Mortgage Equity Partners’
Fast-Track Relocation Mortgage Financing
Local Lending with National Benefits
Affinity program with employer offers discounts on closing costs and rates
Access to local first time buyer state housing programs
Area Vice President & Relocation Specialist
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Relocating for your career can be stressful but at MEP/Rhode Island we are experts in getting you closed and into your new home fast and efficiently. We are local Rhode Island lenders who know the area and are available to answer all your questions. Our relocation mortgage program is designed to make the moving process comfortable, affordable, and personal.
Steve Tetzner is a dedicated loan expert with a specialty in relocation mortgages, who will provide you guidance along the way. He is specifically in tune with the needs of transferring employees and their families who are buying a home in a new area. From understanding timing concerns to financial goals, Steve will provide the highest level of service as he helps find a loan solution that fits.
About Stephen Tetzner
With nearly three decades of experience and over $2 billion in overall mortgage volume, Steve Tetzner is a recognized leader in the mortgage industry. He was a founding partner of Homestar Mortgage located in Rhode Island, which he began with his father Carl over 25 years ago before joining forces with Mortgage Equity Partners.
Among his professional accomplishments, he was recognized by Top Agent Magazine as a Top Mortgage Professional in 2015 and has become a regular contributor to WPRI TV’s “Successful Living” segment. Steve was President of the RI Mortgage Bankers Association, serving on its Board of Directors for nine years. As chair of its Legislative Committee, on which Tetzner still serves, he drafted language regarding loan officer licensing and was instrumental in creating the landmark predatory lending legislation.
In addition to running a successful business, Steve is an active member of the Narragansett Lions Club and commits his time to both the Toys for Tots program and the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. He is also on the board of the Elizabeth Buffum Chace Center, which seeks to eradicate all forms of abuse in the state while providing comprehensive services to victims and education to the community.