NAPLES, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- imortgage, one of the nation's fastest growing private nonbank retail lenders, today announced the appointment of Matt McCain as the company's multi-branch manager in the Southwest Florida area. With his appointment, imortgage also announces the opening of two new branch locations to serve Southwest Florida.
As a result, real estate professionals in the Naples and adjacent areas will have immediate access to a full suite of in-house mortgage solutions including loan generation and customization, processing and underwriting to better deliver against the needs of mortgage borrowers.
McCain brings 17 years of mortgage expertise to the company, and is currently building a roster of top-notch, licensed loan officers including Bill Lund, Glenda Weygant, Jeff Columbia, Ann Hills, and Bill Boleyn.
"I was attracted to imortgage because of the unique full-service offerings we are able to provide home buyers and our real estate partners backed by best-in-class customer service," McCain said. "I'm also very excited about our plans to grow and expand the imortgage brand in Southwest Florida, which includes a sizable expansion of our team of mortgage brokers and additional branches in key locations." McCain plans to contribute his lending industry expertise and customer-centric approach to the growing imortgage presence in the area.
"Matt is a top tier mortgage leader in Florida with a wealth of experience that borrowers and real estate professionals will appreciate. His mortgage acumen and expertise will complement our highly experienced leadership team in the Southeastern U.S., and we're very excited to welcome him to the imortgage team," said Paul Ramos, imortgage southeast regional manager.
The Naples-area housing market is one that imortgage has been monitoring closely in recent months. Optimism about local market trends make this the right time to expand in the area. Naples has seen the average price per square foot increase 8.8 percent compared to the same time last year and the median sales price for homes increased 4.2 percent year over year. Unemployment in the Naples area is lower than the national level, ranking 5.8 percent in July vs. the national rate of 6.3 percent.  As the economy and housing markets improve in the area, imortgage is ready to support the lending needs of local real estate professionals and consumer borrowers
imortgage is a leading private nonbank national retail mortgage lender based in Scottsdale, AZ. Established in 1999, imortgage operates 80+ local branch offices throughout the United States and is one of the fastest-growing, most well-respected retail lenders in the country today. imortgage delivers a service-driven, customer-focused home loan purchase experience which has earned the company the exclusive Eliant Certification for Customer Service Excellence. imortgage is a loanDepot LLC brand operating under NMLS# 174457. Learn more about imortgage at imortgage.com or by calling a local branch at (239) 228-4020.