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First Houston Mortgage, a mortgage-banking firm licensed in 20
states that offers expertise in every aspect of the residential
mortgage lending process, announced Residential Mortgage
Consultants (RMC), a lender serving the St. Louis area for more
than 10 years, as its latest affiliate branch.
As an extension of First Houston, RMC is able to incorporate
First Houston's assortment of products and services into its own
business practices, including full access to an offshore facility
for loan processing assistance, more competitive loan pricing,
electronic signature capability, a complete in-house underwriting
system and a unified paperless lending platform. These benefits
enable RMC to offer its customers lower rates and further enhance
the quality of its services through expanded product offerings,
reduced operating costs and faster loan closings.
"With the additional back-office support and advanced
technological capabilities provided through our affiliation with
First Houston, we are able to focus more on originating new loans
and better serving our customers with the cost and time savings
this union brings," said Gary Bussard, branch manager of RMC.
First Houston began its affiliated net branch program in 2006
and has since grown to more than 25 branches nationwide with more
than 300 employees.
"espite the down market, we have been able to grow
significantly, largely due to our reliance on technology," said
David Zugheri, co-founder of First Houston. "Our affiliate partners
are able to share in our success by leveraging our more streamlined
lending process into business opportunities."
For more information, visit www.firsthouston.com.