May 2018

The Absolute Worst Mortgage Advice That Home-buyers Actually Believe

May 11, 2018 | Blog

Getting a mortgage is a daunting prospect, which explains why so many people seem eager to pat your hand and say, “Let me give you a little advice.” Sure, those pearls of wisdom may come from an ocean of good intentions, but the suggestions might not necessarily be right for you. In fact, they could be dead wrong. So […]

View Post

3 Leading Reasons Mortgage Applications Are Denied

May 1, 2018 | Blog

After the financial crisis of 2008, getting approved for a mortgage became much more difficult. Ten years later, lenders have started relaxing lending standards again. However, millions of Americans still get denied when they apply for a mortgage. LendingTree (which owns MagnifyMoney, where I work) analyzed over ten million mortgage applications from the FFIEC (a government agency) to determine the […]

View Post