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This page is part of Owning a Home, the CFPB’s set of tools and resources for homebuyers.
We are the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a U.S. government agency that makes sure banks, lenders, and other financial companies treat you fairly. Learn how the CFPB can help you.

Loan Estimate Explainer

A Loan Estimate tells you important details about a mortgage loan you have requested. Use this tool to review your Loan Estimate to make sure it reflects what you discussed with the lender. If something looks different from what you expected, ask why. Request multiple Loan Estimates from different lenders so you can compare and choose the loan that's right for you.

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