WASHINGTON — The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is launching a toolkit on Tuesday that will help consumers shop for a mortgage by finding the best rates in their area based on data the agency gathers from lenders.

The agency created the toolkit after a study, which is being released at the same time, found that nearly half of homebuyers did not actually shop around for a mortgage, a behavior the CFPB would like to change.

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