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My name is Bob Mitchell (NMLS # 1046286)and I am a senior loan officer with Bank of England's Raleigh, North Carolina mortgage origination office (NMLS # 418481).
I've been in the real estate and mortgage banking industries since 1984 in a number of different roles. I started as a property manager and soon moved into being a residential real estate agent.
After a few years of doing that, I was recruited to be a loan officer with a mortgage company focusing primarily on large commercial mortgages. After "Black Monday" hit and it became obvious that the bottom had fallen out of commercial mortgages, I switched to originating residential mortgages.
I worked for a couple of different national lenders until an opportunity came up to move into management at a small mortgage brokerage called, Clayton Mortgage back in my home town of St. Louis.
There, I helped grow the company to the point where we were a major player in that market. In the process, I was promoted to VP and became responsible for all aspects of running the company.
In 1995, I ventured out on my own, forming a company called ValueList Real Estate Services, which turned out, to the best of my knowledge, to be the 3rd oldest discount real estate company in the country. My team and I grew ValueList to the point where we had offices in Florida, Illinois and Missouri.
In 2010, after weathering the worst of the financial meltdown, I closed up shop and returned to school to study renewable energy. I graduated and moved to Southern California where I worked as a renewable energy project developer.
In 2011, my wife secured her dream job here in the Raleigh area and I followed her here and eventually returned to the mortgage banking industry.
I selected Bank of England to go to work for because I was impressed with the wide variety of mortgage programs that they offer and because I was very impressed with the branch manager here in Raleigh.
I very much enjoy working with first time home buyers and other people who might have been shut out of buying a home due to the financial crises. To that end, I hold financial literacy workshops designed to help people build wealth and security through learning how to budget, save, invest and purchase their own homes.
If you are interested in hosting one of our workshops, please don't hesitate to contact me. Also, if you have questions about mortgages and/or real estate, please feel free to reach out to me. I promise that I will give you objective advice.
Again, thank you for taking the time to read my profile here on Zillow!