Mortgage Blog

Key Differences Between FHA Loan and Conventional Loan Mortgage Insurance

Unlock the secrets to mortgage insurance with our latest YouTube video! ️ Discover the crucial differences between FHA & Conventional Mortgage insurance and learn how to eliminate PMI from your conventional home loan. Perfect for first-time buyers seeking clarity and savings! #HomeOwnership #MortgageTips #PMIRemoval #FirstHome #ConventionalVsFHA #MortgageInsuranceExplained #BuySmart #FirstTimeBuyer #HomeLoanEducation

Real Talk Ep 8: How Realtors Can Lead the Battle for Affordable Housing

With a robust experience spanning over 20 years in the Portland real estate market, including founding Inhabit Real Estate, Eric Hagstette delves into his journey from a “corporate upbringing” to becoming a seasoned expert in the field. Hear the invaluable lessons he learned from adhering to a simple yet effective business plan, which played a […]

Real Talk Ep 7 with Ann Garcia: Funding College for Children, Financial Planning, & Homeownership!

Welcome to another episode of ‘Real Talk’ with your host, Evan Swanson, Senior Loan Officer and Certified Financial Planner™. In this interview, we connect with Ann Garcia, a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with Independent Progressive Advisors and the author of “How to Pay for College: A complete guide to funding your child’s education.” If you have […]

Real Talk 5 with Diana Colin: Real Estate Change & Financial Tools

Here is my latest ‘Real Talk’ episode with Diana Colin of the Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors. With more than 38 years of experience in the real estate industry, Diana Colin shares what has and hasn’t changed over the years and how her newer role as the Professional Standards Administrator with the Portland Metropolitan Association […]