Who you meet when buying your
Finding the right real estate professionals to
guide you through the process can be an
overwhelming hassle, but taking time to do
research will help save you money and
prevent buyer’s remorse.
First, get pre-approved for a mortgage
loan. A loan officer works for a specific
lending institution like a bank or credit
union, while a mortgage broker is an
independent agent for both a mortgage
loan applicant and the lender.
Mortgage Broker/Loan Officer
Real Estate Agent
A real estate agent is your first point of
contact for finding the right home and
helping you through the negotiation
process. A Realtor is a real estate
agent who is a member of the National
Association of Realtors and state or
local realtor associations.
The title agent is an independent agent
who researches the records of
properties and issues insurance on the
title on behalf of a title insurance
company. The title agent facilitates
paperwork for the closing.
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Once you've reviewed all the closing
documents and signed, it's time to