Home Loans

Mortgage Report: Fear in The Stock Market is Putting Up Positive Bond Numbers

By Joanna England / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

There was a lot of downward trending for the stock market last week, but overall, that’s positive for the bond market and interest rates, says Bob Johnson (AKA Bob Mortgage) the senior mortgage adviser at the nation’s oldest private lender, Wallick & Volk.  Our most-trusted mortgage adviser explains that, as people react to the plummeting […]

Read More

BobMortgage Zone: How Long Does it Take to Close a Home Loan?

By Joanna England / August 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

In the “real world” the typical time it takes to close and fund a home loan can be 30 days, says Bob Johnson (AKA BobMortgage) in his latest brodcast. However, as he notes, it does’t have to take that long. In this week’s BobMortgage Zone episode, we hear from the team on what it means […]

Read More

Guardian Angel: Hard Work and Great Service Brings Cheryl Brown to Executive Level

By Joanna England / June 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

Cheryl Brown started at Guardian Mortgage Company in 1982 as a loan processor in the original Grand Blanc, Mich., office. Thirty four years later, Brown is the senior vice president, head of operations at the company. What a wonderful success story, one that also tells us just how dedicated Guardian Mortgage employees are to the […]

Read More

Stately Traditional in Zang’s Crystal Hill Has Unexpected Interiors

By Joanna England / November 25, 2015 / 0 Comments

It’s rare to find a new build in this area of North Oak Cliff, so when we see one, we tend to take notice. And this listing from David Griffin Realtor Crystal Gonzalez demands your attention. It definitely has presence in the area, which is full of homes built in the 1920s to 1940s. And […]

Read More

Guardian Angel: Meet Brian McCary, The ‘Comeback Kid’ of Guardian Mortgage

By Joanna England / August 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Some people ask us why we think Guardian Mortgage is such a great company. There are lots of reasons, but it’s hard to articulate them when you haven’t worked as closely with the entire staff as Brian McCary has. It actually took leaving for another company for McCary to see what makes Guardian so great, […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More