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.

Homebridge Financial Review: Lots of Niche Loan Programs

Homebridge Financial Review: Lots of Niche Loan Programs
March 24, 2020 No Comments »

Homebridge Financial Quick Facts Headquartered in Iselin, New Jersey Founded in 1989 Top-10 privately held nonbank mortgage lender Operates two wholesale mortgage divisions Funded more than $11 billion in home loans in 2018 Has roughly 1,000 mortgage loan originators Licensed ... Read More »

Embrace Home Loans Review: Is Their Founder the Father of Mortgage Refinancing?

Embrace Home Loans Review: Is Their Founder the Father of Mortgage Refinancing?
March 19, 2020 No Comments »

Embrace Home Loans Fast Facts Founded in 1983 by Dennis Hardiman Previously known as Advanced Financial Services Inc. before name change in 2009 Located in Middletown, Rhode Island Fannie/Freddie, FHA, VA, and USDA-approved direct mortgage lender Licensed in 48 states ... Read More »

Landed: Helping Educators Buy Homes in the Expensive Areas They Serve

Landed: Helping Educators Buy Homes in the Expensive Areas They Serve
March 17, 2020 No Comments »

There are tons of mortgage lenders out there, certainly too many to count, but Landed Home Loans is a little more unique than the rest. You see, their goal isn’t just to help Americans get a home loan. Their mission ... Read More »

CrossCountry Mortgage Review: Licensed Nationwide

CrossCountry Mortgage Review: Licensed Nationwide
March 12, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll do an in-depth review of CrossCountry Mortgage, which as the name implies, is a nationally-licensed mortgage lender that offers its home loan services in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Given their name, it’s a good ... Read More »

Lenox Financial / WesLend Mortgage Review: The Biggest No-Brainer?

Lenox Financial / WesLend Mortgage Review: The Biggest No-Brainer?
March 11, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a look at Southern California-based Lenox Financial Mortgage Corp., which also does business as WesLend Financial. First things first, be sure not to confuse them with Atlanta, GA-based Lenox Financial, whose famous radio pitch is/was, “the biggest ... Read More »

Gateway Mortgage Review: They’ve Got Tons of Loan Programs!

Gateway Mortgage Review: They’ve Got Tons of Loan Programs!
March 5, 2020 No Comments »

Gateway Mortgage Group was founded back in the year 2000 by J. Kevin Stitt, who claims he only had $1,000, a computer, and lofty dreams. He now serves as the 28th Governor of Oklahoma, in office since January 2019. Today, ... Read More »

Envoy Mortgage Review: Check Out Their New Digital Mortgage Solution EnGen

Envoy Mortgage Review: Check Out Their New Digital Mortgage Solution EnGen
March 4, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll review Texas-based retail mortgage lender Envoy Mortgage, which is a Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and Ginnie Mae approved seller/servicer that is licensed in 48 states. About Envoy Mortgage Founded in 1997 as First Houston Mortgage, became Envoy in ... Read More »

Churchill Mortgage Review: Dave Ramsey’s Pick

Churchill Mortgage Review: Dave Ramsey’s Pick
March 3, 2020 No Comments »

If you’ve heard of Dave Ramsey, you might have come across Churchill Mortgage, which happens to be his mortgage lender of choice. Why? Because like Dave, they believe that the real American Dream is debt-free homeownership, not a massive mortgage ... Read More »

AmeriHome Mortgage Review: A Lender with a Countrywide Mortgage Pedigree

AmeriHome Mortgage Review: A Lender with a Countrywide Mortgage Pedigree
March 2, 2020 No Comments »

Today we’ll take a hard look at AmeriHome Mortgage Company, LLC, which is a direct mortgage lender based out of Southern California. Their current company headquarters are in Thousand Oaks, CA, just north of Los Angeles. You might recognize the ... Read More »

Open Mortgage Review: Could Be More Transparent

Open Mortgage Review: Could Be More Transparent
February 24, 2020 No Comments »

One of the coolest (or I guess weirdest) cities in the world is home to Open Mortgage LLC, the subject of our latest mortgage review. Who Is Open Mortgage? The company, which calls itself a multi-channel mortgage lender, was founded ... Read More »