Mortgage Reviews

Want to know more about what a particular mortgage company offers and if they’ve got what you’re looking for? Check out my in-depth review posts that highlight the pros, cons, and everything in between of some the newest and oldest mortgage companies around.

Amerifirst Financial Review: They Take Home Purchase Lending Seriously

Amerifirst Financial Review: They Take Home Purchase Lending Seriously
February 24, 2021 No Comments »

It’s not every day you come across a large-scale independent mortgage lender that has been around since the 1980s, but Amerifirst Financial Inc. fits that description. The Arizona-based company understands that there’s more to the mortgage business than just refinances, ... Read More »

AimLoan Review: You Can Check Their Rates and Fees 24/7

AimLoan Review: You Can Check Their Rates and Fees 24/7
February 22, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a look at American Internet Mortgage, more commonly known as “AimLoan,” which is a streamlined discount mortgage lender that focuses mostly on conforming home loans. Doing so allows them to do what they do best, offer lower ... Read More »

Blue Sky Financial Review: Spend Less Time on Your Mortgage and More Time Outside

Blue Sky Financial Review: Spend Less Time on Your Mortgage and More Time Outside
February 19, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Blue Sky Financial,” whose goal is to save you time and money so you can get outside and enjoy those beautiful blue skies a little bit more. The young company (formed in 2020) refers to itself ... Read More »

Watermark Home Loans Review: Loan Amounts Up to $10 Million

Watermark Home Loans Review: Loan Amounts Up to $10 Million
February 15, 2021 No Comments »

If you’ve been comparing mortgage rates and shopping your home loan lately, you may have encountered “Watermark Home Loans” along the way. They advertise quite a bit on some of the mortgage comparison websites, but aren’t necessarily a household name ... Read More »

Assurance Financial Review: So Fast You Can Apply During Halftime

Assurance Financial Review: So Fast You Can Apply During Halftime
February 11, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out a mortgage lender based in the south by the name “Assurance Financial,” which is headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Aside from being fans of LSU, they also say you can apply for a mortgage during halftime, ... Read More »

Residential Mortgage Services Review: A Home Purchase-Focused Lender in the Northeast

Residential Mortgage Services Review: A Home Purchase-Focused Lender in the Northeast
February 4, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Residential Mortgage Services Inc.,” or RMS for short, which refers to itself as a leading independent purchase-focused mortgage lender. The retail direct-to-consumer mortgage lender primarily serves the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic and Eastern Seaboard markets. RMS said purchase ... Read More »

InterFirst Mortgage Review: A Private Equity-Backed Lender Looking to Grow

InterFirst Mortgage Review: A Private Equity-Backed Lender Looking to Grow
February 3, 2021 1 Comment »

Today we’ll examine “InterFirst Mortgage,” which bills itself as a private equity-backed mortgage originator that is motivated to grow. Their game plan is to acquire consumer-direct call centers and “strategically located licensed conforming/government wholesale mortgage operations” throughout the United States ... Read More »

Triumph Lending Review: A Near Perfect 5-Star Rated Lender

Triumph Lending Review: A Near Perfect 5-Star Rated Lender
February 2, 2021 No Comments »

One of the highest-rated mortgage companies on LendingTree goes by the name “Triumph Lending,” which is a division of its larger parent company Network Funding, LP. The Texas-based direct lender boasts an incredible 5-star rating out of 5 from more ... Read More »

Legacy Home Loans Review: The Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Mortgage Company

Legacy Home Loans Review: The Nation’s Largest Black-Owned Mortgage Company
January 28, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a look at “Legacy Home Loans,” a mortgage lender whose purpose is to increase homeownership rates for African American communities across America. They recently noted that Black homeownership is at an all-time low of 46% (per U.S. ... Read More »

Allied Mortgage Review: A Philly-Based Lender Around Since the 90s

Allied Mortgage Review: A Philly-Based Lender Around Since the 90s
January 26, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll deep dive into “Allied Mortgage Group,” an East Coast lender founded in the 1990s that is “built on integrity, reputation, and commitment.” They believe they’re a good choice for prospective home buyers and existing homeowners because of their ... Read More »