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Ellie Mae Announces HFG as 2019 Hall of Fame Finalist

January 15, 2019– Ellie Mae®, the leading cloud-based platform provider for the mortgage finance industry, today announced their 2019 Hall of Fame award winners and finalists, honoring mortgage lenders that have distinguished themselves with their innovative use of...

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HFG Announces Partnership With Dorn Homes

Homeowners Financial Group (HFG) has announced a new partnership with Prescott-based homebuilder Dorn Homes. The collaboration between the two companies will produce Dorn Mortgage. The new mortgage company will provide home financing services to all Dorn Homes buyers....

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2019 Best Mortgage Companies to Work For

Homeowners Financial Group has been named one of 2019’s Best Mortgage Companies to Work for. This program was created by National Mortgage News and Best Companies Group. HFG is listed as number 7, and you can view the full list here. This annual survey and awards...

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Mortgage Matters: January 2019

Starting Strong The season of resolutions bring new gym memberships and promises to wake up after just one snooze on the alarm. While good options, starting the new year with a budget can have a resounding impact on your finances long term. The first step is to pay...

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Homebuyer Trends – Part 3

Home Search Technology Although there is no individual person given credit for creating the Internet, history shows us that the concept is not as new as we would think. Nikola Tesla dreamed of a ‘world wireless system’ and other visionaries like Paul Otlet...

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Federal Reserve Rate Announcement 12/19/18

As widely expected, the Federal Reserve raised the target range for the federal funds rate from 2.25 to 2.50%. Additionally, Fed officials now expect two rate hikes in 2019, one less than it had previously forecasted in September. How do these rate...

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Homie Highlight: Heather Murry

At HFG, we believe the F stands for Family and as our vision states, we hire only like-minded individuals who value our family style culture, treating other employees like family members. This month’s Highlight fits that statement to the core and explains...

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Homebuyer Trends – Part 2

First-Time Homebuyers Buying your first home may seem like a distant dream, but it may be prime time for first-time buyers who represented 33% of all home purchases, according to an annual survey from the National Association of Realtors®. This 2018 Profile of Home...

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Homebuyer Trends – Part 1

Check out some interesting data on homebuyer trends below from the National Association of Realtors® (NAR)’s most recent annual survey report. Source: National Association of Realtors (NAR) Annual Survey (July 2017 – June 2018)...

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Mortgage Matters: December 2018

Your No-Cost Annual Review The holiday season brings celebrations and cheer, family gatherings and traditions...and a whole lot of spending! In fact, the recent PwC Holiday Outlook 2018* report revealed that consumers expect to spend an average of $1,250 this season...

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Conforming Loan Limit Changes for 2019

Great news for homeowners and homebuyers!On November 27, 2018, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the increased 2019 maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac from $453,100 to $484,350.These loan limits...

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HFG and MBS Highway

Barry Habib, MBS Highway Founder and CEO, recently spoke about our long-standing partnership and how we leverage their cutting-edge digital platform to assist our clients in making better-informed decisions. “It always seems like Homeowners Financial likes...

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