Finding A Lender

Where can I find a lender?

You can get a mortgage from many different types of lenders, including mortgage banking companies, commercial banks, community banks, thrifts and credit unions.

Some places to start getting information include:

Your own financial institution. Sometimes financial institutions can offer better mortgage terms to current customers.
Real estate professionals
Relatives, friends and co-workers who own a home
Home ownership education providers
Your local newspaper, telephone book or the Internet
Churches or places of worship
Department of Housing and Urban Development

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