I am sure there are other options out there. If you don't know one, call a local realtor and ask to be referred.
Realtors work with lenders all the time and we know which ones we are comfortable working with and which ones we tend to avoid. I work extensively with Residential Home Funding here in New Jersey and have found them to be excellent. If there is a local branch in your area I recommend them highly. If not (or for that matter if you just want to 'shop around' a little for the best deal) ask a realtor. There's no fee for the service and if you do find a lender, the realtor will be happy to help you find a home as well!... more