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The 3 Failures of the Pre-Approval Process

The pre-approval process is a key component of the homebuying experience, but the modern pre-approval process is a failure. Here's why.

When a Conventional Mortgage Doesn’t Work

A conventional mortgage won't work for everyone. Learn how a non qualifying mortgage could meet your needs.

ROI of  9 Popular Home Renovations

Find out what home improvements will provide you with the most long term benefits. Get ready to make some updates!

How to Refinance Your Mortgage Without Paying Any Closing Costs

Refinancing a mortgage without paying closing costs is possible, but here's what you need to consider first.

Is now the right time to refinance my mortgage?

Is now the right time to refinance? Here’s our framework for thinking through this important decision.

Is It Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?

Interest rates are at an all-time low. If you've got a car loan a refinance could save you money. Here's how to know if it makes sense for you to refinance.

Mortgage Refinancing 101

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

An Interview With Keller Williams Andover CEO Michael Hvizda

As with superheroes, an agent’s origin story often tells of struggle that led to growth. We recently spoke with Michael Hvizda, the CEO of Keller Williams Andover, about his entrepreneurial beginnings, including the failures that enabled him to thrive.

5 Things I Learned from Jonathan Cheever

When we decided to sponsor Jonathan, we were excited to be a supporter of his Olympic journey because of his strong Massachusetts roots and the clear love of his home.

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.