Home equity loans and home remodels go hand-in-hand

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Back of male construction worker on a ladder, removing some siding on a house.

As home remodeling picks up, many homeowners turn to home equity lines of credit and home equity loans as convenient ways to pay for home improvements.

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3 eco-friendly tips for home owners and renters

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
older man in jeans watering a large patch of daisies in his garden.

To help you mark Earth Day, I want to share three quick eco-friendly tips and resources for around your home, whether you rent, or are looking to buy, or already own a home

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Employee background checks can help protect your business

David Pollino
Security
2 women in an office looking at a business file together.

Background checks of future employees can help your business avoid internal security breaches that happen every day to U.S. companies.

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Numbers Count: Weekly mortgage data highlights

Karen Mayfield
Mortgage Banking
Man in wheelchair looks on as green home is being built

Although the home builders’ overall index remains weak, more builders in the NAHB latest survey indicated they expect sales prospects to improve over the next six months.

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