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When you’re ready to buy a home, you may wonder if you should try to shop for a mortgage on your own or reach out to mortgage broker for help. A mortgage broker can be very helpful in the process, especially for people who are inexperienced in buying a home. Here’s everything you need to know about the pros and cons of using a mortgage broker.

How Easy Is It To Shop and Secure a Mortgage on Your Own?

If you’ve never shopped for a mortgage before, you might be wondering if it’s a task you should tackle on your own.  

“In today’s modern age, shopping for and securing a mortgage is easy to do online,” said Kevin Leibowitz, a mortgage broker with Grayton Mortgage. “There are number of online lenders that help facilitate this easily.  But, sometimes those lenders might not offer the best terms (i.e. combination of closing cost and rate).”