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About Mary Mack

Mary is the Copywriter/Content Manager at Embrace Home Loans. She loves taking complicated subjects/ideas and making them easier to understand (and enjoyable to read about). Is there a topic you'd love to see covered in this blog? Email Mary at mmack@embracehomeloans.com to let her know!

5 Steps to Giving Your LinkedIn Profile a Makeover

When is the last time you looked at your LinkedIn profile? Perhaps it's been a couple of days, or even months. Since LinkedIn is the platform for business professionals, you want to ensure that your profile is up to date and looks professional. Give your LinkedIn profile a facelift with these 5 steps Step #1: [...]

By |2019-03-18T13:06:43-04:00March 17th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , , |

How Sleep Sets You Up for Success

If you want to be successful in life, sleep more. It sounds counterintuitive, but it's true. In fact, three of the richest men in America — Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett, and Bill Gates — are all huge proponents of sleep. Numerous studies have documented how good (or bad) sleep affects human health. For example, sleep [...]

By |2019-03-18T13:15:24-04:00March 13th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |

Beyond Success Story #13: Short Sale Forced Buyers to Rent (Until Beyond)

During our more than 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier [...]

By |2019-03-08T10:31:41-04:00March 10th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , |

Beyond Success Story #12: VA Loan Falls Through After Short Sale

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-03-04T12:17:50-04:00March 3rd, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: , |

How the Debt Snowball Method Works

When it comes to credit card debt, over-extending oneself can happen to anyone. One reason many find themselves in a downward debt spiral is that in attempting to dig themselves out, they only make things worse. Do you pay the minimum balance month after month, convinced you'll catch up "eventually"? Are you transferring credit card [...]

By |2019-02-25T11:12:31-04:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Financial, Refinance|Tags: , , , |

Beyond Success Story #11: 2 Homes, 2 People, 1 Dream of Owning Together

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-02-22T10:33:41-04:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

These are the Top 4 Networking Groups for Loan Officers

It's so important for loan officers to continue to expand their professional networks and stay on top of everything happening within the mortgage industry. You don't want to fall behind the competition because you aren't well-connected. One way to stay on top of everything is to get involved in networking groups. Here are the top [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:08:02-04:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |

Beyond Success Story #10: Medical Practice Owner Gets Mortgage After Other Lenders Said “No”

During our 35 years in business, we’ve learned that it’s impossible for every potential borrower to have a near-perfect credit score, steady W2 income, and zero past events (like a bankruptcy or foreclosure). As a real estate agent, you’ve undoubtedly learned the same — but that certainly doesn’t make your job any easier sometimes. Especially [...]

By |2019-02-18T10:13:51-04:00February 17th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Healthy Food to Keep You Fueled at Work

Few things occupy our minds as much as food. But when we're at work, we're not usually focused on food — we're focused on doing our jobs well. Until, that is, we realize hours have gone by and we're so hungry it hurts. Unfortunately, when we're working we often eat whatever is convenient. And what's [...]

By |2019-02-19T09:09:52-04:00February 16th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , , |

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