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2016 Gingerbread House Creator Contest: Best and Most Creative Houses

January 11, 2017 by Leave a comment

The 2016 Total Mortgage Gingerbread House Creator Contest was a roaring success: from December 12th to January 1st, there were over 2,300 submissions, all competing for daily prizes and the $250 grand prize. The contest, which is in its second year, was pretty straightforward: contestants used over 75 pieces and 3 backgrounds to craft the gingerbread house... View Article

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How to Survive Thanksgiving

November 23, 2016 by Leave a comment

Thanksgiving is a holiday filled with food, family, and football. It’s a time to relax and enjoy everything that we’re grateful for. But as we all know, it isn’t without its fair share of challenges. So whether you’re on the road or staying at home, here are three Thanksgiving survival tips. 1. Stay out of the kitchen... View Article

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Pokemon GO Spurs Home Prices to All-Time Highs

July 15, 2016 by Leave a comment

Okay, not really. But there is some reason to believe Pokémon GO—the mobile app game that is currently taking the world by storm—could potentially influence home prices. For the uninitiated, Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game that you play on your smartphone. It uses your phone’s time tracking, camera, and location functionalities to create... View Article

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Top 10 Gingerbread Houses

January 5, 2016 by Leave a comment

The Total Mortgage Gingerbread House Creator contest has finally come to an end. The contest, in which users carefully crafted the gingerbread house of their dreams from over 75 pieces of candy, icing and other goodies for a chance to win daily prizes, was a huge success. After many hours of deliberation, the gingerbread team... View Article

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