BRIEFCASE: Local real estate broker opens mortgage franchise

Motto Mortgage, an innovative mortgage brokerage franchise and the second member of the RE/MAX Holdings family of brands, announced that Norma Hinojosa, owner of RE/MAX Elite in Mission, has purchased and opened the first Motto Mortgage franchise in the Rio Grande Valley.

The new franchise is located at 2575 E. Griffin Parkway, Suite 14, in Mission.

“Operating a Motto Mortgage franchise allows our team to better serve clients by providing a one-stop shop for homebuyers,” Hinojosa said. “Our real estate market is growing rapidly and we’ve positioned ourselves to meet the evolving expectations of our clients.”

With Motto Mortgage, experienced mortgage professionals can benefit from tools, resources and proximity to a local real estate brokerage.

“We have great confidence in Norma’s abilities as a business owner, community leader and franchisee,” said company President Ward Morrison. “Norma has been in the RE/MAX network for more than 13 years. We’re very pleased in her decision to own and operate a Motto Mortgage franchise and her desire to bring more mortgage options to her area.”