Gina Pogol

Gina Pogol, contributor

With more than 10 years in the mortgage industry, and another 10 years writing about it, Gina Pogol brings a wealth of knowledge to The Mortgage Reports as its Associate Editor. Gina works with a team of world-class real estate and finance writers to bring timely and helpful news and advice to the audience. Her specialty is helping consumers understand complex and intimidating topics.

Articles by Gina Pogol

- 4 min read

Which is better? A mortgage broker or a bank?

You do you better mortgage rates from a mortgage broker or a bank? What’s the difference? Find out which one is better for your situation, and how to shop for the best home loan.

- 5 min read

Job change? You can still get mortgage-approved

Changing jobs probably won’t jeopardize your mortgage approval, but switching careers might. Understand the nuance with which lenders will judge your move.

- 9 min read

How long does it take to close on a house?

The faster you can close on a mortgage, the lower your mortgage interest rate can be. Know the steps in a mortgage approval, and where you cut time and corners to get to closing quicker.

- 4 min read

Can I unlock a mortgage if interest rates drop?

Can you unlock a mortgage if interest rates fall before your closing day? How much commitment does locking a mortgage require from you and your lender?