PICKING A RELIABLE AND EFFICIENT MORTGAGE LENDER DURING A GLOBALPANDEMIC.
Picking a reliable and efficient mortgage lender is an important step to purchasing a new home. This is a strategic process where there is no straight forward and easy answer for every homebuyer. However how and when to buy has been on
everyone’s mind since the global pandemic started back in
November of 2019. Over a year later now we have seen
first-hand the volatile market trends that are product of
outside influences. Before you head on to see if a
mortgage might be the right thing to do for you make
sure you are keeping up with the market. That’s why
Money.com has developed a live document article that is
updated weekly with the current mortgage rates on the
market and other significant variables that affect it.
If you are set on the 2021 mortgage train; these are a few tips to make sure that you are set up for success when finding a mortgage lender:
1. Be knowledgeable about the different types of mortgage loans and some of the basic
terminology. To get a better understanding of what is the best mortgage for you, it’s
important to research reputable online sources and reach out to experts who could lend
a helping hand. The more information you’re exposed to, the better.
2. Research customer experience and reputations of the different lenders. This is
especially true for first-time buyers; they will need a lender that is willing to assist and
help with the mortgage loan process!
3. A solid and impeccable reputation for a mortgage lender is important as well. Lenders
should be proud of a transparent record and a good reputation can solidify consumers’
trust in them. There are numerous organizations that are dedicated to receiving
complaints about lenders and to make sure lenders act according to regulation.
Author: Estefania Guzmán
Estefania Guzmán is a Human Resource and Marketing graduate from the
University of Puerto Rico, she is a part of the Outreach Team at Money.com. She has
previously helped local businesses with their marketing endeavors.