The FREEandCLEAR Certified Low Rate Lender badge is awarded based on the results of mystery shopping mortgage rates for over 2,000 lenders. The lenders with the lowest mortgage rates and APR are awarded Gold, Silver or Bronze badges. Lenders with grey-out badges did not receive a badge. Lenders cannot pay to receive a badge. View FREEandCLEAR Lender Directory FAQs
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