Mortgage Lending

Renovation Loans Can Get You Into Your Dream Neighborhood

By Joanna England / July 19, 2018 / 0 Comments

Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) hears it all the time. With our tight inventory, it’s hard to find a move-in ready home in your perfect neighborhood. Luckily, our most-trusted mortgage expert has a solution  — financing your renovation in your mortgage. Don’t be discouraged if you find the perfect location with great schools, wonderful amenities, and […]

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Guardian Angels: ‘Dynamic Duo’ Trey and Kim Rabon Make a Team You Can Trust

By Joanna England / July 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s one thing to be married to your job, but what if you work with the person you’re married to? Spending all day at the office with your spouse and then spending evenings and weekends at home has to be a drain, right? Not for Trey and Kim Rabon, who have become experts in maintaining […]

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Guardian Angels: With Military Backgrounds, The Pros at Guardian Direct Know Service

By Joanna England / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

  With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, we wanted to take time to recognize some of the mortgage professionals at Guardian Mortgage that have served our nation. What you may not realize is that the values instilled by military service translate easily to mortgage lending. Integrity, service, and respect are characteristics instilled in all […]

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Privlo Offers New Home Loan Options for Self-Employed Texans

By Leah Shafer / March 16, 2015 / 0 Comments

Getting a home loan can be a challenge for self-employed people: A typical mortgage lender wants to see one job with steady month-over-month income. But an independent contractor might have time off between jobs, varying amounts of income each pay period, and business income that looks low because of capital investments, which are common tax write-offs […]

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Finally, Mortgage Relief for the Self-Employed From the Friendliest Bank in Town

By Candy Evans / August 6, 2013 / 0 Comments

It is no secret that the self-employed borrower is treated differently in today’s mortgage lending environment. But then, Inwood National Bank’s Mortgage Group is a different type of lender. We recently closed on a loan after the original lender failed to meet the contract closing date. In fact, a week after the original closing date, […]

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Making it Rain? Not so Fast! Banks Ease Lending Requirements, But New Mortgage Rules Will Manage Some Risk

By Joanna England / June 25, 2013 / 0 Comments

Interesting story in the Los Angeles Times. According to their business desk, banks are easing lending restrictions and lending more freely, using “creative financing,” which could bring more risk to the market. The story, which talks about “piggyback financing” and other risky mortgage loans, says that with higher prices comes more risk in housing finance. […]

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