All posts by Colin Robertson

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?

When Are Mortgage Rates Lowest?
January 26, 2021 No Comments »

We’re all looking for an angle, especially if it’ll save us some money. Whether it’s a stock market trend, a home price trend, or a mortgage rate trend, someone always claims to have unlocked the code. Unfortunately, it’s usually all ... Read More »

Sage Mortgage Review: A Fully-Digital Refinance Lender

Sage Mortgage Review: A Fully-Digital Refinance Lender
January 25, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Sage Mortgage,” a digital mortgage lender startup backed by Red Ventures, which refers to itself as a portfolio of internet brands and digital platforms. You may have heard of some of their companies, such as the ... Read More »

Carrington Mortgage Review: Might Be a Good Option for Hard-to-Close Loans

Carrington Mortgage Review: Might Be a Good Option for Hard-to-Close Loans
January 22, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Carrington Mortgage,” a top-50 mortgage lender nationally that is based in Anaheim, California. They recently launched “Vylla Home,” which is their take on a modern all-in-one experience for home buyers and mortgage seekers. It’s a single ... Read More »

Does a Refinance Require an Appraisal?

Does a Refinance Require an Appraisal?
January 21, 2021 No Comments »

Mortgage Q&A: “Does a refinance require an appraisal?” A reader recently asked if they needed an appraisal to refinance their existing mortgage, knowing they can often add weeks to the loan process. As with anything in the mortgage realm, the ... Read More »

HomePlus Mortgage Review: Unparalleled Customer Service?

HomePlus Mortgage Review: Unparalleled Customer Service?
January 20, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “HomePlus Mortgage,” a San Diego-based direct lender that strives to provide the highest level of customer service along with the most competitive mortgage rates out there. You may have come across them on a mortgage comparison ... Read More »

Optimum First Mortgage Review: #1 in Price and Customer Service?

Optimum First Mortgage Review: #1 in Price and Customer Service?
January 19, 2021 No Comments »

You’ve got to pretty confident to say you’re #1 in both price and customer service, but that’s exactly how “Optimum First Mortgage” describes itself. The Southern California-based mortgage lender isn’t afraid to say it has the lowest rates in the ... Read More »

The 2021 Housing Market Is Kind of Like the Toilet Paper Shortage

The 2021 Housing Market Is Kind of Like the Toilet Paper Shortage
January 19, 2021 No Comments »

To say residential real estate is on fire would be a huge understatement. In fact, it’s so popular that we’re literally running out of homes. Simply put, there are too many home buyers and not enough properties for sale, nor ... Read More »

Low VA Rates Review: A Mortgage Lender That Is Everything VA

Low VA Rates Review: A Mortgage Lender That Is Everything VA
January 18, 2021 No Comments »

Sometimes mortgage companies come up with unique or clever names, and other times they just name themselves after exactly what the offer, which seems to be the case with “Low VA Rates.” Yes, there’s a mortgage company bearing that name ... Read More »

Blue Spot Home Loans Review: Great Rates Every Day?

Blue Spot Home Loans Review: Great Rates Every Day?
January 15, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Blue Spot Home Loans,” which derives its name from a combination of Blue the Cat and Spot the Dog. Blue is apparently always on the hunt for tips and tricks to help you better understand how ... Read More »