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Mortgage brokers are great assets to have in your list of contacts when you’re thinking about making one of the largest purchases of your life. Why? Because a mortgage broker can do things for you that a large financial institution can’t.  Because they act as an...

As a top-level mortgage broker on Canada’s West Coast, John Antle is often asked about the best ways to get pre-approved for a mortgage. Many people shopping for their first home in Canada do not realize that the home buying process most often should begin...

There are a lot of steps involved with obtaining a mortgage, and it can often seem like every step comes with an extra cost. Therefore, it is reasonable to ask: Who pays the mortgage broker? Since they don't ask for any fees upfront when they start...

Mortgage brokers connect you with direct lenders to ensure that you get the best deal. Instead of searching for a direct lender, filling out paperwork, evaluating interest rates and comparing mortgage rates, you'll get a mortgage broker who does all the work for you. All...

A mortgage broker, or mortgage agent, is a licensed specialist who facilitates the property buying process by helping clients secure financing for the purchase of a home or other piece of property. Across Canada, each province licenses mortgage brokers who have met specific education, experience...

If you’re purchasing a home or renewing your mortgage in the near future you may be wondering “should I get a variable or fixed rate mortgage?”. Almost every home buyer has asked themselves this question at one point. Some studies have shown that choosing a variable...

Most great Kelowna mortgage brokers will tell you the hunt for a home shouldn’t begin with contacting a realtor, it should start with a mortgage lender who can help you prequalify for a mortgage. Obtaining a mortgage pre approval means you know exactly what your home...