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March 25,2020

​​Welcome to Start Ventures Mortgage Brokerage


"Turning Declines into Approvals Since 1990"

Start Ventures Ltd. was created in 1990 by Rene Pineo Wearing and Thomas Wearing, . Both with many years of  real estate sales experience they saw countless people unable to purchase their home after being declined for a mortgage. Tom and Rene began taking one file at a time, turning declines into an approvals. Tom retired several years ago and and still to this day his cients and those they refer still call Start Ventures.

In almost 3 decades we've helped many people buy their homes and helped many others stay in their homes.  

Start Ventures Mortgages is based in St Andrews, New Brunswick and serves clients in both New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. 

If getting a mortgage is getting you down - you have come to the right place!

Providing Superior Personal Attention and a High Level of Customer Service has been rewarded with a high level of Repeat Clients and a strong Client Referral Base. 

Rene Pineo Wearing

Rene Pineo Wearing is President of Start Ventures Limited in addition to holding the Principal Broker license under the Financial and Consumer Services Commission of New Brunswick. She has been an active mortgage broker since 1990 in both residential and commercial mortgages. Rene is a member in good standing of the Mortgage Professionals of Canada and has achieved the association's designation of AMP - Accredited Mortgage Professional. Rene is also a Certified Reverse Mortgage Specialist and a member of the Coalition of Independent Mortgage Brokers of Canada.
​Rene has experience in the real estate industry, in addition to mortgage knowledge, so will team up with your realtor.

Rene enjoys a high approval average and says the best part of her day is to say, "You're approved".

Rene makes her home in St Andrews with her husband Tom
and their two rescued Boxers, Molly and Jackson.   

Life is precious, Share it with those that bring you joy.
Everyday is a gift, eat the chocolate, drink the wine, see the world.

Rene Wearing 2019


Marisa Browne​​​
​Approval Services Administrator

Marisa guides our mortgage clients from approval to date of closing in a professional and friendly manner. Marisa is fluent in both English and French.  
I am delighted to welcome Marisa to Start Ventures Mortgages. Marisa makes her home in St Andrews after relocating from BC, with  her husband Garth  and children Callum and Moira. 

The Browne's are active in the community and love the small town way of life.