Staying in Western Canada, the next city in RateHub.ca’s mortgage broker brand blog series is Calgary. In this series, we provide overviews of the major mortgage brokerages in Canada. This blog post was designed to help first-time homebuyers and experienced homeowners find the Calgary mortgage broker and brand that offers the best mortgage rates and products.
Dominion Lending Centres (DLC) was launched in 2006 and today employs more than 2,200 mortgage professionals nationwide – 16 per cent of which are located in Alberta. Most of DLC’s Alberta mortgage brokers service the Calgary market. DLC has the ability to offer a variety of mortgage rate and product options, by utilizing their access to over 90 lending institutions.
Invis was founded through an amalgamation of four large national mortgage brokerages, and employs more than 800 mortgage professionals across Canada today. With access to over 50 lenders, Invis negotiates to get the best possible rates, terms and conditions for their customers. Invis provides timely and accurate advice to make the mortgage process stress-free for first-time homebuyers. They also work with consumers with bad or no credit to help them find an equitable mortgage rate.
Roost Mortgage is a Calgary-based franchise of The Mortgage Centre. Roost Mortgage has a large network of Canadian banks, trust companies, and private lenders that they work with to provide a variety of mortgage options to their clients. The mortgage brokers at Roost Mortgage offer free services to first-time homebuyers and experienced homeowners.
True North Mortgage was founded in Calgary in 1999 and now has several offices in the city. All True North Mortgage brokerages are corporately owned, which helps them maintain a standard of quality service. Under their corporate structure, True North Mortgage brokers are salaried without any commission, ensuring they are always working in your best interest. True North Mortgage offers free advisory services and will also pay for your appraisal.
Beyond these major mortgage brokerages, there are other options in Calgary. The Red Key Mortgage Group also offers low rates in Calgary. With so many different options to choose from, it’s important to do your research and find a mortgage broker and brokerage you can feel comfortable working with.