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We work very hard for our customers because nothing pleases us more than helping our clients acheive the dream of affordable home ownership. We want to add you to our list of very satisfied customers.

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My wife and I worked with Don Bruce last summer to refinance our house. Don was a referral of a good friend and we couldn't have been more pleased with his professionalism, expediency, and ability to garnish us the best rate possible. All around great experience and would highly recommend.

Rob Parrell

My husband and I have refinanced our home several times with Don Bruce and First Mortgage Group over the last 25 years, most recently in November 2020. We have received exemplary service (and the best rates and terms) every time.  Don’s honesty, integrity, and professionalism, as well as his commitment to providing fast and efficient service, cannot be beat. We will continue to recommended Don without reservation to family, friends and colleagues seeking a home purchase loan or to refinance an existing loan.

Susan Boenau

I was working with another company and was not satisfied with them. A friend of mine took me to meet with Don Bruce. I was under a dead line of closing by Dec 31 and he had me closed on Dec 23. It only took him 3 weeks to get me closed. The process was simple and hassle free and his rate was the best. Don worked on my refinancing late nights and weekends he really likes to help people and he get results. I am recommending him to everyone I know.


Marilyn and I have refinanced three times with Don Bruce in the 29 years we were in our last house in Northern Virginia. Don was wonderful to work with in each refi. He kept us apprised of the progress of our refi and the greatest thing was how fast he could complete the loan; way faster than any other lender in Northern Virginia. Besides being a great mortgage broker, he's also a great guy. He tends to business and gets the job done in a way that we both were super pleased. I highly recommend Don Bruce for your mortgage loan needs.


Don Bruce has been my extended family's lender of choice for years. Family members have fiananced and refinanced numerous properties and the process has always been effortless and entirely satisfactory. He keeps his word and delivers; he's a real pro and really knows and understands all aspects of the mortgage business. He is top tier.


I have done 2 refinances in the last 6 months, this one was by far the fastest ever. I signed my initial application with First Mortgage Group on a Saturday, July 18 and closed on Wednesday, July 29. I am ready to do it again!


It is not easy to write  about a person whom you value not only as a mortgage broker but also as individual.  In my trade as the owner of Palisade Realty, Ltd, we used to say:  "look for someone who has the knowledge and cares.  In todays world that is not an easy task.  But Don Bruce typifies these qualities.  His honesty and integrity are beyond question, as is his knowledge.  Yes, I definitely recommend him if you are looking for a new loan or refinance your present loan.

Fredrick Ackbari

I have practiced law for 51 years in the world of real estate, business law and will/trust work. Don Bruce handled my personal refinance quickly and efficiently. I was very impressed with his professionalism and knowledge. I look forward to working with him again in the future.

Jerome P. Friedlander, II

We have worked with Don countless times over the years and every experience has always been positive, transparent, and easy. Don outlines every aspect in a clear and easy to understand way while also being thorough to answer any questions. He is also easy to get in touch with and very responsive. Consider yourself in great caring and knowledgeable hands if you choose to work with Don Bruce. 


I have refinanced my home with Don Bruce 3 times over the last 20 years, and Each time Don has delivered exactly as he Promised . Don Bruce is a highly sought after Mortgage Broker, I have recommended Don Bruce to other friends who were very pleased with Don's work , Don is the "Loan Arranger"........

Bruce Baldwin

I have nothing but great things to say about the refinance that First Mortgage Group walked me through. The expertise and speed in which they handled my loan was amazing, start to finish in 9 days. Don Bruce is a true professional and I'll recommend him to everyone I know.


Don Bruce is an outstanding mortgage broker. I refinanced my home with Don and he made the process so simple and hassle free. In addition to this, He had the best rates and I was able to waive escrows for taxes and insurance! I am also a top producing real estate agent and had sent 2 purchase transactions to Don. In this incredibly fast paced and competitive market, don was able to close on both transaction in under 30 days. Oh, and of those transactions had been turned down by another lender and Don took it over and we successfully closed with no issues. Needless to say, I highly recommend Don Bruce and he is now my go to mortgage guy

Michelle Sanoske


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