help: How do you pick a mortgage - 09/22/15 11:55 PM
We love the Kansas City area, especially the 54 surrounding communities that are great places to live like Lee's Summit, MO.  If you want to live in one of these areas we can help, but how do you pick a mortgage? Here in Darren Copeland's office, we're committed to helping you get into the best mortgage program for your situation and that means we want you to know and understand which loan is the best for you!  While each loan is not really specific to Lee's Summit, MO, they will generally be the best for anyone in the Kansas City Missouri … (0 comments)

help: Local SEO can help you grow - 08/12/15 11:25 PM
Yesterday I had a meeting with a former client who runs an SEO business, and his sales pitch can be summed up as one phrase: "Local SEO can help you grow, and I can do that for you."  While I ended up not buying his services (yet) because I've got a great assistant who has a basic knowledge of that stuff already. I do see the value in knowing what's going on in the internet world and I thought I would share it with you. 
For those of you who don't know SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.  It's a way of … (5 comments)

help: The VA Loan doesn't expire - 06/10/15 12:39 AM
Unlike milk, the VA Loan never expires. Some things expire.
Pizza coupons.
However some things don't expire. For example, the VA Loan doesn't expire.
What is the VA Loan?If you've ever been in the military, you might be eligible for the VA loan. Yes, even if you served in Vietnam some time ago. Or, if you signed up right out of high school because college wasn't right for you just quite yet. The VA loan is a program offered by the Federal government to those who've been in the service. It's one of the VA programs available that offers big advantages when it comes time … (0 comments)

help: VA Loans and Homes for Heroes help veterans with mortgages - 06/02/15 01:10 AM
Are you like my family and have a pile of coupons or ads displaying the best 'deals' of Christmas sitting to the side of your desk, waiting for you to redeem them as you Christmas shop? Whether it's the $10 Kohl's cash or the BOGO coupon for new shoes, most of us want a deal this holiday season... and beyond. We love to save money and to spend less.
Looking for a deal on mortgages and home loansI meet many who are hoping for a 'deal' when it comes to home loans and mortgages. For those who are eligible for a VA loan, there may … (5 comments)

help: Midwest VA Loans - 04/29/15 03:00 AM
If you haven't heard about Midwest VA Loans, then you're missing out on one of the best VA Loan resources out there online and you could be potentially spending way too much money on your VA Mortgage. We've got Missouri's top VA home loan expert here, Darren Copeland, you may have seen Darren's YouTube Channel devoted to getting people informed about VA loans, if you haven't watched any of the videos, I encourage you to do so!
If you've got questions about:
Getting Your COE or DD214? What's the VA Loan Limit for my area? Am I VA Loan Eligible? What documents … (1 comments)

help: Understanding PMI - 03/02/15 10:20 PM
When people are searching for a mortgage many of them have difficulty Understanding PMI.  So, we'd like to help you understand a bit more about how Premium Mortgage Insurance will affect your home loan.  (We're not called KC Loan Tips for nothin'!) Below you'll find a video of our local mortgage guru, okay he's a home loan expert explaining a bit more about this often misunderstood portion of the home buying process.  Darren Copeland and his team at LeaderOne Financial are experts in helping you get the best mortgage for your money - as we say around the office - we … (1 comments)

help: Mortgage 101 - 10/06/14 11:47 PM
It's not suprising that people have tons of questions about getting a mortgage, in fact, we do tons of blogging on topics to help people understand what they need to know.  That's why we decided that Active Rain was a great place to get the word out on our Mortgage 101 series.  We're big fans of Google and now that Google owns YouTube we're even bigger fans.  We've created an entire youtube playlist dedicated to answering what we believe are the most important questions you need answers to during the home loan process.   A lot of mortgage lenders are just out … (0 comments)

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Lee's Summit, MO

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Address: 4967-B NE Goodview Circle, Lees Summit, MO, 64064

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This is Darren Copeland's Blog, Darren is a Senior Mortgage consultant and mortgage banker in Lees Summit, MO and for the rest of the Kansas City Area with Leader One Financial. We specialize in Home Mortgage loans specifically FHA loans, VA Loans, Conventional loans and even reverse mortgages for seniors! Check our blog for information about Home Loans and Mortgage tips and news for Home Buyers and; Real Estate Agents! Call us today to get started (816) 268-4025



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