Top Five Things to Look for When Hiring a Mortgage Professional

Author: Anton Dharmaseelan Mortgages | | Categories: Mortgage Refinance , Mortgages Agent , Mortgages Broker


A mortgage is a handy financial lending instrument that can help you purchase your dream property which would have otherwise been impossible to afford. So, to ensure that you’re able to secure a mortgage, it’s advisable to work with an experienced agent that knows the area that you want to invest in like the back of their hand.

However, hiring a mortgage agent can be a tall order as numerous agents operate in each city. It can make it challenging to choose a agent that can support your unique needs, and match you with a suitable lender.

So, if you’re looking for a mortgage agent, here’s a list of the top five things to look for when hiring a mortgage professional.

1. Availability
A agent should be accessible by phone or email to answer queries that a client may have regarding their file. A good agent will also serve clients in the future even after the mortgage has been complete.

2. Knowledgeable
Mortgage agents should have a strong understanding of the various types of mortgages available and know how to apply for them successfully. Staying up to date with the latest changes in the rules and regulations is also essential for them to render accurate advice.

3. Reliability
The mortgage process is long, so it’s vital to choose someone that will be there till the very end. Consequently, homeseekers should try to build a close rapport from the initial meeting to gauge if the broker is dependable.

4. Integrity
Installments will have to be paid back over a couple of decades, making it necessary to secure a favorable rate. Therefore, it’s imperative to seek a trustworthy agent that works for the clients’ best interests and not the lenders.

5. Flexible 
An agent must think on their feet and should be ready with a plan B, in case financial circumstances change and a different strategy is needed.

Looking out for the above characteristics in your agent will bring you closer to a positive outcome. 

If you’re looking for a mortgage agent in Mississauga, ON, reach out to Anton Dharmaseelan Mortgages. I’ve been in the mortgage industry for over eighteen years, and I’m currently ranking number one in the GTA and number two in Canada among all Mortgage Alliance agents.

My services include mortgage refinance, first time home buyer mortgages, purchase mortgages,

commercial mortgages, self-employed mortgages, and bad credit mortgages. I also offer investment property mortgages for clients.

I serve clients across Mississauga, Brampton, Toronto, Vaughan, Hamilton, Markham, Ajax, Guelph, Oakville, Burlington, Milton, and the surrounding areas. 

To learn more about the services I offer, please click here. To get in touch with me, please click here.

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