There was an interesting article on Yahoo about lending. Here is the summary, but you can click here if you want to read the whole article.
1. Stop procrastinating and refinance
2. Buyer’s get moving.
3. Tip 3: Compare FHA vs. conventional loans
4. Ensure that your credit is golden
5. Want to pay off your mortgage earlier?
6. Underwater refinancers: Don’t take “no” for an answer
7. Give your lender a chance
8 Shop for a low rate and good service
9. Approved for a mortgage? Leave your credit alone
10. It’s not over until the loan closes