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About Rachel Mendelson

Rachel is a Content Writer for Atlantic Bay Mortgage Group®. In addition to contributing to the blog, she writes newsletters and custom real estate content. When she’s not working, she likes playing guitar, eating barbecue and sides, and spending as much time on the beach as possible.

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Dealing with the HGTV buyer

Whether you’re a real estate agent or a builder, you’ve probably had a client with some unrealistic home expectations. Maybe…

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4 Tips for First Time Homebuyers

4 tips for first time home buyers

Buying a house is an exciting investment, but where do you start? For first-time homebuyers especially, the process can seem…

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Benefits of Working With Lenders Offering Upfront Underwriting

Benefits of Working with Lenders who do Upfront Underwriting

When you’re ready to buy a new home, navigating the home loan process can seem overwhelming. Where do you start?…

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Tips for an Open House

Tips for a successful open house

When you get a new listing, your priority (and most likely your client’s priority, as well) is to sell the…

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Managing Your Online Reputation

Managing your online reputation

Having an online reputation is becoming more and more important in today’s internet-focused world. Many clients and potential clients prefer…

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Offer Accepted Now What

Your Offer was Accepted, Now What?

Great news – the seller accepted your offer! You’re one step closer to becoming a homeowner. But don’t pop the…

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Budgeting For Closing Costs

Budgeting for Closing Costs

Buying a home is a big financial investment, but did you know there are additional costs associated with getting a…

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Educating Your Prospects On Interest Rates

Educating your prospects on Interest rates

You probably know the basics — once your clients get a mortgage loan, they’ll have a monthly payment. Their monthly payment…

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Do You Need Additional Insurance on Your Home

Do You Need Additional Insurance?

Your monthly mortgage payment is broken into four parts: PITI, which stands for principal, interest, taxes, and insurance. It’s important…

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15 vs 30 Year Loans

15-year fixed-rate loan – what are the pros/cons

When you’re ready to buy a home, all the different loan options can be overwhelming. There are different loan names,…

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