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Competition = Low Mortgage Rates

Many Albertans apply for a mortgage with just one lender, often their bank, without shopping around without realizing that competition always results in the best deal.

We will survey the market and search dozens of mortgage lenders to find the best rates in Canada. This FREE unbiased service ensures that you will receive low mortgage rates and huge savings over the term of your mortgage:

Term
Our Rate
Bank Rate
Savings
 
3 years 2.49 3.75 $9,106.75
5 years 2.89 4.94 $24,412.69
7 years 3.99 5.75 $29,211.05
 
Above calculation based on a $250,000.00 mortgage loan over a 25-year amortization period using a monthly payment schedule (mortgage loan for an average Calgary inner-city two-story home).
* Mortgages and rates subject to change without notice.

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If high interest rate credit cards and loan debt are keeping you from getting ahead, as a home owner you can refinance your existing mortgage and use the equity in your home to pay off that debt. With the low mortgage rates and rising property values it is a great time to consolidate your debt and even decrease your monthly payments.

Having Difficulty Managing your Monthly Bills?

Managing your Monthly Bills

For many Canadians, it is easy to let the monthly bills get out of control and it becomes difficult to make ends meet. Making multiple payments to credit cards and other credit lenders can be overwhelming. Our mortgage brokers at Alberta Equity are qualified professionals who are trained to find the perfect solution for your unique situation, so why not make things much simpler with one easy payment? Here are some options to consider:

  • Refinance your existing mortgage and use the equity in your home to pay off high interest credit cards
  • Obtain a short time second mortgage for a if you are unable to refinance your existing mortgage

Don't Forget About Home Insurance

Protect Your Investment With Home Insurance

There are so many details and steps in the process when buying a new home, but do not forget about protecting your investment once the deal is done. When you go to meet with your insurance broker, take the following information with you to ensure that you get the proper insurance for your new home:

  • Property appraisal
  • House plans and other property details
  • Past insurance history
  • Personal information (such as identification, age, occupation, etc.)

When Applying for your Mortgage

When applying for your mortgage it is beneficial to have the following information readily available:

  • A current salary statement or letter from your employer
  • A confirmation such as a letter or bank statement showing the source of your down payment
  • Financial statements for the last three years and personal income tax returns if you are self employed
  • A copy of the accepted purchase offer
  • Details on the property being purchased such a land survey or an MLS print out
  • Building plans, specifications, and the builder agreement if you are buying a home that is to be constructed

Is Buying a Home a Good Investment?

Buying a Home as Investment

Many first-time home buyers are inexperienced when it comes to investing and even wonder if buying a home is a good investment? Don't take our word for it! You can ask other home owners as they tend to agree that yes buying a home is a solid investment.

Investing in real estate gives a home owner both financial leverage and possible monetary gains upon selling the residence. Because you are not required to have the full purchase price you can borrow the money to finance the purchase and when if you sell, any money made on the residence above the purchase price is tax free and yours to enjoy.

Applying Online

By simply filling out our online application, we can quickly assess and evaluate your situation and provide information about the best mortgage for you.

Applying for a loan with an individual lender can often mean that you only have access to the options that particular company offers whether or not it is the right loan for you.

High pressures sales tactics often come into play as individual lenders have a vested interest in obtaining your business, however, as independent professionals there is no interest in any one vender so we will do our best to find the best Canadian Mortgage for you.