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Bruce Olster to Lead Capital Market and Corporate Development for GSF Mortgage

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GSF Mortgage Corporation has announced the addition of Bruce Olster, to its corporate team as director of capital market and corporate development. Olster has held various leadership positions throughout his extensive career in the financial services and mortgage industries, including firms in Florida and Illinois. He specializes in managing, growing and financing specialty financial and mortgage companies.Click to continue

GSF Mortgage Becomes a Ginnie Mae Issuer

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GSF Mortgage has announced that it has been approved as a Ginnie Mae Issuer. Ginnie Mae facilitates the securitization of government-insured products. They are not in the business of making or purchasing mortgage loans and does not buy, sell or issue securities. Ginnie Mae guarantees investors timely payments of principal and interest on mortgage-backed securities (MBS) backed by federally insured or guaranteed loans—typically loans insured by FHA and VA.Click to continue

GSF Recognized by USDA for Third Consecutive Year

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GSF Mortgage has been recognized as a Guaranteed Rural Housing (GRH) Million Dollar Lender Award recipient by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) for the third consecutive year. The company individually funded in excess of $1 million in GRH loans in order to help them raise more than $450,000,000 during the fiscal year. These loans assisted more than 3,900 households in Wisconsin to purchase a home of their own.Click to continue

GSF Honored By Milwaukee Journal Sentinel as a Top Workplace

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GSF Mortgage has been recognized with three awards at the 2014 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Top Workplace breakfast. Out of the 75 companies in the Small Company Category (140 or fewer employees), GSF Mortgage brought home the “Best in Class” award and ranked number one in the Top Workplaces in southeastern Wisconsin. GSF Mortgage was among 12 other mortgage companies and banks that won Top Workplace awards.Click to continue

GSF Unveils New Credit Care Program

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GSF Mortgage has unveiled its GSF Credit Care program. GSF Credit Care offers a free credit report, 90 days of free credit monitoring and $1 million in identity theft insurance; no credit card required.Click to continue

GSF Mortgage Establishes New Corporate Branch in Wisconsin

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GSF Mortgage has announced that the company has established a corporate branch in Appleton, Wis. Pam Gustafson and Scott Bonovich have partnered to familiarize the Fox Valley with GSF Mortgage. Gustafson has been a loan officer in the mortgage industry for 25 years. With 113 5-star reviews on Zillow, Bonovich says she is undoubtedly the “best kept secret in the Fox Valley”. In 2013, Gustafson gave an overwhelming $193,000 in lender credits back to her customers. Gustafson is the top producing loan officer in the company.Click to continue

GSF Expands Midwest Presence and Adds New Director of Marketing

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GSF Mortgage has announced the addition of Jerome Anderson, who will oversee the GSF branch in Burnsville, Minn. This is the fourth addition in Minnesota for GSF Mortgage. Anderson started in the industry in 1991 as a part-time telemarketer for a mortgage company. In 1995, he transitioned into sales and has been a loan specialist ever since. His telemarketing background gave him a thorough understanding of the products.Click to continue

Legends of Lending: GSF Mortgage Corporation

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Being considered a “legend” in any pursuit in life is quite the accomplishment. It signifies more than simply longevity … it signifies extraordinary achievement as well. That is certainly true of National Mortgage Professional Magazine’s “Legends of Lending” designee for September 2013, GSF Mortgage Corporation. Formed in 1995 by two castoffs from what had been formidable financial firm ITT, Jim Guzanick and Phil Siebert laid the strong foundation for what became a legendary firm, presenting a successful role model for others to emulate.Click to continue

GSF to Partner With Habitat for Humanity on Milwaukee Home

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GSF Mortgage will partner with Habitat for Humanity to help build a home for a Milwaukee family. GSF has been helping people buy homes for years; now it is their turn to help build a home for a family in need.Click to continue

Lesson Learned: The Great Recession Ends, but Young Professionals Remain Elusive

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In the thralls of the go-go 1990s, young professionals seemed to have it all. Flush with college degrees and the cash from good-paying jobs, the generation not only embraced the American Dream—they built it bigger and better than any previous generation had before. Not content with the quaint Cape Cods and split-level colonials inhabited by their parents and grandparents, the group sprung for McMansions in sprawling suburbs or sophisticated condos in the city.

Then the housing market crashed.Click to continue