Marcia's Blog

The ‘fake news’ keeping Americans from owning homes

The key fact that renters have all wrong

When it comes to homeownership, knowledge is key. That’s why I was so disturbed by a recent study that showed just how misinformed many potential homebuyers are.


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The borrower the mortgage industry too often overlooks

It’s human nature to prefer things to be as easy as possible. So it makes sense that many of us in the mortgage industry want to focus our attention on those borrowers who are already mortgage-ready.  We know they will easily qualify for a loan and the homebuying process is more likely to go smoothly, providing an easier experience for all of us.

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How the mortgage industry should be measuring success

At the end of the year, it’s natural to reflect on recent successes. However, success is relative.

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My Thanksgiving Gratitude List

There are so many things that I love about Thanksgiving.

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What $1,000 Can Tell Us About Our Industry

I came across a recent study that found that more than half of Americans have less than $1,000 in savings. Even more disturbingly, 34 percent of Americans have no savings at all. 

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