I can't tell you how often it happens where I have to break the bad news to someone: something they saw on TV or the internet just isn't real. I know, real shocker. But just like the clickbait articles you see online, banks and online home search websites are just misleading and often leave consumers feeling had. I'm going to share with you here a few things to be aware of if you do decide to peruse the internet for your real estate advice, which you shouldn't be doing anyways.
Every time I walk into my bank, I see their mortgage rate advertising on the screens behind the tellers. It looks a little something like this:
While this is all fine and dandy, this doesn't tell the whole story. Banks are quick to show the lowest rates…