Welcome to Osprey Inspiration

Empowering Homeownership

Welcome

We understand the challenges faced by individuals and families in a competitive and yet unaffordable housing market, where record low mortgage interest rates created a high demand. However, with rising prices, interest and inflation, the economic situation and policies have made it more difficult for many to enter the housing market.

Our mission is to help make home ownership dreams a reality by providing educational programs, financial assistance, and connecting prospective buyers with reputable builders and property development corporations.


About Us

Osprey Inspiration's mission is to increase housing stability by providing tailored programs and valuable assistance to prospective homebuyers. We are committed to facilitating your journey towards homeownership, ensuring that individuals and families have the tools and support needed to achieve and maintain secure homeownership.


Through education, financial guidance, and community partnerships, we aim to break down barriers to homeownership and empower our clients to make informed decisions that will positively impact their lives and the communities in which they live.


At Osprey Inspiration, we create a future where housing stability is within reach for all, regardless of your background or financial circumstances. We envision vibrant and resilient communities where homeownership is a cornerstone of prosperity and well-being.


    We aspire to be a catalyst for positive change by continuously innovating our programs, expanding our reach, and fostering partnerships that make sustainable homeownership attainable for a wider audience. By working together with individuals and communities, we aim to build a brighter, more stable future, one home at a time.

Incorporated in 2023 under Canada Not for Profit Corporations Act

Incorporation number: 1513331-9


Our Board of Directors

Derrick Chan

Derrick is a respected figure in the Canadian real estate industry with over two decades of experience. As a co-owner of the Kingdom Real Estate Group, he's dedicated to modernizing the business through cutting-edge technology and exceptional customer service. His commitment to lifelong learning and his unwavering dedication to clients set him apart. Derrick combines analytical thinking with a positive outlook to provide innovative solutions. Beyond his real estate career, he's deeply passionate about giving back, contributing to churches and nonprofit organizations like G180 and the Sanctus School of Worshippers, showcasing his commitment to community and societal improvement.

Sandi Fitzsimmons

Sandi is not just a CPA, she’s a financial specialist with over 12 years of steadfast experience dedicated to empowering small and medium-sized businesses. Her journey includes nearly a decade in the public sector where she audited, ensured tax compliance, and offered expert advisory services. Her unique expertise lies in the dynamic realm of cloud technology and outsourced financial functions. Sandi experienced substantial personal and professional growth when she undertook a senior leadership position in a marketing agency. With passion and zeal, she is channeling her energy into addressing the housing crisis young families in Nova Scotia face, working to provide solutions that truly make a difference.

Andrew Stevens

As a realtor, Andrew serves as a trusted guide, expertly navigating clients through the intricate process of buying and selling real estate. His professional journey has been enriched by his previous role at the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board where he served people through training and learning development. Andrew is driven by an unwavering commitment to compassion and to serving others. He is wholeheartedly dedicated to enriching people’s lives, ensuring that they are not just heard but deeply understood, warmly welcomed, and unequivocally valued.

Kate Mackay

Kate is an entrepreneur dedicated to bringing a transformative approach to property management that prioritizes tenant education and builds community. Her leadership skills have been honed through years of hands-on experience and innovative problem-solving, enabling her to successfully navigate complex organizational challenges. With a proven track record in scaling businesses, Kate has carved a niche in delivering exceptional stakeholder value, both for tenants and investors. Her holistic vision extends beyond traditional property management to incorporate elements of financial literacy and homeownership education, positioning her as a thought leader in the real estate sector. Found Spaces Inc., the property management company she founded in 2017 is currently managing over 400 units.

Sadeta Husic

With an astounding 17 years of immigration expertise, Sadeta is a highly passionate professional deeply committed to guiding and empowering newcomers to Canada. Her varied roles, spanning from interpreter and life skills support worker to settlement counsellor and program coordinator, have equipped her with extensive experience. Currently, she serves as a coordinator for employment and bridging services. Additionally, she has provided valuable support to an entrepreneur in areas such as bookkeeping, accounting, and office management. Her academic background in finance, economics, accounting and leadership seamlessly blends with her rich life experiences, providing a unique source of inspiration that encourages others to dream big. As an immigrant herself, Sadeta’s personal journey fuels an unwavering determination to uplift and support others to a better life. She inspires and instills a belief in possibilities that a brighter future is well within grasp.


Programs


Osprey Inspiration is a forward-thinking organization dedicated to enhancing housing stability by offering comprehensive programs and support to empower prospective homebuyers in achieving and sustaining secure homeownership. We are committed to making housing stability accessible to all, regardless of background or financial circumstances.

The journey to successful home ownership begins with effective financial practices. Learn the simple rules of how money works. Through workshops, educational resources, and online tools, you will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to make the right financial decisions for you and your family as you navigate the home buying process.

We understand the importance of reliable and reputable builders in ensuring the quality and integrity of your home. We can connect you with our participating home builders and property development corporations who prioritize the well-being and satisfaction of their clients in a smooth purchasing process.

We collaborate with home builders, property development corporations, associated industry professionals, and municipalities to provide you with information and assistance in purchasing a home. Our tailored programs and grants aim to bridge the gap between your savings and the large down payment requirements. We are making home ownership more attainable for individuals over the age of 18 years who live in Nova Scotia. Submit a "Get Involved Form" below to begin your journey to homeownership!

Access our comprehensive resources designed to support your journey towards home ownership. Find guides, articles, and tools on topics such as household budgeting, mortgage options, saving for a down payment, home maintenance, and more.


Get Involved

We invite you to join us on our journey of empowerment, creating lasting positive impacts on individuals and neighbourhoods. Discover various ways you can get involved and contribute to our mission of increasing housing stability. If you are interested in becoming a homeowner, a volunteering opportunity, or a builder partnership, click on the "Get Involved Now" link below. Your support can help us create lasting impacts and help more Canadians achieve their dream of owning a home.


Contact

We are located at 1550 Bedford Highway, Suite 811, Bedford, Nova Scotia

Contact Us

Have questions or want to learn more about our programs and initiatives? We're here to assist you and provide further information about our organization and how we can support you on your home ownership journey.