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Garden State Home Loans Review: One of the Highest-Rated Lenders I’ve Come Across

Garden State Home Loans Review: One of the Highest-Rated Lenders I’ve Come Across
May 13, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out East Coast mortgage lender “Garden State Home Loans,” which says it has some of the lowest mortgage rates and most competitive fees in the industry. They’re able to offer more attractively priced mortgages to their customers ... Read More »

Nation’s Top Wholesale Mortgage Lender Launches New Line of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Nation’s Top Wholesale Mortgage Lender Launches New Line of Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
May 13, 2021 No Comments »

Declaring that ARMs are back, United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) has just rolled out a new line of adjustable-rate mortgages for its mortgage broker partners. The new offering from the nation’s largest wholesale mortgage lender includes a 5-, 7-, and 10-year ... Read More »

Do Mortgage Payments Increase?

Do Mortgage Payments Increase?
May 12, 2021 No Comments »

Mortgage Q&A: “Do mortgage payments increase?” While this sounds like a no-brainer question, it’s actually a little more complicated than it appears. You see, there a number of different reasons why a mortgage payment can increase, aside from the obvious ... Read More »

Quicken Loans Changes Name to Rocket Mortgage

Quicken Loans Changes Name to Rocket Mortgage
May 12, 2021 No Comments »

In an effort to perhaps streamline its brand and create a little less consumer confusion, Quicken Loans announced today that it is officially changed its name to “Rocket Mortgage.” Going forward, you won’t see the old “Rocket Mortgage by Quicken ... Read More »

Central Bank Mortgage Review: A Modern Home Loan from a 100-Year Old Bank

Central Bank Mortgage Review: A Modern Home Loan from a 100-Year Old Bank
May 11, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll review a Midwest-based depository bank that is big on home loans, “Central Bank,” which also operates an online lending division known as “Online Central.” They’re perhaps best described as a neighborhood bank that has embraced the latest mortgage ... Read More »

Filo Mortgage Review: No Lender Fees, Ever

Filo Mortgage Review: No Lender Fees, Ever
May 10, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Filo Mortgage,” a newish mortgage company that says it specializes in amazingly low interest rates, world class service, and industry-leading technology. Those are basically the three big things most borrowers are looking for in a mortgage ... Read More »

eClick Lending Review: Do They Make Mortgages Easy?

eClick Lending Review: Do They Make Mortgages Easy?
May 6, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a look at “eClick Lending,” which is the online mortgage division of parent company Celebrity Home Loans, LLC. Their motto is to point, click, and save, a reference to their simplified digital loan process and what they ... Read More »

ConsumerDirect Mortgage Review: A 100% Paperless Loan Originator?

ConsumerDirect Mortgage Review: A 100% Paperless Loan Originator?
May 5, 2021 No Comments »

How do low rates, big savings, and a simplified mortgage sound? Well, that’s what “ConsumerDirect Mortgage” says it’s offering its customers. The online mortgage lender has apparently renovated the home lending process to eliminate fees, while also boosting transparency and ... Read More »

What Is a Mortgagee? Hint: It’s Not a Typo

What Is a Mortgagee? Hint: It’s Not a Typo
May 5, 2021 No Comments »

Are You a Mortgagee or Mortgagor? It’s mortgage Q&A time! Today’s question: “What is a mortgagee?” No, it’s not a typo. I didn’t leave an extra “e” on the word mortgage by mistake, though it may appear that way. Despite ... Read More »

SOL Mortgage Review: A Brighter Home Loan Experience

SOL Mortgage Review: A Brighter Home Loan Experience
May 3, 2021 No Comments »

If you’re looking for a brighter, happier mortgage experience, you may want to turn to SOL Mortgage for your home loan needs. The company says it’s led by a team of “dedicated career lending professionals” who are tired of hearing ... Read More »