Homebuyers Start Looking at Mortgages Before Searching for a House

National Mortgage News, Sept. 12, 2018–Elina Tarkazikis (subscription)
About 73.5% of house shoppers claim to seek financing options prior to searching for a home, according to a survey by loanDepot and its real estate services provider mellohome. For first-time homebuyers, this figure hit 85.1%.