All posts by Colin Robertson

PenFed Mortgage Review: Competitive Rates with No Lender Fees

PenFed Mortgage Review: Competitive Rates with No Lender Fees
December 29, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a deep dive into a major credit union that’s also a sizable mortgage lender, Pentagon Federal Credit Union, or PenFed for short. While originally intended to serve the U.S. military, veterans, and various defense department government employees, ... Read More »

Intercontinental Capital Group Mortgage Review: An Award-Winning Lender Looking to Make Lending Easy

Intercontinental Capital Group Mortgage Review: An Award-Winning Lender Looking to Make Lending Easy
December 23, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a look at an East Coast direct mortgage lender that is rapidly expanding nationwide, Intercontinental Capital Group. The company is relatively young, having been founded in 2005, but since that time they’ve already managed to fund $9 ... Read More »

BNC National Bank Mortgage Review: A Top-10 VA Loan Lender

BNC National Bank Mortgage Review: A Top-10 VA Loan Lender
December 21, 2020 No Comments »

While we keep hearing news about nonbanks taking over the mortgage industry, one depository bank that’s still cranking out a ton of home loans is BNC National Bank. Specifically, the BNC National Bank Mortgage Division, which is located in Overland ... Read More »

Home Prices Are Expected to Rise Another 10% by Next November

Home Prices Are Expected to Rise Another 10% by Next November
December 21, 2020 No Comments »

If you’re an existing homeowner, get excited, very excited. A new forecast from Zillow says home prices are going to rise 10.3% from this November until November 2021. That’s on top of the already stellar growth realized since around 2012, ... Read More »

Homefinity Review: The Online Lending Division of Fairway Independent Mortgage

Homefinity Review: The Online Lending Division of Fairway Independent Mortgage
December 17, 2020 No Comments »

One trend I’ve seen a lot lately is larger mortgage companies launching smaller tech-centric divisions that operate entirely online. Instead of attempting a complete transformation from brick-and-mortar bank/lender to a fintech company, they’re simply creating new, nimble brands. The latest ... Read More »

Farmers Bank of Kansas City Mortgage Review: A Small Town Bank Big on Tech

Farmers Bank of Kansas City Mortgage Review: A Small Town Bank Big on Tech
December 16, 2020 No Comments »

Today I thought I’d highlight a smaller community bank that does a really good job marketing mortgages, Farmers Bank of Kansas City. While their history extends far beyond that of most mortgage lenders, 113 years old to be exact, their ... Read More »

2021 Mortgage and Housing Market Predictions

2021 Mortgage and Housing Market Predictions
December 16, 2020 No Comments »

Welp, it’ll be nice to close out 2020 and look ahead to a brand-new year that hopefully features a lot less drama and much more good news. While the housing market actually absorbed both the COVID-19 pandemic and the presidential ... Read More »

Paramount Residential Mortgage Group Review: A Top-50 Lender Chock Full of Loan Programs

Paramount Residential Mortgage Group Review: A Top-50 Lender Chock Full of Loan Programs
December 15, 2020 No Comments »

While searching for a home loan, you may have come across “Paramount Residential Mortgage Group,” or PRMG for short, along the way. It’s also possible that your real estate agent referred you to the company since they do quite a ... Read More »

2021 Mortgage Rate Predictions: Mostly Flat But More Record Lows Possible

2021 Mortgage Rate Predictions: Mostly Flat But More Record Lows Possible
December 14, 2020 No Comments »

Yet another year is about to come to an end, and that means it’s time to look ahead to what next year has in store. I think just about everyone wants to see the back of 2020, though it wasn’t ... Read More »