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May 10, 2012

I’m looking to get prequalified for a home purchase in the San Francisco area. What are banks or lenders that have a good reputation I should consider?

First begin with the institution that has your savings or checking account. Because you have a history there, they may give you special treatment.

If you do not have a bank/savings and loan company that has an office in San Francisco, choose a mortgage broker. A mortgage broker presents loans that best fit your needs, leaving the final choice of lender and loan program to you.

Even when a client of mine works for a lending institution or has a working relationship with a bank or s&l, I recommend that they comparison shop with a mortgage broker. The more choices you have, the better!

 
James Romeo…

 

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