Mary Beth Zimmerman, Senior Loan Officer NMLS #216208 Licensed in Georgia- #24352
On June 13, 1967, President Lyndon Johnson nominated Thurgood Marshall to the Supreme Court, stating that this was "the right thing to do, the right time to do it, the right man and the right place." Marshall was instrumental in ending racial segregation before and during his time on the bench. Watch this brief video on the life and times of the first African American to sit on the high court. #BlackHistoryMonth
Thurgood Marshall was one of the country's greatest jurists and civil rights advocates, but he was also a gifted storyteller who liked to leaven even a serio...
Tired of shelling out big bucks for a mediocre Valentine's Day dinner? Wow your sweetheart this year with one of these simple recipes anyone can make at home.
purewow.com These 21 Valentine’s Day dinner ideas are fancy yet easy to pull off, with no cheesiness sight (well, unless you count actual cheese).
Would you like to move into a new home with your sweetheart this month? Call me today to get started.
Are you looking for your next #DIY project? Give your cabinets a facelift by adding new doors!
bhg.com You're one step closer to your dream kitchen!
Organic food is all the rage these days, but have you ever considered a "homegrown" mortgage experience?
blog.swbc.com If people are willing to seek out locally-produced, farm-to-market organic food, why wouldn’t they consider doing business with a local mortgage provider?
With spring cleaning right around the corner, here’s an interesting list of items that you can actually recycle instead of tossing out.
realtor.com Many more things in your house are recyclable than you might think. Here are some of the surprises to kick-start your decluttering.
Are your agents asking for flyers the day before an open house? Our on-demand flyer portal allows you to download promotional flyers immediately, then create custom open house flyers with a same-day turnaround in just a few clicks. Impress your agents and never show up empty-handed. Contact me today to start your journey at SWBC Mortgage!
Thinking of remodeling your house or condo this year? Home improvement projects can truly impact the value of your property. Remodeling Magazine's annual Cost vs. Value report highlights how much various projects will set you back, as well as the potential return on your investment.
realtor.com Thinking of remodeling in 2020? Check out Remodeling magazine's Cost vs. Value report to learn whether you'll make your money back.
Want to stay better connected to what's happening in your home even when you're not there? Invest in a smart home security system! Read our blog to learn more.
blog.swbc.com With a smart home security system, you can take your alarm with you just about anywhere you go.
Have you discovered your passion? Here are 4 steps that may help you!
entrepreneur.com Brian Tracy breaks down the small steps you can take to start turning your passion into your livelihood.
We could all use some decluttering! Read these 50 tips to declutter your #home.
hgtv.com Ready to declutter your house? Start here with these items you're sure not to miss.
Placing astronauts in 'suspended animation' is no longer the stuff of science fiction. Learn more about this potential life-saving technique—developed at the University of Maryland School of Medicine—for use during intricate medical surgeries and other procedures.
nerdist.com Doctors have used suspended animation on critically injured patients in order to perform life-saving surgeries for the first time ever.
Ring in the new decade with High Balance Conforming Loan Limits increasing to $765,600 for 2020! Contact me for the specific loan limit in your market.
Thinking about selling your home this year? Learn about a few budget-friendly ways to spruce up your home before you put it on the market in our latest blog!
blog.swbc.com The smart improvements you make now could help you maximize your financial investment and sell your home more quickly.
Join us in remembering the great Martin Luther King, Jr. #MLK
Celebrate the new year with Conforming Loan Limits increasing to $510,400 for 2020! Contact me today to learn more about what this could mean for you.
The off-season can actually be a great time to buy a home. Find out some of the perks on our blog!
blog.swbc.com With the right mindset and professionals guiding you along the way, the off-season could be a great time to buy!
What's the prospect for the next wave of homebuyers? Learn more about the housing perspective of Generation Z from the latest research from Freddie Mac. Here is a preview: despite many life challenges, 86% of Gen Z hope to own a home someday.
freddiemac.com The dream of homeownership is alive and well within “Generation Z,” the demographic cohort following Millennials, according to a pioneering new survey from Freddie Mac.
Studies show that living near some kind of open wilderness space can have dramatic benefits on your health and wellbeing.
bhg.com Mother Nature for the win!
Days are getting shorter and the temperature on the thermometer is dropping. To help you survive the coming season, here are some strategies that will help you save energy and money on heating costs, and stay cozy during the coldest months of the year.
blog.swbc.com While we might not be able to help you avoid the winter chill all together, coming home should be your warm and cozy spot on a cold winter day!
From Oklahoma City and San Antonio to Atlanta and Knoxville, these cities are among the top ten metro locations where a new or starter home is more affordable.
realtor.com We found some U.S. metros right now where a brand-new starter home won't require you to sign over your firstborn.
If losing weight is your #1 resolution for 2020, you'll want to read up on these rankings. U.S. News and World Report recently released its annual list of the best and worst diet plans. The list can help you find the perfect plan based on your individual goals. #backtowork #diet
marketwatch.com A panel of ‘nationally recognized’ experts in diet, nutrition, obesity, food psychology, diabetes and heart disease spent months deciding on the most and...
Thinking of buying a new home? Prepare for these unexpected costs.
blog.swbc.com If you're buying a home, being aware of these often-overlooked expenses can help you prepare a realistic budget and not get overwhelmed by unexpected costs.
Want the biggest bang for your housing buck? Consider the top cities where you can purchase a dream home for far below comparable properties in more expensive locales.
realtor.com The trusty data team at realtor.com found the cities where buyers can score an affordable, large home clocking in at 5,000 square feet and above.
Do you have upcoming travel and need to board your dog? Here are some essential tips to make sure your pet's stay is safe and comfortable.
zoetispetcare.com Here are some dog boarding tips to help you find the right place and help your dog feel comfortable at their home away from home.
Didn't get what you wanted for the holidays? Consider a new home for 2020! Call me today to start the process if you want to move into a new home by the end of January.
It's never too early to plan your next getaway. Learn more about the vacation hot spots for 2020, which includes both traditional favorites plus some surprise entries.
travelandleisure.com Winter, spring, summer, or fall – these are the best places to travel in 2020. Our list of best vacation spots includes travel staples like Costa Rica and Rome, and up-and-comers like Tbilisi, Georgia and Quito, Ecuador. Consider your bucket list of where to travel this year covered.
Plan to stay with relatives (or hosting them) during the holidays this year? Don't let your 'Holiday Vacation' turn into a nightmare. Learn some helpful tips for surviving family lodging.
smartertravel.com Here’s how to survive everything from the dreaded air mattress to a lack of privacy during an extended stay with relatives this holiday season.
SWBC Mortgage provides more ways to purchase your dream home with HomeReady®. With only 3% down and lower monthly payments from reduced mortgage insurance costs, this program is available for both first-time and repeat homebuyers. Call me today to learn more about HomeReady®.
Own a small business or manage a department? Here are 7 outstanding ways to reward your employees at holiday time instead of shopping for marginal gifts.
inc.com When it's time to shop for your employees, you can please all of your employees at once with something simple (adding plants to the office) or elaborate (a long-weekend getaway).
Frustrated with trying to foster a culture of innovation in your workplace? Read more on how to cultivate innovation at your organization.
forbes.com The way to inspire innovation within an organization is with clarity and conviction of a vision.
Where are the housing and mortgage markets headed next year? Realtor.com's economists present a comprehensive forecast in a new report.
realtor.com At a time when millennials are reaching key life milestones, the U.S. housing market will continue to slow in 2020 as inventory reaches historic lows.
New year, new home? FHA limits are changing throughout the country for 2020, and in many areas, these will increase. Call me today to find out the specific limits for your county.
There is plenty of well-deserved advance buzz surrounding "1917", an epic new film that takes a realistic look at World War I through the eyes of two young soldiers on a dangerous mission in the trenches. Universal Pictures is conducting free advance screenings at 15 military bases, as well as at local theaters in dozens of markets, before the film's January 2020 release. Read more on how and where to attend one of the sneak previews.
military.com Get tickets to free advance screenings at 15 military bases, as well as local theaters in more than 40 markets.
Want to celebrate the holidays in a new home? Call me today to get started.
During Native American Heritage Month, we remember and honor both the contributions and injustices experienced by the indigenous tribes of North America. Here is an interesting, fact-based timeline that details the milestones in Native American history.
history.com As explorers sought to colonize their land, Native Americans responded in various stages, from cooperation to indignation to revolt.
The film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood opens November 22. It's based on a true story of how a skeptical journalist begrudgingly accepts an assignment to profile TV host Mr. 'Fred' Rogers, portrayed by Tom Hanks, in yet another role drawing acclaim for the celebrated actor. Getting to know Rogers profoundly changed the reporter's perspective on life. Read the original story from Esquire Magazine that inspired the screenplay for the film. #ABeautifulDayInTheNeighborhood #esquire
esquire.com Fred Rogers has been doing the same small good thing for a very long time...
SWBC Mortgage has over 30 successful years in the industry and a proven track record of financial stability. Join us and experience what it means to have peace of mind in a stable company. We're not going anywhere, and you won't want to either!
Watch this video and listen to what a few of our Loan Originators have to say about having peace of mind at SWBC Mortgage.
swbcmortgages.wistia.com You can rest assured that your career is in good hands, with SWBC Mortgage’s proven track record of financial stability and thirty successful years in the mortgage industry. We’re not going anywhere, and you won’t want to either. Listen to SWBC originators describe what life is like having pea...
Have an older dog who could help us learn more about the aging process in both canines and humans? The National Institute on Aging, with Texas A&M and Washington State University, recently launched a five year, $23 million study, and needs 10,000 pets for the largest-ever canine project. Five hundred dogs may also receive experimental anti-aging pills already used successfully for human transplant patients. Read more on how to nominate your best friend for the program.
apnews.com SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The...
Why wait for spring cleaning? The holidays are a great time to consider reducing your home clutter by recycling items, many of which can be donated to charitable causes. Here are 5 categories to consider for a quick home tidy-up ahead of the holiday season.
realtor.com It's National Recycling Day, and that means it's the perfect time to declutter and give your stuff a second chance for someone in need.
Forget picking up a phone to call a contractor and try picking up a paintbrush instead. Overcome your fear of DIY projects with these easy confidence builders.
realtor.com Some DIY projects are too ambitious for most beginners. But there are plenty of household tasks you can tackle without specialized expertise or experience.
At SWBC Mortgage, we strongly believe that our employees are our number one asset and we take great pride in providing a healthy work and life balance. From a generous 401(k) matching program to extensive medical coverage, we think you'll find our benefits stand out from the others. Contact me today to begin your journey at SWBC Mortgage!
SWBC Mortgage honors the service and sacrifice of our nation's veterans and active duty military members. Meet veteran and senior loan officer Jimmy Alexander, who now serves the needs of today's military members, veterans, and other clients in Killeen, Texas.
SWBC Mortgage honors the service and sacrifice of our nation's veterans and active duty military members. Meet veteran and SWBC Mortgage branch manager Lee Barroll, who’s also committed to honoring and supporting our veterans and active duty military.
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