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What's coming up next year for mortgage rates... the Fed... housing markets... home prices? See HSH's 2022 Outlook for our expectations!

What's coming up next year for mortgage rates... the Fed... housing markets... home prices? See HSH's 2022 Outlook for our expectations!

Is it safe to use a direct lender to refinance

Generally speaking, a 'direct lender' is a lender who lends his own funds. Some mortgage lenders use this term to differentiate themselves from mortgage brokers, who arrange loans between you and a lender. A direct lender should have control over the loan process from start to finish, but simply being a direct lender doesn't guarantee that you'll get great pricing or great service.

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Keith Gumbinger
Keith Gumbinger
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Vice President, HSH.com
About Keith: Mortgage market observer and analyst with 35 years experience... (more)
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