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Providing Perfect Loans for an Imperfect World

Mortgage lenders look for “perfect loans” and if any imperfections exist, you pay a penalty, which comes in the form of higher interest rates or fees.

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.

Why Appraisals are Taking Longer Than Ever

An appraisal is a report prepared by a professional appraiser that sets forth an unbiased opinion of value. This report is used by the lender to assure the market value of the property you are buying meets or exceeds the price you have agreed to pay.

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.

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.

Your Credit Score and Your Financial Well Being

Your credit score is a measure of your credit worthiness and helps lenders determine how likely you are to default on your loan. There is more than one way to calculate your credit score and many different companies that perform this task. FICO is one of the most well-known companies.

7 Personal Finance Tips You Need to Know

Do you consider yourself financially literate? Shockingly, two-thirds of Americans weren’t able to pass a financial literacy test. Even worse, a recent survey found that many Americans could not cover a $1,000 surprise expense without going into debt.

How to Buy a House Contingent on Selling Yours?

What is a sale contingency when submitting an offer to buy a home?

What You Need To Know About Coronavirus Related Student Loan Relief

The recently signed $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act includes student loan interest and payment suspension until September 30, 2020.

Considering A Personal Loan? Here’s What You Need To Know

When tough times hit, people often turn to personal loans to consolidate stay ahead of bills. If you're considering a personal loan, here's what you need to know.