13 Inexpensive Ways to Make Your Home More Secure.

Story by Harrison Kral – 5mo • 4 min read Install the Right Type of Peephole Peepholes are an essential and proven part of home security— you never want to open a door unless you know who’s on the other side. But some doors don’t come with peepholes, and a lot of peepholes are so tiny that they […]

How to Identify Snake Holes in Your Yard—and What to Do After

Story by Rabekah Henderson  –  22h • 4 min read As backyards spring to life in the warmer weather, signs of animal life—like small holes in the ground—appear too. While some holes are home to rodents, turtles, or insects, some are actually snake holes. Snakes can take up residence inside of abandoned rodent holes and stay there […]

8 Ways to Make It Look Like You’re Home And Fool Burglars

Story by Meghan Jones – 3mo • 4 min read Install Motion Sensor Lights It’s no secret the last thing a burglar wants to do is attract attention. So there’s a good chance something unexpected — be it an alarm, a barking dog, or even a sudden flood of light — will be enough to send him away empty-handed. […]

Equity Resources Named 2020 Top Mortgage Employer

  (NEWARK, Ohio) February 24, 2020 – Equity Resources, Inc. was named by National Mortgage Professional Magazine as one of America’s Top Mortgage Employers for 2020. Companies were chosen based on their innovation, compensation, corporate culture, marketing support, technology and several more attributes that make them a Top Mortgage Employer.     Local mortgage lender Equity Resources is a service-driven company […]

Client Hot Topic: Fed Rate Cut

  Many of our amazing customers have reached out to ask about how the recent Federal Funds Rate Cut, or “Fed Rate Cut,” could affect their Mortgage Rates. The short answer is, “not a lot.” But why? What did I miss? If you were unaware, the Federal Reserve Bank cut their rates, Sunday March 15th, […]

Smart Home On A Budget

Technology. A lot of times we see that word as an expensive term. Technology comes at a price, and not a “singularity” fear price (that’s a note for another day), but an actual dollar amount. Since I do the finances in my household every time my spouse wants a new computer, and he is a […]

America’s Top Mortgage Employer Award

Equity Resources, Inc. was named as one of America’s Top Mortgage Employers. National Mortgage Professional Magazine polled readers about their employers based on 11 criteria and then broke the results down into national and regional categories. Click HERE to read! Celebrating its 26th year, Equity Resources Inc. is known for being one of the best […]

Use Your Tax Refund To Buy A Home

Welcome to Tax Season! Paying taxes is something that we all have in common; however, a select few of us will get a refund this year. We will suddenly have a lot more cash on hand than usual and will be faced with many opportunities and ways to spend it. For those of us who […]

How To Freeze Your Credit

Credit Freezing We have likely all heard about the major cybersecurity breach at Equifax. What makes this data breach so concerning is that Equifax is a credit bureau. Credit Bureaus hold and determine credit history for any adult with credit… that’s a lot of people! In addition to basic information like name, address, and history […]

Student Loans & Buying a Home

Life after college. How will student loan debt affect me?  I plan to defer my student loans, should I apply for a mortgage? Can I get a mortgage while I have student loans? Whether you’re currently in college or you’ve recently graduated from college, you’re undoubtedly eager to begin your career and start ‘adulting’.  And, if […]