I ran across this article on securing your best mortgage rate and thought it worth sharing. Follow this link
There is one more hint that is worth sharing. Negotiate. Few things are set in stone so talk to the loan officer about offering a lower rate before you jump on the "best" number they present to you up front. Who knows, you might just get a better deal than their best canned offer.
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