PERL Mortgage Blog

Upping Value

The Do's & Don'ts of Upping Your Home's Value

Your home is one of the biggest investments you’ll ever make. Even if you’re not looking to sell…
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5 Five-Minute Home Makeover Tips

2016 is a new year and a great time to breathe new life into your living space. You don’t have to drop…
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Prep Your Home Now

Thanks to the rising demand for housing and historically low mortgage rates, residential real estate…
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Take Advantage of Your Mortgage's Tax Benefits

Tax season is rarely a reason to celebrate, but scoring a bigger refund certainly is. That’s why you…
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4 Ways to Pay off Your Mortgage Faster

The average home loan is built on a 30-year term, but that doesn’t mean you have to wait three decades…
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The New Era of TRID

The new era of TRID, commonly known as “Know Before You Owe,” has arrived and Perl Mortgage, Inc.…
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What You Need to Know About Mortgage Documentation Requirements

It wasn’t that long ago that mortgages could be made on little more than a wink and a handshake.…
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5 Ways Millennials Help Home Values Skyrocket & What You Can Learn from Them

Traditionally, we think of Millennials as kids in ironic tees working to pay off a degree by pouring…
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Take Control of Your Credit in 2016

Would you rather: announce your weight or your credit score to a crowded room? More people would rather…
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5 Ways You're Damaging Your Credit Score

Even if you’re paying all your bills, you could be doing damage to your credit score without even realizing…
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5 Moving Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Whether it’s cross-country or across town, moving to a new home can be both emotionally and financially…
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Mortgage Rates

STILL-LOW MORTGAGE RATES PROMPTING PURCHASES AND REFINANCES With mortgage rates hitting all-time lows—and…