Brad Waite, President of Land Home Financial Services, Receives 2014 Jack E. Wells Memorial Award
CONCORD, CA. (2015) – On Thursday February 26, 2015, Brad Waite, president of Land Home Financial Services, Inc. (LHFS), was selected by a committee of past Jack E. Wells Memorial Award recipients as the 65th recipient of the Jack E. Wells Memorial Award, the most prestigious award given by the California Manufacturing Housing Institute (CMHI). The award is given out annually by CMHI to the individual who demonstrates long-term, outstanding service to CMHI and the manufactured housing industry.
Jack Wells through his company J.E. Wells Company, Inc. sponsored the annual award since 1950 and upon Mr. Well’s passing in 1971, CMHI renamed the award the Jack E. Wells Memorial Award in his honor.
“It is truly an honor to stand here with my peers and be recognized for my life’s work. The Wells Award is a crowning achievement in my career, and I feel humbled joining this prestigious group of recipients”, said Brad Waite.
Mr. Waite started his storied mortgage career with Green Tree Acceptance (GTA) in the early 1980s, eventually establishing their Northern California division in 1983. Seeing a market for Land/Home transactions versus the establish chattel driven industry, Brad started LHFS in 1988 with a mission to establish parity in Manufactured Housing finance to that of traditional site built financing. Brad has grown LHFS into a nationwide brand operating in every aspect of residential mortgage lending with 4 divisions, over 50+ branch offices, and 600+ employees. Land Home Financial has licenses and the authority to lend in 47 states and the District of Columbia and is currently servicing over 4 billion in mortgage loans.
Brad is a member in good standing with Manufactured Housing Institute (MHI), many different state Manufactured Housing Associations, the National Association of Mortgage Brokers (NAMB), California Association of Mortgage Professionals (CAMP), and Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Land Home Financial Services, Inc. (Land Home) is a private mortgage banker headquartered in Concord, CA, licensed in 47 states and the District of Columbia with branch offices in California, Nevada, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Minnesota, Illinois, Indiana, and Hawaii. Since 1988, Land Home has provided expert, service oriented mortgage advice built on knowledge, commitment, and trust. Their relationship-centric lending model has led to elite rankings by the Scotsman Guide and Mortgage Executive Magazine, multiple years running and is proud to be an A+ Better Business Bureau (BBB) business since 2012. Land Home is comprised of six divisions (Retail, Wholesale, Reverse, Manufactured, Insurance and Builder) offering a vast array of services in the residential mortgage industry. Land Home is proud to be Your Preferred Community Lender, donating close to $1 Million over the last five years to a community of nationwide partners with their “Fund It Forward” initiative. For more information visit lhfs.com, call 800-672-9470 or follow @LHF_Loans.
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