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6 Resolutions for Mortgage Professionals in the New Year

6 Resolutions for Mortgage Professionals in the New Year

By Erin Ollila / February 1, 2021
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The start of a new year comes with a clean slate. It’s an opportunity to set goals, resolutions, or intentions for the year ahead. But when you work in the mortgage industry, how do you know how to set your…

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26 Real Estate and Mortgage Terms from A – Z

26 Real Estate and Mortgage Terms from A – Z

By Aly Yale / January 27, 2021
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The home buying process is filled with all kinds of jargon and industry-specific real estate and mortgage terms. You’ll encounter acronyms like “APR,” “DTI,” and “LTV,” and new phrases like “escrow account” and “fixed-rate” can add confusion, too. Need help…

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8 Ways Parents Can Pay for College

By Aly Yale / February 12, 2020
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Let’s face it: college is expensive. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, four years at a public university clocks in at just under $69,000, while at a private school, it edges upward of $178,000 by the time graduation…

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Freddie and Fannie Who?! 13 Mortgage Terms You’ve Heard and May Not Understand

By Aly Yale / January 8, 2020
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The mortgage process can be pretty overwhelming — especially if it’s your first time around the block. In fact, according to a recent study from credit bureau TransUnion, a whopping 34% of first-time homebuyers aren’t familiar with a single mortgage…

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