November 2016's Property Gazette

Which is better? A bank or a broker?

Should You Choose a Bank or a Mortgage Broker?

How do you choose between working with a mortgage broker or a bank when it comes to your home loan? Does one have an advantage over the other? Who is more likely to get you approved for your loan? We believe it a mortgage broker and here is why…

Working with a Mortgage Broker

A mortgage broker works for you and not a bank. A mortgage broker works towards getting you the best home loan for your individual needs. They’ll do all the work for you, approaching the banks and other lending institutions on your behalf, hunting for the best deal possible. 

A mortgage broker specialises in their area. They know about which lenders offer which packages and how to get a mortgage if you have a low deposit or poor credit rating. You also don’t need to pay a broker for obtaining a loan for you, that comes from the bank! So, you end up saving time and money just by working with a mortgage broker.

Working with a Bank

It would be considered the traditional way of securing a mortgage, however things are changing. Approaching a bank directly is not the best way of getting a home loan nowadays. In fact, it is often more than one bank you’ll need to meet with and who has time to talk to all the banks?

Work with Advanced Mortgage Solutions

We’re mortgage brokers. We work for you, not for a bank. Our team of brokers have access to hundreds of products and dozens of lenders. This allows us to find the best possible fit for you. A mortgage is not only a sharp interest rate – the structure of the loan, allowing extra repayments with no penalty, or having a loan structure that best protects you from increases in interest rates are the way to go. Contact us today and let us make things easy for you by arranging your next home loan.

Insurance

We all need it, and we can all benefit from having expert advice.

Like mortgage brokers, insurance brokers are here to help you, and like mortgage brokers they have access to hundreds of products and dozens of insurance companies.

How much do we need? What are the best products for our situation? Are we paying too much for our existing cover... it can be very complicated!

That’s why we are now offering all of our clients the opportunity to get the right cover at the right price with our Insurance Broker. Get in touch today!

  • It wouldn't be wrong to say that Scott is the best in town. In 2019, we initially reached out to him based on stellar Google reviews while purchasing our first home. Now, in 2024, for our new property, choosing Scott again was a no-brainer. His exceptional skills as a mortgage advisor speak for themselves; he truly excels in his field.
    Udeep Regmi - 08 April 2024
  • When we began our journey towards our first home purchase, Greg was a specialist that we decided to ask for a mortgage advice. All the info that Greg gave us was structured and almost completely understandable even for those who know absolutely nothing about buying a house. Greg was truly patient to explain us things that we struggled to figure out on our own. We really appreciate his guidance, and fairly can recommend him as a wonderful mortgage broker.
    Nadezhda Sivers - 02 April 2024
  • I recently purchased my first home and it's all thanks to Scott at Advanced Mortgage Solutions.
    Georgina Stanley - 27 March 2024
  • Been a really great working with Scott, he made the process really smooth and stress free. 100% recommend to anyone looking for mortgage advice. Great sense of humour too
    Natalie Eustace - 21 March 2024
  • Fast process, easy to understand and amazing communication from Scott!
    Krizzia Pierard - 13 March 2024

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