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Own Up is a privately held, Boston-based fintech startup that is on a mission to make sure every home buyer receives a fair deal on their mortgage by unconditionally empowering individuals with customized data, personalized advice, and unprecedented access to mortgage lenders to create better financial outcomes and simplify the home financing experience.

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The Gender Gap: Women Pay More For Their Mortgage Than Men

Women in the U.S. overpay on their mortgages in 49 of the 50 states. Here are the states and why women may be paying more for their mortgages than men.

Meet the team in your corner

Who's behind the scenes of Own Up helping you make your best home financing decisions? Meet some of our Home Advisors who make the magic happen.

The Biggest Secret in Homeownership

Don't overlook the market spread of interest rates and how it's funneling millions of dollars to banks and mortgage companies. Shop around and get a low rate.

Introducing Lender Grader, a tool to help borrowers understand the mortgage market

Lender Grader helps you visualize and understand just how much rates vary from lender to lender, and what that might mean for your bottom line.

Mortgage Refinancing 101

Refinancing your mortgage can be a good way to save money. Here's what you need to know about mortgage refinancing.

Refinancing After the COVID-19 Mortgage Forbearance Program

While the CARES Act mortgage forbearance program helped many Americans manage their mortgage payments during COVID-19 challenges, refinancing may help reduce future financial hardships.

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