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Houston’s Top Mortgage Producer Joins First United

HOUSTON, Texas - First United Mortgage Group announces the addition of Mortgage Sales Manager Kelly Malatesta, who is ranked as the No. 1 mortgage advisor in the Greater Houston-area in units and volume by Mortgage Executive Magazine. “We are extremely excited to be able to open up the Houston market with the addition of Kelly…
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Benchmark Bank’s Kelly Malatesta Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators

Benchmark Bank’s Kelly Malatesta Ranked as One of the Nation’s Top Originators Scotsman Guide Releases Top Originators 2015 Rankings Congratulations to Kelly Malatesta for ranking as a Scotsman Guide 2015 Top Originator. Malatesta was ranked #110 in Top Dollar Volume, #122 in Most Loans Closed, and #65 in Top Purchase Volume. [Leading Houston, Kelly totaled…
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Long-Term Locks For Construction Projects

Long-Term Locks For Construction Projects  Affiliated Mortgage Company is now offering long-term lock options that can extend out 365 days with a float down option. These programs are available for both purchase and new construction end loans. Pricing Upfront Security Deposit - collected at the time of lock 90 days - 0 pt 120 days - .25 pt…
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Mortgage Rate Forecast for End of Year 2014

Mortgage Rate Forecast for End of Year 2014 Economist Dr. Elliot Eisenberg has released his economic forecast for the next few months and it seems as though we can rely on a strong market momentum moving forward. Eisenberg's Predictions: Tapering will end in late October. Federal Reserve expected to raise short-term interest rates by 25…
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