Guardian mortgage

Four Hurdles Faced By First-Time Homebuyers (And How to Avoid Them)

By Joanna England / August 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Every homebuyer faces a few hurdles along the way, but first-time buyers seem to have the most. Their inexperience, combined with a crowded market and sometimes time-consuming mortgage process, can make homebuying significantly more difficult for these new buyers. Fortunately, if you’re a first-time homebuyer, the process can go smoothly. Simply study up on the […]

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Guardian Mortgage President and CEO Marcia Phillips Retires, Russell Anderson to Take Helm

By Joanna England / July 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Since 1988, Marcia F. Phillips has been at the helm of Guardian Mortgage Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Strategic Growth Bancorp Incorporated. But it’s an end of an era as Phillips has retired from those positions and will become Vice Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors. “Marcie Phillips, along with Cari McCue, the Company’s […]

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Guardian Angels: ‘Dynamic Duo’ Trey and Kim Rabon Make a Team You Can Trust

By Joanna England / July 23, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s one thing to be married to your job, but what if you work with the person you’re married to? Spending all day at the office with your spouse and then spending evenings and weekends at home has to be a drain, right? Not for Trey and Kim Rabon, who have become experts in maintaining […]

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Guardian Angel: Guardian Exec Marcus McCue Knows That Leadership Doesn’t Stop at The Office

By Joanna England / June 19, 2015 / 0 Comments

Guardian Mortgage Executive Vice President Marcus McCue is a lot like any other dad. He enjoys watching his kids play hockey, as well as participating in 5Ks and fun runs with them. And like most dads, McCue understands that being active in his kids’ lives and being there to celebrate moments big and small is […]

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Guardian Angels: With Military Backgrounds, The Pros at Guardian Direct Know Service

By Joanna England / May 22, 2015 / 0 Comments

  With Memorial Day coming up on Monday, we wanted to take time to recognize some of the mortgage professionals at Guardian Mortgage that have served our nation. What you may not realize is that the values instilled by military service translate easily to mortgage lending. Integrity, service, and respect are characteristics instilled in all […]

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Guardian Angel: From Top-Producing Realtor to Home Loan Professional, Rick Hodges Knows Real Estate

By Joanna England / April 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

Not only does Rick Hodges provide great mortgage advice, but he’s also the go-to guy for advice on your next trip to New England. With experience as a top-producing Realtor and with record referrals as a loan officer, Hodges is trusted by his clients to know the ins and outs of both sides of the […]

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