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"I have nothing but the highest praise and thanks to Apex home loans for my mortgage needs. They have been flawless in their support and responsiveness and have worked with us over the years to take full advantage of the mortgage market and the most advantageous lending intstruments to align to our personal needs and goals. We have refinanced several times with Apex over the years from a 7/1 when we first moved in, to a 30 year then to a 15 year all supporting our financial goals. A GREAT team!"

James Langkamp
Washington, DC

 "The transaction was handled very smoothly from start to finish.The terms that were discussed prior to closing were exactly the terms that were delivered and Apex kept me informed every step of the way. I would definitely use Apex again and reccomend to my friends and family."

Jonathan Weiss
Kensington, MD

"The Apex Mortgage team sets the standard for courtesy and professionalism in the industry. I would not trust my home loan needs to anyone else."

Paul Krzych
Washington, DC

"Apex is a solid, trustworthy, no-nonsense group of people to work with who know what they're doing and the business they are in."

Abby B.
Bethesda, MD

"Very competitive rates, outstanding customer service, smooth, efficient process from start to fi

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APEX Recent Highlights 

APEX in the News

7/16/2015: Apex CEO, Craig Strent speaks with Diana Olick of CNBC on how Dodd-Frank changed housing. Click here to View Article.

6/30/2015: Apex Announces First Ever VP of Residential Lending View Full Release Here.

6/23/2015: Rockville Community Leader Larry Finkelberg Joins Apex View Full Release Here.

6/3/2014: Apex Home Loans Announces Expansion with Opening of 5th Branch View Full Announcement Here.

1/25/2015: Senior Mortgage Banker, Steve Stamets speaks with Kenneth Harney of The Washington Post on The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's new interactive mortgage tool. Click here to View Article.

1/21/2015: Apex Partners with Secure Settlements to Manage Vendor Risk. Click here to View Article.

1/13/2015: Apex CEO, Craig Strent speaks with Diana Olick and Kelley Holland of CNBC on shopping for loans. Click here to View Article.

10/21/2014: Apex CEO, Craig Strent hosts live Mortgage Q&A online with The Washington Post. Click Here to View the Conversation.

10/16/2014: Apex CEO, Craig Strent speaks with Kathy Orton of The Washington Post on mortgage rates plummeting. Click Here to View Article.

10/16/2014: Apex Home Loans Hires New Director of Renovation Lending, Now Providing  Renovation Lending Programs for Homebuyers. View Full Release Here.

10/14/2014: Apex CEO, Craig Strent speaks to CNBC's Diana Olick on mortgage rates dipping below 4 percent. Click Here to View Article.

9/11/2014: Apex CEO, Craig Strent provides input on shopping for the best mortgage rate to CNBC's Diana Olick. Click Here to View Article. 

2/11/2014: Apex Home Loans Ups the Ante with Hiring of Seasoned Lending Team in Howard County and Expansion into Three Additional States. View full release here.

1/10/2013: Apex Home Loans Proud to be Named A "Future 50" Award Winner by SmartCEO. View full release here.

12/18/2013: Apex CEO Craig Strent responds to the Fed’s announcement on tapering on CNBC PBS’ Nightly Business Report. Click here to view.

12/3/2013: Craig Speaks to CNBC's Diana Olick about mortgage rates. Click here to view.

10/31/2013: Mortgage Executive Magazine Names Craig Strent as One of the Most Influential Mortgage Executives in America. Click here to view.

10/4/2013: Apex President Eric Gates quoted in the Washington Post regarding mortgage delays due to the government shutdown. Click here to view.

10/1/2013: Craig Strent on CNBC regarding the government shutdown. Click here to view.

10/1/2013: CEO Craig Strent talks about the government shutdown's impact on home sales in the Washington Business Journal. Click here to view.

9/22/2013: Apex Ranks in the INC 500/5000. Click here to view.

8/9/2013: Apex CEO Craig Strent speaks to CNBC about mortgage rates. Click here to view.

8/6/2013: Apex CEO Craig Strent speaks to NECN about home values. Click here to view.

7/1/2013: Apex Home Loans Welcomes Glen Lazovick and Team. Click here to view.

6/25/13: Apex Spotlighted by the Maryland Mortgage Bankers Association. Click here to view.

6/12/13: Apex Home Loans Receives "Champion in Health" Award. Click here to view.

6/11/13: Apex Hosts Liza Mundy, Author of The Richer Sex. Click Here to View.

5/30/2013: Craig Strent quoted on CNBC with Diana Olick on Rising Mortgage Rates. View full article and video here.

5/24/2013: Apex Home Loans Was Named by Montgomery County as Small Business of the Year. Click here to view.

5/23/13: Keller Shinholser quoted in The Washington Post on finding the right mortgage lender. Click here to view.

4/5/2013: Apex's Paul Defngin quoted HSH article on interest rates. Click here to view.

3/26/2013: Apex named one of the Top 100 Mortgage Companies in America by Mortgage Executive Magazine for 2012. Click here to view.

3/19/13: Apex CEO Craig Strent hosts a Q&A on Click here to view.

3/19/13: Apex Hosts 5th Annual Spring Housing Briefing. Click here to view our press release and also video from the event.  

3/6/13: Apex CEO Craig Strent appears in the Washington Post "Where We Live" section. Click here to view.

3/3/2012: CMPS Institute: Top Mortgage Company Certifies its Loan Originators. Click here to view.

2/20/13: Apex CEO Craig Strent quoted in Diana Olick's CNBC Blog "Why Sequestration Will Hit Housing on Several Fronts." Click Here to View.

2/19/13: Apex CEO Craig Strent Appointed to the Board Of Directors of the Greater Washington Board of Trade. Click here to view.


Apex CEO Craig Strent appeared on Making it Last on Montgomery County Channel 16 with Divorce Attorney Regina Demeo recently to discuss current mortgage trends as well as the issues associated with Mortgages & Divorce. Click here to view.

Apex Home Loans, Inc. named an "Emerging Growth Winner" by Smart CEO's Future 50 Awards Program. The Future 50 program recognizes 50 of the area's fastest-growing companies based on employee and revenue growth over the past three years. View Full Press Release from Smart CEO Here, and Apex's Press Release Here.

Apex CEO Craig Strent quoted on CNBC about current refinance trends. View Full Article & Video Here.

Apex Lends Our $1 Billionth Dollar. View Full Article Here.

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APEX Gives Back

1/16/2013: Apex Exceeds Goals on Philanthropic Community Activities for 2013. View full release here.

12/11/2013: Apex's David Messineo named President of the Friends of Guy Mason community association. View full release.

10/14/13: Apex Announces New Community Outreach Partnership with Junior Achievement. View Full Release.

10/2/2013: Apex Sponsors the Greater Washington Hebrew Home's "Home Run" event. View Full Release.

3/28/13: Apex Home Loans and Keller Williams-Silver Spring North Host Clothing Drive to benefit A Wider Circle. View Full Release.

12/20/12: Apex Sponsors Six Families in the City of Rockville Holiday Drive. View Full Release.

12/18/12: Apex Raises Over $5,000 at Charity Auction. View Press Release.

11/15/2012: Apex Collects and Donates Canned Goods to the City of Rockville Holiday Drive. View Press Release.

9/30/2012: Apex Sponsors the "Home Run" Event Benefitting The Greater Washington Hebrew Home. View Press Release.

Apex Home Loans Collects & Donates Toys to the US Marines Toys for Tots Program
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