As a veteran professional in the mortgage industry, Michael DeGrande attributes success to his ability to help homeowners and first time buyers make smart financial decisions that will benefit them and their families for years to come. Offering diversified funding and mortgage solutions promotes both short term financial gains and long term financial security. He takes an individualized approach which promotes a client-based atmosphere with specifically tailored products and services.
Michael graduated from Western Michigan with a Bachelor of Science in Business Marketing. He began his career working for John Hancock as a Financial Planner until 1995 when he transitioned into the mortgage business as a loan officer. Michael purchased Keystone Mortgage in 2001 and has since partnered with Mortgage 1 in 2010. His personalized and sincere approach has earned him a reputation for facilitating smooth mortgage transactions.
Michaelís Mortgage 1 team offers competitive rates, in-house processing, underwriting and closing, and guarantees the highest level of integrity and customer satisfaction. Whether a first time home buyer or a seasoned homeowner, you can rely on Michael to navigate you through the lending process in our mortgage industry today.
Stephen Tyree is the Vice President and Managing Partner with the Keystone Branch of Mortgage 1. He is a licensed title agent and able to write loans in 39 states. Stephen has 20 years of experience working in the mortgage industry and he specializes in FHA loans and converting clients into first-time homebuyers.
Stephen is a husband and father of 2 children and he enjoys coaching their sports teams to victory. He is very active in the community of Harrison Township where he resides and has coached football, baseball and basketball teams for many years.
His passion in his business is facilitating the process for first time buyers to make their dream of home ownership a reality. He utilizes a step-by-step, individualized approach with each client and believes in building strong communities through home ownership.
Nikki Curtis is the Loan Processing Manager with the Keystone Branch Office of Mortgage 1. She has worked in the mortgage industry for over 12 years. Nikkiís role has expanded in many capacities including closing/funding, operations, quality control, fraud detection and more. She is passionate about helping people achieve their dreams of home ownership and will work tirelessly toward that end.
As part of the Mortgage 1 Ė Keystone Team, Nikki works closely with clients, real estate agents, builders, loan officers and underwriters to help her clients obtain the results they need to reach their goals.