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April 26, 2018

2018 List of 45 MA & RI First Time Home Buyer Programs

Update: As with any program, the powers that be regularly review their first time home buyer benefits to make sure that they meet the needs of their residents. The list below is in a series of updates, with the original published in June 2015. Please note that the locations may…
April 12, 2018

Deb Jordan of Shamrock Financial Chosen as RACM Affiliate of the Year

READING, Mass. – April 11, 2018 – PRLog — Shamrock Financial Corporation is pleased to announce that Deb Jordan, Senior Loan Officer, has been named the REALTOR®️ Association of Central Massachusetts (RACM) Affiliate of the Year. The RACM is a professional organization whose members strive to create a comprehensive and unified voice for all REALTORS®️…
January 10, 2018

Shamrock Financial Wins the National Best and Brightest Companies to Work for Award for the Fourth Time in a Row

Providence, Rhode Island; December 2017 – For an amazing fourth consecutive time, Shamrock Financial has won the National Brightest and Best Award. Given by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), this award celebrates those companies across the United States that consistently show their dedication to excellence. This award is…
November 1, 2017
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Secrets of a First Time Buyer

Take a deep breath – you’re buying your first home. Maybe you can no longer handle your noisy neighbors. Perhaps you have simmering desire for your own space at last. Whatever your reason, finally deciding to buy your first home can be exciting – and daunting! Haven’t you heard the…
October 24, 2017

The Northeast- Where Your Future Awaits

Moving to the Northeast? Consider This… Sometimes, you gotta move – and that can mean to a new city! Whether it is for work, love, or a searing need for change, finding the right area can be a tough decision. Do you want the sunny days of the west, the…
July 27, 2017
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What is a 5/1 ARM? Everything you need to know

Make Way for Your Mortgage! Question: what is the biggest single purchase that you will ever make? If you guessed your house, you’d be right. And if you’re like most Americans, you need a mortgage to afford that purchase, and it could take you anywhere between 15 and 30 years…
October 19, 2016

Who’s Running the Real Estate Market Now? Buyers or Sellers?

Is There a Horse in Your Garage? Imagine driving along on a quiet neighborhood road at 25 mph and then finding yourself instantly traveling 55 mph? Talk about the potential for unexpected turbulence and danger. Well that’s essentially what’s happened in today’s real estate market. Almost overnight we have seen…
October 19, 2016

New FHA Guideline Changes May Help You Buy a Home

Having a stable job and owning a home: they’re both parts of the American Dream. However, today’s reality is that many people have lost their jobs or have been reduced to part-time work. This situation can have a devastating impact on anyone’s financial situation, especially those who would love to…
August 9, 2016

Proposed Amendments to TRID-August 2016

Given the amount of numbers and calculations associated with obtaining a mortgage and making the regular payments, it is no wonder that consumers have been confused or unsure about the financial implications of buying a house. As a result, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) overhauled the rules and policies…
August 2, 2016

Mass Save Energy Audit: What You Need to Know

About Home Energy Assessments Whether it is water, electricity, or heat, your home requires energy to operate comfortably. Depending on the structure of your home, the age and ability of your appliances, as well as your energy habits, you could be wasting unnecessary energy and as a result, spending more…
February 19, 2016

Shamrock CEO Dean Harrington Chats with Shawn Murphy of For The Record

In February 2016, Shamrock Financial Chief Executive Officer Dean Harrington sat down with Shawn Murphy, host of the television program For the Record to chat about the changes in the real estate market since they last talked in December 2014. As it is an indicator of the financial market, where…
February 10, 2016

Shamrock Financial Named One of the Top Ten Mortgage Employers in Northeast

Shamrock Financial Corporation has been named one of the nation’s top ten mortgage employers in the northeast by the esteemed National Mortgage Professional Magazine. This award is handed out to those businesses in the mortgage industry that excel in certain areas, including corporate culture, day-to-day management practices and policies, long-term…
December 22, 2015

Shamrock Financial Corporation Wins National Best & Brightest Award

For the second year in a row, Shamrock Financial Corporation is thrilled to have won the coveted National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ award. Given by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR), the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ competition acknowledges those businesses that display their…
December 15, 2015

Empty Nest House Plans? The Fun Starts Now

The kids have finished college, grown up, and moved away to pursue their adult life. You may experience some loss, some sadness that that part of your life – your child-filled life – has come to an end. But that means you have entered the next exciting phase of your…
December 1, 2015

Seasons Greetings! A Holiday Tipping Guide

Tis the season and there is much to do: decorate tress, attend parties, purchase presents. It is also a time to remember those who have helped us throughout the year, and that can come in the form of holiday tipping. Yes, many of us do tip when certain services are…