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Jul 13, 2022
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While a Home Equity Conversion Mortgage (HECM), or reverse mortgage, can be a smart financial tool for those needing to supplement their retirement income, its possible ability to protect a well-funded nest egg is easy to overlook. As retirement approaches, even those with a solid financial plan may fear the damage an ill-timed market downturn […]
Jul 6, 2022
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National Grilling Month is off to a booming start. If you want this summer’s backyard BBQs to be a bust, you’ll need a backyard that can rise to the occasion. To see what upgrades you can make to your backyard watch our video.
Jun 29, 2022
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A reverse mortgage provides financial freedom and security using your home’s equity, but what happens when the loan come due? Watch our video to learn what to expect. Things to know about Reverse Mortgages: At the conclusion of a reverse mortgage, the borrower must repay the loan and may have to sell the home or […]
Jun 22, 2022
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Is your income a source of anxiety when exploring buying a home? Sometimes, it feels difficult to know when you make enough to qualify. If you have a low income, you can afford more than you think. To learn more, click the video below and find out just how much:
Jun 15, 2022
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Speaking to your parents about their financial future is a difficult conversation. If you are looking into options to let your parents live comfortably throughout their retirement, a reverse mortgage can answer your worries. To learn more about when you should talk to your parents about a reverse mortgage, watch the video below: Things to […]
Jun 8, 2022
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Don’t let fear of rising interest rates stop you from one of life’s greatest joys . . . having a home. Watch our video for 5 tips to secure a low interest rate.
Jun 1, 2022
Adam O'Daniel
Today, HousingWire announced the 2022 Rising Stars, spotlighting 50 leaders under the age of 40 who are driving the mortgage, real estate, and fintech industries forward, including Open Mortgage’s SVP of Marketing Adam O’Daniel. This year’s Rising Stars were selected by HousingWire’s selection committee based on their professional achievements within their organizations, contributions to the […]
Jun 1, 2022
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For all the well-laid plans that come with preparing for retirement, sometimes things happen that we can’t predict. This is especially challenging when a medical event or a need to be close to family means it’s time to move into a new home. While the moving process isn’t easy, the nice thing about a Home […]
May 25, 2022
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We all want the bigger house with the big backyard and pool, but sometimes that is not what we can realistically afford. While what you preapproved for may seem smaller than what you really want, it is important to know that the lenders are choosing amounts that are realistic for you. If you want more, […]
May 18, 2022
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Transitioning into a comfortable retirement typically requires hard work, careful planning, and the ability to reconcile your financial health with long-held aspirations. However, if retirement is nearing and the resulting fixed income threatens to derail the lifestyle you imagined, an underutilized and often misunderstood tool could get you back on track. Add Income, Reduce Costs […]