"They were all wonderful.  It was such a learning curve and they got us through every step along the way.
Carmella and Alan Hunt

“I’ve already referred one person and will continue. My experience was great.”

Christine Cain

Ron Steele– Branch Manager
NMLS #186413 Licensed in MD.

Ron has worked in the mortgage industry since 1993. As a Loan Officer earning Chairman’s Club status and Branch Manager, he has served over countless borrowers. Currently he manages the DML branch’s in Chester and Bethany, From the bay to the beach. Ron can usually be found on the water or on the sideline of a field hockey game. Ron resides on the Eastern Shore with his wife Cathy, daughter Lexie and step kids Max and Brooke. His older boys Daniel and Kenneth are off seeing the world and chasing their dreams. Ron chooses DML for the culture, friendships, opportunities, and family first attitude.
Quote to Live By: “There are no great limits to growth because there are no limits of human intelligence, imagination, and wonder.” – Ronald Reagan

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Don’t start the home buying process at an open house. Your first step should be a mortgage pre-approval. By talking with your loan officer, you can determine if you qualify for a loan and how much you can borrow. A pre-approval gives you a leg up when it comes to a competitive and quick moving real estate market – some sellers and agents won’t accept your offer without it!

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When you work with Direct Mortgage Loans, you’ll receive prompt, personal service that enhances your home buying experience. We provide real-time updates that allow us to keep you updated every step of the way. The entire loan process, from application to closing is managed in-house – this results in a shorter loan process. Every employee of our company has direct access to all processors and underwriters. We have built a business that is recognized for integrity, excellent service and efficient processes.


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Are you ready to begin the home search? The first step is to get pre-approved. Our online application is simple, fast and provides us with the information to begin the process.