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Movement Mortgage launches Easy App digital mortgage platform

Movement Mortgage has introduced a new digital mortgage platform that promises to simplify the mortgage application process, improve accessibility and transparency, and boost the overall experience for homebuyers. The Movement Easy App was developed in partnership with San Francisco-based Blend Labs, Inc., a top FinTech firm backed by leading Silicon Valley investors Peter Thiel, Andreesson … Continue reading “Movement Mortgage launches Easy App digital mortgage platform”

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Movement 10K winner aims to end sex trafficking

By Jessica Odom An organization with a goal to put an end to sex trafficking is using a Movement 10k grant to help achieve it. The Atlanta-based Out of Darkness ministry received $10,000 thanks to the nomination from Movement Branch Manager John Bohannon. Movement’s 10k Challenge awards ministries and nonprofits that are addressing needs in … Continue reading “Movement 10K winner aims to end sex trafficking”

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How to spot bad neighbors — and deal with them

By Jessy Segal When you’re shopping for a new place to call home, the neighborhood is just as important as the house itself. The perfect rancher in a college town could mean frat-star neighbors, while a quaint little two-story in a retirement community could bring noise complaints or boundary wars. We’ve broken down the worst … Continue reading “How to spot bad neighbors — and deal with them”

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Don’t Forget the Importance of Using an Agent When Selling A Home

When a homeowner decides to sell their house, they obviously want the best possible price with the least amount of hassles. However, for the vast majority of sellers, the most important result is to actually get the home sold. In order to accomplish all three goals, a seller should realize the importance of using a real estate professional. We realize that technology has changed the purchaser’s behavior during the home buying process. For the past three years, 92% of all buyers have used the internet in their home search according to the National Association of Realtors’ most recent Profile of Home Buyers & … Continued

Mortgages as explained by the presidential candidates

By Jessy Segal It’s September, and the 2016 election is right around the corner. And if you’re like us, you might be tired of hearing about Hillary’s email or Donald’s wall. But since the candidates and their debates seem to be all anyone can talk about these days (well, that and football), we decided to … Continue reading “Mortgages as explained by the presidential candidates”

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Don’t fight the Fed — rates are heading higher

By Greg Richardson, EVP of Capital Markets While the Federal Reserve chose not to raise the federal funds rate at its meeting this week, Chair Janet Yellen in her press conference on Wednesday made it clear a rate hike will happen later this year if the economy stays on its current track. “Our decision does … Continue reading “Don’t fight the Fed — rates are heading higher”

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Don’t fight the Fed – rates are heading higher

By Greg Richardson, EVP of Capital Markets While the Federal Reserve chose not to raise the federal funds rate at its meeting this week, Chair Janet Yellen in her press conference on Wednesday made it clear a rate hike will happen later this year if the economy stays on its current track. “Our decision does … Continue reading “Don’t fight the Fed – rates are heading higher”

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Wednesday Wisdom 9/21/16

We’ll keep it short this Wednesday! Being positive is a great way to guarantee success. Positivity brings out the best in people and clients. You can combat difficult clients with being positive. Enjoy the rest of your week!

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

In many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search. Even if you are in a market that is not as competitive, knowing your budget will give you the confidence of knowing if your dream home is within your reach. Freddie Mac lays out the advantages of pre-approval in … Continued

What the heck is APR? Calm down, we’ve got answers.

By Jonathan McFadden When you’re on the cusp of making one of the biggest financial decisions of your life, it doesn’t hurt to do a little comparison shopping before signing your name on the dotted line. But where do you turn if you’re faced with a plethora of mortgage loan options, all of which look … Continue reading “What the heck is APR? Calm down, we’ve got answers.”

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