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Lifetime Loan At Benchmark, we continually monitor the market and your loan, so you don’t have to. This way, you are offered the best product for your position, and we strive to always get you the best mortgage possible.

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“It’s not often that you can say you enjoyed your mortgage process, but I truly did. Benchmark is terrific to work with. I wholeheartedly recommend them for any mortgage needs. They are a delight.”

Mike Nevin

“Benchmark was always great about following up with you and keeping you informed every step of the way.”

Timothy Haselden

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Who is Benchmark Mortgage

WHO WE ARE:

Benchmark Mortgage is a nation-wide lender headquartered near Dallas, TX.

For nearly two decades, we have been building a dynamic lending community. Our entire business is based on the preservation and strengthening of present and future relationships. The power of Creativity and Innovation is our edge, and sets us apart in the mortgage market.

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Buying a home can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be one. This is the Benchmark University. Browse, learn, and enjoy the journey to your new home.

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Our Core Values

Our core values drive our culture, shape our paradigm, and have been the foundation of our success. It’s one thing to promise great service; at Benchmark, we bake it right in.

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We Give Back

We make an impact beyond the mortgage industry. We honor wounded veterans, promote their support, and help them re-integrate into successful civilian life.

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Jim McMahan Welcomes You to Benchmark

Welcome to Benchmark,

Benchmark is a remarkable community of mortgage professionals. At Benchmark, we have a clearly defined set of core values that we live out and practice every day. Having carefully selected each team member one person at a time, and with an average of over a decade of individual experience, we have assembled what we believe is the best team in the mortgage industry today. Not only does our team go the extra mile to serve our branches, loan officers, and support teams, we also stand ready to deliver an exceptional experience that is second to none for our customers. Please reach out and let us know if we can help you take advantage of the Benchmark opportunity today.

Jim McMahan | President

Relationships come before everything else at Benchmark. You can see this philosophy in our current branches and our growth plan of focusing on fewer of the right branches over large scale growth.

Benchmark was founded on a very specific set of Core Values as a way to differentiate ourselves from other mortgage companies in the market. These 5 values have served us well and will continue to guide our corporate decisions, shape our culture and serve as a filter when we are considering to align with a partner or branch.

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Fresh from the Benchmark Blog

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FHFA Announces Conforming Loan Limit Increase In 2019

November 27, 2018

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages has increased. In most of the country, the confirming loan limits will increase nearly 6.5%, from $453,100 to $484,350 for 2019. For most high-cost areas, where 115% of the local median home value exceeds the… Read more

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Nervous About Buying? Here’s A Dose of Confidence

November 13, 2018

If you are interested in buying a house, but do not know what you might need, or whether you can qualify, you’re not alone. Many would-be buyers are intimidated by the thought of what it takes to buy a home. Some wonder whether they can afford to buy, if they… Read more

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Can I Still Get A VA Loan With Bad Credit?

October 29, 2018

Unfortunately, it depends on the situation and reasons, so there is no simple answer for bad credit. A few potential reasons could be that you have experienced a divorce which led to a bankruptcy, mismanaged your finances, experienced job loss, or any other financial hazards. Your credit is calculated from… Read more

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We introduced the 'Blue Heart Award' to recognize those with a wholehearted dedication to serving veterans and first responders and who embody the spirit of the 'Benchmark Never Quits' mantra. In 2018, we were proud to honor Sally Schindel Bucciero and Air Force Veteran Bruce Burner with the Blue Heart Award.

Congrats Sally Bucciero, Benchmark Home Loans and The Bruce Burner Mortgage Team on this well deserved honor! #BenchmarkNeverQuits #2018LookBack
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Benchmark is united by our Core Values. Diane Beaumont and Rodger Horton at Benchmark Mortgage exemplify our mantra that Relationships come first when we do business, which is why they are our 2018 Relationship Core Value Award recipients.

Our relationships with our clients will always come first! Congrats Benchmark Mortgage Colorado and Benchmark Mortgage-Rodger Horton! #2018LookBack
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What an incredible honor to be recognized by Justin Arrant & U.S. Army Captain Captain Christopher Rutherford from the U.S. Army Dallas Recruiting Battalion for our dedication, patriotism, and selfless service to our veterans, Boot'n & Shoot'n, local community, and the U.S. Army. BENCHMARK NEVER QUITS! 🇺🇲️
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At Benchmark, Excellence is not merely ‘doing things well’; it is ‘doing things exceptionally well.’

Cory De Pass exemplifies excellence with each and every client, which is why he was our 2018 Excellence Core Value Award recipient. Congrats The Cory DePass Team! #2018LookBack
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As 2018 comes to a close, we are looking back at some of our best moments from the year.

Eric Almquist and David Willoughby's passion for bringing families home is infectious, which is why they are our 2018 Positive Attitude Core Value Award recipients.

Congrats Benchmark Mortgage Omaha and David Willoughby- Benchmark Mortgage!
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Honored to attend the Dallas Fallen Officer Foundation/ Dallas Ft.Worth Fallen Officer Foundation police survivors dinner and present a check in honor of those who gave it all. Benchmark backs the BLUE! ... See MoreSee Less

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“I was a first-time buyer, and I have never went through the home buying process!! I had tons of questions throughout the process due to this being my first time, and they helped me immediately and explained every step in depth to me. Benchmark mortgage is awesome and I recommend them to anyone! I would definitely use them again!”
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The Federal Housing Finance Agency has announced that the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages has increased, meaning buyers in most counties can now purchase a home in 2019 up to $484,350 using a conforming conventional home loan. In certain high-cost areas, the new loan limit will be $726,525. Learn more: bit.ly/2E1mdJC ... See MoreSee Less

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A war hero and a great man. Rest in Peace President George H.W. Bush! Thank you for your lifelong service to our nation.

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While President Bush flies from Houston to Washington for the last time, listen to the letter he wrote to his mother and father after being shot down off the island of Chichi Jima in 1944. His son Marvin reads this letter from "All the Best."
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