Buying a home is one of the biggest purchase decisions you'll ever make. But getting a mortgage loan doesn't have to be difficult. That’s why Mortgage we can help you find the right home financing with the right mortgage lender. Whether this is your first time applying for a home loan, or you're buying a vacation home or investment property, you’ll want to be prepared. Already have a home loan? We can also help you refinance your mortgage to help you save money.
What is a Mortgage?
A mortgage, or mortgage loan, is a legal agreement where a lender offers money to a borrower to purchase real estate in exchange for interest. The loan is secured by the real estate, so if the borrower fails to repay (defaults) the lender can foreclose, selling the property to pay off the loan.
If you're struggling with your mortgage payments or simply hoping to lower them, refinancing your mortgage could be exactly what you need to save some extra money each month.
People refinance their mortgages for a variety of reasons, lowering their interest rate, shortening their loan term, lowering their mortgage payment, and more. If your credit score has improved since you first purchased your home or if current interest rates are lower, now could be a great time to refinance your mortgage.
With every mortgage renewal comes the opportunity to reflect on and assess your mortgage needs before you decide on a new mortgage product. Whether your term is six months or 10 years, if you qualify, we will mail your mortgage renewal agreement before maturity. At this time contact us to get the best possible mortgage renewal rate.
By law, your current lender has to send you a mortgage renewal statement at least 21 days before your term is up, but they will usually mail you a renewal offer for their lowest posted rate that is good for the 30 days before maturity. By extending that offer for 30 days, you’re protected from any potential rate increases during that time. However, you should have done enough research by now to know whether or not it’s the best mortgage rate on the market – and if not, you’re entirely within your right to try to negotiate. However, even if you sit down with your current lender to negotiate their offer, it’s unlikely they’ll be able to give you the best mortgage rate. So, in your last 30 days, you should also make an appointment with us. Our mortgage brokers will discuss what rates and terms we can offer you.