Howard Hanna Mortgage Services is Bringing Mortgage Financing to Central and Southern Ohio Markets

Columbus, OH (September 8, 2022) – Howard Hanna Mortgage Services is pleased to announce the launch of its mortgage offerings and programs in the Columbus, Dayton and Cincinnati, Ohio, markets. Just a few months after the merger of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services and HER, REALTORS®, forming the No. 1 brokerage firm in Ohio, their affiliate mortgage company, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services, is introducing its services to the market, and will be assisting agents and clients alike.

As the third-largest real estate mortgage company in the United States*, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services has been providing quality mortgage products to customers throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan since 1983.

As the organization enters this market, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services seeks to invest in the region through mortgage financing, robust hiring efforts and sustained community engagement. Over the next several months, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services is committed to hiring 30 local mortgage loan professionals to serve real estate agents and their clients across the market. Through the affiliation with Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, these positions offer an unparalleled opportunity to build relationships with more than 1,200 real estate agents in the Central and Southern Ohio markets.

“We are thrilled to introduce Howard Hanna Mortgage Services to Central and Southern Ohio,” said F. Duffy Hanna, president of Howard Hanna Financial Services. “Our commitment to this market is strong, and we are looking forward to partnering with talented individuals to bring our services to the next level.”

To continue the expansion of Howard Hanna Mortgage Services in the region, the entity has promoted Russ Ford to vice president of sales, and has relocated him to the Columbus market to lead the growth and recruitment effort.

“I’m honored to have been chosen to lead the expansion effort in this market,” said Ford. “We look forward to integrating into the communities and launching our best-in-class programs to clients across the region.”

Committed to fostering diverse communities through homeownership, Howard Hanna has also pledged to offer an unmatched set of resources and mortgage products for first-time homebuyers. Vice President of Community Lending LaMarcus Thurman has expertise in working with first-time homebuyers and will provide information and education to empower buyers in underserved and multicultural communities in Ohio. With the initiative, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services will use its powerful resources and community-oriented programs to help make homeownership a reality for everyone.

From first-time homebuyer programs and state bond programs for low-income to moderate-income borrowers to luxury mortgage products, and from specialized programs for veterans to the Physician Plus program designed for medical doctors, Howard Hanna Mortgage Services provides mortgage products to a wide variety of clients. Together, Howard Hanna Real Estate and Mortgage Services offer innovative programs like the Buy Before You Sell program, the 100% Money Back Guarantee, and the Hanna Cash Guarantee, providing clients throughout Ohio with new opportunities to make the most of their home-buying endeavors.

To learn more about mortage loan originator opportunities or the innovative mortgage programs, please contact Russ Ford at (614) 418-7321.  

* REAL Trends 500, ranked by mortgage closings for 2021, REAL Trends Magazine, March 2022.

About Howard Hanna Mortgage Services:
Howard Hanna Mortgage Services has provided quality mortgage products since 1983 and earned its place as one of the area’s largest independent mortgage bankers through customer accommodation serving Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan. As a subsidiary of Hanna Holdings, Inc., Howard Hanna Mortgage Services is an affiliate of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the nation’s largest family-owned and -operated full-service real estate broker. For more information, visit www.howardhannamortgage.com.

Contact: Shelly Hairston  l  shellyhairston@howardhanna.com, (724) 301-8956

One thought on “Howard Hanna Mortgage Services is Bringing Mortgage Financing to Central and Southern Ohio Markets

  1. Congrats! “that is more stability for families in those areas now”. 🙂
    If everybody used Hanna Mortgage, how much easier their lives would be.
    “personally, I know”.

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