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National Mortgage Professional
Apr 13, 2009

Stonegate Mortgage Selects StreetLinks as Appraisal PartnerMortgagePress.comStonegate Mortgage, StreetLinks National Appraisal Services, appraisal partner, Steve Landes Stonegate Mortgage has announced the selection of StreetLinks National Appraisal Services as its preferred appraisal partner. Stonegate is a rapidly expanding wholesale and retail residential mortgage originator, lending in Midwestern markets. StreetLinks will provide Stonegate's wholesale operations with a full complement of compliant and warranted valuation products. "Stonegate Mortgage selected StreetLinks based on their large concentration of approved appraisers in our lending area. We appreciate their approach to customer service and their focus on high quality appraisal products," stated Steve Landes, Stonegate's executive vice president. "StreetLinks is operationally based in the same market as our corporate headquarters, which means the company's employees understand the markets in which we lend," explained Stonegate President, Jim Cutillo. "We were looking for a long term partnership and StreetLinks is a great fit." "Stonegate has experienced explosive growth in both the addition of retail loan officers and their recognition as a wholesale lender to the broker and banking community. We are excited for the opportunity to grow with them," said Tom Hurst, StreetLinks' SVP. "Our customer focus and unique approach to appraisal management sets us apart from our competitors and will provide an ideal solution for Stonegate Mortgage. StreetLinks, which recently announced expansion of its Indianapolis-based operations, provides appraisals nationwide that are fully compliant with HVCC and all other current and pending regulations. Stonegate expects to generate loan volume in excess of $400 million in 2009 with loans supported by StreetLinks' valuations. For more information, visit or
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