Who says millennials aren't buying houses?

Posted on September 7, 2018 at 2:00 PM by Baker Hill

The long-running narrative on Millennials has been that they are living in their parent’s basements, too crippled by debt and low-paying jobs to afford to live on their own. Quickly, though, that story is changing. In fact, Millennials have had the highest share of home buying for the past 5 years, and in 2017 accounted for 36% of purchases, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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Why is it so hard to give up Excel?

Posted on March 2, 2018 at 2:41 PM by Baker Hill

We’re passionate about the work we do, and at times we can get a bit extreme. We’ve been known to throw the phrase “death to spreadsheets” around the office.

So it doesn’t really surprise me to see that some people are equally passionate on the other side of spreadsheets. Wall Street Journal recently ran a couple of stories about Excel—one on CFOs telling their teams to stop using it and a follow-up on the uproar the first story caused.

The lesson? People don’t love being told to change their process.

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A solution to ease construction loan pain

Posted on February 23, 2018 at 2:44 PM by Baker Hill

Everyone on our team, top to bottom, is devoted to helping to ease our clients’ pain. A lot of companies talk about helping their clients—it’s in their mission statements or employee handbooks—without actually walking the walk. But day in and day out, I see the people here working with that singular focus.

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