5 Tips for Energy Savings this Summer

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August 2, 2018

Looking for ways to save this summer? Try these 5 tips: Maintain your central air conditioner on a regular basis and clean or replace filters to ensure optimal efficiency. Set your air conditioner thermostat as high as comfortable when you’re home. Use a smart thermostat to automatically adjust the temperature. Close your blinds and windows during the day and open them at night. This is a no-cost way to keep…

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Top 5 Home Remodeling Projects that Add Value

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August 1, 2018

You are living the dream of homeownership, but you want to make sure your home maintains that charm and comfort that attracted you to it in the first place. Well, the “Remodeling Impact Report” from the National Association of REALTORS® includes great information on the upgrades you should consider and what you may expect in return on investment. Here are the top 5 home remodeling projects with building equity in…

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Understanding Your Monthly Mortgage Statement

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July 11, 2018

Your billing statement has a great deal of information to help you understand your mortgage. To get acquainted with different parts of your mortgage statement, watch this informative video.  Looking for a little more detail? Read below for a more in-depth look at your mortgage statement. We’ve organized it by sections. Freedom Mortgage Contact Information This section of your mortgage statement provides contact information for our Customer Care team,…

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Why do I Need a Home Appraisal?

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July 2, 2018

Let’s take a closer look at appraisals. When you find the home of your dreams and are ready to make an offer, your mortgage lender needs assurance that the place you are interested in is worth the money you wish to offer for it. This is where an Appraiser, usually a qualified 3rd party contractor, comes in. Style and Selling Points: The appraiser looks at the general design and architectural…

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Pros and Cons of a 15 Year Mortgage

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June 11, 2018

In the US, a 30-year fixed rate mortgage is standard. However, a 15-year fixed rate mortgage may be a smart way to save in interest. To help you figure out which type is best for you, we’ve compiled a short list of pros and cons.   Situations vary by individual, so it’s important to talk to an expert when deciding which loan is right for you. Contact us today to…

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Rates May Be Rising, But Homes Are More Affordable Today Than You Think

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May 9, 2018

If you’ve been following the housing market, you may be seeing that rates are rising and home inventory is low. This means that fewer homeowners are putting their homes up for sale, making the market more competitive while mortgage rates go up. However, American’s may not realize that while rates are rising they are still at historic lows. This Spring, Trulia released a blog, Not Your Father’s Housing Market, that…

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The Tale of the Three Brick Layers

The Tale of the 3 Brick Layers
August 14, 2014

By Dee Grosso, Senior Vice President of Human Resources Freedom Mortgage is a great company to be working for, especially because we’re focused on major growth – and achieving big goals. At Freedom Mortgage, we are all equally involved in making the company succeed and are all working towards that one goal. It is the best way to become the industry leader we aim to be. I’d like to share…

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Freedom Mortgage’s Seth Kronemeyer Talks Mortgage Technology at MBA Tech Conference

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March 25, 2014

Freedom Mortgage’s Senior Vice President, Marketing and ECommerce, Seth Kronemeyer participated in a panel discussion at the MBA Technology Conference last week. Kronemeyer joined Don Kracl, Mortech/Zillow; Kesna Lawrence, Datamyx; and Jonathan Corr, President and Chief Operating Officer for Ellie Mae. From the Housing Wire article: Freedom Mortgage’s Seth Kronemeyer noted, like the rest of the industry, had experienced a decline in volume as refinances receded and that his company was exploring multiple channels and…

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Freedom Mortgage Job Openings: Retail Sales Loan Officers

Freedom Mortgage Job Openings: Retail Sales Loan Officers
March 21, 2014

Looking at the jobs market for a moment, Freedom Mortgage currently has openings for experienced retail sales loan officers in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Southern California, Texas and New England. “Freedom boasts a competitive, commission-based compensation plan and a competitively priced product menu, including Jumbo, FHA and 203k, VA, USDA and state bond programs, in addition to conventional fixed and ARM programs through in-house and local mortgage operations to enable fast underwriting…

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