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.

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

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

Nationstar Mortgage 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. At first glance, the name Mr. Cooper sounds ... Read More »

Quicken Loans Rocket Mortgage Review: Full Mortgage Approval in 8 Minutes

Quicken Loans Rocket Mortgage Review: Full Mortgage Approval in 8 Minutes
November 24, 2015 1 Comment »

Do you know how long it takes for the space shuttle to reach orbit? Apparently it takes just eight minutes, the same amount of time it will take borrowers to get a full mortgage approval online via the new “Rocket ... Read More »

EquityKey Gives You Money Now for Future Home Price Appreciation

EquityKey Gives You Money Now for Future Home Price Appreciation
September 2, 2015 No Comments »

While browsing the web the other day, an ad popped up on the screen for a company called EquityKey. Normally I’m not too moved by banner ads, but this particular ad aligned nicely with the type of stuff I talk ... Read More »

Online Refinance Shop Lenda Has Plans to Fund Home Loans in Seconds

Online Refinance Shop Lenda Has Plans to Fund Home Loans in Seconds
October 22, 2014 4 Comments »

In the technology world, and more specifically, the venture capitalist world, the word “disrupt” gets thrown around an awful lot. Too much really. There’s even a Disrupt conference. Every new business these days seeking millions of dollars in funding has ... Read More »

Ditech Mortgage Is Back: Party Like It’s 1995

Ditech Mortgage Is Back: Party Like It’s 1995
May 22, 2014 38 Comments »

Ditech Home Loans Back in Business Soon you might be seeing advertisements from a brand new mortgage lender. Or rather, one that used to be a huge player, which subsequently disappeared and then rose from the ashes. I’m referring to ... Read More »

The LendingTree Mortgage Negotiator Makes Home Loan Shopping Anonymous

The LendingTree Mortgage Negotiator Makes Home Loan Shopping Anonymous
August 19, 2013 1 Comment »

Everyone’s heard of the Priceline Negotiator, but what about LendingTree Mortgage Negotiator? I hadn’t heard about it until last week, when a commercial popped up on my television pitching the new system. I love scrutinizing mortgage companies and their products ... Read More »

Is the Wells Fargo Home Rebate Card a Good Deal?

Is the Wells Fargo Home Rebate Card a Good Deal?
June 3, 2013 7 Comments »

Last week, Wells Fargo boasted about its homeowners collectively receiving $50 million in mortgage principal reduction via the Wells Fargo Home Rebate Card Rewards Program since its launch back in 2007. While that sounds pretty nifty, is the program just ... Read More »

Capital One 360 Home Loans Review

Capital One 360 Home Loans Review
March 19, 2013 13 Comments »

In case you hadn’t heard, Capital One purchased ING Direct from Dutch bank ING about a year ago. And just last month, ING Direct formally became “Capital One 360,” a rebranding of sorts to ditch the ubiquitous orange ball for ... Read More »

HomeSteps Review: Freddie Mac Homes for Sale

HomeSteps Review: Freddie Mac Homes for Sale
March 4, 2013 6 Comments »

In case you weren’t aware, Freddie Mac, along with sister Fannie Mae, acquired a ton of real estate as a result of the ongoing mortgage crisis. And one way Freddie Mac is reducing their inventory of real estate owned (REO) ... Read More »

Zillow Now Offers Pre-Foreclosure and Foreclosure Listings for Free

Zillow Now Offers Pre-Foreclosure and Foreclosure Listings for Free
October 25, 2012 No Comments »

If you want to snag a foreclosure property on the cheap, take a look at the new improved Zillow. The real estate listing company announced the launch of its Foreclosure Center today, which includes tutorials, buyer and seller guides, and ... Read More »