Buying a Home Warranty Podcast

Home Ownership 101 Series

In this podcast, Abby Willens, a Mortgage Loan Officer for Regions Bank in Birmingham, Ala., discusses what to consider when buying a home warranty.

You’ll hear Abby’s perspective on these topics:

  • The difference between a home warranty and homeowner’s insurance
  • What a home warranty covers
  • How to choose the right home warranty for your needs

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This Next Step Podcast is part of our Home Ownership 101 series presented by Regions Next Step –advice, tools and resources to help you get closer to reaching your unique financial goals. From buying your first home and planning a home renovation to everything in between, Home Ownership 101 offers advice to prepare you for every step as a homeowner.

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Find more helpful tips about applying for a home loan and buying your first home:

Buying a First Home

What to Expect When Buying a Home

5 Terms Home Buyers Should Know

Abby WillensAbout Abby Willens

When not helping customers with their mortgage loans, Abby can be found hitting the links. She has been an avid golfer since the age of 3 and, when not playing herself, closely follows all the biggest tournaments.

After fleeing Wisconsin’s cold climate in dread, Abby Willens graduated from the University of Alabama to start her professional career in retail management in Birmingham, Ala. Abby’s love of Birmingham has only grown since then, and you can often find her somewhere in Birmingham’s rapidly growing restaurant scene. In 2011, Abby made the industry switch to banking in the Regions Consumer Banking Group, where she learned a passion for lending that led her to become a Mortgage Loan Officer in April 2017.

This information is general educational or marketing in nature and is not intended to be accounting, legal, tax, investment or financial advice. Statements of individuals are their own—not Regions'. Consult an appropriate professional concerning your specific situation.


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