April 12, 2022
Spring 2022 Update
Spring Awards Season
The spring “Awards Season” for the real estate and mortgage industry is in full swing, and we have been celebrating some recent accolades here at Method Mortgage.
NATIONAL MORTGAGE NEWS released their annual Best Companies to Work For awards just a few weeks ago. They assembled their list of the Top 50 companies in the mortgage space across the entire country. The results were based on employee feedback, surveys, reviews, and employer responses on benefits and policies. Thanks to the incredible team here at Method Mortgage, we are proud to announce that we were named one of the Best Mortgage Companies to Work for in 2022. In fact, out of the 50 companies on the list, we landed 1st for the Best Small Mortgage Companies to work for and 3rd for the Best Mortgage Companies to Work for overall!
AMPA AWARDS – Our team had a great time at the Alabama Mortgage Professionals Association’s Spring Awards Luncheon. In large part to your referrals and as a testament to the incredible team here, Method Mortgage received the award for Top Mortgage Company in the State of Alabama and the 1st place award for Top Birmingham Area Mortgage Broker based on our level of service and production. We also had 3 Loan Officers land in the TOP 20 Loan Officers By Volume in the state, Jeff Henderson, Craig Tindall, and Adam Stoffregen. Adam & Jeff also received recognition from AMPA for being two of the TOP 20 Loan Officers In Units. BIG CONGRATS to these folks and our entire team!
Help Us Win Best Mortgage Company in Vestavia Hills
We’ve been nominated for Vestavia Hills’ Best!!! Please help us win by clicking HERE and voting for Method Mortgage as Best Mortgage Company. Each email address can vote every 24 hours, and you have to vote for at least 3 categories for your vote to count. Voting ends on April 13. Thanks so much for your support!
New Partner Announcement
It is with great pride and gratitude for his experience and loyalty to Method Mortgage, that we are pleased to announce Jeff Henderson’s promotion to Partner. Since joining the company in 2016, Jeff has had a tremendous impact on client service, team leadership, and overall growth of the company. He comes from a banking background of more than 15 years, where he worked in retail lending, branch management, and business banking. Jeff has been recognized locally and nationally as one of the top producing loan officers in Alabama.
Jeff is a lifelong Birmingham resident. He attended John Carroll High School and the University of Alabama. He is a supporter of Junior Achievement having served as a volunteer instructor in the Birmingham area. Jeff and his family are members of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Homewood. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his wife Katie and 2 children – Frankie and Evelyn.
Community Referral Program
We are committed to our community, and we are proud to have the opportunity to support local charities and nonprofit organizations through our Community Referral Program. With each referral we receive, we donate $25 to our quarterly referral partner. In the past, we have partnered with many fantastic organizations, such as The Lovelady Center, Children’s Harbor,The Jimmie Hale Mission, and the Backpack Buddies. Thanks to your referrals during the 2022 1st quarter, we were able to give $4,200 to Jessie’s Place, a residential transformation program located in the heart of downtown Birmingham. Click HERE to read more about this worthy organization.For the second quarter of 2022, we are looking forward to helping The Boys and Girls Club of America with your continued help and support. For more on our Community Referral Program, read more on our blog by clicking here.
Here We Grow Again
Since our last email update, we have expanded our team once again, with the addition of Sara Arrington as Processing & Closing Assistant. In this position, Sara will play an essential part in the mortgage process. Her role is to assist Loan processors by ordering and reviewing supporting documents, along with other tasks to help the Processors prepare mortgage loans for underwriting and closing.
Sara is originally from Montgomery, and she graduated from The University of Alabama in May 2021 with a B.S. in Human Environmental Sciences. Her previous experience includes zoning and building permit processing for a telecommunication company, customer service, hospitality and event planning. Sara enjoys weekends at Lake Martin, spending her free time with friends exploring Birmingham, trying new restaurants, and traveling with her family. She is a new dog mom to her French Bulldog named Finn, who recently made his screen debut on “Pets of Method”. Sara is going to do amazing things.. We’re SO EXCITED to have her on board!
Did You Miss Them?
In addition to this quarterly email, our Loan Officers write some informative blogs for a variety of topics. Brandon Smith wrote a piece on 4 Benefits Of Putting 20% Down on a Home Loan. Then there was some great information with 5 Tips for Making the Best Offer on a Home from Alva Caine. And finally, 4 Benefits of Owning a Second Home, from Lizzie Bonhaus. They have some great information with the latest updates for your clients and knowledge all to help you find The Smartest Way Home.
Pardon Our Progress!
The front of our office building is under renovations. There is plenty of parking in the rear of the building. Drop by anytime to say hello!
601 Vestavia Parkway, Suite 300 Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 phone 205.705.1650 fax 205.705.1651 methodmortgage.com
Rates remain great, so if you are looking to purchase a home or refinance, please reach out to any of our professional and experienced loan officers with any questions. We’re here to guide you on The Smartest Way Home!