This Element is an excerpt from Homebuyers Beware: Who's Ripping You Off Now? - What You Must Know About the New Rules of Mortgage and Credit by Carolyn Warren, available in print and digital formats.
The simplest, clearest, quickest, step-by-step guide to today's home loan processes! "I've seen loan process flowcharts so elaborate, I wonder if the author's purpose was to try to impress me with the complexity and enormity of their job. By contrast, here is a simple checklist that leads you through the steps, from start to finish. Step one: Get a Good Faith Estimate and choose your loan officer."