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The Biggest Secret in Homeownership

By Own Up Staff May 4, 2021

Chances are you’ve seen a lot of headlines about the red-hot housing market, historically low..

Introducing Lender Grader, a tool to help borrowers understand the mortgage market

By Own Up Staff April 6, 2021

Summary

  • Lender Grader helps borrowers understand how rates vary between different lenders for..

The Gender Gap: Women Pay More For Their Mortgage Than Men

By Own Up Staff March 17, 2021

It’s no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deep, systemic discrimination against..

Refinancing After the COVID-19 Mortgage Forbearance Program

By Own Up Staff February 25, 2021

If you’ve been experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 national emergency, you may..

VA Loan Data Study Overview

By Own Up Staff November 11, 2020

As former mortgage bankers, our founders, Patrick Boyaggi and Mike Tassone, are uniquely aware..

Mortgage Refinancing 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is mortgage refinancing?

The process of replacing your existing mortgage with a new one.

Down Payment 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is a down payment? 

The percentage of your home’s purchase price that you pay upfront. It..

Mortgage Insurance 101

By Own Up Staff June 26, 2020

What is mortgage insurance?

Mortgage insurance reimburses the lender if borrowers default on..

For Vets Seeking Home Loans, the Covid-19 Economy is Making It Harder

By Patrick Boyaggi May 20, 2020

This article was originally published at MilitaryTimes.com on April 28, 2020.

A home is..

Create a Personal Cash Stimulus by Actively Managing Your Debt

By Patrick Boyaggi April 30, 2020

As the economy reacts to the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of Americans are adjusting to..

Considering A Personal Loan? Here’s What You Need To Know

By Frank Luisi April 30, 2020

You’ve probably heard financial experts recommend holding three- to six- months of living..

Is It Time to Refinance Your Auto Loan?

By Frank Luisi April 30, 2020

The COVID-19 related economic crisis has driven many Americans to take a closer look at all of..

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