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What to Expect on Closing Day

Purchasing a home is one of the greatest investments a person or family makes in their lifetime. It’s an exciting moment when you sign the closing documents and receive the keys to your new home. But what is the process... Read more

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The Truth About Mortgage Myths

Mortgage rates may fluctuate and requirements may change, but one thing remains constant: the dream of owning a home. Rents have gone through the roof recently, which has pushed even more homebuyers into house hunting. Owning a home has historically... Read more

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How Trended Data May Affect Your Mortgage

Many Americans dream of someday owning a home. This dream, for most, is reliant on getting proper funding from a mortgage lender. And up until now, the process was fairly easy to plan for: pay down your credit cards, boost... Read more

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Debt-to-Income Ratio

What is it and How Does it Affect Me? At its core, a debt-to-income ratio is exactly that: a comparison between the amount of debt you have versus the amount of money you make. From a lender’s perspective, if you... Read more

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BrandMortgage Announces BrandElite 2015

BrandMortgage is proud to announce its 2015 BrandElite award winners. 22 members of the team qualified for the award in 2015 by being in the top 15% of sales by volume or by units throughout the year, representing the top... Read more

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Five Questions for First-Time Homebuyers

When you are considering buying a home for the first time, the options involved can be overwhelming. However, the questions of neighborhood, house size, mortgage, etc. become much simpler if you proceed one step at a time. Buying your first... Read more

BrandMortgage Boosts Presence in the Carolinas

An increased resurgence in North Carolina housing has been an encouraging sign for BrandMortgage, who has opened a new branch location in Wilmington. Along with a successful branch in Charlotte, BrandMortgage is leading the efforts in these thriving markets to... Read more

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New TRID Updates and How They Affect You

WHY THE CHANGES? The new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule (TRID) is meant to simplify and clarify. These TRID updates are an attempt to improve and correct potential flaws with the current regulations. Here we have detailed some of the ways... Read more

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Choosing a Location for Your New Home

THE DECISION TO MOVE Making the decision to relocate is almost always difficult. You can be influenced to move by many factors. Do you want to upgrade, downgrade, change school districts, or find a better lifestyle? Moving can provide these... Read more