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Mark & Kathy Foster

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You are both just terrific and you have helped all my clients buy their new homes and everyone just loves you!! Julie Oldfield, Realtor - Santa Clarita
I was looking to refinance in order to lower my monthly payments, get rid of a high interest 2nd, and pay off some debt. I didn't have much hope. My income had recently dropped & my income to debt ratio was certainly not ideal! I was in a Catch 22 situation! I desperately needed to lower my out-go, but my income wasn't enough to qualify! Or so I thought! We had refinanced with Mark in the past & he has always found the correct solution. He got it done! And I was able to get a loan that accomplished everything I set out do. Mark & Kathy are fabulous - knowledgable, accessable, willing to explain to make sure you understand the process, and will hold your hand when needed. Many thanks!" John & Trudy Giblin, Retired Artist and Accountant - Glendale
My wife and I have used Mark and Kathy Foster numerous times over the last 15 years for financing on several properties. We have done first mortgages, and numerous refinancing typically to shorter terms and several instances of just no cost, no fee refi's at lower rates. We have found Mark and Kathy to be extremely professional, responsible, prompt and most importantly to us, extremely efficient. For the most recent refi closed a few days ago, I would estimate I spent no more than a total of one hour of time trading emails, scanning/sending documents, signing and sending mortgage disclosure doc's prior to final signing of documents which Mark comes to our house for. I highly recommend giving them a call to learn how they may be able to help you. Mike & Rebecca Daugherty, Account Executive - Arcadia
Mark & Kathy Foster are true professionals in every sense of the word. As a Sales Manager for one of their lending partners, I can truly say that they stand out above the crowd over other mortgage loan officers. They are kind, knowledgeable, and always prepared. I highly recommend their services. Mark & Kathy Foster excel at helping their clients throughout the entire mortgage transaction. Matt Coles, Regional Sales Manager - Woodland Hills
I have been a real estate broker for 35 years. I have been using Mortgage Resource Group for my financing needs as well as referring all my clients, friends and family. It is effortless, they let you know the same day if they can do the loan, and they give you a list of what is needed to complete the process. I have found that they can do more for my clients/friends/family than the larger banks in a shorter period of time. They also qualify borrowers who could not get qualified by a larger bank. I have had clients who thought they should go with the bank that had their loan, only to find out that their bank couldn't do for them what Mortgage Resource Group could! If they can't fund a loan for you, there is not a loan out there!!! Barb Baisley, Realtor - Phillilps Ranch
The words "thank you" are not enough for everything you have done for us. Your customers are so lucky to have the both of you. Pat & Chris Gunning, Retired - Camarillo
We have done at least three transactions with MRG, maybe more, and our son has also worked with them. I cannot say enough about their willingness to work with you to do whatever it takes to get the best loan available for the client's circumstances. I would have to say the best thing about them is that they give you very personal attention as opposed to banks and some of the large companies who advertise all over the place. When you have a question they will get you an answer fast, and if, they are unable to provide exactly what you need based on your situation they will be totally truthful. They are utterly trustworthy and ethical and they really do care about you. Our last transaction was a refi on a townhouse which we had only owned for 6 months. I noticed that rates were down and thought it was worth a try to see if we could save some money on our payments which weren't very high to begin with. Mark and Kathy went to work and were able to save us $90 a month. Charles & Diane Boito, Retired - Port Hueneme
Mark and Kathy took care of 2 refinance loans for me this year. I previously had 2 other loans refinanced with Mark and Kathy. The things I like most about their service is that their attention to detail is fantastic, they keep me informed at every step of the way, and they don't let anything lag. From the time we start discussing the loan, right up to the very end when escrow closes and we get a closing check and paperwork, I feel like my loan is in the hands of the best professionals in the business. With many other properties and complications in our portfolio, it can get stressful trying to get a loan at the rate we want, but Mark and Kathy make it easy. They have the knowledge to completely work through any situation without undue stress. Thanks Mark and Kathy, you will always have my loan business!! Matt Lamy, Software Development Mgr - Riverside
I was helped enormously when I needed to refinance my parents' house when they were ailing. I was expertly guided and able to financially care for my folks when they needed 24/7 live-in help. It was a stressful time but MRG smoothly arranged everything Emilie Kong, Artist - North Hollywood
I highly recommend Mark and Kathy Foster of Mortgage Resource Group for financing services. We have worked with them numerous times over the last 10-15 years for financing & refis. In every case, they have been completely professional, fast, and meticulous in their processes. Likewise, they are very personable and service oriented having driven to our home or office to finalize paperwork in each case. Likewise, we have had a situation with another family member where financing through another company was dragging on, with the common request for yet more information along with more delays. We asked Mark to jump in and within a few days had completed the deal in time for closing. Bill & Grettel Fournell, VP Strategic Planning - Manhattan Beach
Mark & Kathy were referred to me by a good friend, and I've already referred friends to Mark & Kathy. Once you work with them, you'll want to work with them again and let your friends know about them, too. They are simply the best finance people I've ever worked with. I own several properties and have refi-ed with Mark and Kathy on at least 3 occasions. They're sincere, trustworthy, friendly and efficient. The process can often be an impersonal headache; with Mortgage Resource Group it's the opposite. They're accessible and they streamline the process for speed and clarity. I doubt I'll ever call on anyone else for help with mortgage finances. Stew Herrera, Creative Director KLOS - Playa Del Rey
Mark just completed our re-fi, lowering our monthly by $500. It is the second we have done with him. He is very efficient and quick to respond to all concerns or questions. We recommend this company highly. Joe & Torrey Spencer, Consultant/Designer - Studio City
This is the most amazing team of Mortgage Brokers. I really can't express how hard working, ethical and fantastic they are. They have the best rates, killer service and if they tell you it can't be done, then you know that you at least you know the truth! I have worked with them many times and had many friends get loans through them with uniformly fantastic results!! Cathy Morfopoulos - Mortgage Banker - Glendale
After complaining to a neighbor about the bad service/runaround I was getting from my bank for a re-fi, she gave me Mark and Kathy's number and told me to do myself a favor. She didn't steer me wrong!! Mark and Kathy are two of the most genuine and customer service oriented people I've encountered in many years. They got me the rate and terms I was looking for without hesitation. There were no hiccups...In fact, they made it so pleasurable to do business that the minute the rates drop again I will be calling them for another re-fi. I'm now telling everyone I run into to about them and passing on my neighbor's advice - do yourself a favor!! Pick up your phone and give them a call. You won't regret it! September Forsyth, Media Buyer - Valley Glen
Mark and Kathy have assisted us with several refinances over the past few years. They were recommended to us by neighbors who rave about their experience and professionalism. My wife and I are both extremely busy and really appreciate how Mark and Kathy do the legwork and make the process seemless. They recently managed to consolidate our first and second mortgages, get us an excellent interest rate, and drop our payments by $500/month during a season when we didn't have the time to give the process a lot of attention. I remember the time that I spent buying our home, and I almost feel guilty about how little of my time and energy was required thanks to their effective communication, use of couriers, and extensive knowledge of the field. I also appreciate how they clearly explain options and seekthe best deals as things evolved. It's great to have an incredible team working to save you money. I find them trustworthy and reliable, and I highly recommend them! Daniel Avery, School Principal - Valley Glen
If you want an honest, efficient and very knowledgeable company to work with, Mortgage Resource Group is the best one ever!I had a difficult situation, and several other mortgage companies couldn't help us, and we were told we couldn't refinance. So we called Mark and Kathy, and within the day, we had an answer. We COULD refinance, and the rates were even a half a percent lower than our other low quotes.You can't get better service! Lyn Ribisi, Consultant - Glendale
Mark and Kathy were fantastic to work with! They answered all my questions promptly and efficiently and I never had to call for an update as they called me every step of the way, even if it was to say that they didn't have anything to report. I appreciated always being in the loop and never felt confused or worried through the process. There was never any stress and at closing everything went exactly as they said it would. I can't recommend them highly enough! Lori Martinez - Loan Officer - Oxnard
We have done a few re-fi's with Mark & Kathy, and just financed a second home with them. They take care of EVERYTHING, and they do it quickly -- and with great courtesy. It is a pleasure working with them Steve & Gail McLean, Teacher & Physical Therapist - Valencia
We have known Mark and Kathy foster when we lived in southern California and before they started their own Mortgage business. Due to their service and commitment in getting us what we need, makes it a no brainer for us to choose them. There is no sales pitch, guilt or pressure in working with them. We moved to northern California in 1996 and have bought, refinance multiple times with them both on my home and investments. Their ability to know the market , not just in southern California, but all of California is a valuable asset to us since we also invest in property thru out California. They always kept in contact with us and at times would ping me about the rates knowing our needs. This is another great asset since we dont need to keep an eye out for rate changes , they do it for us. This is much different then some online trigger to let you know a rate has change. They personalize the rate based on our needs and know how to cut to the chase. Al & Mary Navas, Program Mgr & Teacher - Soquel
Mark & Kathy at Mortgage Resource Group have been our mortgage reps for more years than I can remember. Always efficient, professional and great at getting us the best deal on a refi. This past summer we finally found our dream home and MRG got us pre-qualified quickly in order to get our offer accepted. They also helped make the whole escrow process, which can be quite stressful and frustrating, go much smoother with their personal service and timely responses to any questions that came up. We have referred quite a few family and friends to them and will continue to do so. They are the best! Ana & Gerald Miller - Retired Fire Captain - Ventura
Mark and Kathy are the best! They were recommended to us from good friends and we just did our third refinancing with them. They make the whole process incredibly painless and trouble free. A few emails back and forth and next thing we knew we signing the final documents. We are incredibly happy with the results. You cannot get any better than Mortgage Resource Group - they are fast, efficient and nice, honest people to deal with. Thanks!!! Kevin & Sue Savigar - Songrwiter - Santa Clarita
KNOWLEDGABLE, EFFICIENT, PROFESSIONAL, and FRIENDLY are the words that come to mind when I think of Mark and Kathy Foster from Mortgage Resource Group. We have worked with them over several years and whether or not we were ready to do a refinance they have always taken the time to research and answer all our questions. We have done a couple of refinances and the efficiency with which they started and completed the process is amazing. It is a painless process. I recommend them highly. Any business would prosper and have faithful clientele if they modeled themselves after Mark and Kathy. Thank you Mark and Kathy!!!! Joe & Maria Wickham - Los Angeles
We are so lucky to have been connected with Mark & Kathy Foster, before we met them we were told that we could not refinance and we should sell our house. My manager referred me to the Fosters and we have refinanced our house twice with them. They make the process so easy. I highly refer them to everyone I know. Thank you Mark & Kathy for everything that you have done for us. It's so nice to be able to have trust worthy people that you can trust in this industry! Thank you again! The Cate Family Joe & Yolanda Cate - Business Owners - Santa Barbara
I used Mark and Kathy Foster for my initial loan and recent refinance. They were extremely helpful and responsive throughout the entire process. The initial loan was my first home purchase, and they explained everything thoroughly and made it an easy process. Mark suggested the recent refinance given the decline in rates, and that was also extremely easy and will result in significant savings. Mark and Kathy always go the extra step in customer service. I would highly recommend using their services! Tammy Benefield - Finance Mgr - Glendale
Kathy and Mark are great to work with! They make refinancing easy and painless...plus they get you the absolute best rates. I have referred them to friends and will use their services again and again. Seriously, they are professional and honest. I couldn't ask for anything more. Great job!!! Rhonda Cherney - Acct Executive - Los Angeles
If you are looking to refinance or are purchasing property and you do not use Mark and Kathy Foster, I know your experience will lack integrity, thoughtfulness and knowledge . No persons will work harder or be more complete in getting you the best rates and the perfect loan for you and your family. They have saved my husband and I as well as everyone that I have referred hundreds. They are the best! Mike & Brooke Bambrick - Police Sgt & Teacher - Valencia
My husband and I have used Mortgage Resource Group several times. Both Mark and Kathy have always been professional and courteous. They have answered any questions quickly and made the process stress free each time. I used another mortgage company once and it was terrible. I would go back to Mark and Kathy without hesitation for any future mortgage needs. Mike & Lela Kobel - Counselor - Valencia
I have been dealing with Mark and Kathy for about 14 years. They have been my resource for my financial needs, home purchase and several refi's. They are very thorough and precise with all the documents. They are also very friendly and extremely easy to work with. I have recommended them to several friends, which I don't usually do. The next time I need to originate a loan, Mark and Kathy will be my only resource. Rick & Andi Still - Retired - Acton
We've done several loans with Mark and Kathy Foster throughout the years... their professionalism and knowledge is unmatched. They are extremely trustworthy and always an absolute pleasure to work with. I really appreciate how smoothly and efficiently the process works when they're involved. I would without hesitation recommend them to anyone I know. Thank you for the years of dedicated service! Chris & Dawn Cooper - Teachers - Valencia
I have done numerous refinancing with Mark and Kathy. They inform you of everything that will take place. They are very knowledgeable in every aspect of refinancing. If you want an accurate and smooth transition, pick Mortgage Resource Group. Kathy and Mark are the best. Char Wright - Retired - Chino Hills
We just refinanced our home with Mark & Kathy, and are very happy with the result. We got a great rate, and they took care of all the paperwork very quickly and efficiently. I'd definitely recommend their services to anyone looking to save some money on their monthly mortgage payment Jeff & Meg Snow - Artist & Web Designer - Shadow Hills
We have worked with Mark and Kathy several times over the last 15 years and they never disappoint. The are not only very knowledgeable and efficient but we really enjoy working with them, they are very nice people. Every experience with them has been a pleasure and we have walked away with the best interest rate possible. We would not consider using anyone other than Mortgage Resource Group for our mortgage needs. Terry & Carol Pratt - Retired Policeman - Santa Clarita
We have done several loans with Mark and Kathy. They have always provided great service. There are no hidden fees and have been very responsive to any questions that we might have had. I would highly recommend working with them. Ken & Cheryl Okimua - Duarte
They walked us through all the details and made it as painless as it can be. There are some many aspects to getting financing and they knew all the answers to my questions of which there were a lot. If you choose them you will not be disappointed. I strongly recommend them. Bob Pace - Business Owner - Tujunga
Mark and Kathy are pros. They have worked with friends of mine for over 20 years and I have just completed my 2nd refi with them and I couldn't be happier. It's nice to do business with nice people.. It was easy and a pleasure and I do not have any need to shop anywhere else in the future as I know that they will have my back. Michael Haase - Acct Executive - Granada Hills
I've been working with Mark and Kathy for years and they are great. They have always made the financing/refinancing process as pain-free as possible. I've recommended them to others and they have also been happy. I will continue to recommend them going forward. Sid Luckenbach - Managing Partner - Orinda
This is our second time working with Mark and Kathy Foster and they were great. We found them to be very professional and very quick to address our questions They walked us through the process carefully and were very efficient. I highly recommend Mortgage Resource Group they made it happen for us. Jackqui Pierce - West Los Angeles
Mark and Kathy Foster have helped me with mortgage products for over 15 years. Over that period of time, they have been my first call when purchasing and financing or re-financing my properties. They study the pulse of the marketplace, and offer excellent counsel. They are very responsive a text, voice-, or email earns a same-day reply. They deliver on their promises. Simply put, Mark and Kathys Mortgage Resource Group does what it takes to set themselves apart from the crowd. They make themselves part of your team. Kelly Ward - Tarzana
I have had the absolute pleasure of using Mark and Kathys services at Mortgage Resource Group several times now. They are very professional, timely, patient and trustworthy. I feel very comfortable working with them and highly recommend them. Eric Racho - Sierra Madre
Weve refinanced our mortgage twice with Mark & Kathy. If we refi again, we will definitely work with them again. Mark made it relatively easy, stayed on top of everything, and kept us informed of what we needed to know & do. Plus, theyre great people, we enjoyed their company. A good friend referred them to us, and Ive passed that favor along to several other friends...confident that they would be very satisfied with Mark & Kathy, and they were! Brie Darling - Cake Designer - Valley Glen
Mark and Kathy Foster came highly recommended to us more than 10 years ago and we have worked with them several times. Each refinance has been seamless and their client service is wonderful. They are extremely responsive and helpful, answering any questions you may have. The process has always been quick and they have helped guide us to the best possible rate and loan for our homes. Andy & Charlene Sherman - Valencia
We have known Mark and Kathy for over 10 years, they have refinanced our house either four or five times over the years. For something that is a very complex process they make it so very easy. We have referred friends and family to Mark and Kathy over the years and every single time I get big thanks from whom ever I have referred to them. Brian & Ann Smith - CPA & RN - Valencia
You will not regret using Mark and Kathy Foster on your refi. I got reject for a refi with Wells Fargo. My friend has used Mark and Kathy for several of her refi. She gave me their number and i was not disappointed with any service i received. They both went up and beyond the CALL OF DUTY! I was trying to refi my dad's house and also roll in my dad's large equity line of credit loan thats balloon payment was coming due this Aug. 2015. I felt hopeless after my rejection from Wells Fargo. My credit score wasn't that good. Mark and Kathy create a plan to increase my create score so i could help my dad qualified for a loan. Well their plan worked!!!! WE GOT THE LOAN!!!!! They communicated with me every step of the way .Reduced my stress level with their positive attitude during the whole process.They continued to help improve my my overall credit outlook well after signing the loan documents. Whatever you do give Mark and Kathy call you will not regret it!!! Margaret Lynch - Education - Burbank
Mark & Kathy came HIGHLY recommended from a friend who described them as "Saviors"... I couldn't agree more! The whole process was very efficient and pain-less. They kept me informed and answered all of my questions in a very timely manner. I have already recommended them to neighbors and friends. I will definitely be contacting them for all of my future mortgage needs.THANK YOU, Mark & Kathy!! Rhonda Bernstein - RN - Santa Barbara
My Husband and I just completed a refinance with Mark and Kathy. Wow!! what an experience. They were so gracious in helping us every step of the way. We were never out of the loop. The process was seamless. I will definitely recommend them to anyone that would need their assistance.. Lorraine Dalhquist - Notary Public - Canyon Country
Over the past 15 years, Mark and Kathy have been there to assist us in our mortgage needs. I find it reassuring that they are looking out for our best interest. When rates drop to a point that benefit us, I usually receive a call from Mark informing me of such. We discuss the pro & cons of a re-fi and when we proceed, what a stress and worry free process. Mark and Kathy are very helpful and responsive to any questions and/or concerns we may have along the way. This is the way the mortgage industry should operate, I guess it does with Mark and Kathy! Bill Godfrey - Duarte
Mark and Kathy are great people. They've helped us with two homes, and refinance to get lower rates several times. We have referred several friends and family to Mark and Kathy. They are a pleasure to work with. Keep up the good work guys! Fred & Brenda Gonzales - Police Officer - Agua Dulce
Same comments we left on Google+: We've used Mark and Kathy for multiple refi's and loans over 2 houses, and we've always been happy with their advice and communication. They are always willing to happily explain things over and over, and sometimes their communication is so prompt we feel like we must be their only customers. We highly recommend them, especially for anyone new to the loan world! Colin O'hara & Selva Rodriguez - Game Designer - Santa Clarita
Mark & Kathy were incredibly fantastic to work with! I had originally started working on a refinance with Wells Fargo, which was not the best experience. Unlike them, Mark & Kathy are there for you every step of the way as you make these big decisions and answer any question you might have. I really can't say enough about them, quick, courteous and proactive - if I could give more stars, I would! Lindsay Bartold - Burbank
I have worked with Mark and Kathy Foster from Mortgage Resource Group for over 15 years. They are very professional, courteous, and hard working. They are always able to find me the loan I am looking for and make the process of refinancing so simple. I highly recommend them for your next loan! Paula Bowers - Teacher - Santa Clarita
My Husband and I couldn't be happier with the service provided by Mark and Kathy! They helped us when we first bought our home around 18 years ago and we've used them several times over the years in refinancing to get better rates. We just finished up working with them again and it's amazing how easy it is to work with them... I made a phone call to Kathy and that's all it took to get the process started and within a month we were signed sealed and delivered. Thanks Mark and Kathy for your hard work and dedication! Darin & Jennifer Beeal - Fireman - Alhambra
I just completed a refinance cycle with the help of the Mortgage Resource Group and Im blown away with how smoothly it went. Kathy and Mark found the perfect lender for me and worked closely with both the lender and me to get all the loan documents completed along with the property appraisal very rapidly. I was kept informed on the progress of the loan on an almost daily basis and any question I had concerning it was promptly answered. Incredible as this may seem, Kathy was even able to negotiate a 1/4% lower interest rate with the lender in addition to getting me this loan at no cost to me!! I totally attribute this amazing success to the professionalism of Kathy and Mark! I highly recommend Mortgage Resource Group to anyone needing a mortgage. They rock! Barb Dakin, Counselor - Los Angeles
We talked about a Mortgage Person when we were having lunch. The only person I would use is Mark & Kathy Foster at Mortgage Resource Group. I can honestly say I have used them at least 8 times for various things and its like knife thru butter. No bait and switch, good hand holding if you need it. Great communication so you never wonder what's going on......I've even shopped their quotes and they are always competitive. Loralie Ogden, VP CBRE - Manhattan Beach

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