Mortgage & Finance News

Most homebuyers, when it comes to their financing, want the best rate possible. And that usually means turning to either the big banks, credit unions, or monoline lenders. In the mortgage business, these lenders a typically called, “A” lenders. If you’ve got good credit, a good job and decent down payment, you’re probably looking at one of these A lenders. But there are some people who don’t fit into conventional lending, and that’s where you might hear the term, Alt A, or alternative lender.