There has been a lot of talk recently, both good and bad about mortgage brokers. Mortgage lenders have been under a lot of scrutiny recently and legislation has been put in place (and more is in the works) to ensure that protects consumers.
Mortgage brokers can still be a good thing. They can do a lot of the hands on shopping for a home loan for you. So here we have a list of the brokers in the Pittsburgh PA area, (you can find not only mortgage lenders for the Pittsburgh PA area but anywhere else in the United States through our navigation!) so that you can start the shopping process. A good mortgage broker knows more about loans than a good banker will ever be able to get their hands on because they have a wider market. Their job is to shop dozens, sometimes hundreds of loans to find one that fits your needs.
First though see if you can see how much the mortgage broker is going to charge. Ask your Pittsburgh PA broker up front how they will be paid and see if you can get it in writing that they are working in your best interest, they may not be willing to do this but it can't hurt to ask. Also, check with several of the mortgage lenders in Pittsburgh PA until you find one you feel comfortable with and that you can trust.
A good mortgage broker can save you endless hours applying and shopping for loans. You give them the information once and then they have to do all the shopping and so many of us are willing to pay the Mortgage brokers fee to save all those hours of comparison shopping.
If for some reason none of the Pittsburgh PA mortgage brokers resonate with you, don't hesitate to check another city in the state, or even a different state if you want to. A lot of times they don't have to be local to work for you and it is more important than anything else that you can trust your mortgage broker and are comfortable with them.
If you had an amazing experience with a Pittsburgh PA mortgage lender and you don't see them on the list, drop us a line. We would love to hear about them and maybe even add them to our list. Don't forget, America Top 10 is all about helping consumers find the best, through the opinions of other consumers!