Author: Mark Spano (Mark Spano)

Navigating Closing Costs
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Navigating Closing Costs

It's easy to forget about the cost of closing on a home. And more often than not, buyers are surprised by how expensive closing costs can be. It's important to be aware of what closing costs are so you can make educated decisions about your mortgage.

What are Mortgage Origination Fees?
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What are Mortgage Origination Fees?

If you’ve been researching the home buying process you’ve probably stumbled upon the term origination fee. Mortgage origination fees are upfront costs that must be paid to the lender in exchange for originating your mortgage.

Forbearance or Loan Modification?
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Forbearance or Loan Modification?

“Forbearance” is becoming quite a common term these days as the Coronavirus pandemic continues. As the word becomes more popular, it’s increasingly important for those who could benefit from forbearance be aware of what the term actually means.