Is a Bridge Loan right for you?

Posted by Spring EQ on May 6, 2022 9:37:45 AM

With rates on the move and home values setting records in neighborhoods across America, you know it’s a crazy market out there. So if you’re home shopping and you find the house of your dreams BUT you haven’t sold your home yet—what are your options? Here’s a way to use your existing home’s available equity if you’re short on down payment funds for your new home...

 

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Topics: mortgage, HomeEquity, FixedRate, finance, Financial Tips, bridge loans, home purchase

What's a Smarter Home Worth to You?

Posted by Spring EQ on May 5, 2022 2:42:43 PM

From voice activated devices to smart sensors, more homeowners than ever are opting to integrate technology in their home for automated convenience. But what’s the true measure of value the IoT can deliver in your home—and to your life?

 

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Topics: home improvement, home design, home trends, connected home, IoT, smart home, Internet of Things, Amazon Alexa, Amazon, home upgrade, home automation

2022 Best Mortgage Company to Work For

Posted by Spring EQ on May 2, 2022 1:15:13 PM

Spring EQ is honored to be recognized as one of the best mortgage companies to work for again this year,” said Jerry Schiano, CEO of Spring EQ. “We strive to build a fast-paced and rewarding environment committed to diversity and inclusion, professional development and excellent benefits for our talented and hardworking employees.

 

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Topics: mortgage, HomeEquity, careers, mortgagecareers, nowhiring

smart homes: 2 names to know

Posted by Spring EQ on Apr 25, 2022 2:18:52 PM

Saving time and saving money on energy costs are just a few of the benefits smarter homes can deliver. Want your home to go from Zero to Tony Stark but don’t know where to start when it comes to smart homes? Relax...

 

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Topics: home improvement, home design, home trends, connected home, IoT, Google Nest, smart home, Internet of Things, Amazon Alexa

Home Design Trend Watch: Color Pops

Posted by Spring EQ on Apr 22, 2022 4:09:38 PM

You can’t separate color palettes and choices from home design—be it interior or exterior. From choosing wall colors or trims to that perfect throw pillow to accent the living room sofa, color has always been an essential part of your home design decisions, and this year is no different.

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Topics: home improvement, interior design, home design, home trends, design trends, color trends

Your Credit Score Secret Weapon

Posted by Spring EQ on Apr 10, 2022 11:12:28 AM

You may already know Experian is one of three major credit reporting bureaus in the U.S. And you might be aware they offer free credit reports, daily credit monitoring and credit scores.

But did you know Experian can also instantly give your credit score a boost?

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Topics: credit rating, FICO, Experian, credit score, Financial Tips, Personal Finance

Three Kitchen Design Trends to Watch

Posted by Spring EQ on Mar 31, 2022 2:55:47 PM

Goodbye white cabinets! Hello, color! Ultra-sleek white modern kitchens are being replaced with a variety of rich and bold colors, high-tech appliances and unfinished metals. If you’ve been considering a kitchen upgrade, there are many new moods, vibes and styles to choose from.

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Topics: HomeEquity, home improvement, remodel, design

4 Ways To Improve Your FICO

Posted by Spring EQ on Mar 29, 2022 5:22:30 PM

Whether you're a recent grad or well into your career, everyone knows their credit score matters when it comes to securing any kind of loan—but many people are still sometimes unclear on just how much their credit score effects their ability to get a loan with the best rate and terms.

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Topics: credit rating, FICO, finance

Happy National Puppy Day!

Posted by Spring EQ on Mar 23, 2022 10:51:10 AM

When it comes to our pets, many of us feel like they're full-fledged members of the family. And while there’s no way to quantify the bond between you and your animal companions, National Puppy Day is the perfect time to celebrate our pets—and take a look at a few dog houses where the term “spare no expense” clearly has come into play.

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Topics: HELOC, HomeEquity, HomeImprovement, NationalPuppyDay

For HELOCs, Is Your Bank The Best Choice?

Posted by Spring EQ on Mar 22, 2022 4:07:55 PM


When looking into any kind of mortgage loan, it's only natural to want to go where you feel comfortable. However, when homeowners obtain a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC), home equity loan or cash-out refinance from their existing bank or credit union, they sometimes miss out on potential savings, better offers and more flexible terms.

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Topics: Cashout, mortgage, HomeEquity, CashAccess