an educated decision when choosing the right mortgage for us.

  • Shamim Khan
    February 10, 2018

    I do not remember the name of the agent, but I think the person I talk to was Arshad, he did not help me out but have knowledge.

  • Nada
    February 10, 2018

    no follow up

  • Cheryl
    February 9, 2018

    average service, could not offer rate stated on web site so don't know why you promote it, was a waste of my time.

  • Gurvinder Johar
    February 7, 2018

    Excellent service

  • Hanako Alston
    February 1, 2018

    Helpful chatting about mortgages but sadly couldn't locate a better rate than what I had located on my own.

  • John Friesen
    January 24, 2018

    Was very helpful in explaining options and shared good knowledge in how to go about things.

  • Zeeshan Balas
    January 20, 2018

    Great Service

  • Lisa Hicks
    January 20, 2018

    Quick response and helpful!

  • Jan Jagelo
    January 19, 2018

    The agent is goal orientated and straightforward. Easy to work with.

  • Virpi
    January 19, 2018

    Shawn contacted me very quickly.

  • Matthew Horwood
    January 17, 2018

    I was told I would receive a response within 24 hours...didn't get an email for almost 4 days. I emailed on Jan 8, got a response Jan 12: " I am sorry we have not been able to connect yet – is there a good time to reach you next week to discuss your mortgage options? Feel free to give me a call at (416) 504-3379. "

  • Charlene Ward
    December 21, 2017

    Ease and convenience when shopping for rates

  • Laura
    December 20, 2017

    He was very thorough explaining my options and even discussed common bank fees (when no one else had) which helped me to weigh out my decisions. It was a great experience. It would had saved me a lot of time contacting ratehub from the beginning !

  • Fatima Kabani
    December 17, 2017

    Responded fast but couldn't answer my question.

  • Irene Guzylak
    December 9, 2017

    I found this individual to be a poor communicator. Lacking people skills. Did not show any interest in actually working with me.

  • Chris proctor
    December 9, 2017

    Was upfront and easy to deal with. Enjoyed process.

  • Paul
    December 2, 2017

    Shawn was kind to explain my options, even though it was apparent that CanWise was not the best choice for me.

  • Phi Nguyen
    December 1, 2017

    very helpful and knowledgeable!

  • Dave Mattucci
    November 24, 2017

    Very knowledgeable

  • Deborah Dulude
    November 23, 2017

    Shawn was extremely helpful! Thank you 😊

  • Laura
    November 14, 2017

    Good job

  • Courtney Rand
    October 7, 2017

    Very comprehensive and helpful

  • Courtney Rand
    October 7, 2017

    Very comprehensive and helpful

  • Stephen Adejare Olasoko
    September 14, 2017

    goo talk

  • Shawn
    September 14, 2017


  • Brian Medd
    September 3, 2017

    Reached out to me right away. There is a lot of document gathering required.

  • Cindy
    April 12, 2017

    Shawn was fantastic. Was able to get me what i needed at a rate lower than what i expected. All around great service. Very pleased with him and my results.

  • Viney Syal
    April 9, 2017


  • Lindsay
    March 15, 2017

    straight to the point, very thorough and informative

  • Charity Owusu
    March 12, 2017

    Provided detailed explanation of request. Answered my questions, provided me with alternatives, gave me an opportunity to reflect and information received and make a decision at another time, was kind, patient and respectful.

  • Shuraya Bhatti
    March 10, 2017

    He was informative and efficient.

  • Karmelann Egan
    March 10, 2017

    Very quick to get in contact very friendly

  • Victoria Xinh Le
    March 9, 2017

    Very good

  • Sukhwinder Singh
    March 3, 2017

    described the option very well and very educated agent

  • Gyan Chandra
    February 17, 2017

    good guy

  • Martha
    February 15, 2017

    Good adviser and I hope I can continue working with him

  • Victor Banerjee
    February 14, 2017

    Very Helpful

  • Hany Nowair
    February 10, 2017

    Very supportive and provided very good advice

  • Teresa
    February 9, 2017

    I received a call from the agent within hour after I filled out application on line.

  • John
    January 22, 2017

    Prompt response.

  • Lyndsey Baharat
    January 19, 2017

    Shawn was so easy to speak with and got me really excited to start looking for a home.

  • Eddie Hanson
    January 13, 2017

    Thanks Shawn.

  • Mark Turnock
    January 7, 2017

    was easy to use

  • Paul Robinson
    January 5, 2017

    answered questions was very helpful and not pushy, would recommend him

  • Alkesh Desai
    December 25, 2016

    Educated me on market trends on mortgage world.

  • Ajit Kamath
    December 3, 2016

    Easy to work with. Has clear understanding of mortgage concepts.

  • Tommy Amaral
    November 25, 2016

    Thanks Shawn for all your efforts to making this happen. Great to deal with and got me the best rate possible.

  • Glen
    November 24, 2016

    Excellent service! Thank you Shawn for your guidance and mortgage expertise, truly impressed!

  • Adam Szabo
    October 25, 2016

    So far it seems good

  • Michael Friedland
    October 19, 2016

    He is a very professional

  • Hasmukh Jagatiya
    September 24, 2016

    It was an awesome response.

  • Trevor King
    September 15, 2016

    was polite and informative , was quick to repsond to my request

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