What Borrowers Should Know about Working with a Mortgage Broker?

What Borrowers Should Know about Working with a Mortgage Broker?

Potential buyers will have to secure a mortgage to buy their dream home, and you can do this through a bank or through a mortgage broker. As a borrower, you have to understand your options to make informed decisions.

Working with a mortgage broker is a great choice because licensed professionals can connect clients with mortgage products. They work with a number of different financial institutions and have access to special rates and promotions that even your own bank may not be able to provide. A bank can only offer you their in-house rates, but a mortgage broker will shop around on your behalf and will present you with several options, all of which will be based on your needs. They will take the time to learn about your situation and what you’re after and will really get to know the needs of each borrower, so you can rely on their expertise. A mortgage broker will also negotiate with lenders on your behalf, so there are a number of benefits to this option.

Mortgage brokers do earn a commission from the lenders they work with and will generally earn fees from lenders based on the product they sell. This will be paid to them at the time of the sale, and you can ask about this aspect in more detail because it’s important that you feel comfortable as a borrower, and it’s your right to know how mortgage brokers are compensated.

Your mortgage broker will shop around for different lending products and will handle the paperwork, both of which are daunting tasks. They will also manage the mortgage process to have peace of mind knowing you are in good hands. They are very knowledgeable when it comes to mortgages and will answer every question you have. They will also address your concerns and make professional recommendations to ensure you are choosing the right mortgage product for your needs. They will guide you regarding the best terms, amortization length and type of product that would be right for you and will always help you select mortgage products that will suit your borrowing needs.

It’s important to note that borrowers who are in a challenging situation would benefit greatly from working with a mortgage broker because they will not turn you away, so if you are having trouble qualifying for a traditional mortgage, you can always turn to a mortgage broker for help. They will find you financing options that will work for your unique situation.

Collin Bruce is the answer if you are looking for the best mortgage broker in the Edmonton area! Whether you are a first-time homebuyer, want a mortgage comparison, need a mortgage pre-approval, and are looking for a no down payment mortgage, want a reverse mortgage, second mortgage, or want to refinance your mortgage, we can help! We are one of the leading mortgage companies, and our specialists will always provide you with the best fixed-rate mortgage, so if you want to work with a reputable advisor, contact us today!

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The Collin Bruce Mortgage Team is stepping up to continue K-97’s support of the Rock and Roll Society of Edmonton’s Centre for Arts and Music (CAM); aimed at mentoring a new generation of musicians, with a special focus on vulnerable youth in our community.

With a focus on youth at risk in our community, CAM reaches out to children who would otherwise have few opportunities to participate in the arts. Our goal is to reach them during critical after school hours through music. At CAM, children learn how to write songs, play instruments and perform together on stage. In the process, they earn self- esteem, respect for themselves and others, and much needed self-confidence.



“Collin and Shelly helped my fiancée and I purchase our dream home in November 2021 and were wonderful to work with. They were always on top of things and communicative throughout the whole process, answering any questions we had and calming our concerns along the way. I couldn't be happier with their level of expertise and customer service.”

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