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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 [email protected] to let her know!

Beyond Success Story #22: Asset Depletion Income Closes a Deal

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 [...]

By |2019-09-23T12:39:15-04:00September 22nd, 2019|Categories: Beyond|Tags: |

Buying a Home Near Amazon’s HQ2 in Virginia? Be Prepared for Some Stiff Competition

When Amazon announced it was planning to build a second headquarters in North America, tons of cities put on their Sunday best and tried to woo the mega corporation. But, why? As Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat put it, Amazon would undoubtedly be detonating a "prosperity bomb" in the winning city. He saw it [...]

By |2019-09-16T11:47:21-04:00September 8th, 2019|Categories: Purchase|Tags: , , , , , |

Beyond Success Story #21: Divorce, Bankruptcy, and Bouncing Back

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 [...]

By |2019-08-16T11:01:25-04:00August 18th, 2019|Categories: Beyond|Tags: , , |

Beyond Success Story #20: Self-Employed Borrower Inherited Debt

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 |2019-08-02T13:19:15-04:00August 4th, 2019|Categories: Beyond, Real Estate Agents|Tags: |

Beyond Success Story #19: Short Sale Puts the Brakes on Building Dream Home

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 |2019-07-18T11:35:14-04:00July 21st, 2019|Categories: Beyond|Tags: |

What Does Your Morning Routine Reveal About Your Personality?

Everyone has a morning routine — whether it's pressing the snooze button until you are really late or waking up early, going for a run, and showering all before 6 a.m. You may not know what your morning routine says about your personality, but you can probably list at least five things you do [...]

By |2019-07-18T10:08:41-04:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |

Personal Branding 101: Don’t NOT Brand Yourself

In today's competitive work environment, it can seem impossible to differentiate yourself. However, one easy way to step out from the crowd is to establish a personal brand. The power of personal branding is strong — it is how you market yourself and manage how you are viewed. Here are more reasons why personal [...]

By |2019-07-18T11:17:05-04:00July 12th, 2019|Categories: Loan Officers|Tags: , |