Ben is the Managing Editor for New American Funding. In this role, Ben helps with content creation, news coverage, and serving our audience of borrowers, real estate agents, loan originators, and other housing professionals. Prior to joining New American Funding, Ben worked at HousingWire, a top housing media outlet. Ben joined HousingWire in 2014 as a reporter and was later promoted to Senior Financial Reporter, Editor, and eventually to Managing Editor. During his time at HousingWire, Ben helped elevate HousingWire to national acclaim and record traffic growth. He was also honored with multiple awards for his work, including an Eddie Award from Folio Magazine and a Gold Award for Best Trade Magazine Story from the National Association of Real Estate Editors.
Posts by Ben Lane
Given the rise of remote work over the last 18 months, it can be argued that vacation homes have never been more popular than they are right now. A recent report from the National Association of Realtors showed that vacation home sales were up by more than 16% last year and were up by an astonishing 57.2% in the first four months of this year.
- Aug. 19, 2021
- Home Life
Are you conflicted between buying a condo or renting an apartment? Choosing one over the other presents a very different type of lifestyle, and it may be difficult to even know what the difference is between a condo and an apartment.
- Jun. 10, 2021
- Home Life
- VA Loans in 2021
- Transitory Inflation
- 7 Tips to Save for a House
- Persistent Inflation Remains
- Acceptable Down Payment Sources for a Mortgage
- How Long Does Transitory Last?
- What to Know about Closing on a Home
- DIY Projects to Increase Your Home’s Value
- 11 Things to Do Before Buying a House
- Before You Bid – 6 Steps to Getting the House You Want