Peoples Home Equity Opens New Office In Dalton

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The Chattanooga branch of Peoples Home Equity, a local mortgage company, has opened a new office in Dalton. The Chattanooga branch has offices in Chattanooga, Fort Oglethorpe and Atlanta.

“The addition of a Dalton office is the perfect fit for us,” said Bruce Dodd, the Chattanooga regional manager. “We have been growing so quickly that the Dalton market needed a local presence.“

Long-time Dalton mortgage consultants, Wayne Crider and Gary Linn will work in the Dalton office.

Mr. Dodd said, “Wayne and Gary are cornerstones in the Dalton mortgage business. They have built an amazing business and reputation with homeowners and realtors. Now, we are pleased to have the structure and strength of Peoples Home Equity to support them.”

The Chattanooga Branch of Peoples Home Equity recently a promise to its customers that will help serve the Dalton market. This Closing Day Guarantee will pay the customer $1,000 in the event that the loan does not close on time.  Even though there are a couple of conditions, this offer solidifies what PHE has been doing for years – closing loans fast by underwriting them in-house.

“Finally, we have put money where our mouth is with this Closing Day Guarantee. This is our commitment. And now Dalton can take full advantage. We are so excited to be in the Dalton area and to have Wayne and Gary on board,” said Mr. Dodd.

Peoples Home Equity is a national mortgage company founded in 2001 and based in Brentwood, Tn. PHE focuses on residential lending and has onsite underwriting. Bruce Dodd founded the Chattanooga branch. The Dalton office opened officially in late 2013 and is at 101 East Crawford St, Dalton, Ga 30720.

To learn more about PHE, call the Chattanooga office at 423 591-9801 or the Dalton office at 706 847-9348.


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