Get to know Maureen!

Maureen moved to Wilmington, NC from Southampton, NY in 1998 with her husband Richard and youngest son Ryan. Maureen, Richard and their three children,spent many years vacationing in Wilmington so when they decided to relocate Wilmington, NC was their first choice.

Maureen and Richard were married in 1975 and have 5 grandchildren. Spending time with them is her most favorite thing in the world to do. Maureen loves sunshine, beaches and vacationing in tropical locations. Maureen attends Port City Community Church – PC3 – she is a ladies small group leader, volunteered in Grow Zone for a number of years and currently volunteers in Treasure Island on the production team.

She and her family started ABBA First Mortgage Inc. in 2005. Maureen is proud to say that after many years of hard work building strong business relationships with the leading investors in the country ABBA First Mortgage is positioned to offer their clients one of the largest array of lender products and excellent personal service.

My favorite restaurant is... Freddie’s in Kure Beach (it’s a good thing too because that’s Rich’s favorite)

My favorite movie is... Steel Magnolias

My favorite song is... "When a Man Loves a Woman" by Percy Sledge

I've always wanted to visit... Italy

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Satisfied Customers are Saying...

Dear Rich, Maureen, and Margaret,

It has been a bit of a whirlwind here since our closing last week but in the midst of all the activity with the new house we wanted to take a minute to thank you again for all of your help with our mortgage.  Our second experience with your company has been just as pleasant as the first and, should we ever need you again, we’re sure our third experience will be the same!

We truly appreciate all the work you put into this rather unusual mortgage.  When we didn’t think we had an option for what we wanted to do, you found a way.  Rich, you were so knowledgeable and kind to patiently explain this, “new” (to us) loan vehicle and you answered all of our questions as a teacher would.  We are so grateful for how you all stayed on top of every little detail and handled all the situations that popped up at the last minute concerning the seller’s probate situation.  Your communication with everyone, even including our real estate agent, was beyond anything we would have ever expected from another firm!  Because this was our second time around with Abba First, we did know that we could “rest easy” knowing you were watching out for our best interests.  None of you were ever frazzled by the curve balls, you just worked the problems and found the solutions.  It is such a pleasure to work with such positive and peaceful personalities!

We will be telling our friends about you and hope to work with you again one day.

Best regards to all in your office,

Paul and Linda Steneck

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

Paul and Linda Steneck
Oak Ridge, TN

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