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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.

Accelerating Gravity

In the Winter of 2015, I began accepting applications for Raizlabs’ startup incubator, XLR8. The goal of this program was to help nurture the next great Boston area startups and provide them guidance in the areas that Raizlabs excels, namely mobile development, product management and UI/UX.

What Tax Preparation Software is Right for Homeowners? Take Our Test!

Being a homeowner makes your tax situation a lot more complicated, but filing your taxes doesn't have to be.

6 Tips Every Homebuyer Should Follow

Looking to buy a home in a hot real estate market? You'll want to heed the advice of Boston homebuyers Alex and Leila. Below they share their tips for navigating homebuying in a crowded market.

How Robert Saved Over $25K With Own Up

After shopping around extensively, Robert ended up securing a highly-competitive loan through working with Own Up that saved him more than $25,000 over the life of his loan. The deal was so great that even one of the other brokers he had been talking to told him he couldn’t pass it up.

Here's Why You Should Shop Around for a Mortgage

This couple saved over $17,000 by shopping around for a mortgage. Here's how shopping around can save you money.

How a Homebuyer Conquered the Mortgage Process & Saved $13K

Andrew recently had an offer accepted on an affordable housing unit, but due to the condo’s unique circumstances he faced a challenge finding a lender. Fortunately, Own Up was able to find a solution.

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.

“Just hear us out. Don’t do big box. Go local, and go with Own Up.”

A common misconception people have when buying a home is that the bigger the mortgage company, the better the access to competitive rates and 24-hour customer service. But Emily and Evan found out that their big mortgage company wasn’t nearly as efficient as they hoped.

Honest About Money

One of the core tenants of our business is that we’re honest about money. This means that we tell our customers how we much we are paid and what it means to them. We do so because transparency is the foundation of a trustworthy relationship.

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