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AnnieMac Wins 'FUTURE 50' Award for Fourth Year in a Row

AnnieMac Home Mortgage is among the winners for the 2017 SmartCEO Philadelphia Future 50 Awards, which recognizes the fastest-growing, mid-sized companies in the greater Philadelphia area. According to SmartCEO Magazine, the winners are chosen based on a three-year average of employee and revenue growth, and "represent the future of the region’s economy and embody the entrepreneurial spirit critical for leadership and success.".

Posted in Articles on Nov 7, 2016

Working With a Design-Build Team to Create Your Dream Home

Building your dream home from scratch is a daunting task, especially if you’ve never worked with an architect, builder, and design team before. To make the project a little easier to wrap your head around, here’s some advice from construction professionals..

Posted in Articles on Nov 1, 2016

I want to help you to make an informed decision on your mortgage

Buying a home is a long-term investment. Although the market’s gone up and down over the decades, U.S. home prices appreciated at an annual growth rate of 4.8 percent. Even at a mere 3 percent, the home that costs $150,000 today will be worth $364,000 in 30 years..

Posted in Articles on Sep 16, 2016

Tips for Unclogging a Kitchen Sink

Kitchen sink clogs—usually caused by grease or overworked garbage disposers can be easily removed in minutes with these simple tools and common-sense tips..

Posted in Articles on Aug 30, 2016

Advice for Setting up a Backyard Compost System

Over the past five years, working with Denver Urban Gardens, I came to understand why so many gardeners call compost "black gold." Now that I have been able to transition to a personal home garden, finding a way to easily compost was essential. Just this week, my boyfriend and I installed a two-bin.

Posted in Articles on Aug 22, 2016

Here's a Few Backyard Decorating Ideas that Won't Break the Bank

For a high-end backyard look without high-end expense, try this interesting technique: Espalier a tree. It's easier to create a living fence than it looks, and it can be used to add visual interest and texture to a blank wall..

Posted in Articles on Aug 22, 2016

Build a Backyard Swing Set

You can hire a contractor to build an outdoor play set on your property, or you can try to figure out the project from scratch—but we don't recommend either approach. The first is expensive. The second is risky: Do you know what constitutes hardware that's strong enough to support a swinging child?.

Posted in Articles on Aug 16, 2016

Tips for Finding the Right Home

Picking out a home is kind of like raising kids. Everyone's got their own ideas of the best way to go about it, and few people have compunctions about sharing them with you. But for what it's worth, here's some good advice. It's always easier to go through stressful processes and seasons with friends by your side..

Posted in Articles on Aug 16, 2016

AnnieMac One Of Region's 'Best Places to Work'

Once again, AnnieMac Home Mortgage has been selected as one of the greater Philadelphia region's Best Places to Work. And the judges who made that selection are some of the smartest and most discriminating professionals in the business today — AnnieMac's own employees..

Posted in Articles on Aug 11, 2016

AnnieMac's Matt Buckley Among Region's Best Attorneys

AnnieMac's Executive Vice-President of Compliance Matthew Buckley has been selected as a recipient of Philadelphia Business Journal's 2016 Corporate Counsel Awards..

Posted in Articles on Aug 10, 2016

Installing and Maintaining Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms are kind of like seatbelts. God willing, you'll never need one. But if you do need it, it can mean the difference between life and death. Here are some tips on installing smoke alarms..

Posted in Articles on Aug 8, 2016

Looking for just the Right Touch of Backyard Ambiance? Consider Building Your Own Fire Pit

Backyard fire pits are one of the most popular of all landscaping features. They are attractive, functional and provide an outdoor gathering place..

Posted in Articles on Aug 8, 2016

Summer May be Winding Down, but Your Gardening Activity Doesn't Have to

So much emphasis is given every year to getting the garden in throughout the spring and early summer – that sometimes we forget that many crops can be planted again in the late summer..

Posted in Articles on Aug 8, 2016

Late-Summer Storms can get Violent and do Some Damage to Your Landscaping

Whether you’re a homeowner or manage commercial property, landscaping is important to the overall image of your home or business. You’ve probably invested time, money and effort into making it as close to ideal as possible..

Posted in Articles on Aug 8, 2016

Congratulations to Marc Zitelman for Being Recognized as a Top Mortgage Lender

Top Agent Magazine has recently recognized Marc Zitelman as a Top Mortgage Lender..

Posted in Articles on Aug 5, 2016