Sathi Roy

How mortgage rates work

Sathi Roy, a non-commissioned Loan Consultant at Better, gives an overview of mortgage rates "What factors determine the mortgage rates I can get? What are points and credits, and do I need them? How do I compare rates between lenders?" As someone who talks to both first-time homebuyers and refinance customers every day, I know...

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Lucy Randall

6 Reasons to Refinance your Mortgage

Lucy Randall, a non-commissioned Loan Consultant at Better, gives a rundown of mortgage refinance and how to determine if one is right for you. If you’re a homeowner, you might be hearing everyone, from your neighbors to news anchors, talking about refinancing. So should you be considering it too? There are many situations in...

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Better Mortgage

The Better Guide to Buying a Home

Buying a home is a big deal – but that doesn’t mean the experience has to be daunting. We’ve distilled our best advice into a slim and straightforward homebuying guide to help you prepare. Get the guide now. Whether you’re still months away from shopping or are already on the hunt for your...

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Kurtis Rhee

7 Ways to Make Your Offer Stand out in a Competitive Market

Kurtis Rhee, Real Estate Partnerships Manager at Better, explains how you can make your offer stand out in a seller’s market. I talk to people every day who are wondering just how they’ll get their dream home in competitive markets like San Francisco, Denver, and Seattle. In these areas, sellers don’t just...

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Elizabeth Root

How does your job affect your mortgage?

Elizabeth Root, a licensed Loan Consultant at Better, explains how lenders consider your employment income. Are you financially ready to buy a house? To answer that question, you may be thinking of how much money you’ve saved up for a down payment. However, you should also take into account how much money you’re...

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