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Topic | Mortgage Loans

  1. Jim Lind Named President of PB Mortgage


    It is with excitement and confidence that Peoples Bank announces the promotion of Jim Lind to the new position of President, Peoples Mortgage Division effective September 1, 2014.  Congratulations Jim! Read More »

  2. Welcome to Peoples, Steve!


    Peoples Bank Welcomes Mortgage Banker Steve Summers to our Mortgage Team

    Peoples Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Steve Summers as a Mortgage Banker.

    Summers is familiar with competition. Prior to his mortgage career, he was a member of the Kansas City Comets. In 2004, he left soccer and became a full time mortgage lender. Most recently he worked at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Chase and First Mortgage Solutions. Read More »

  3. Welcome to Peoples, Katie!

    KB B&W

    Peoples Bank has hired lifelong Ottawa resident Katie Butts as a Mortgage Banker. Katie has lived in Ottawa, KS most of her life and has been very involved with the community at many levels. Her degree is in counseling and she has a strong sales background as well.  Read More »

  4. We’re Open and Here for You


    Dear Peoples Bank Guests,

    Spending authority for the U.S. government has expired. Emergency spending measures are expected to be reestablished.

    If you are a Peoples mortgage Guest, please know Peoples Bank has been working with government agencies to determine the appropriate actions to ensure continued loan production and normal business operation during a government shutdown. Read More »

  5. Mortgage Rates Fall!

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    The Federal Reserve yesterday confirmed their support for the Mortgage Market and announced their plan to continue the purchase of $85 billion worth of bonds per month.  That sounds nice and fancy, but what does it mean for you?  It means that interest rates on mortgage loans have decreased, and in turn, you can potentially save some serious cash on your home financing.

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  6. We’re Not Just in Kansas Anymore

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    Great News!  Banking Unusual has expanded into four new states.  That’s right, we’ve headed east and opened our doors in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.  These offices will be the home-away-from-home for our new team of top-quality Mortgage Bankers.  In DE, NJ & PA our offices will operate as “Peoples Home Loans” and in Maryland we will operate as “Peoples Home Mortgage”.

    Welcome to our unusual family!  Let’s change the way the East Coast thinks about banking.


  7. HARP, demystified

    Albert Einstein once said, “if you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself“.  And since Al seems to know what he’s talking about, we’re stripping down HARP to its bare bones:

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