Content, Connection and Conversation: The Building Blocks of Social Media

Did you know 72% of millennials take their "friends " (read: social networks) opinions into account when making purchase decisions, which also holds true for 41% of older consumers. They trust the opinions offered by those in their social networks. However many of our mortgage lenders don't have the needed digital skills in their wheelhouse.

How can we help our teams leverage social media to improve their business and spend more time making personal connections with realtors, builders and customers? Three words: Content. Connection. Conversation.

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Starkey Mortgage Atlanta Loan Officers Volunteer for HomeAid Care Day

Kim and Ken Witte volunteer with HomeAid Atlanta

Starkey Mortgage believes in giving back to the communities we serve. Each year all employees across the 13 states where Starkey Mortgage is licensed participate in the company’s Charity Challenge, which runs from February to October this year.

This year, our hardworking volunteers have included Kim and Ken Witte, loan officers with Starkey Mortgage in Atlanta, joined with CORE Homebuilders for HomeAid Care Day at Family Promise of Gwinnett.

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Starkey Mortgage Community Connection Program Donates to 37 Charities in March

Pictured: Audra Ange from Starkey Mortgage (center) presenting donation check with Matt Kaufmann from Mungo Homes (left) for $3,000 to Benjy Capps from Miracle League of the Triangle.

Starkey Mortgage’s Community Connection program donated $30,750 to 37 non-profit organizations in March. This year to date, $74,250 has been donated to non-profit organizations in the states where Starkey Mortgage is licensed.

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Scotsman Guide Recognizes Starkey Mortgage Loan Officers as Top Originators 2016

Scotsman Guide Top Originators 2016

Congratulations to Eric Glick, Sr. Loan Officer in Savannah, Georgia; Chad Cantrell, Sr. Loan Officer in Huntsville, Alabama and Tom Thuss, Sr. Loan Officer in Lenoir, North Carolina for being recognized by the Scotsman Guide as Top Producers in the United States for 2016. Eric Glick is a top producer in two categories, Top Dollar Volume and Most Loans Closed. Chad Cantrell is a Top Producer in Most Loans Closed, and Tom Thuss is ranked #8 for Top USDA Volume.

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Joe Garner Joins Starkey Mortgage as Charlotte, N.C. Branch Manager

Joe Garner Starkey Mortgage Charlotte branch

Starkey Mortgage, a nationally recognized residential mortgage company, announced today that Joe Garner has joined Starkey Mortgage as branch manager of Starkey’s second Charlotte, North Carolina branch. Garner will help grow the Charlotte market by increasing loan production, recruiting high-level producers and helping team members reach their full potential.

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Starkey Mortgage Has 15 Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America 2016

Congratulations to the 15 Starkey Mortgage loan officers who delivered outstanding results in 2016 to be recognized by Mortgage Executive Magazine as the Top 1% Mortgage Originators in America 2016. This accolade celebrates the service, dedication and hard work that leading mortgage professionals put into serving their clients during the home loan process.

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Starkey Mortgage Celebrates 17 Years Offering Home Loans

Starkey Mortgage celebrates 17 years of offering home loans

Starkey Mortgage was founded in January 2000 and began offering home loans in Texas when we opened the doors to the public at our Austin and Plano branches on March 1, 2000. We are proud to still have 14 people from year one now leading the company.

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Starkey Mortgage Helps Homeless Families through HomeAid Atlanta

Ken Witte Starkey Mortgage Atlanta presents $1000 check to HomeAid Atlanta

Starkey Mortgage presented a $1000 check through the Starkey Mortgage Community Connection program to HomeAid Atlanta during the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s Installation and Awards Program.

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Meet Starkey Mortgage at 2017 Colorado Springs Home Garden Show

Looking for a new home and garden in 2017? Meet with Starkey Mortgage at the 2017 Colorado Springs Home & Garden Show Feb 24-26 to learn which of our home loan options can meet your financial needs. Click through to get a coupon for FREE show admission.

 

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Starkey Mortgage Named One of America's Top Mortgage Employers for 2016 by National Mortgage Professional Magazine

national mortgage professional magazine top mortgage employer 2017

National Mortgage Professional Magazine named Starkey Mortgage as one of America's Top Mortgage Employers for 2016. 

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Tim Cotten Joins Starkey Mortgage to Head Up New Recruitment Division

Tim Cotten has joined Starkey Mortgage as Director of Recruiting. Cotten will lead the development of an internal recruiting team that will prospect, interview, hire and transition top mortgage talent for Starkey Mortgage.

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FHA cuts mortgage insurance premiums

FHA mortgage incurance premiums decrease

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced on January 9, 2017 that it will cut the annual mortgage insurance premiums most borrowers pay as a monthly fee by one-quarter of a percentage point, or 25 basis points. 

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Meet Starkey Mortgage at 2017 Colorado Garden & Home Show

Looking for a new home and garden in 2017? Meet with Starkey Mortgage at the 2017 Colorado Garden & Home Show Feb 4-12 to learn which of our home loan options can meet your financial needs. Click through to get a coupon for $2 off show admission.

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Starkey Mortgage Employees Donate Toys To Local Charities

This year, Starkey Mortgage celebrated eight years of giving through the company’s annual children’s toy drive, Reindeer Games.

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Every Day is Giving Tuesday at Starkey Mortgage

every day is Giving Tuesday at Starkey Mortgage

Today is Giving Tuesday and Starkey Mortgage is proud to announce donations of over $250,000 year to date to over 140 different charities. Starkey’s Community Connection program provides a way for the company to contribute to charitable organizations in the communities it serves throughout the year.

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Starkey Mortgage Adds Industry Veterans to Sales Team

Starkey Mortgage, a nationally recognized residential mortgage company, announced today that Jason Browning, Adam Hart and Ken Witte have joined Starkey Mortgage as branch managers. Jason Browning is area branch manager in Plano, Texas, Adam Hart is branch manager in Savannah, Georgia and Ken Witte is branch manager of the Atlanta Central Branch. In total, these veteran managers bring more than 60 years of mortgage experience to the Starkey team.

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Cari McCue LaMere Joins Starkey Mortgage to Lead Operations

Plano, TX - October 6, 2016 - Starkey Mortgage, a nationally recognized residential mortgage company, announced today that Cari McCue LaMere has joined Starkey Mortgage as executive vice president of national operations.

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Starkey Mortgage Supports Local Communities with Charitable Contributions and Volunteer Hours


Starkey Mortgage, a nationally recognized residential mortgage company, announced today its Community Connection program has donated more than $200,000 year to date to 119 different charities.

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Starkey employees prepare Friendship Trays




Employees from Starkey Mortgage prepared over 300 “Friendship Tray” meals on Aug. 18 as part of the Starkey Mortgage Charity Challenge, according to a press release from the company.

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Starkey Mortgage hires new senior vice president

Starkey Mortgage, a residential mortgage company, recently announced Donald Jarrett as its new senior vice president of process management.

Jarrett’s main focus is to improve support to the sales staff, and therefore the borrower experience. He will also improve productivity and quality by developing loan process work flow efficiencies as well as provide structural support to the front line managers in sales and operations.

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Bobby Green Named 2016 Man of the Year by The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Charleston, SC

Starkey Mortgage, a multi-state loan origination company that is intent on providing exceptional, individualized service and maintaining supportive, lasting relationships with borrowers, Realtors®, and builders, announced today that Bobby Green is the 2016 Man of the Year for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Charleston, SC.

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Starkey Mortgage Enhances Front-End Loan Processing with Docutech™

In an effort to enhance its front-end loan processing needs and address the increasingly complex compliance environment, Plano, Texas-based Starkey Mortgage recently selected Docutech, a leading provider of compliance and documentation technology, to offer the lender more robust loan document and disclosure support. Starkey Mortgage selected Docutech’s flagship solution, ConformX™...

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Starkey Mortgage Loan Officers Named Top 2016 Producers

 

Starkey Mortgage congratulates our loan officers who made the top 2016 Producers list published by National Mortgage News.

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Starkey Mortgage Named in Top 100 Companies by Mortgage Executive Magazine



Mortgage Executive Magazine has issued its annual list of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies of 2015 and we are proud to announce that Starkey Mortgage (WR Starkey Mortgage, LLP NMLSR# 2146) was honored to be on the list for the fifth year in a row...

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