I recently purchased my first house and took out a 30 year fixed rate mortgage. The process was intense, confusing, sometimes sleazy, effort intensive, and eye opening. I learned a lot about the process and wanted to share a few things to help you. I am confident I received one of the best and overall packages possible. In this article I will share with you tips, how I got the best rate possible, and other information to inform you on making the best decision for yourself.