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What Determines a Home’s Resale Value?
October 3, 2016

Whether you’re buying a new home or selling your current one, it’s important to understand the factors that influence home valuation. Understanding what matters to homebuyers can help sellers get the most for their homes. And knowing how to assess...

Winning a Bidding War Without Breaking the Bank
September 19, 2016

In a hot real estate market (Hello, Denver!) there are fewer homes for sale than there are people looking to buy. And that means means you could find yourself in a bidding war for the home of your dreams. Competing...

Five Tips for Successful House Hunting
September 12, 2016

Ready to start looking for a home? Here are five tips for a productive house hunt: Spend some quality time in the neighborhood These days, 90% of homebuyers search for their home online—but don’t stop there: where you live is...

The Ins and Outs of Home Appraisal
August 29, 2016

Before a bank or lender gives you money to purchase a home, that lender is going to want a good, solid estimate of how much that home is really worth. A bank doesn’t want to give you $500,000 to buy...

Why We Started Morty
July 25, 2016

Why Start a Mortgage Company? Folks have asked us here at Morty, “Why start a mortgage company?” And our answer usually begins, “Good question, glad you asked!” Plain and simple: the mortgage industry is broken. It’s making it more difficult...