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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Are you a veteran who wants to buy a home?

December 8, 2016

If you’re a veteran, we want to tell you about a loan that helps you take the empowering journey into home ownershipand doesn’t require a down payment.

The VA loan helps military members, veterans, and surviving spouses buy homes
Established in 1944 to provide home financing to World War II veterans,

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How to Save Water at Home

December 7, 2016

Water is the foundation of life on earth, and the average household uses a lot!

In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimates that the average home of four uses 400 gallons of water per day (and spends $1,100 per year in water costs).

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Buying your first home in 2017? Start preparing now!

December 6, 2016

Buying your first home is one of your biggest life decisions, and it’s important to be prepared.

Here are some things you can do to get ready:

Make sure you have good credit
To secure a low interest rate on your first mortgage,

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Determine your monthly mortgage payment using our free calculator. Buying a home is a milestone, and it’s one of the most significant purchases you can make. It’s important to know what your mortgage payment could be, and how much you can afford.

If you plan to make a downpayment of less than 20% of the home’s value at purchase, you will be required to purchase private mortgage insurance (PMI).* Legal

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Buying a home

Every home is a milestone. Every mortgage is a cornerstone. Whether you're buying a new home, remodeling or ready to refinance, we understand that a loan is more than a tool to achieve your dreams -- it's a belief in you and the importance of your goals.

Refinancing a home

Take advantage of a lower rate that could reduce your monthly payment or change the term of your loan. Our outstanding customer service and commitment to provide transparent communications means that Open Mortgage makes your priorities our mission.

Reverse Mortgage

Stability and success are important at every stage in your life. For those exploring the benefits of reverse mortgages, we understand that your families and your security are paramount. We provide quality, dependable customer care you can trust.


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.

Greg Block
SVP of Forward Lending