• Characterized by bright colors, woven fabrics and handcrafted pieces, southwestern-style decorating takes influences from Native American, Spanish and Mexican art. Whether you live out west and want your home to reflect your surroundings, or you simply want to incorporate colorful or handmade items into your existing decor, here are some tips to help you...

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  • A new phenomenon is affecting the mortgage and real estate industries. People who bought a home or refinanced in the last few years have such a ridiculously low mortgage rate that they don’t want to move and have to accept a new mortgage with a higher rate. But the reality is that these people...

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  • This post is for all the gardeners out there! This time of year, we’re excited about combining our love of gardens with our love of prize giveaways. Whether you’re new to the gardening game or have years of experience in the backyard, this contest is for you.

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Derek Beaumont, senior servicing marketing strategist, proudly shows off the J.D. Power Award.

Quicken Loans Ranked ‘Highest in Customer Satisfaction Among Mortgage Servicing Companies’ in the U.S. by J.D. Power

You might be aware that Quicken Loans has been ranked “highest in customer satisfaction for primary mortgage origination” in the U.S. for the past four years. That’s old news. However, this is the first year we’ve also been ranked highest for servicing, and we are both humbled and honored that our clients chose us for this award.

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Things You Shouldn’t Do When Applying for a Mortgage

During the underwriting process, your mortgage company will be examining your finances quite closely to ensure you’re a solid loan candidate. Because of this, it’s important that nothing you do makes your mortgage company question your ability to pay them back. To show them you’re nothing short of their dream loan candidate, here’s a list of things you should avoid doing during the underwriting process.

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Protect Your Roof from Severe Summer Weather

Summer may be known for fun in the sun, but according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association, June is a peak month for hail storms. The NOAA says hail causes approximately $1 billion in damage to property each year. When your roof is at risk of being pelted by golf ball-sized hail, it is important to have a plan on how to protect your property, as well as a plan to make repairs if any damage occurs.

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Four Ways that DIY’ers Can Avoid Home Renovation Mishaps

From television shows that teach people how to do various projects to the proliferation of home improvement stores with their endless aisles of products beckoning us to give them a try, the do-it-yourself lifestyle has really taken off. While it is possible to tackle some home improvement projects on your own — like painting, wallpapering and more — in many cases it’s best to call in a professional. The following tips will help DIY’ers avoid home renovation disasters, and finish their projects safely and without spending a ton of extra money.

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