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Keep Your Cool – Here’s What Really Happens at Closings

Details matter, especially when it comes to the all-important Loan Estimate and Closing Disclosure.

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Lauren Bowling

Lauren Bowling is the award-winning blogger and editor behind personal finance site "Financial Best Life" and author of "The Millennial Homeowner: A Guide to Successfully Navigating Your First Home Purchase." She's contributed to such financial sites as "CNNMoney" and "Forbes."