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.

Loan Cabin Review: Aggressive Rates from a Modern Lender

Loan Cabin Review: Aggressive Rates from a Modern Lender
March 8, 2021 3 Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Loan Cabin,” yet another online mortgage lender that has turned to technology to streamline the home loan process and lower costs for its customers. It’s seems to be a common theme these days, and if it ... Read More »

Summit Funding Review: Highly Rated ‘Home Loan Experts’

Summit Funding Review: Highly Rated ‘Home Loan Experts’
March 4, 2021 No Comments »

It’s time for another mortgage review, this time we’ll take hard look at Summit Funding Inc., which bills itself as “The Home Loan Experts.” There might be some truth to that because the direct lender has been around since 1995, ... Read More »

Own Up Review: The Mortgage You Deserve?

Own Up Review: The Mortgage You Deserve?
March 2, 2021 No Comments »

Today we’ll check out “Own Up,” a new technology company that wants to be your mortgage co-pilot. By that, they mean help you comparison shop for a home loan without having to jump through hoops or get badgered by salespeople. ... Read More »

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 3 Comments »

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 »