Breaking News!

April 24, 2024.  Hi there! We’d like to introduce you to indi – The Independent Mortgage Company (formerly Axiom Mortgage Solutions)!

Why the change?

It was time to launch a new brand identity – one more in line with who we are, what we value, and where we’re headed. This new and differentiated brand identity comes complete with new a new name and logo. It is professional, modern, and fun! And is a better representation of our value proposition: “To provide independent unbiased mortgage advice/financing options to Canadian consumers through our team of trusted, expert, and licensed mortgage professionals. Experts who value the distinctive needs/goals of each client – resulting in tailored financing solutions best suited to meet those needs.”

We will continue to provide the same great service and mortgage options you have come to expect under our new and exciting name!

Brian Gentles Team
Mortgage Specialists and Business Financing

The Brian Gentles Team can help you assess your financial requirements and recommend products best suited to your needs. Our offerings are split between residential or commercial mortgages and general business financing.

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Thanks for the wealth of information on such short notice this afternoon Brian. I really appreciate it. Above and beyond responsiveness. -KP

“Thank you for the incredibly robust answer, as always. Thanks for always getting back to me so quickly!” – CT

Thank you again for helping me through the process – you exceeded all expectations in terms of communication, timeliness, and ease. Looking forward to working together in the future.  – RM

Formerly Axiom Mortgage Solutions

Our Promise

  • To share with you all information that is relevant to making an informed decision regarding your choice of the mortgage originator, mortgage lender and mortgage.
  • To answer all of your questions.
  • To respond promptly to all telephone calls and emails.
  • To keep you, and the rest of your real estate team as appropriate, apprised of the status of your file.
  • To show you the opportunity to pay off your mortgage and other debt much faster.
  • To be your mortgage consultants for life.
  • To treat your referred friends and family with the same high attention and service you have received.

Brian Gentles’ Blog

We want to make sure our clients are confident and informed when making financial decisions. Brian Gentles’ blog is dedicated to educate and spotlight mortgage opportunities to our clients.

Visit Brian Gentles’ Mortgage Blog

Mortgage Inquiries

    Residential and Commercial Mortgages
    Institutional and Private Lenders

    We are paid typically by the lender, upon successfully negotiating your mortgage.

    For those approaching the age of 55 or over, or if you know someone who is, this information is for you.

    Not all of our seniors are financially secure. Some seniors are house rich and cash poor. Some seniors are looking to downsize, right-size or maybe just travel.

    Reverse Mortgages and Income Supplement Mortgages from HomeEquity Bank and Equitable Bank can be a solution for our over-age 55 population.

    Fill out the form below or call 1-866-273-6192 to receive a free “Guide to Reverse Mortgages” or to schedule a personal consultation.

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      Commercial Financing

      Different types of businesses need different types of money at different points in their life, for different reasons. We are money brokers. We can source the funding you desire. I wear two hats. Mortgage financing as a licensed mortgage originator through indi Mortgage and non-mortgage business financing through Alberta Business Financing Solutions. indi Mortgage and ABFS are connected businesses.

      A long and profitable business history and great credit certainly help, but we know that not all businesses meet that profile. That’s OK. We have lenders willing to consider your situation; they will look at the whole picture. Depending on the financing required there are minimum lengths of time the business must have been established and operating.

      Our Value Proposition

      • We have access to the lenders
      • We know how best to package up your borrowing proposal
      • We are paid based on our results

      Types of Financing
      We Engage In

      1. You desire new “hard assets” in order to grow, or modernize, your business. The assets can be furniture, technology, medical equipment, manufacturing, and construction equipment, hardware for the logistics industry, specialty vehicles, signage, waste management, etc. There really are no limits to “hard assets” that can be Leased.  Whereas standard automobiles are not our market, work trucks, trailers, etc., small and large, are.
      2. You need some cash to tide you over a slow period. You own relatively new equipment assets with decent remaining economic life. We arrange Equipment Sale and Leaseback financing.
      3. You need cash for down payment and financing for the Acquisition of a business as a business expansion strategy.
      4. You have solid Accounts Receivable, but your customers take 60, 90, 120 days to pay. We can get you your funds now.
      5. You have a steady flow of credit and debit card payments. We provide Debit and Credit Card Advances and take payment as a percentage of FUTURE debit and credit card payments.
      6. You need to buy materials and engage labour for custom builds and are paid on delivery. We arrange Work-In-Progress Inventory Financing.
      7. You have a unique opportunity to buy inventory for resale and need cash to close the deal. We arrange Inventory Financing.
      8. Your business needs a Revolving Line of Credit.
      9. Your business needs a Term Loan. Perhaps for Renovations. Perhaps for Marketing. Other uses certainly considered.
      10. You wish to buy your own building, build your own location, renovate or refinance a building you own? As a Mortgage Broker, and through our brokerage indi Mortgage we can bring to you:
        • Raw and serviced land financing
        • Construction financing
        • Financing for your purchase
        • Refinancing options
        • Renewal options

      Business Financing Inquiries

        Introducing the Brian Gentles’ Team

        Calgary’s Best Mortgage Team – Helping Canadians with Mortgages Nationwide

        Brian Gentles
        Mortgage Broker

        Direct: 403-216-8302
        Toll-Free: 1-866-273-6192
        [email protected]

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        My passion is to help you understand mortgages, understand your personal mortgage opportunity and if the time is right and I’ve earned your business, to obtain the mortgage that you desire. The good news is that for most of the borrowers we work with the lender compensates us for doing the work; so there is no cost to you for our services.

        I have been a mortgage originator since 2001, an entrepreneur since 1991 and a corporate employee (technology, mining, and oil and gas) from 1971 to 1990. From these experiences, I understand the true nature of these various types of employment and how that works into the mortgage equation. My family includes five “children” in their 30’s and early 40’s, their significant others and 4 grandchildren; so I still relate to new families just starting out in life.

        I work with first-time buyers, long-time homeowners, real estate investors and business owners.

        My first exposure to general business financing was in 1991 when I took ownership of an ambulance and paramedical services company. I expanded our operations to provide medical support to Canadian and American oil field workers in Western Siberia. We also sold ambulances in Western Canada and brokered a multi-million dollar deal to Iran. From this I gained first-hand experience with loans for acquisitions, operating lines of credit, equipment leasing, purchase order financing and international letters of credit.

        In early 2017 I added business financing to my portfolio so that I could bring more value to my self-employed mortgage clients.

        indi Mortgage and Alberta Business Financing Solutions are connected companies.

        Your Qualified Canadian Mortgage Broker with Experience

        I have been a member of both our provincial and national professional associations – the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association and Mortgage Professionals Canada – since I began brokering in 2001.  I continue to seek opportunities to upgrade my knowledge and education through those associations, as well as seeking out other delivery channels.   I am committed to upgrading my education, experience, and professionalism regularly and have demonstrated a personal belief and commitment to our association’s Code of Ethics.

        Serving New Home Buyers in Alberta and Canada Wide

        I am licensed as a mortgage broker with indi Mortgage in Alberta.  indi Mortgage operates from British Columbia to Ontario, and will soon operate in Quebec.  We have strong business relationships in Eastern Canada.  As such I can place mortgages for property anywhere in Canada. indi Mortgage is a full-service, full-scope brokerage in residential and commercial lending from institutional and private funding sources. As required, I can draw on the expertise and connections of over 200 indi Mortgage brokers – all with extensive experience in their respective markets.

        Accomplishments, Past and Present

        My second passion is to help new mortgage brokers understand and successfully launch into the mortgage profession. In 2014 I was honoured and humbled to be awarded “Mentor of the Year” by CMHC (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation) and our national Canadian Association of Accredited Mortgage Professionals (CAAMP) and again the following year as “Mentor of the Year” by the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association.

        I continue to be actively engaged with the Alberta Mortgage Brokers Association and the Real Estate Council of Alberta to improve and increase our educational offerings to existing and new brokers and to raise the level of professionalism across our industry.

        Since 2003 I have consistently been recognized as a top producer within the brokerage and in 2016 was recognized as “Philanthropist of the Year”.

        I have been recognized by my peers and provincial association, in two separate forums, for contributions to both the mortgage industry at large and for community service.

        Beyond mortgages and family, I am a member of the Rotary Club of Calgary Heritage Park, co-chair of a Rotary District committee for the Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp and a volunteer and former Board Member of the Disabled Sailing Association of Alberta.

        Since 2008 I have served and continue to serve on three Condominium Boards.  This keeps me very current with the Condominium Act, with board governance and with the joys and issues of condominium living.

        Elaine Duncan

        [email protected]
        Direct: 403-216-8304
        Toll Free: 1-866-273-6191

        I have been involved in real estate and mortgage administration for over 30 years.  I provide “Loan Partner” assistance primarily to Brian Gentles, and to other brokers when needed.

        My primary role as a Loan Partner is to ensure all the right paperwork gets to all the right places on time. This includes packaging of all documents for lender review, pulling Land Title records and tax statements, ordering and reviewing appraisals, as well as advising our clients when the lenders have reviewed and accepted their documentation. I follow the mortgage process from pre-approval through to funding; acting as a liaison between client, lender and the lawyer’s office to ensure the process is a seamless one. I also prepare the personal insurance quotations and all documents for client review and signature. At the completion of a mortgage transaction, I prepare and file all documents required for regulatory compliance under the Real Estate Act of Alberta or other provinces as appropriate.

        Once funded I assist the brokers and clients with any post-funding mortgage servicing requests such as payment changes, bank account changes and preparing documents for those clients wishing to make changes to their existing mortgage (i.e. conversion from a floating rate mortgage to a fixed-rate mortgage). I look forward to assisting with your mortgage needs.

        When not helping with mortgages I love to spend time with my children and grandchildren. I also love to travel and read.

        Brian Gentles Team /
        indi Mortgage – The Independent Mortgage Company /
        Alberta Business Financing Solutions

        223 14 Street NW 
        Calgary, AB, CANADA 
        T2N 1Z6

        Phone: 1-866-273-6192
        Fax 1-866-273-6194

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