Amanda Pallay

After a restless decade spent writing, video editing, dancing to Sisters of Mercy and playing video games for days, Amanda has finally settled comfortably into her role as nerdy mom and copywriter for Quicken Loans. When not writing articles for and about veterans and service members, she can be found hanging out with her son, Jude, and daughter, Ripley. If you wanna chat about the military, Star Trek or the band Clutch – she’s your gal.
Amanda Pallay

Articles by Amanda Pallay

Escrow: The One Word That Confuses Every Homeowner

Escrow: The One Word That Confuses Every Homeowner

Whether you’re a seasoned homeowner or a first-time home buyer, understanding how your escrow account works can be confusing. But really, it doesn’t have to be. I’ve taken the most important information and broken it down for you so when you’re facing your next escrow analysis, you won’t be freaked out.

Things To Consider When Buying A Unique Home

Things to Consider When Buying a Unique Home

The major factor holding me back from owning a weird house is the idea of actually living in it. It’s something that sounds better in theory, rather than in practice, and I’m just not sure I’m up for the commitment. Here are some things for you to consider when you’re in the market to buy that crazy house of your dreams.

Why Our Clients Call Us

Why Our Clients Call Us

In an effort to make life easier, we sometimes make it more complicated than it should be. A lot of our clients call us to ask questions or make adjustments to their mortgages, when it’s actually easier – and faster – to do online! I’ll break down the amount of clients who called in the month of December and provide a solution that could have made their lives easier!

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – My Son’s Hero.

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – My son’s hero.

My son, Jude, was only 4 years old when he discovered Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He admired his strength of character, his charisma and his beliefs. But when he learned what Dr. King was fighting for, he grew to love him even more. Five years later, Dr. King remains my son’s hero, and here’s why.

The Best Military Home Comings

The Best Military Home Comings

Through our Miles for Military program, we’re working with Operation Homefront to provide free flights to active-duty service members and their loved ones – we’re giving away at least 400 plane tickets this year alone! In the spirit of our upcoming Miles for Military homecomings, I wanted to share some of my favorite military homecoming videos I’ve found online. Try not to cry, tough guy! These are good!