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Dan Silva

Vice President, Marketplace Lending

Dan is the Vice President of Marketplace Lending at Own Up. Throughout his career, he has held executive leadership positions in the mortgage and banking industry.

Dan possesses a deep understanding of mortgages and residential lending. He leverages his expertise to help improve financial outcomes for homebuyers and supports the team of home advisors at Own Up.

He strongly believes in Own Up's mission to help people avoid overpaying for their mortgages and is dedicated to making mortgage shopping and comparison easy for all customers.

Dan earned a BA in Business Economics from Eastern Connecticut State University.

Articles by Dan Silva

A Deep Dive Into Mortgage Closing Costs

The cost of homeownership is typically more than the sale price of the home. Here's a look at additional expenses you can expect to see during the closing process.

The Role of the Attorney Review in Home Buying

The homebuying process can involve a lot of people: the buyer, the seller, real estate agents, the inspector, the title company, and sometimes, an attorney. Learn how the attorney review process can impact your homebuying experience.

Can You Buy a House With a Lien?

Property liens can add an extra layer of complications to the homebuying process; read on to help you decide if it’s worth navigating.

What Is A Condo Questionnaire and Do I Need to Complete One?

A condo questionnaire is a document required by lenders to finance a property designated as a condominium or townhouse that is a part of a homeowners association. The document provides evidence that the condominium project is in compliance with lender’s underwriting requirements.

How To Find And Choose The Right Mortgage Lender For Your First Home Loan

There are many factors that can impact your overall home price; finding the right lender is key to ensuring you’re getting the best bang for your buck.

8 Cautionary Notes for a First-Time Homebuyer

Going through the homebuying process for the first time can feel mysterious, but it doesn’t have to be. Here are eight mistakes to avoid as a first-time homebuyer.

Find Your Dream Home: A How-To Guide

Finding your dream home takes hard work. Read this how-to guide to learn what to look for.

How to Buy a House from Out of State

Buying a house in another state can be difficult. Learn what to do and what to avoid.

How To Budget For A House

Figuring out how much mortgage you can afford can be difficult. Use this simple guide to learn how to budget for a house.

House Inspection Checklist

A good house inspection checklist can save you money when buying a house. Check out this complete guide.

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