Access National Acquires United First Mortgage.RESTON, Va. -- Access National Corporation (Nasdaq:ANCX) announced today the acquisition of United First Mortgage, Inc. (UFM UFM Universidad Francisco Marroquín (Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala)
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Under the terms of the stock purchase and related agreements, Access National assumed mortgage origination offices in Midlothian (Richmond), Fredericksburg and Staunton, Virginia Staunton (IPA: ['stæntn̩] or "STAN-tehn" or "STANT-en") is an independent city within the confines of Augusta County in the commonwealth of Virginia. The population was 23,853 at the 2000 census. . These offices will be added to the existing Virginia network of Access National offices including Reston, Tyson's Corner (Vienna), Chantilly, Roanoke and Richmond. The two Richmond area offices will be combined into the newly acquired Midlothian office. Prior to consummation of the transaction, UFM and First Community set into motion the actions necessary to close and wind down all other UFM operations, including origination offices in Lynchburg and West Richmond, Virginia as well as the corporate and back office functions of UFM located in Richmond.
The UFM acquisition brings a network of wholesale mortgage relationships that will be used to accelerate the expansion of a recently launched wholesale mortgage division.
In addition to the Virginia loan origination network described above, Access National Mortgage operates mortgage offices in the following cities: Bethesda, MD; Crofton, MD; Dallas, TX; Denver, CO; Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (lô`dərdāl), residential, commercial, and resort city (1990 pop. 149,377), seat of Broward co., SE Fla., on the Atlantic coast; settled around a fort built (c.1837) in the Seminole War, inc. 1911. , FL; Nashville, TN; Sacramento, CA and Westminster, MD. For the year ended December 31, 2003, Access National Mortgage originated $1.3 billion in residential mortgage loan volume.
Access National Corporation is a bank holding company based in Reston, Virginia Reston is an internationally known planned community whose goal was to revolutionize post-World War II concepts of land use and residential/corporate development in American suburbia. reporting total assets at June 30, 2004 of $343 million. Its principal operating subsidiaries are Access National Bank and Access National Mortgage Corporation. Additional background information is available at www.AccessNationalBank.com.
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For more information, contact: Michael W. Clarke, President and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. at 703-871-2100 or go to www.AccessNationalBank.com.