youtube: Kansas City Missouri Mortgage - 10/06/15 11:39 PM
Did you know that last year Kansas City had 24 million visitors?!  That's incredible!  What's really great is that some of those folks will choose to move to our wonderful city and make it their home, and we're here to help anyone and everyone trying to buy a home in the KC MO area.  One of the things you'll need to get is a Kansas City Missouri Mortgage, whether you want to live in Jackson County, Clay County from Independence all the way to Kansas City Kansas you're going to need some home loan help and we're the folks to do … (1 comments)

youtube: How to Choose a Mortgage Lender - 09/16/15 11:44 PM
One of the things that makes us cringe here at our office is to hear that people are getting their mortgage from an online company, (and that probably makes your realtor cringe too!) while we use the internet to keep us tech. savvy and on the edge of what's current we're not just an office of telephone specialists, we're mortgage experts, about the only thing we'd like you to do online is get pre-approved.  We're located in the Kansas City area (Lee's Summit, MO to be specific) and we're ready to help you buy that dream home you've been looking for. … (0 comments)

youtube: Our New YouTube Trailer - 08/14/15 12:18 AM
Hey Active Rainers (& other guests!)
We've just finished our updated video introduction to our youtube channel it's our new youtube trailer and it's awesome we've also down a minor update to our video blog over there on the 2nd largest search engine owned by the 1st largest search engine (that's just a handy hint for you too!)
So check it out and let us know what you think about it!!  As always if your wanting to work with an awesome lender in Lee's Summit MO you can call us at 816-268-4025 or get pre-approved online with us by visiting our website and … (0 comments)

youtube: Mortgage 101 series - 07/16/15 12:15 AM
Understanding the mortgage process seems quite difficult, but when you have an expert explaining it in a Mortgage 101 series, it really be a simple process.  Darren Copeland and his KC Loan Tips team at LeaderOne Financial have worked to put together a great YouTube series that walks you through some of the most difficult parts of the mortgage process.  If you watch the video below you'll see the introduction to their Mortgage 101 series, and the youtube link above can take you to all the other videos and topics covered on their great website.
Darren and his KC Loan Tips team … (0 comments)

youtube: When Can I Buy a New Truck - 07/07/15 12:12 AM
When you're going through the mortgage process there's a few things you need to do, but we get asked a lot: When Can I Buy a New Truck?  We understand that you really want that new truck to help you move the stuff from your old house or apartment into your new place, but there's a something you need to know while you're in the home loan process...Watch an episode from our "Ask Darren" series where we talk to a local Kansas City realtor about how this can affect your mortgage. 
If you're ready to get started on a home loan … (2 comments)

youtube: What's the difference between Mortgage Programs - 04/03/15 02:17 AM
We're experts on just about any home loan you can get, but What's the difference between Mortgage Programs?  Many people call us to get pre-approved and many of those same people don't know what program they qualify for, let alone how those programs differ from each other! Our primary focus when it comes to helping people get their home loans are on FHA, USDA, VA and Conventional loans.  We've made it our business to know as much as we can, so you don't have to figure it out on your own, A local realtor asked our mortgage loan expert, Darren Copeland … (5 comments)

youtube: Starting the Home Buying Process - 03/27/15 12:12 AM
Many people are confused when it comes to Starting the Home Buying Process, but why is that?  We find that people just get excited about finding a home and we completely understand, what's not to get excited about finding that place to raise your family, to invite friends over for a backyard BBQ.  As you're dreaming about these things you need to realize that finding the home is often not the first step in the mortgage process, in fact, it's the 3rd step of the process. 
The first step of the home loan process would be to find a local mortgage … (0 comments)

youtube: Kansas City Mortgage Tip of the Week - 03/16/15 12:48 AM
Kansas City Mortgage Tip of the Week
I was recently going through some of our old videos on our YouTube Channel and I came across one of our tips of the week that still applies today, it's a few do's and don'ts as you go through the mortgage process. 

It makes me kind of nostalgic to see our old KC Loan Tips office and know that since then we've been growing our LeaderOne Financial business to be one of the best mortgage loan offices in the Kansas City, MO area. I've been doing this for about ten years and a … (1 comments)

youtube: Mortgage Don'ts - 03/11/15 04:27 AM

We're in the mortgage business and nothing makes us more sad than when people do one of our Mortgage Don'ts.  So we're took a few minutes to create the above video to tell you some of our pet peeves in the home loan industry.  All of the things in this list can derail your pre-approval process and ultimately  your home buying journey!  So, if you haven't already watched the video above from our Local Kansas City Mortgage Lender Darren Copeland (LeaderOne Financial & KC Loan Tips) who quickly explains these Mortgage Don'ts: Make any major purchases such as a car, … (2 comments)

youtube: Reverse Mortgage Shawnee Kansas - 03/03/15 10:22 PM
Reverse Mortgage Shawnee Kansas
One of the least understood mortgage programs out there is the reverse mortgage program and we'd like to help clear  up some of those misunderstandings!  We asked our local home loan expert Darren Copeland from LeaderOne Financial to post a video explaining just how the Reverse Mortgage works and what the benefits to being involved in a mortgage program can help you.  Remember this program is only available to people over the age of 62 and only to those who have significant equity built up in their home. 
If you'd like to learn more about this great … (0 comments)

youtube: Mortgage 101 - 03/02/15 02:30 AM
The last few weeks we've been tackling a lot of questions about the mortgage process and what it takes to get a home loan.  So, Today we'd like to unveil a great little youtube playlist that we created that answers many of the questions you're asking.  It's our Mortgage 101 series playlist over on our KC Loan Tips channel on YouTube.  If you haven't visited us there or on our website, we'll let you know that Darren Copeland and his team at LeaderOne Financial are ready to assist you with any and all of your home loan questions or help you … (0 comments)

youtube: Getting Mortgage Ready for your FHA Home Loan - 02/09/15 12:45 AM

Getting Mortgage Ready for your FHA Home Loan may sound like a difficult task, but it's really not at all.  There's just a few things you need to get together and have ready.  If you haven't watched the video above, our our local loan expert Darren Copeland from KC Loan Tips and LeaderOne Financial. We'd highly reccomend that you do so!  It's a short video that will give you a general overview of the steps you'll need to take on your way to Getting Mortgage Ready for your FHA Home Loan. 
If you've already watched this video and are … (0 comments)

youtube: FHA Home Loan Columbia - 01/01/15 11:50 PM


M-I-Z!  If you're wanting to live in Columbia, MO and you didn't finish that cheer, well, shame on you!  The Home of the University of Missouri is a great place to live and even better if you have an FHA Home Loan Columbia offered by KC Loan Tips!  We're happy to offer this great program that helps people get home loans in Columbia Missouri.  If you've watched the video above, you know how incredible the FHA Mortgage program is.  It's designed for first time home buyers who need that little extra help to get into that home that … (0 comments)

youtube: YouTube and Active Rain - 10/21/14 12:44 AM
 A few months ago I wrote a blog that extolled the virtues of using Active Rain and Google to help your customers find your business (and your blog) online.  I'd like to continue that thought and tell you what YouTube and Active Rain can do for your online reputation as well!

Today, I'd like to tell you all about how YouTube and Active Rain can also increase your business and more importantly keep your clients informed about all the things they need to know about what's going on in the Real Estate industry and how they can help themselves by … (7 comments)

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Lee's Summit, MO

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

Office: (816)268-4025

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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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