Reviews are da bomb!


It feels good to get good reviews.  I recently received a great review. “Getting recommended to go to Ken at The Mortgage Solutions was a blessing for us. Ken was such a great guy to work with he explained everything to us that we knew nothing about being first time home owners, he did all… [Read More]

The Career Makeover Issue


WOW.  So today is 5 months since I said goodbye to the bank.  It has been a wild ride and more successful than I could have ever imagined at this point.  This issue of Magazine came out in August and has been in the pile with several other months and I have not had time to… [Read More]

Now in the State of Florida!

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We are happy to announce that My Maine Hive LLC, is now accepting applications in the State of Florida. If you dreamed of owning that vacation or second home in the Sunshine State, come see us and let us finance your purchase. Go see a realtor and when you find the right place, apply in… [Read More]

$1,000,000 in closed loans to date


What is a milestone?  Joe DiMaggio hits in 57 straight games.  Ted Williams reaches a .400 batting average in the last game of the season.  They say 3,000 hits gets you into the Baseball Hall of Fame, welcome Adrian Beltre.  Some of these are probably untouchable, other milestones accumulate as you work hard and bring your best every… [Read More]



Today marks a major milestone.  Today we close our first loan!  We started this journey 9 months ago, and today we actually bring it to a place where we can make a difference in someone’s life.  We get to help people get into great products and help make their dreams come true.  I expect to… [Read More]

The Infinite wisdom of Emil Fortunato


My Grandfather literally came over on the boat as a young child. The young Italian spent his life as a family man, entrepreneur, and volunteer. I am fortunate to still have him as part of my life and get to partake in the wisdom of this 95 year old man. So a couple years ago… [Read More]

Great reviews from great people!


I have been fortunate to meet some great people over the 14 years I spent in the financial industry.  I loved the opportunity to get someone into a new home.  What a great feeling!!!  I also loved to help people get their business up and going.  These are some reviews that former clients posted on… [Read More]

Almost there!!!

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Its getting very close.  I have brought on two lenders.  United Wholesale Mortgage and Franklin American Mortgage Company.  I have also started working with Birchwood Credit Services out of NH.  All of this has come together and I am so close to starting to take loans.  Its a process for sure, but I am 3… [Read More]

Ready to help make your dreams come true.


We are ready to go.  We will be working hard to get our name out there.  You know things are serious when it comes time to take a head shot.  We have some great tools at our disposal.  It will make things easier to promote our business on facebook and linkedin as well as a… [Read More]

Today I quit my job!

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I have been working on “The Hive Mortgage Solutions” for several months now, 3 or 4 hours each evening after work. I was very careful to not mix the creation of my new venture with the responsibilities of my current job.  I feel all this time I have been working on a project, at times… [Read More]