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Benchmark and The Patriot Tour by Team Never Quit

Benchmark Mortgage is proud to announce our partnership with Team Never Quit. This year, we will be hitting the road with the 2018 Patriot Tour! Our Team is proud to have changed the way VA lending is done, and we take a “never quit” attitude with our veterans and their dreams. NO MORE will the …

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Boot’n & Shoot’n 2018 Raises $1Million for Veterans

DALLAS, TX—The month of April means the first full month of Spring, wildflowers, and the arrival of what former Governor Rick Perry described as “the most patriotic day in Texas:” Boot’n & Shoot’n. Boot’n & Shoot’n is an annual event to raise money for US military veterans who risked it all. For the second year …

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Jack O’Lanterns: A Brief History

The term “jack-o’-lantern” was first applied to people, not pumpkins. As far back as 1663, the term meant a man with a lantern, or a night watchman. Just a decade or so later, it began to be used to refer to the mysterious lights sometimes seen at night over bogs, swamps, and marshes. The term …

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Benchmark Loan Officer Competes on American Ninja Warrior

Meet Grant Clinton. Grant Clinton is a Loan Originator and Branch Manager in our awesome branch in Houston, TX! We are proud to announce that Grant will be competing as an American Ninja Warrior in the Oklahoma City Qualifier on June 20th!     THE OVERCOMER With an outstanding history as a gymnast, Grant Clinton was …

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10 Great Christmas Traditions for Your Family

Merry Christmas! The trees, the lights, the music, and of course, the meaning behind it all: It really is the most wonderful time of the year! I’m one of those people who starts listening to Christmas music on November 1, and don’t be surprised if I put decorations out before Thanksgiving. I love Christmas and everything …

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Operation Home Giveaway Honors Sgt Joey Jones as 1st Recipient

Our wounded soldiers have paid the ultimate price. They have survived catastrophic events in combat protecting America’s freedoms. It is an amazing act of patriotism to participate in changing a wounded warrior’s life, and we can by providing them the American Dream of home ownership. The mission of Operation Home Giveaway is to turn heroes […]

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Operation Home Giveaway: Mortgage Free Homes for Wounded Warriors

Benchmark is proud to support “Operation Home Giveaway” and our philanthropy partner The Boot Campaign. This is a letter written from Stewart Hunter, Benchmark CVO and Founding Partner: Our Mission is to give mortgage free homes away to our wounded warriors. What an amazing act of patriotism it is for you to participate in changing […]

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