Almost always, when rates are offered at substantial discount to the norm, you should be aware that restrictions and special conditions may apply. That’s where the value of a Mortgage Broker works in your favour.
Not only will a good Mortgage Broker find you the best interest rates in the market, but with knowledge and expertise about available products in the market, he can save you cost over the long term. Mortgage borrowers faced with high penalties, mortgage portability issues, limited pre-payment options, conversion restrictions and lender fees could end up paying a lot more with a “low rate discounted mortgage” than with a flexible mortgage product with a slightly higher rate.
Our advice? Think long term when you make that mortgage decision. Know what you are getting into before you sign.