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Mike Tassone

When a Conventional Mortgage Doesn’t Work

By Mike Tassone January 15, 2020

The dream of homeownership can become a reality if you have steady income, solid credit and tens..

Co-founder and CEO Patrick Boyaggi Shares the Benefits of Own Up on the Creating Wealth Podcast

By Mike Tassone November 25, 2019

Our co-founder and CEO Patrick Boyaggi was recently interviewed by Jason Hartman from the..

The Cheapest States to Buy and Own a House

By Mike Tassone November 18, 2019

Homebuyers often talk about shopping for and finding their dream house, or at least one close to..

Using Lender Credits to Pay Closing Costs

By Mike Tassone October 17, 2019

People making the decision whether to rent or buy most frequently cite the down payment as a..

May 2019 Economic Forecast

By Mike Tassone May 3, 2019

April 2019 marks the 4th consecutive month of strong growth in the equity markets. The 10-year..

February 2019 Economic Forecast

By Mike Tassone February 6, 2019

As we enter the second month of 2019, stocks posted their strongest January gains in over 30..

Why 3 Out Of 4 Homebuyers Don't Shop For A Mortgage

By Mike Tassone January 27, 2019

In a world where comparison shopping has become second nature, it is a shocking statistic from..

Why Your Mortgage Was Sold

By Mike Tassone January 27, 2019

The mortgage market consists of two sub-markets, the primary (or retail) market and the..

Mike Cruz Is Not an Own Up Customer, Technically Speaking

By Mike Tassone January 27, 2019

At Own Up, we pride ourselves on being a mission-driven organization. We strive to empower..

Who Are Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac?

By Mike Tassone January 27, 2019

When researching home financing it is likely that you will encounter information about Fannie Mae

Qualifying For A Mortgage In The Gig Economy

By Mike Tassone January 27, 2019

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