Monthly Archives: December 2016


15 More unbelievable facts about the Federal Reserve

“It is well that the people of the nation do not understand our banking and monetary system, for if they did, I believe there would be a revolution before tomorrow morning.” -Henry Ford, American car manufacturer and industrialist Where does our money come from, and who controls it? In part one of this blog, we […]

Jeff Compton’s top-10 mortgage blog posts of 2016.

As the confetti falls on another New Year and the calendar flips to 2017, we’re reminded by how truly incredible 2016 was. When it came to informing you about mortgage lending and the real estate market, there was no better place to turn than Jeff Compton of Guild Mortgage in 2016, as he always tried […]

Online marketing statistics, tips and strategies for Realtors in 2017.

Hey, Realtors – how was your 2016? Hopefully, you sold more homes than ever before and had a hugely profitable campaign last year. If that’s the case, you probably utilized online marketing, including social media, to reach and engage clients. But if you didn’t have the best sales year of your life– or just want […]

FHA to raise loan limits for 2017: 20 Quick Facts You Should Know

The FHA announced that they will raise loan limits for 2017. Here are 20 quick facts any realtor, homebuyer or mortgage applicant should know:  The Federal Housing Administration recently announced that it will increase its loan limits for FHA loan products in 2017, reflecting increased home prices across the United States. In fact, FHA will […]

12 Credit and Financial Tips Just in Time For the Holidays

The holidays are fast approaching, and while it’s a wonderful time to be with family and friends, and give back to our fellow human beings, it’s also a time of year that can be treacherous financially. For many households, there is a huge spike in spending and debt between Thanksgiving, Christmas or Hanukkah and New […]