Why Choosing A Licensed Mortgage Broker Is Crucial To A Smooth Home Buying Process

  • Cathy Roddy

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Blog<br> by Cathy Roddy

As a licensed mortgage broker with years of experience, I know that buying a home is an exciting and nerve-wracking time. There are so many decisions to make, including choosing the right mortgage. 

I understand that with all the stress and anticipation, it can be tempting to go it alone and apply for a mortgage directly from a lender, but choosing a licensed mortgage broker can be crucial to a smooth home-buying process. In this blog, I will explain why.


1. Access to multiple lenders
One of the primary advantages of working with a licensed mortgage broker is that they have access to multiple lenders. This means they can shop around and find the best mortgage rates and terms for your specific financial situation. I have a vast network of lenders that I work with regularly, which allows me to find mortgage solutions where others have failed.

2. Expertise in mortgage options
As a licensed mortgage broker, I have extensive knowledge of the different types of mortgages available in the market. This includes fixed-rate mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages, and hybrid mortgages. I can explain the pros and cons of each option and help you choose the one that best fits your financial situation and goals.

3. Personalized service
When you work with a licensed mortgage broker, you receive personalized service tailored to your unique needs. I take the time to get to know my clients and their financial situation, so I can provide them with the best mortgage options available. This also means that I can help you navigate the complex mortgage application process and answer any questions you may have along the way.

4. Access to special programs
Licensed mortgage brokers have access to special programs that can help you secure a mortgage, even if you have less-than-perfect credit or are self-employed. For example, the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) offers mortgage loan insurance to help make homeownership more accessible for Canadians. As a licensed mortgage broker, I can help you determine if you qualify for these programs and assist you with the application process.

5. Saves time and money
Working with a licensed mortgage broker can actually save you time and money in the long run. Instead of spending hours researching different lenders and mortgage options, I do the legwork for you. Plus, I can negotiate on your behalf to get the best possible mortgage rates and terms. This means you can focus on finding your dream home while I take care of the mortgage details.


If you’re looking for a mortgage broker in Kingston, Ontario, reach out to Cathy Roddy. I offer first-time home buyer mortgages, mortgage renewals, mortgage refinancing, reverse mortgages, private mortgage lending, self-employed mortgage, investment property mortgage, new Canada mortgage, mortgage pre-approval, home equity line of credit (HELOC), second mortgages, purchase plus improvements mortgage services, construction mortgage and more.

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