Deborah Rutherford

Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS# 653162

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Cell Phone:(614) 579-4515



Deborah D. Rutherford joined First Federal Lakewood in 2019 and serves as a Mortgage Loan Originator. With more than 20 years of experience in the mortgage and banking industry, Deborah believes that she’s more than a sales person, she focuses on providing customer service, educating customers, and finding the best possible mortgage solutions to meet their needs. Her specialty is working with first-time home buyers and construction clients. Her attention to detail and exceptional communication skills help keep customers informed on the latest products and services. Prior to First Federal Lakewood, Deborah worked as a Branch Sales Manager for Caliber Home Loans and as a Sr. Loan Officer at various financial institutions including Citizens Bank and Benchmark Bank.

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From Deborah Rutherford’s Desk

Buying a Home is an Exciting Time

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Is it the right time to refinance?

A number of factors go into determining when the right time is to refinance your mortgage. From interest rates to your financial health and more.
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Rent or Buy?

Use out helpful tool to see if your better off renting or buying.
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Saving for a Down Payment?

Saving for a down payment requires much financial discipline, and probably quite a bit of time, but it is a necessary step to achieving the dream of owning a home.
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