TRID Simplifies Mortgage Lending   Kelly Allison of Caliber Home Loans recently sat down at David Weekley Homes’ Village of Belmont Commons community in Smyrna, the builder’s first Central Living community in Georgia, to discuss the implementation of TRID and how it has changed mortgage lending for the better. TRID is the newest buzzword to hit the mortgage lending industry and it stands for TILA-RESPA   Integrated[...]

    Caliber Home Loans Provides Automatic Loan Status Updates

    When the decision to purchase a home has finally been made and the loan process has begun, consumers value progress reports on their loan status. Because of this customer need, Caliber Home Loans, a full-service national mortgage lender, is now providing automatic loan status updates for its consumers. Once a customer loan is in progress, Caliber’s originations system sends out automatic[...]

    Improved Technology and Regulations have Changed Lending for the Better

    [youtube] In this edition of Mortgage Minutes, Joe Anderson, chief executive officer of Caliber Home Loans, discusses the impact of technology and lending regulations on how mortgages are closed in today’s real estate market. According to Joe, technology is part of our lives: It’s everywhere you look, and it has even proven to streamline and demystify mortgages. Consumers now have a[...]

    Mortgage Defaults in March Hit Lowest Levels Since 2007

    According to a recent report from Lender Processing Services Inc., first-time delinquent home loans fell to .84 percent of the 50.2 million mortgages in March; this was the first time the number dipped below 1 percent since 2007. At its peak, the rate of first-time defaults, or loans that went from performing to at least 60 days delinquent, reached 2.89[...]

    Red Flags That Can Keep You From an Atlanta Home Loan

    [youtube] We've all been through some rough times during the past few years thanks to the economic downturn. But, now that the market is getting better, many buyers are looking to start a new chapter in their lives by purchasing a new home in Atlanta. However, just how long will those bumps and bruises on your credit report keep you[...]

    Atlanta New Home Values on the Rise

    [youtube] Academy Mortgage has more good news! Atlanta new home values and real estate activity in general are picking up! In the past few months, home values have appreciated by more than four percent in the local market. This means that more people are able to sell their home and then turn around and buy an even bigger home. Another benefit of[...]

    Academy Mortgage a Top Choice When Purchasing New Homes in Atlanta

    [youtube] When it comes to achieving the American Dream and making one of the largest investments of your lifetime, you want to choose a mortgage company you can trust. Academy Mortgage aims to be just that; we are dedicated to not only serving our customers, but also the community as a whole. Academy Mortgage is ranked within the top 20 independent[...]