First Rate Mortgage of Renton, WA Joins Absolute Mortgage

The strategic combination will create a leading mortgage company in the Renton area


Renton, WA – First Rate Mortgage is pleased to announce today they have joined Absolute Mortgage.  The strategic combination will create a leading mortgage company in the Renton area, differentiated by excellent service and innovative home loan products.  Absolute Mortgage, known for their strong leadership and integrity, follow four core values of Teamwork, Empowerment, Positivity and Excellence while offering a wide variety of home loan options.



Curt Tiedeman, Branch Manager of Absolute Mortgage in Renton (previously First Rate Mortgage) made this statement about the partnership, “After 16 years with the ‘First Rate Mortgage’ moniker it was time for a change.  We joined Absolute because their devotion to customer service, wide range of products, progressive nature and solid reputation aligned with our vision.  Absolute Mortgage is a Division of Pinnacle Capital Mortgage Corp. and Pinnacle is one of the largest privately held mortgage banks, closing over 7 billion in 2013.  To us that means stability to grow and partnering with Absolute locally means it still feels like a family.”



Absolute Mortgage Division President, Eric Bolstad said, “We welcome Curt Tiedeman and his team with open arms.  We had the good fortune of foresight within our industry and have created an environment where teams can come and thrive.  The reality is managers of mortgage companies face more regulatory challenges than ever.  Partnering with us

[Absolute Mortgage] alleviates some of that stress.  You’re in the family, part of a team.  There is peace of mind, and with peace of mind; the freedom to focus on growing your business.”



The new Absolute Mortgage location in Renton is open.  The new branch is located at 200 Mill Ave S Suite 400 Renton, WA 98057







For more information or to schedule an interview with Curt Tiedeman Eric Bolstad please contact Maggie Mae at 425.822.7788.




Absolute Mortgage was founded in 1996 and prides itself on embodying their core values of Teamwork, Empowerment, Positivity and Excellence in all aspects of the work environment, both internally and externally. Absolute Mortgage shares the belief that mutually-invested employee-company relationships create a work environment that everyone enjoys. Absolute Mortgage would like you to know that they are continually seeking talented people who share their core values to come join the ‘family’. You can learn more about Absolute Mortgage by visiting or visit their career site at


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