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Before the internet, conducting a mortgage comparison was a real hassle. Interested home buyers had to consult their daily newspapers or call individual banks in order to get any information about potential mortgage rates and had to work to figure out closing costs and other fine-print details.
Nowadays, a mortgage comparison can be completed quickly and easily with the comparison tools available online. Whether you use a desktop computer, laptop, hand-held device, or WiFi-enabled phone, you can conduct a complete mortgage comparison quickly and easily.
This puts home-buying consumers in a very good position for securing a competitive mortgage rate--certainly much better than the position their parents and grandparents were in. Because of this advantage, consumers have more financial capital to focus on wealth accumulation, college and retirement savings, and debt repayment. Keep in mind that this is only true for those consumers who actually conduct a mortgage comparison. Without taking this simple step, you could be hurting your ability to save for the future.
So be sure you do your homework and take the time to do a mortgage comparison before you decide which institution to borrow your money from.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|