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Ray Patterson is named Branch Manager in one of country’s hottest home markets

June 11, 2018 – DANVERS, MA –  Mortgage Network Inc., one of the largest independent mortgage lenders in the eastern U.S., announced it has opened a new branch office in Charlotte, NC.

The office is located at 6201 Fairview Road, Office #215, in Charlotte. The branch phone number is 803-771-6933.

The office will be managed by Ray Patterson (NMLS # 182020). Patterson comes to Mortgage Network from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage. Prior to Wells Fargo, Patterson was a loan officer for Residential Finance. Patterson has lived in Charlotte since 1991 and is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a bachelor’s degree in accounting.

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Mortgage Network is celebrating its 30th year in business this year.  The company has now grown to over 400 employees, with 40 branch offices licensed in 27 states. The company provides a full array of residential mortgage products, from conventional to non-conventional loans, FHA and VA loans, mortgage refinancing, to reverse mortgages and more.  Mortgage Network is more focused and agile than many larger competitors, which allows the company to provide a high level of service to its customers and its business and referral partners.

“We are incredibly excited to add a key market like Charlotte to our expanding branch network,” said David Crowell, SE regional manager, Mortgage Network. “Ray is a great choice to head the office. He and his team are ready to help individuals in the area better understand their home financing options, whether they are buying a home or refinancing one.”

“Charlotte was recently named the fourth hottest housing market in the country by Zillow and number seven by,” Patterson noted. “While that’s certainly great news, it also creates challenges for prospective homebuyers, especially for those looking to buy their first home. That’s why it’s really important for people to come and talk to us before they even go home shopping,” he advises. “Getting preapproved for a mortgage and knowing how much home you can afford is the best way to be successful in buying the home you want.”

Patterson can be reached directly at 704-507-0097 or via email at He can also be followed on Facebook at and LinkedIn at


About Mortgage Network

Mortgage Network, Inc. is one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the Eastern U.S. region, with more than 40 branch offices and licenses in 27 states. The company offers a flexible menu of agency direct, portfolio and jumbo solutions and is backed by its proprietary, award-winning technology and a commitment to help mortgage professionals grow their business. Year after year, more than 98 percent of Mortgage Network customers and referral sources say they would recommend the company to family and friends. Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Mortgage Network was founded in 1988 by Robert McInnes and can be found online at and on Twitter at