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.

CapWest Mortgage Review

CapWest Mortgage Review
March 29, 2012 19 Comments »

Every once in a while, I’ll take a look at a specific mortgage lender or product to determine the good, the bad, and the ugly. Today we’ll take a look at a mortgage lender named “CapWest Mortgage,” which is one ... Read More »

CashCall Mortgage Review: Same APR and Mortgage Rate

CashCall Mortgage Review: Same APR and Mortgage Rate
March 19, 2012 12 Comments »

So I listen to the radio here and there, and even though I only listen occasionally, I still tend to get bombarded with mortgage advertisements. Funny how that works. The latest was from a southern California based company named “CashCall,” ... Read More »

Star Financial Debt Free in 10 Mortgage Review

Star Financial Debt Free in 10 Mortgage Review
February 13, 2012 No Comments »

Every once in a while I take a look at certain mortgage products I see advertised to determine if they make any sense for homeowners. Today we’ll take a look at Star Financial’s “Debt Free in 10 Mortgage,” which put ... Read More »

Citi Homebuyer’s Advantage Review

Citi Homebuyer’s Advantage Review
October 5, 2011 1 Comment »

If you’re currently shopping for a new home, mortgage financing should be at the top of your to-do list. Quite frankly, it’s next to impossible to get an offer accepted on a home without a mortgage pre-approval in hand, or ... Read More »

Quicken Loans Rate Drop Advantage Review

June 2, 2011 No Comments »

Quicken Loans, the nation’s largest online mortgage lender, has a unique feature called the “Rate Drop Advantage.” Let’s take a closer look to better understand what they’re offering here, and if it’s compelling enough to choose them over another bank ... Read More »

LendingTree $1000 Best Deal Guarantee Review

May 2, 2011 No Comments »

Let’s take a closer look at the so-called “LendingTree $1000 Best Deal Guarantee.” In short, LendingTree is basically guaranteeing that it will meet or beat any competing mortgage lender‘s interest rate, along with discount points and lender fees charged, or ... Read More »

Quicken Loans Secure Advantage Loan Review

July 27, 2007 No Comments »

I recently saw an advertisement for the Quicken Loans “Secure Advantage loan,” so I thought I’d do a review to determine if this is a good deal or just another marketing gimmick. You’re Getting a Neg-Am First and foremost, the ... Read More »

Bank of America No Fee Mortgage

May 9, 2007 No Comments »

Bank of America, the sixth-largest home mortgage lender by new loan volume last year in the United States, released a new “no fee mortgage” program last week that promises absolutely no closing costs and application to funding turnaround time guarantees. ... Read More »

Ditech Freedom Loan

April 21, 2007 No Comments »

Amidst the subprime disaster and the current mortgage industry overhaul, companies like Ditech continue to release risky mortgage programs that remind of us how we got into this mess to begin with. I recently saw an advertisement on television for ... Read More »