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Predictions for 2005: What the year of the monkey will bring to the mortgage lending industry

National Mortgage Professional
Aug 25, 2005

1st Metro employees honored with American dream awardsmortgagepress.comfirst-time homebuyers, annual convention, purchase mortgages 1st Metropolitan Mortgage has developed the American Dream Award to acknowledge loan originators with outstanding first-time home mortgage originations. The first awards were presented during 1st Metropolitan's annual convention this year in Atlanta. Qualifying representatives funded at least $10 million in purchase loans, and at least two-thirds of their business was from purchase mortgages. This year's recipients were Randall Brown of South Carolina, Ken Harmon of Illinois, Julie Hoang of Maryland, Patrick Kennedy of Florida, Mark Lawless of New Jersey, Maureen Mackey of California, Brian Smith of North Carolina, James Stojack of Florida and Anthony Vignalli of New Jersey. The company plans to continue recognizing its top originators with the American Dream Award at its annual convention held each spring. Headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., 1st Metropolitan Mortgage is a national mortgage broker. For more information, call (800) 772-2880 or visit
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