Author Archives: Allison Manson

5 Steps to Achieving Your Goal of Homeownership

As the entire world is aware, a fresh new year is ahead of us. Like many others, you’ve probably taken some time to reflect on how this last year has shaken out and you've likely set some new goals for yourself. In order to best achieve a goal, we need to map out exactly what needs to be done to get there. If purchasing a home is on your list of resolutions this year, keep reading because we’re laying out exactly what you need to do to crush that goal in 2021. Read More

3 Things Millennials Should Know Going Into 2021

If you’re like many millennials, this pandemic has made you reevaluate your current living situation and wonder if you are ready for a home of your own. It’s been an eye-opening year for sure. Despite being the group affected most by the economic downturn, millennials remain motivated to make a move. 2020 was a record-setting year when it comes to mortgage originations, especially among Millennials. In fact, in September, the Ellie Mae Millennial Tracker reported that 61% of all purchase loans this past July were made by homebuyers between the ages of 21 and 40. That’s a huge number, and an even bigger indicator of what’s next for the housing market. Here’s some things Millennials should know going into 2021: Read More

Creating Your 2021 Vision Board: Is a New Home One of Your Goals?

In a year full of uncertainty, one thing is for sure… It was easier than ever to lose sight and hope of what’s next. Many who planned on buying a home this last year decided to postpone that dream. But interest rates are stellar and it’s time to act. If you’re like us, and ready to put the doom and gloom of 2020 behind you, you’ll enjoy this article. Read More

Cambria Mortgage Home to 7 Super Mortgage Professionals™

The members of the 2020 list of Super Mortgage Professionals™ have been identified and was recently published in the November issues of Mpls. St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Cambria Mortgage is pleased to announce the following employees made the list and are among the top 5 percent of mortgage professionals in the Twin Cities market... Read More

MN-Made Gift Guide: Shop Local This Holiday Season

The holidays are fast approaching and it looks like the COVID-19 pandemic wants in on the celebration. Unfortunately, we’ve watched this virus continue to take its toll on local businesses throughout the state. If you’re looking to make a difference this holiday season, you’re in luck; we’ve put together a Minnesota-Made Gift Guide to help you find local businesses to support online or in person. Keep in mind, these are just a few of our favorite gift ideas… If you have something else in mind but still want to support local, a quick Google search can take you a long way. Here’s some gifts we found priced from $25 - $100: Read More

Easy Dessert Worth Getting Stuffed For

Whether you’re choosing to gather in-person with family or not this Thanksgiving, dessert is a must. When it comes to the delicious goodness we look forward to so much—we don’t know about you, but—we want simple. We sourced seven easy pie desserts that you’ll definitely be saving room for (or loosening your belt for) this holiday... Read More