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How to sell Hearth Financing to your customers

How to sell Hearth Financing to your customers

Welcome to Hearth! We’re excited to have you on board, and are ready to help you close more sales. Over the past few months, we’ve gotten feedback from our contractors to see how they use financing as a sales tool. Today, we’re going to share these insights with you. Read on to learn some proven …

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Don’t think you’ll qualify for a loan?

Don’t think you’ll qualify for a loan?

Putting yourself out there to apply for a loan is intimidating—we get that. You feel vulnerable, at the mercy of some nameless, faceless official at the bank or finance company. And the thought of rejection is never pleasant, especially if you’ve been turned down before. But here’s the thing: Getting a loan online is a …

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What to expect with lender income verification

What to expect with lender income verification

You completed the online application, reviewed your rates, and selected a lending partner with terms you like—you’re ready to close your loan and get started on your next home improvement project. But now your chosen provider is asking for documents to verify your income. Your first question is probably, “Is that normal?” and your second …

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Online Marketplace for Home Improvement Financing Hearth Launches No-Fee Lending Program for Contractors

Online Marketplace for Home Improvement Financing Hearth Launches No-Fee Lending Program for Contractors

Program For Roofing Contractors To Be Revealed at the International Roofing EXPO on February 6 in New Orleans SAN FRANCISCO, CA – February 5, 2018 – Hearth, the consumer financing platform for home improvement projects, today is announcing a new partner program to help contractors close more sales without expensive dealer fees. Built on the …

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3 ways offering financing helps you close customers

3 ways offering financing helps you close customers

The home improvement industry is heating up. According to HomeAdvisor’s True Cost Report, American homeowners spent 60% more on home improvement projects in 2017 (almost $2,000 more, in fact) than they did in 2016, and about two-thirds of them expect to spend even more in 2018. How can you make sure you’re the one closing …

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Roofing companies that offer financing: here’s what you need to know

Roofing companies that offer financing: here’s what you need to know

Unfortunately, there’s a big chance you’ll eventually face an unavoidable roofing project. Maybe you’re trying to sell your house and your aging roof is holding you back. Or those cracked and curling shingles have reached the end of their natural life, leaving your home vulnerable to leaks or worse. Whatever the reason, you’re looking at …

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Financing a roof replacement with bad credit

Financing a roof replacement with bad credit

It’s always a good idea to pay cash for a new roof. But sometimes, your roofing project just can’t wait. A seemingly minor roof problem like a lifted shingle or faulty flashing becomes a major issue that requires an emergency roof replacement. If you have excellent credit, you can usually qualify for low interest personal …

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Everything you need to know about home improvement credit cards

Everything you need to know about home improvement credit cards

If you’re considering using a credit card for your next home improvement project, you aren’t alone: While most homeowners (roughly 80%) pay for their projects with cash, the majority of those who do choose financing use home improvement credit cards over other types of financing. Home improvement credit card use is on the rise—45% of …

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The beginner’s guide to fireplace repair

The beginner’s guide to fireplace repair

Nothing is nicer than a roaring fire on a cool autumn evening or chilly winter day. It’s no surprise that a fireplace is one of the most sought-after features buyers look for in a new home. But a poorly maintained or damaged fireplace is more than just an eyesore that detracts from the value of …

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Can You Spot This Renovation Mistake?

Can You Spot This Renovation Mistake?

Let’s face it: you’ll remodel your home at some point during your life. Perhaps you’ll want to add a bit of flare to the kitchen in your new home. Maybe you’ll find mold in your bathroom wall and spring for that new vanity during your repairs. You may just decide it’s finally time to upgrade …

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