HomeBridge Announces Expansion into a New Chicago Office

by Rachel Mazanec



HomeBridge, one of the largest, independent mortgage specific lenders in the country with a heavy focus on customer service and quality in lending, announced that the company is expanding into the Midwest, starting with a new office in Chicago.

Since the company’s founding in 1989, HomeBridge has spent 25 years developing primarily on the East Coast, followed by Texas, Arizona and then the West Coast. After years of helping families achieve their dream of home ownership and assisting real estate agents and construction professionals build thriving communities on primarily the East and West coasts, HomeBridge is continuing to differentiate themselves of the competition with their expansion into the Midwest.

With the addition of Steve Stapleton, a 20-year veteran of the lending industry, as senior vice president overseeing Midwest expansion, HomeBridge is taking on new territory in Chicago where the company will cater to a wide range of home buyers. From wealthy/self-employed who need jumbo loans to first-time buyers who are better served through renovation lending to convert outdated properties into the homes of their dreams, HomeBridge is bringing their team of professionals to share their expertise with customers in the Midwest.

HomeBridge is a a privately held, non-bank mortgage lender. Residential mortgages are their only business. For example, they don’t offer checking/savings accounts, bonds, etc. Being independent and privately held offers them added flexibility in today’s market. As mortgage specialists, they have the knowledge and distraction free focus that some lenders can’t provide.

Today HomeBridge has nearly 1,400 associates, more than 90 retail branches from coast to coast, two separate Wholesale operations and a rapidly developing Correspondent division. Their team of professionals posses deep industry expertise and are have established a commitment to delivering exceptional service, streamlined communication, fiscal responsibility and honest answers. Peter Norden, Chief Executive Officer of HomeBridge commented on the company’s personal approach on the HomeBridge site.

“As HomeBridge, we continue to offer the flexibility and personal approach of a small business combined with the security of a large, financially stable corporation,” commented Norden. “We take great pride in being known for our dedication to customer service. Our focus on delivering a positive experience, instead of merely completing a transaction is our priority. We are one easy name providing your bridge to success.”

HomeBridge is recognized for their high customer satisfaction levels and achieve that through an unwavering commitment to transparency, direct communication and superior service every day. The Chicago branch is expected to be open and licensed by the end of November, if not sooner. For more information about HomeBridge, visit www.homebridge.com.

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