Shopping for your dream home is exciting! Shopping for a mortgage, not so much. But for most, there is no dream home without a mortgage, and so it begins - the analysis of financials, the gathering of paperwork, the list of questions to ask, and re-ask lenders (ahem, layman's terms please!). Today's tip, The Ultimate Home Loan Shopping List, comes to us via Trulia (www.trulia.com), and features a reference guide for important documents you'll need to bring with you to lender appointments, and critical questions you should ask to secure the best rate. The author, Rebecca McClay (http://www.trulia.com/tips/author/rebeccaclay/) gives you all the information you'll need to make shopping for your home loan a less stressful and - dare I say - more enjoyable experience, giving you more time to focus on the fun part - picking out your new home! For more information about lender comparisons and specific things to know when applying for a condo loan, feel free to reach out to our experts at The Charles Realty, 617-236-0353.