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About Taylir Paynter

Taylir Paynter

Taylir Paynter

Editor, New American Funding

Taylir is an experienced Marketing Coordinator with over 3 years in the mortgage industry and a degree in Communications Public Relations. She helps coordinate and oversees a variety of marketing activities and she enjoys writing mortgage-related content for New American Funding.

Posts by Taylir Paynter

Black History Month - Infographic

In honor of Black History Month, we're putting the spotlight on some of New American Funding's exceptional African-Americans, who are making things happen in a big way!

Cash Out Refinance: Like Taking a Vacation on the House

If you are like many U.S. homeowners, you’re experiencing higher property values and, depending what part of the country you live in, warmer temperatures and dreams of vacations. Then again, you may be more intent on making improvements to your home in anticipation of a 'staycation' later this year. In either case, as well as those involving milestone events like family reunions and college tours, a cash out refinance may make your goal more affordable.

New or Used: Tips for Furnishing Your New Home

After the ink dries on your closing agreement and you test the keys in the lock, it’s time to face the prospect of turning that now empty house into your next home. So, how do you satisfy your champagne decorating tastes on what’s likely to be the diet cola budget you have left?

Home Is Where the Heart Is

Did you fall in love with your home at first sight? For many homebuyers, the first step through the door seals the deal. They just feel right…at home. However, with time, love for your home is a lot like the love you feel for your family and friends. There are some things you need to get used to, and it takes some maintenance to keep the feeling going strong.

A Budget by Any Other Name

Many of us avoid budgets. Maybe it’s the name, or perhaps the assumption that being on one requires giving up the things we want. Yet, that’s not really what a budget, or adhering to one, is about.

Good Debt and Bad Debt: 7 Steps to Boost the Good

Debt is one of those things that can be both hard to live with and hard to live without. Many of us choose the former. In fact, the average household carried $137,063 in debt (including mortgages) last year.

A Dog's Life: Choosing the Right Home for Your Pet

It used to be that the type of home you had determined the type of dog you chose. Today, the reverse is increasingly true. A growing number of homebuyers look at properties to determine how well they will meet their current—or future—dog’s needs.

How the New Tax Law Affects You

Whether you are already a homeowner or thinking about buying your first home, the new tax laws—officially known as the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA)—will challenge how you think about the cost of homeownership. What the TCJA should not change is the reason you choose to own a home, which is more likely to involve quality-of-life and wealth-accumulation goals rather than your tax bill.

Organization 101: How Long to Keep Financial Documents

For many of us, the new year comes with resolutions, and getting organized tends to be a popular one. Perhaps not so coincidently, January is also Get Organized Month. Whether your document clutter is in digital or paper form, organizing it so you can find what you need more easily saves time and frustration. But how long should you hold on to this information?

PANTONE® Color of the Year: The Power of Purple

Vibrant, eye-catching, and bold, purple—and its variants—combines the cool calmness of blue with the fiery energy of red. It has been the color of choice for everything from rock music royalty to, well, actual royalty.

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