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    Mortgage Pre-qualification vs Pre-approval

    Learn about the difference between a mortgage pre-qualification and pre-approval, when to get pre-approved, and what advantages there are compared to getting pre-qualified.
  • 9 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

    9 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

    We've put together nine tips to help you prepare for applying for a mortgage, finding a lender, and financing a home. Knowing these tips in advance will help your mortgage application and home buying process go smoothly.
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    SIRVA Earns Highest Average Score in Relocation Mortgage Overall Satisfaction

    SIRVA Worldwide Relocation and Moving, the leading global relocation and moving service provider, received the highest average score for its mortgage product among national competitors in the 26th Nationwide Relocating Employee Survey by Trippel Survey & Research, LLC©.
  • Technology Reshapes Homebuying During COVID 19

    For most of us right now being at home is everything. School, work, entertainment and countless meals are happening without ever venturing outdoors. In a time when social distancing is more important than ever, borrowers are considering what impact the new constraints due to COVID-19 will have on home buying and the financing process.
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  • SIRVA Mortgage Launches New Website

    We are thrilled to announce the launch of our newly designed website After months of hard work and dedication, we are proud to take another step on our mission to provide our clients and customers with a world-class experience from beginning to end.
  • Annual Home Maintenance Calendar

    So, you’ve bought a home…now what? It doesn’t come with a manual on how to take care of it. You’ve probably heard your friends complain about unexpected issues and catastrophes that end up costing them an arm and a leg – which they chalk up to “home ownership”. Well, what if you could avoid some of these big issues by staying on top of your home maintenance – would you do it? Of course you would. So, grab your calendar and a pen and write down reminders for yourself.
  • How to Start the Home Buying Process

    Congratulations are in order if you’re about to embark on the exciting adventure of homeownership! If you’re trying to figure out where to start, let us help! There are a few things you can do to get yourself organized before you even think about talking to a mortgage consultant or a real estate agent.
  • Should I Get a Second Mortgage or Home Equity Line of Credit?

    Lots of people talk about getting second mortgages. But second mortgages, while they have some attractive features, aren’t always the best option. You and only you can decide whether a second mortgage is right for you. These suggestions may help.
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    How to Take a Cool Listing Photo

    If you’re thinking about going the For Sale by Owner (FSBO) route or you’re trying to prep your home for professional pictures – either way, you’ll need a few photography tips in order to show your home in the best light (literally).