If you’re curious who the top VA loan lenders were last year, wonder no longer. The biggest was Freedom Mortgage, a direct lender based out… Read More »Top VA Loan Lenders: Freedom Mortgage Beat Out the Competition in 2020
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Back in July, the NCAA granted college athletes the opportunity to make money by using their “name, image and likeness” (NIL). This means getting paid… Read More »Michigan State Athletes Will Soon Be Paid $500 Per Month to Promote Mortgage Brokers
This appears to be a first – digital mortgage lender Neat Loans will provide applicants with a $500 discount if they’re vaccinated for COVID-19. The… Read More »Neat Loans Will Give You a $500 Discount on Your Mortgage If You Got the COVID-19 Vaccine
It’s a question a lot of prospective home buyers are asking right now. When will the housing market slow down? When will the bidding wars… Read More »Is the Housing Market Finally Slowing Down? Not So Fast…
The nation’s second largest mortgage lender, United Wholesale Mortgage, has plans to accept bitcoin for mortgage payments. The Pontiac, Michigan-based company’s CEO Mat Ishbia told… Read More »Nation’s Second Largest Mortgage Lender to Accept Bitcoin Because They Want to Be First
The other day, Jim Cramer was talking mortgage rates, even though he’s a self-described “stock person.” The backdrop was the better than expected jobs report,… Read More »Jim Cramer Thinks the Super Low Mortgage Rates Are Going Bye Bye
In a bid to help more renters become homeowners, Fannie Mae has introduced a new “innovation” that will incorporate rental history into its automated underwriting… Read More »Your Positive Rental History Will Now Help You Qualify for a Mortgage
The nation’s largest mortgage lender, Rocket Mortgage, has just rolled out a home loan program exclusively for customers buying homes in Detroit. The goal of… Read More »Rocket Mortgage Launches Detroit Home Loan+: Is It a Good Deal?
With the housing market so competitive, and properties often going above asking, getting a mortgage can be a little more stressful. One major component of… Read More »Better Will Now Guarantee Your Mortgage Even If the Appraisal Comes in Low
American Express Cardholders Can Get Up to $6,000 Statement Credits If They Use Rocket or Better Mortgage
If you happen to be an American Express cardholder, or were thinking about becoming one, they’ve got new a limited-time promotion with Rocket Mortgage and… Read More »American Express Cardholders Can Get Up to $6,000 Statement Credits If They Use Rocket or Better Mortgage