Technology required to build a form that lists and compares mortgages


I know basic web coding, however I am not an IT person. I would like to build a webpage with a form where visitors can fill-in and select parameters of their dream mortgage. After they submit the form, my page would display those mortgages that meet the search criteria.

I have no experiences with similar project so please tell me how do I get those mortgages of different banks, is there any API for that or I will have to scrape those data from each bank’s website? How would you solve this project?

Thank you for your advices.

I would use PHP to scrape the banks’ websites daily and enter the data into a database. This way you’d also have historical data. The daily scrape can be automated with a cron job.

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