Sticking to Western Canada, the next province in RateHub.ca’s mortgage broker brand blog series is Alberta. In this series, we want to provide overviews of the major mortgage brokerages in your province. Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer or an experienced homeowner, this blog post will help you find the Alberta mortgage broker and brand that can offer you the best mortgage rates and products for your financial situation.
Centum has a vast network of independently owned mortgage brokerages, with over 2,700 mortgage professionals nationwide. As a result of their size, Centum has developed a large network of lenders, allowing them to find some of the best mortgage rates in Canada. Centum’s goal is to work with you to find a mortgage rate and product that fits your specific situation.
Launched in 2006, Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) has grown to more than 2,200 mortgage professionals nationwide – 16 per cent of which are located in Alberta. With access to over 90 lending institutions, DLC has the ability to offer a variety of mortgage rate options. Their network of lenders allows DLC to offer innovative products such as interest-only loans, self-employment programs, rental purchase programs and vacation property programs.
Invis was incorporated in 2000 and today has more than 800 mortgage professionals working all across the country. With a network of over 50 lenders, Invis offers diverse mortgage products to its customers. Beyond helping you with your first mortgage, Invis can also help guide you through the renewal process and can assist with a strategic refinancing plan.
True North Mortgage opened in Alberta in 1999 and now has offices in different cities across Canada. True North Mortgage offers free mortgage advice and deals with the banks for you. They also promise to get all of your questions answered within 48 hours. True North Mortgage has salaried staff with no commission, which ensures that you get the advice you need without being pressured.
Beyond these major mortgage brokerages, there are other options in Alberta. The Red Key Mortgage Group and Axiom also offer low rates in the province. With so many different options to choose from, it’s important to do your homework and find both a mortgage brokerage and mortgage broker you can feel comfortable working with.