OC Loan Officers are now Certified Military Housing Specialists

Kiel Mortgage in Orange County, California has achieved the rare distinction of becoming nationally certified to work with and understand the uniqueness of lending to military borrowers after graduating Ken Castro, VP of Production/Sales, Darrell Fryer, Senior Loan Officer and Art Cohen, Senior Loan Officer from the Certified Military Housing Specialist Course, which is exclusively offered by USA Cares, Inc,  a national military assistance nonprofit that gives emergency financial support to military and their families.

This course aims to educate lending professional on the differences in lending to the military communities by training them on the unique lifestyle circumstances often typical in the military. The course and certification also helps lending professionals make sense of the military’s “language,” ranking and pay system, all major factors in determining how much a military member can afford to borrow. Besides educating lenders, the course gives them advice regarding foreclosure prevention in the military community – all for the purpose of better serving military customers and coaching them on how to avoid mortgage delinquencies.