The difficulty and complexity in applying for a mortgage dissuades some potential homeowners from taking the plunge, but a new partnership between the nation’s largest homebuilder and a local fintech startup is seeking to address the issue

According to The Wall Street Journal, Lennar Corp. (NYSE: LEN) will begin using technology from San Francisco-based Blend to help customers speed up the mortgage application process through online options and tools to get loans.

The companies claim that could…