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Reaching Homeownership in Unprecedented Times

As we are writing this blog in June of 2022, like many of the issues we are currently faced with, the condition of today’s housing market can be described as “unprecedented”. For many potential homebuyers, the dream of homeownership seems further away than ever with

Lower Family of Brands Named Top Mortgage Lender

Have you heard the good news? The Lower Family of Brands, including Homeside Financial, has been named a 2022 Scotsman Guide Top Mortgage Lender! Per the publication, “Scotsman Guide’s Top Mortgage Lenders is the industry’s most comprehensive, verified rankings of the nation’s top-producing mortgage companies.

Mortgage Executive Magazine Awards Homeside Again

Mortgage Executive Magazine has named Homeside Financial to several prestigious awards in its Spring 2022 issue! To start, The Lower Family of Companies, including Homeside, was named to the magazine’s Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America. Ranked by total yearly mortgage volume, we landed at

What’s the deal with the housing shortage?

You’ve heard there’s a housing shortage but why? How long will it last? Can you still manage to buy a home? Don’t fret, we’re here to give you the information you need. First off – WHY is there a shortage? There are many factors to

A Record-Breaking Summer

This past summer brought serious heat, especially in the housing market. But it didn’t stop there. We’re now seeing large year-over-year jumps. Analysts were already astounded by the increase in housing prices in April, but then May came around and took the lead. Several U.S.

Mortgage Executive Magazine Awards Homeside

Mortgage Executive Magazine has named Homeside Financial to 3 prestigious awards in its Spring 2021 issue! Starting off with 50 Best Companies to work for, Homeside ranked #32 based on an average score of 4.93. Per the magazine, “To pick the 50 Best Companies to

Dos and Don’ts of the Mortgage Process

Want to avoid the most common pitfalls of the mortgage process? Here are some simple tips to make your mortgage process a breeze. DO… Get Preapproved Before you start your house hunt, know how much you can realistically spend and comfortably repay. It’s tough when