Austin TX Real Estate - Hill Country Austin Lakeway Homes for Sale: September 2008

Lunch with Two ActiveRain Mortgage Professionals

Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting of our very own ActiveRain mortgage professionals, Jason Northcutt and John Cannata.  They are two very educated people about the mortgage industry and also seem to have heads on their shoulders, which you don't always find.

Jason works with Wachovia in the direct lending division, not sitting at a branch office.  John works with Reliant Mortgage which is a broker.  It's always interesting to get the different perspectives from both sides of the spectrum when someone works directly for a lender while another brokers out to lenders.

Overall, the meetings went very well, and I would recommend either of them to all of you.

Comment balloon 8 commentsDonna Harris • September 29 2008 10:57AM
Lunch with Two ActiveRain Mortgage Professionals
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Last week, I had the pleasure of meeting of our very own ActiveRain mortgage professionals, Jason Northcutt and John Cannata They are two very educated people about the mortgage industry and also seem to have heads on their shoulders, which you… more
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