Mortgage broker

This individual works to help homebuyers with their finances, as it relates to their property. A broker may ensure a borrower gets the lowest mortgage rate, and is the person responsible for gathering and reviewing your financial information, including your income, credit score, and credit history. A mortgage broker connects buyers and lenders, while a real estate agent is the person who works with buyers and sellers.

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