As a mortgage banker with branches from the east coast to the west I see every kind of loan, and every kind of borrower.  My goal with this blog is to offer my Insider Tips to help you with your next mortgage, be it a purchase or refi, and no matter the loan type.

Open Mortgage has every FHA approval available, with Direct Endorsement and self-insuring.  We have every VA and USDA rural approval as well.  We offer every size of loan.  We are also highly experienced in Reverse Mortgages.  We are full-service, in that we have staff in-house to handle every step of the process, including processing, underwriting, closing, funding, shipping, and insuring, on every type of mortgage including Reverse Mortgages.

If I can help you personally, please contact me through the Contact link above or through my phone or email to the right.

Scott Gordon
CEO, Open Mortgage, LLC


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The Underrated Factors of Buying a Home

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Pre-qualification is Everything in the Homebuying Process

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Why Home Buying Is (or Isn’t) Like Dating?

February 25, 2016

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Scott is an excellent boss and a great motivator. From day one, he always made me feel welcomed at Open Mortgage. He is indeed a great leader who knows how to run business at its level best. The best characteristic of Scott is he cares about all of his employees and colleagues at Open Mortgage. His ability to see the big picture, develop and implement strategy effectively and to bring the team together in short order is a testament to his talents.

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