Privacy Policy

This is the official privacy policy for, an educational website for home buyers and mortgage shoppers. This policy applies to all pages and sections of our website, including our blog. This privacy policy was created on June 7, 2014. If you have questions about the information provided below, or about our website in general, please send an email to info[at]

Blog Comments
Like many blogs, we give our readers an opportunity to leave comments on articles. When posting a comment on this website, you will be asked for your name and email address. This is a standard feature built into most blogging programs. If you wish to remain anonymous when posting a comment, you can provide your first name only, or even an alias.

Email information is requested for our own personal use and will not be transferred to third parties. For instance, if we post a response to your question, we may email you to let you know about it (as a courtesy). We will use your email address for no other purpose. We will never send you unsolicited emails outside of the courtesy notification described above. We do not sell or trade visitor information to any third parties.

Advertising, Ad Personalization, and Cookies
We rely on advertising to cover the cost of this website, including the time we spend researching and writing stories. Here’s what you should know about the advertisements that appear on this website:

  • Google AdSense is our primary advertising program. AdSense is a contextual advertising program that displays ads that match the content of the page in which they appear.
  • You can learn more about Google’s ad personalization here, and view their general privacy policy here.
  • Google uses the DoubleClick DART cookie on this website when displaying contextual ads. This is a browser cookie that can send Google information about your web browser, such as your IP address and your ISP. This is mostly used to show you ads based on your location or websites you have visited in the past. You can easily disable these types of cookies within your web browser’s settings.

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please let us know.