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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Applications Fall as Interest Rates Tick Up

January 22, 2021
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Mortgage applications were down last week, dropping about 2% from the week prior, according to the latest survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA). The overall…

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10 Ways to Stay Entertained Indoors This Winter

10 Ways to Stay Entertained Indoors This Winter

January 22, 2021

The cold weather is officially here — and for many households, that means a lot of time trying to stay entertained indoors. While movie marathons can…

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Embrace Employee Spotlight: Jenn Brownell and Suzanne Bove

Embrace Employee Spotlight: Anthony Booth and Nancy Morley

January 21, 2021
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There’s a lot to love about Embrace Home Loans, but one of our strongest assets has always been our employees. We have teammates who have been…

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What Is a Break-Even Point? (And Why You Need to Know Yours When You're Refinancing)

What Is a Break-Even Point? (and Why You Need to Know Yours When Refinancing)

January 21, 2021

Interest rates have consistently been at historic lows throughout the coronavirus pandemic, and, as a result, many people have rushed to refinance their mortgages. However, the…

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9 Handy Apps to Help You Get More Organized This Year

9 Handy Apps to Get You Organized This Year

January 20, 2021

All of us could stand to be a little more organized this year. Organization — both at work and at home — leads to less stress,…

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8 Winter Pop-By Ideas That Your Clients Will Love

7 Winter Pop-By Ideas That Your Clients Will Love

January 19, 2021

If you’ve been in the real estate business for any amount of time, you probably already know that pop-bys can be a great marketing tool. That…

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Should I Refinance My HELOC into a Fixed-Rate Mortgage?

Should I Refinance My HELOC into a Fixed-Rate Mortgage?

January 18, 2021

When you’re in need of cash, a home equity line of credit (HELOC) can seem pretty great. They come with low (often interest-only) payments for many…

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Mortgage Weekly Update

Mortgage Apps Surge After Holiday Slump

January 15, 2021
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The holiday slump is definitely over. According to the latest survey from the Mortgage Bankers Association, mortgage activity jumped nearly 17% last week.  Total applications were…

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Embrace Employee Spotlight: Jenn Brownell and Suzanne Bove

Embrace Employee Spotlight: Bryan Smith and James Wood

January 14, 2021
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There’s a lot to love about Embrace Home Loans, but one of our strongest assets has always been our employees. We have teammates who have been…

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5 Tips to Help Spruce Up Your Work from Home Space

5 Tips to Help Spruce Up Your Work From Home Space

January 14, 2021
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By now, most of us have been working from home for months and, in many cases, our workspaces are far from ideal. With that in mind,…

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