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 posts that highlight the pros, cons, and everything in between.

RealSure Review: Guaranteed Cash Offer While Your Home Is Listed

RealSure Review: Guaranteed Cash Offer While Your Home Is Listed
October 24, 2019 No Comments »

There’s no question real estate is in full disruption mode, with endless companies vying to turn the age-old model of buying and selling homes on its head. Each week, a new company or initiative is launched to change the game, ... Read More »

BoardRE Allows You to Go All Cash Even If You Need a Mortgage

BoardRE Allows You to Go All Cash Even If You Need a Mortgage
June 19, 2019 1 Comment »

A new startup by the name of “BoardRE” hopes to change the real estate game when it comes to all-cash home buyers and the rest of us. Even if you don’t have the necessary funds, you can still present yourself ... Read More »

Laurel Road: Truly Digital Mortgages Built Entirely Online

Laurel Road: Truly Digital Mortgages Built Entirely Online
June 13, 2018 No Comments »

Another Millennial or even Gen-Z focused mortgage lender has come online, literally, to offer you a mortgage. I’m talking about Laurel Road, which sounds like a really neat place to get a home loan. They claim to “offer an end-to-end ... Read More »

Nationstar Mortgage Becomes Mr. Cooper, Will Offer Home Rewards Credit Card

Nationstar Mortgage Becomes Mr. Cooper, Will Offer Home Rewards Credit Card
August 23, 2017 No Comments »

Nationstar Mortgage, which was once on the brink of failure, officially announced its name change to “Mr. Cooper” this week in what appears to be an effort to make a fresh start with a more appealing and consumer friendly image. ... Read More »

Ally Home Launches Price Match Guarantee for Mortgages

Ally Home Launches Price Match Guarantee for Mortgages
July 26, 2017 No Comments »

Mortgage industry newcomer Ally Home is getting into the price match game with its just launched promotion called, you guessed it, “Price Match Guarantee.” If you’re not familiar, Ally Home got into the mortgage business late last year, essentially rising ... Read More »

Better.com: They’ll Give You $1000 If You Can Find a Lower Price

Better.com: They’ll Give You $1000 If You Can Find a Lower Price
June 29, 2017 1 Comment »

Worried about whether you’re getting the best deal on your mortgage? You may want to take a look at Better Mortgage Corp., now known simply as Better.com, which is actually encouraging borrowers to shop around. They’re so confident that they’ve ... Read More »

Homie: A Startup Is Eliminating Real Estate Agent and Loan Officer Commissions

Homie: A Startup Is Eliminating Real Estate Agent and Loan Officer Commissions
June 26, 2017 2 Comments »

There’s a new startup out there called “Homie” that transforms the old way people buy and sell homes by harnessing today’s technology and (kind of) ditching real estate agents. Well, in some cases the real estate agent will remain (at ... Read More »

Movement Mortgage Launches Zero Down Mortgage Called MAP

Movement Mortgage Launches Zero Down Mortgage Called MAP
June 7, 2017 2 Comments »

Movement Mortgage is the latest of many mortgage lenders to offer a zero down option for prospective home buyers, referred to as the Mortgage Assistance Program, or MAP. Before we get into the details of that loan program, let’s learn ... Read More »

Stearns Lending Offering Discounted Mortgage Payment for the First Two Years

Stearns Lending Offering Discounted Mortgage Payment for the First Two Years
May 25, 2017 No Comments »

A new promo from Stearns Home Loans sounds almost too good to be true – the lender is offering to buy down your mortgage rate for the first two years without any upfront costs. Pay attention to that last part, ... Read More »

Redfin Mortgage Now Available in 12 States and DC

Redfin Mortgage Now Available in 12 States and DC
January 26, 2017 No Comments »

Whoa. In an unexpected turn of events, online real estate brokerage Redfin has launched a new mortgage service called, you guessed it, “Redfin Mortgage.” Well, maybe it wasn’t so unexpected, seeing that the mortgage trend is decidedly moving from refinances ... Read More »