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As the saying goes – it takes a village. Even when embarking on your home purchase, it’s essential to put together a dream team of mortgage professionals to make the process as smooth as possible.
Connecting with a real estate agent is step one for many prospective buyers, but there are a number of pros you’ll need to connect with along the way before calling that home your own – and it’s up to you to hire them.
Here’s a list of the pros you can expect to work with during the buying process, and what you should know before hiring them.
Your Guide to Mortgage Professionals
The Mortgage Broker
What they do
Mortgage brokers navigate the lender marketplace on your behalf to find you the best mortgage rate. Brokers have access to a number of rates offered by various lenders, and can likely score you a better deal than you would have found on your own. They also take your personal budget and credit standing into account to find a mortgage product truly suited to your financial needs…