Google announced they are rolling out a mortgage information search product. The new service will show in mobile searches.
Google Mortgage Information Search for Mobile
Google’s new service is a collaboration with Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). The CFPB is a United States government
organization that regulates the consumer financial products and services.
The new mortgage search tool is available in mobile.
According to the CFPBs About Us page:
“We protect consumers from unfair, deceptive, or abusive practices and take action against companies that break the law. We arm people
with the information, steps, and tools that they need to make smart financial decisions.”
Google is partnering with the U.S. government to provide information that is meant to benefit consumers.
How does Google’s Mortgage Search Work?
Google’s new mortgage information search provides multiple choices for finding more information about mortgages.
The information is designed to funnel consumers from every point of their mortgage research journey.
According to Google:
“For those looking for insights on how to get started or preparing to close, we collaborated with the CFPB to surface the key steps
involved in getting a mortgage under the process section. No matter what phase of the journey you’re on, you can select a step to find a
list of relevant documents and helpful tips from the CFPB. “
What is Google Mortgage Information Search?
The mortgage information search offers the following tools:
- Mortgage calculator
- Mortgage rate tool
- Step by step mortgage tool
- Videos with How-to and 101 level information
Read Google’s announcement here:
CFPB About Us Page