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The 10 worst things you can say to a mortgage lender

GOBankingRates Logo By Cynthia Measom of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 11: <p>Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation. And you’ll probably have your own questions to ask and comments to make.</p><p>Be careful about what you say to a mortgage lender, however, because it might just end up getting your application denied. Avoid saying these 10 things a mortgage lender doesn't want to hear and increase the likelihood of having your application approved — and <a href="https://www.gobankingrates.com/loans/best-mortgage-rate/">getting the best mortgage rate available</a>.</p>

Don't Say These Things to a Mortgage Lender

Getting a mortgage loan is an involved process that requires a full examination of your financial background. You’ll likely have to answer countless questions and complete a mountain of documentation. And you’ll probably have your own questions to ask and comments to make.

Be careful about what you say to a mortgage lender, however, because it might just end up getting your application denied. Avoid saying these 10 things a mortgage lender doesn't want to hear and increase the likelihood of having your application approved — and getting the best mortgage rate available.

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