November 27, 2016

Dan Smith’s opinion on interest rates makes Fortune Magazine article concerning important real estate trends in 2017.
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Trends and tips for homeowners planning to make any real estate moves in 2017 are the subject of this recent Fortune feature. Read article.

August 18, 2016

Private Bank of Buckhead included in the 2016 Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies.
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Inc. magazine includes Private Bank of Buckhead (and its PrivatePlus Mortgage division) on its 35th annual Inc. 5000, which recognizes the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Read the Press Release.

May 2, 2016

Atlanta Business Chronicle names Private Bank of Buckhead a 2016 Pacesetter company.
Pacesetter 2016 awardPrivate Bank of Buckhead was recently recognized as one of the 100 fastest-growing companies in Atlanta. Every year, the Atlanta Business Chronicle names its Pacesetters, Atlanta’s top privately-held companies recognized for their rate of growth and their impact in the business world. Private Bank of Buckhead was the only bank on the list.
Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

May 1, 2016

Private Bank of Buckhead receives 5-star rating from Bankrate®.
wres013727Online company Bankrate® recently gave Private Bank of Buckhead its highest rating of 5 stars. Bankrate monitors and evaluates the solvency and daily activity of over 4,800 financial institutions nationwide, and is considered the leader in its category. The star rating system is part of its Safe & Sound program to give readers a snapshot of a financial company’s stability and strength.
Click here to read analysis.

April 14, 2016

Dan Smith on Biz 1190, talking mortgages
Did you catch PrivatePlus’ Dan Smith on the radio today? Dan was featured on The Eric Holtzclaw Show on Biz 1190, talking about…what else?…MORTGAGES, but also about his journey as a serial entrepreneur.
The Eric V. Holtzclaw Show

April 7, 2016

Dan Smith to judge for an innovation competition at Georgia Tech.
ACC-InVentureThis past weekend, Dan Smith was a judge for the inaugural ACC InVenture Prize competition. Student-entepreneurs from each ACC university battled it out Shark Tank style as they pitched their inventions or business ideas.
This is the first year of the ACC-wide competition. Each University in the ACC, including Dan’s alama mater, University of Miami, is sending a team to the competition. Dan is a member of the University of Miami President’s Council and serves as the Chairman of the University’s Launch Pad at Toppell Advisory Board. (The Launch Pad, established in conjunction with the University, the Blackstone Charitable Foundation and the Kauffman Group, serves both beginning and experienced entrepreneurs.)
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April 4, 2016

Victor Higbee recently talked about downpayment assistance programs.
TheMortgageReports.com sought Vice President, Mortgage Banker Victor Higbee‘s comments in this article detailing the ins and outs of down payments.
Explaining Low Down Payment Options.

March 30, 2016

Our Charlie Crawford recently talked with U.S. News & World Report about your home as an investment.
In this U.S. News.com article about homes as investments, Private Bank of Buckhead CEO Charlie Crawford weighs in with other experts.
How Your Home Stacks Up as an Investment.

March 29, 2016

Michael O’Nan recently wrote an article about mortgages in divorce scenarios.
Vice President, Mortgage Banker Michael O’Nan discusesses the legal issues of the home mortgage during a divorce in this DailyProperties.com article.
Michael’s article about mortgages in divorce scenarios and why divorcing couples need to think about the mortgage before getting too far along in the process is a special resource that helps Mike’s readers understand the ins and outs of a couple’s largest shared asset & mortgage payment responsibilities in a divorce.
Divorcing the Mortgage – Divorce Advice for Homeowners.

March 21, 2016

Changes every homeowner should know about new mortgage regulations.
Mary Hardy, our VP of Operations, recently wrote an article in DailyProperties.com about evolving mortgage regulations and what you as a consumer may need to know as you head to the closing table. Mary’s article discusses how the CFPB rolled out the new TRID (TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure) forms that replace the GFE, TIL disclosures, as well as the HUD-1 closing settlement statement.
Work-with-Pros-Who-KnowWork With Pros Who Know Evolving Mortgage Regulations.


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