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Richard Kendra

Mortgage Banker


After attending both Michigan State University and Lawrence Technological University in the field of engineering, Richard Kendra has spent most of his career working in the Mortgage Industry. With his mathematical background, there is rarely a situation that will arise that Richard cannot offer a financial solution. Richard was a Patent, Trademark, and Copyright author for a prominent local law firm before being introduced to the mortgage industry in 2003 as a fledgling mortgage banker. Since that day, Richard believes that being proactive, creative, and focused on providing his clients a stress-free and enjoyable experience is the very best way that he can provide the greatest customer service.

With over 18 years of mortgage lending experience, Richard has the knowledge and expertise to help each borrower structure the optimal mortgage to achieve their financial goals. Richard prides himself in getting to know his clients and educating them on the mortgage industry so he can help them make an informed decision that puts them and their families in the best possible financial situation. Having been in direct Mortgage Lending for his entire mortgage career, he excels at helping clients to understand every option available to them to cooperatively decide upon the best course of action that fits their financial needs. With his vast experience through many different market shifts, there is rarely a situation he has not seen. Because of this, he has extensive knowledge of loan guidelines which helps him custom tailor a loan to meet each client’s personal needs. There are many factors to consider when getting a home loan; interest rates are only one element of the complete package. Richard will help you consider all of the elements of acquiring a home loan so you can concentrate on making the best decision for your needs.

In his free time, Richard enjoys spending time with his two sons Noah and Lucas and loves to teach them anything and everything about sports, science, mathematics, and outdoor activities. When Richard is not spending time with his children, you will probably find him on a golf course. He is passionate about golf and believes that anyone can learn to play and enjoy this wonderfully frustrating sport.