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May 25, 2021

Should You Pay off Your Mortgage in Retirement?

Everyone has different circumstances when it comes to buying a home to call their own. Understanding these implications doesn’t just stop at the time of purchase, you need to consider these variables throughout the entirety of your mortgage. One of the biggest...

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May 18, 2021

#logoloyalty: What is it and how does it affect your loan shopping?

Today, we’re talking #logoloyalty. This is what it looks like: You’re reluctant to go with a new bank because you like and are loyal to your current bank right? Here’s what Dusty Broderick of Solidify Advisors has to say: 1....

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April 29, 2021

Using a Home Builder’s Lender Vs. an Independent Mortgage Broker

In the US, the average mortgage balance is over $200,000! So, when you’re dealing with such a large number of money invested in the most sentimental item you’ll ever own (that’s your home, of course), you’ll want to be sure you’re getting...

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April 7, 2021

How Borrowers Can Avoid Misinformation by Online Research

Buying your first home should be an exciting part of your life. Yet 7 out of 10 buyers describe buying a home as the most stressful event in their life. The amount of misinformation available online doesn’t make the process any less stressful....

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September 25, 2020

Everything You Need to Know about the FHFA’s New Adverse Market Refinance Fee

Coming December 1st, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) will be implementing a new Adverse Market Refinance Fee that applies a 50 bps fee to lenders selling any mortgages to Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac. About 50% of all the...

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