“We are experienced mortgage brokers serving all of Ontario, with a concentration in Stratford, Huron Perth County and Southwestern Ontario. Our top priority is to provide unmatched customer service exploring solutions tailored to your unique financial goals.”

Our Team

Stratford Mortgage Brokers Barton Mortgage Group

Paul Barton

Mortgage Agent

After 32 years as a Mortgage Professional at Scotiabank and 3 years as an independent Mortgage Agent, Paul has acquired a wealth of industry knowledge that allows him to responsively provide the best solution for every client’s unique financing needs. Having been recognized for many industry awards, both nationally and locally, Paul has built his outstanding reputation on providing trusted service and by understanding the client’s best options in regards to their overall financial strategy.

Stratford Mortgage Brokers Barton Mortgage Group

Andrew Barton

Mortgage Agent

After earning his MBA and completing an internship with Northwestern Mutual ® as a Financial Advisor, Andrew was a key member of the finance team as an analyst at Applied Materials ®, a global leader in semiconductor manufacturing. With a strong background in finance and having been certified by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario to deal in mortgages, Andrew is well equipped to provide cost saving customized mortgage solutions.


Melissa Hurley

Mortgage Agent / Mortgage Assistant

Melissa completed her Financial Services diploma at Fanshawe College in 2003, followed by a 15 year career at Scotiabank as a Financial Advisor. In 2018 Melissa decided to further her mortgage knowledge by joining the broker world as a Mortgage Assistant.  As of 2021, Melissa is also a licensed Mortgage Agent in Ontario. Over the last 18 years she has gained extensive knowledge of the mortgage industry. As a mortgage assistant, Melissa works with clients and lenders by gathering and submitting all the required documentation as well as insuring their accuracy and completeness. Melissa’s goal with every file is to make sure all conditions are satisfied well before closing, thus resulting in an enhanced customer experience.

We are dedicated to finding solutions to help you reach your financial goals and get you into your dream home.

How We Can Help

First Time Home Buyer

We walk you through the process of buying your first home start to finish


Take advantage of lower rates, access equity in your home or consolidate debt

Pre Approval

Speed up the loan process, boost credibility with seller and increase your flexibility

Home Equity Line of Credit

Access the equity in your home with a HELOC. Up to 80% LTV

Debt Consolodation

Lower your interest rate and combine your debts into a single monthly payment

Self Employed Mortgages

Solutions for business owners and self employed people to secure mortgage funding

Second Mortgages

Knowledge and insight into the risks of second mortgages and what options you have

Private Mortgages

We work with private lenders for those mortgage needs outside the traditional box

Poor Credit

Turned down by the bank? We might have a private lending solution for you

The Broker Advantage

Barton Mortgage Group

  • Access to over 60 lenders each with unique rates, products, specials and incentives.
  • Service outside normal hours to work around your schedule.
  • Focused on long term relationship building and treating our clients like family.

Bank A

  • Bank A rates and products only.
  • Typically only available during regular work hours.
  • Unfamiliar and new mortgage agents.

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What Our Clients Are Saying

CLIENT, 2020

My husband and I first went to Paul in 2017 when we were looking at buying our first home. He laid everything out and walked us through the process start to finish. Thank you, Paul!

Rating: 5 out of 5.
CLIENT, 2021

I recently purchased a rental property where Paul showed me how to use the equity from my first home to purchase the rental. I have been using the extra rental income to put towards the mortgage. thx Paul.

Rating: 5 out of 5.
CLIENT, 2021

We were looking for brokers in Stratford and Paul helped us combine our car loan and line of credit into one easy payment by refinancing our mortgage and taking advantage of the low interest rate at the time!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Latest Industry and Local Housing News

Refinancing and Low Interest Rates

Is now the time to refinance? With interest rates being very low it might be a good time to refinance. Refinancing could be a solution for you if you are looking to consolidate debt, to get a lower interest rate, or to access equity in your home. Be aware of prepayment penalties and call Barton…

Stratford: Short Supply, High Demand

In the month of January, in Stratford, a mere 8 houses were sold publicly on the market. Currently in February there are limited properties listed for sale in Stratford, ON like many other smaller cities in Ontario. Due to short supply, houses have been selling for far above and beyond list price making it tough…

Barton Mortgage Group Launch

As of March 2021, Barton Mortgage Group has officially launched and owners Paul and Andrew Barton are excited to continue serving the residents Stratford, ON and surrounding area with any and all mortgage and financing needs. For more information on Barton Mortgage Group, please visit our About Us page and follow us on social media!

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