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Advancing Our Consumer-Centric Mortgage Mission

Part of Company News

Today, I’m proud to announce Morty’s Series B financing, which we’ll use to fuel our growth and further our mission of democratizing access to home financing solutions for home buyers across the country.  I’m thrilled to welcome Julia Klein from…

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The Morty Report: What the rate hike means for mortgages

Some mortgage rates crept above 6% this week, as the market reacted to higher-than-expected inflation data and sought to price in anticipated rate hikes coming out of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

3 home improvements that can lower your tax bill

Part of Money Matters

General home improvement projects don’t usually help homeowners when tax time rolls around. But there are a few home improvements that entitle homeowners to tax breaks. With a few weeks left in the year, you still have some time to…

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The Morty Report: What the rate hike means for mortgages

Some mortgage rates crept above 6% this week, as the market reacted to higher-than-expected inflation data and sought to price in anticipated rate hikes coming out of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

5 Ways to Watch Your Wallet When Buying a New Home

Part of Homebuying 101

A home is probably the single most expensive thing you’re likely to purchase, ever. That means you’ll want to plan carefully for such a major financial undertaking. Smart buyers know that a little bit of legwork in the beginning can…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...

Thinking About Refinancing Your Mortgage?

Part of Money Matters

So you’re already a homeowner. But maybe you’ve looked around and noticed that mortgage interest rates seem to be lower than they were when you applied for your original mortgage a few years back. Or perhaps you’ve heard that by…

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The Morty Report: What the rate hike means for mortgages

Some mortgage rates crept above 6% this week, as the market reacted to higher-than-expected inflation data and sought to price in anticipated rate hikes coming out of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

5 Startups Streamlining Home Buying

Part of Homebuying 101

Buying a home is a big deal! Once the euphoria of deciding to buy subsides, the home buying process can become stressful, expensive, and extremely time consuming. But don’t despair, there are great tech companies out there improving every aspect…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...

Our Guide to Buying a Home

Part of Homebuying 101

Buying your first home is a big decision. It’s exciting, of course. But for most people, buying a home can feel pretty daunting. Andd navigating the home-buying and financing process can put jitters in even the most self-assured buyer. In…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...

You’ve Closed Your Mortgage—5 Things You Should do Next.

Part of Home Improvement

It’s finally happened. While you were traipsing to all those open houses, negotiating with sellers, and rounding up a mountain of financial documentation, you thought it might never end.  But it did end: a seller agreed to your offer, and…

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7 Common Home Decorating Mistakes New Homeowners Can Make

DecorAid shares tips on what to buy now, and what to add later. You’ve saved. You’ve methodically shopped around. Now you’re ready to move into the right home for your needs. But one question remains: how do you begin decorating...

Do you Understand Your Monthly Mortgage Bill?

Part of Money Matters

If you’re like most homeowners, you probably don’t read your monthly mortgage statement too carefully. Perhaps you double-check the statement from your mortgage lender for the exact dollar amount due when it’s time to write out the check for your…

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The Morty Report: What the rate hike means for mortgages

Some mortgage rates crept above 6% this week, as the market reacted to higher-than-expected inflation data and sought to price in anticipated rate hikes coming out of this week’s Federal Reserve meeting.

Our Guide to Finding Your Perfect Real Estate Agent

Part of Homebuying 101

Whether you’re buying a home or selling one, having a good real estate agent by your side can be the key to a smooth and pain-free property transaction. Great agents understand the conditions in their local markets. They advocate for…

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Get HomeReady: An Affordable Mortgage Program You Might Have Missed

It’s not easy being a homebuyer in today’s market. If low inventory and high home prices weren’t enough, once record-low mortgage rates have risen to levels not seen since 2008. It’s enough to inspire anyone to consider all sorts of...