Steps to Avoid Mortgage Wire Fraud

January 01, 2022Homeowner Blog

Take precautions early in the mortgage process that might help you avoid becoming a victim of mortgage wire fraud. Here are six steps to follow: Gather names and numbers from…

Scammers are Using Wire Fraud to Divert Your Mortgage Closing Costs

December 31, 2021Homeowner Blog

One of life’s most memorable and important moments can be the closing of a home mortgage. This is the final stage of a very lengthy – and sometimes stressful –…

How to Detect and Avoid Phishing Emails

December 30, 2021Homeowner Blog

Phishing e-mails, constituting one of the most common ways of cyber fraud, have been at the forefront of the concerns of security professionals for several years, for instigating ransomware infections….

Protect Your Email Account with 2-step Verification

December 29, 2021Homeowner Blog

Adding 2-step verification as a security feature is essential to prevent your email account from being compromised.  Most email cyber-attacks happen because a cyber-criminal has access to your email account. …

Annual Mortgage Review

January 29, 2021Homeowner Blog

Getting a mortgage means you’ve committed a major investment of your time and energy, not to mention cash, before closing and being handed the keys to your new home. Afterwards,…

7 Reasons to Consider a Cash-Out Refinance

November 19, 2020Homeowner Blog

If you’ve got substantial equity in your home and need cash for home improvements, debt consolidation or unexpected expenses, a cash-out refinance may be the way to pay for it….

National Homeownership Month

June 04, 2020CEO's Corner, Homeowner Blog

June is National Homeownership Month June is National Homeownership Month, a time to recognize and celebrate the many benefits of homeownership. Being a homeowner is valuable for many reasons, and…