May 30, 2023

Credit Card Debt Hits All-Time High: Should You Refinance to Consolidate?

Americans have an absolute mountain of credit card debt- currently $986 billion, to be exact. On top

May 23, 2023

Why Buyers Need an Expert Agent by Their Side

The process of buying a home can feel a bit intimidating, even under normal circumstances. But today's market is still anything but normal. There continues to be a very limited number of homes for sale, and that’s creating bidding wars and driving home prices back up as buyers compete over the available homes.

May 18, 2023

Buy Now, Sell Later: Qualifying for a New Home Without Selling Your Current One

If you are a current homeowner looking to move, you know the challenges that come with finding a new home

Apr 27, 2023

Facts, Not Headlines: Understanding the New Loan Level Price Adjustments

Starting May 1, upfront fees for loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will see changes in the Loan

Apr 25, 2023

A New Way to Compete With Cash Buyers: Meet Our Value Assurance Program

The phrase “cash is king” has dominated the real estate market in recent years. Nationally, more

Apr 20, 2023

Spring Cleaning: How to Sustainably Donate Your Unwanted Items

With Earth Day coming up on April 22nd, it seems like the perfect occasion to begin some spring cleaning.

Mar 29, 2023

Rates are Forecasted to Rise, Now Could Be a Good Time to Consider an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM)

It’s easy to understand why predictable, Fixed-Rate Mortgages are a popular choice. However, the

Mar 29, 2023

12 Variables That Affect Your Mortgage Interest Rate

Every transaction type and borrower’s individual financial profile can influence their borrowing costs.

Mar 22, 2023

Home Buyer’s Edge: How to Get Your Offer Accepted in 3 Easy Steps

Getting a Full Credit Approval can save you the frustration of getting your offers rejected in today’s

Mar 9, 2023

Your Digital Legacy: Emergency SOS Features, Legacy Contacts, and More

Setting up emergency features only takes a minute, but they can be vital in a crisis. Emergency SOS

Mar 1, 2023

Why Your Closing Costs May Surprise You

According to this report from ClosingCorp, more than 50% of homebuyers are surprised by their closing costs.

Feb 28, 2023

Real-Life Treasure: Checking Unclaimed Funds

Most people have never heard of unclaimed funds, but if a business, government office, or other source owes

Feb 21, 2023

What You Need to Know About Tenant-Occupied Properties

Whether you’re purchasing or selling a tenant-occupied property, there are a handful of guidelines and

Feb 13, 2023

What Typical Rent vs. Buy Comparisons Often Fail to Mention

Typical rent vs. buy calculators, such as Freddie Mac’s, compare the total cost of renting and owning a

Feb 2, 2023

Payment Saver Program: A Temporary Interest Rate Buydown Could Be Your Answer

As borrowers navigate historically low inventory, inflation concerns, and volatile interest rates, there is