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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

What are Contingencies and How Do They Affect Your Home Purchase?

Contingencies can serve as an insurance policy during the homebuying process – for both the buyer and the seller. Here’s an in-depth look at how they can support your purchase process.

What Does it Mean to Be ‘Under Contract’?

The homebuying process doesn’t end after a seller accepts an offer. Here’s what it means to go under contract and how it can impact the closing process.

APR Unveiled: Your Key to Comparing Loan Options

What is an annual percentage rate? Learn about the full cost of borrowing by digging into a loan’s APR.


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