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With over 4500 loans closed, Mark has the experience to handle any commercial lending requirements you may have. Allow him to put his knowledge and expertise at work for you!
Mark has been a Kitsap County resident for over 30 years. He lives, works and raises his two sons in the county he came to with his Navy parents many years ago. Mark is an avid gardener and an accomplished cook. He spends most weekends in the summer working on his yard. He has been married for 20 years to a well-known local real estate agent, Marie. Mark's oldest son is well on his way towards a career in Contract Law with an education from Gonzaga University. Mark has almost 20 years of experience with loans of all types. Originally beginning in the auto industry as a salesperson, Mark rose to the position of Finance Manager and then Finance Directory of the largest Kia dealership in the US. 4000 loans later, Mark moved to the mortgage industry, continuing to help people achieve their dreams by providing financing for the purchase of homes and investment properties. Currently, Mark is a Commercial Loan Officer at Olympic Northwest Mortgage in Silverdale WA. Mark's motto is "There is always a way and it is always personal".
At 94% Repeat and Referral business in 2005, it is clear that clients are more than happy to send their business associates in for the consistently high level of care they receive.
"I didn't plan it this way!" Says Mark concerning his growing reputation as a "Tough Loan" specialist. "It just evolved. Many of my clients are either in the Restaurant Industry or the Automobile Industry. Their income can be very difficult to prove, their credit can get bumpy due to fluctuating monthly revenue..." . "There really is nothing I find more satisfying than calling a client to confirm that 'YES,' they can qualify."
My name is Kyle Reidhead, and I am proud to be a born and bred Bremertonian. After over thirty years of happily residing here, I decided to settle down into my own home with my new little family. Our intention was to interview more than one potential mortgage broker with hopes that we would have options in finding the person best-suited for us. We met with Mark Flanders on a Friday (he had offered his services to me during a quick conversation we had at the Yacht Club), and then we had to leave, so he agreed to meet with us again the following morning--even though it wasn't a day he usually works. Overall, we ended up meeting with him for over five hours, and at the end of those five hours we knew that his services were valuable to us. As first-time homebuyers, we absolutely knew nothing about the process. Mark took extra time to explain each step to us one by one and answer all of our many many questions, until we were familiar with the entire process. He even told us things that should have been up to the realtor to explain, but he assisted us in understanding those as well. Mark even went so far as to establish our first interview with our real estate agent. He gave us a list of highly reputable realtors, and advised us on what to look for when pursuing a realtor. In short, we met with Mark on Friday, were approved for a loan on Saturday, decided on a realtor on Monday, looked at houses on Tuesday and Wednesday, and made an offer (which was immediately accepted) on our new home on Thursday. This process was so easy for us because of the foundational services that Mark provided. After all was said and done, we were so pleased with the entire process...we can hardly relate to our friends when they complain about the hardships of buying a home! Mark made the loveliest final gesture when he sent us a brass doorknocker that was engraved, "Kyle & Catherine Established 2004." We have an abundance of nice things to say about Mark, and we most certainly recommend his services to our loved ones. With his help, we were able to successfully make one of the most important decisions of our lives together, and we are so very grateful. Thank you, Kyle
Mark, I just wanted to thank you again for all your help with my new mortgage. I still can't believe how much I save every month. I wanted to let you know that I just dropped from 5 days a week down to 3! I can actually afford to take time off now....
To the manager of Olympic Northwest Mortgage:
...Please know we feel Mark is our hero, and without him we wouldn't be where we are today..
Pete and Cheryl K.
I would refer Mark Flanders to anybody and everbody. The people at Olympic Northwest are great!
Jodi and Tami
THANKS FOR EVERTHING YOU HAVE DONE FOR US, WE ARE ALL DONE WITH THE COTTAGE REMODEL, NEW FLOORS, PAINT,DRAPES, BATH ROOM, SINKS AND MOST OF ALL A NEW TOILET FOR THE PRINCES, THIS LAST WEEKEND WAS THE FIRST TIME WE COULD GO OVER AND JUST RELAX, WHAT A GREAT FEELING, HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU AND YOUR BRIDE, AND BEST WISHES, HUGS FROM THE BOTH OF US...
Mark, This is just a THANK YOU note to let you know that we appreciate all of your time, effort and patience on our behalf! You have helped to make our first-time home buying experience so much easier. Thanks especially for your help & patience with Tyler at the beginning... He is a very thorough man. We will definitely recommend you to our friends. Thanks
Tyler, Danalin & Max, Silverdale
To Mark, Wendi and staff, Thank you so very much for all of your hard work and especially so for executing the process so quickly! It means so very much tome that you care enough to take ALL of the burden off of my shoulders, particuly when I was in such a time crunch. Just a reminder, it will never be forgotten or unappreciated. I truly felt like your only client!
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