FHA loans offer a 3.5% down payment requirement as well as lenient Debt-to-Income ratios (DTI) and credit requirements. They are ideal for low-to-moderate income earners, and people buying a home with less-than-perfect credit.
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D&I Chief Featured in Scotsman GuideMay 13 2022
Homebridge’s Chief Diversity and Inclusion officer, Brian “Woody” White, recently wrote an editorial for Scotsman Guide. In honor of April being Diversity Month, Woody’s article tackles the growing purchase power of people of... »
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Non-Qualified Mortgage: Bank StatementsMay 12 2022
You may have found your dream home, but it might remain a dream without approved financing. Bank statement loans, as the name implies, use bank statements to determine your income. They are a... »
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Homebridge Is Leading The Mortgage Industry In D&I Transparency
Homebridge has recently launched “Our Community” in an effort to increase transparency in our various D&I activities. This online hub will exist on the Homebridge... »
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As the weather changes, many homeowners are ready to not only get some spring cleaning done but to upgrade their home and make the most of spring this year and every other year.... »
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10 Ways to Make Your Home Energy EfficientMar 29 2022
In honor of Earth Day, consider these 10 ideas for implementing energy-efficient improvements throughout your home. Not only will these strategies benefit the environment by reducing your carbon footprint, but they will help... »
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RENOVATION LOANS: WHAT CAN THEY BE USED FOR?Feb 7 2022
Renovation loans: what can they be used for?
A renovation loan is an excellent option for homeowners who want to change up their living space with a few improvements, whether big or small. It... »
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Ca Homeowners: Increase Wealth And Comfort With An Accessory Dwelling Unit
Recent state laws have made the creation of an Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) more straightforward than ever before. Homebridge is dedicated to helping... »
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2022 VA LOAN LIMITS HAVE INCREASEDJan 19 2022
2022 VA Loan Limits have increased
The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) increased 2022 loan limits for potential VA homebuyers across the country! This means that active and retired military service members and their... »
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More Purchase Power For Homebuyers With New Conforming Loan Limits
New increases on conforming loan limits mean that you can expect to afford more for less when you begin shopping for a home. That’s... »
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How Does a Cash Out Refinance Work?Jan 18 2022
How Does a Cash Out Refinance Work?
Your home is a place of comfort and happiness – but it’s also an investment. In fact, homeownership is one of the primary ways Americans have built... »
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The Mortgage Bankers Association's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Advisory Committee Brings In Homebridge's Brian "Woody" White
We are pleased to announce that our Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer, Brian "Woody" White, has been asked... »
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Homebridge’s Diversity & Inclusion Advisory and Support Council
In our continuing efforts to create a more equitable workplace, Homebridge established its Diversity & Inclusion Advisory and Support Council.
This group will have two primary roles.... »
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Understanding the Wealth and Homeownership Gap
In June of 2021, President Biden gave a speech to address the 100th anniversary of the race massacre at Tulsa – an area that was called "Black Wall Street" due to... »
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Stories from the FrontlineOct 13 2020
There's no place like home, just ask Mackenzie Holowach.
When the pandemic hit, Holowach was transferred to assist at a COVID testing site and later worked in a New Jersey ICU. Changing clothes before entering... »
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Homebridge Launches Office of Diversity and Inclusion as Part of Commitment to Employees, The Housing Industry, And Customers
Homebridge announced their newest commitments to diversity, inclusion and empowerment for borrowers and employees of the... »
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Top 3 Home Renovations & How to Achieve ThemSep 14 2020
Fall is here and as the leaves change colors you may be asking yourself, what would make my home the one I’ve always dreamed of? Maybe an inground pool, a backyard deck or... »
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3 Reasons to use a Renovation LoanSep 14 2020
As homeowners across the country spend more and more time at home, there’s been an explosion of home remolding. With the fall season arriving, you may also be feeling the need to change... »
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Why & How to Buy & Reno a Fixer-UpperSep 2 2020
Let’s break down exactly why a fixer-upper is a great choice and how you can turn one into the home you’ve always dreamed of.
Many homebuyers look for the “perfect” home rather than the... »
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Marketing to the modern homebuyer means constantly evolving your strategy and method of communications. With a 30-year history of industry leadership, Homebridge has always thrived by staying ahead of this dynamic communications.
On September... »
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VA Refinance: Understanding Your Two OptionsJul 1 2020
If you haven’t refinanced your home you could be missing out on big savings. In fact, more than eight million homeowners are leaving cash on the table by not refinancing. While this number... »
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In the last post, we discussed several reasons why a VA Loan may be the right choice for you and your family. In this article, you’ll learn if you’re eligible for a VA... »
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Tech-Centered Marketing Via Growth EngineJun 9 2020
In the past, marketing was considered a secondary or peripheral focus for a company, with other functions such as business development or recruiting being in the forefront. That all changed at the beginning... »
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While having a comfortable home is always a priority, it’s more important than ever as we’re spending more and more time at home. For some of us, this includes working from home as... »
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How Homebridge is Responding to COVID-19Jun 2 2020
Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in the United States 3 months ago, many of our normal routines have been altered on a collective level. Companies such as Homebridge are no exception. Throughout the... »
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A Lesson in Supply and DemandMay 8 2020
One week after home loan rates failed to improve further in the face of multiple bond-friendly stories, such as low inflation, high unemployment claims, and the Fed's continued commitment to purchase bonds, we... »
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