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“I can’t express enough how great it was to work with Bret on buying our home. We got into a bind right before Christmas and contacted Bret to see if he could help. Not only did he help, he worked on our file during the Christmas holiday, which above and beyond my expectations, but he had a pre-approval the following work day and had us closing on our house in less than 3 weeks! Benchmark lives up to their name in taking care of veterans and they have won a customer for life!”

– lesliejal from Pratt, KS | (via Zillow)

“The Ray family can’t say enough good things about Benchmark. Bret and Laurie are the BEST of the best! We have used them to buy two homes now. Our very first home and now our second home. We had a complicated situation that was totally unexpected. The city wanting to purchase our property for new construction and us needing to find a new home asap because I run an in home daycare and can’t operate out of a rental. Benchmark was nothing short of amazing! They made things happen in record timing, literally. We know without a doubt no one would have been able to make things happen as quick and smooth as they did. They were fantastic with our million questions and helping us to understand things as well. I do not hesitate to recommend them ever. We have two friends who have used them as well. They’re the best hands down, promise!”

– Danielle Ray from Valley Center, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team are amazing. We had sold our house expecting to move into another. Well the other fell through with two weeks left. We thought we were going to be homeless. Bret and his team took all the stress off of us while our realtor helped us find a new home. These people are awesome. They were able to help us close on our new house in 2 weeks with no stress at all. Because of them, we were able to close on both homes (the one sold and the one bought) all in the same day. The team here is very considerate, polite and easy to work with. They explain everything and answer any questions you may have instead of giving you the run around. I WILL definitely be referring everyone I know their direction. Thank you so very much Bret and everyone of the team members.”

– Sharlisa Stafford from Clearwater, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret is an excellent representative for the Benchmark Company! He takes the time to get to know his customers. Bret uses that knowledge to guide and instruct customers to the best options for them! Bret is patient and kind in his guidance. I appreciate everything here’s done for me. I am a customer for life! ”

– Patricia W.

“Bret has always been a pleasure to work with. We have used him to purchase multiple properties and never have had a complaint. We always refer potential customers to him because he is a great broker and the only one that we will use. Keep up the great work Bret!”

– jmorris143 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Worked with Bret and his team on my first home purchase. The whole team was professional and I would work with them on future home purchases. The whole process was quick and the closing occurred without any issues. I would recommend Bret and his team to any friends or family.”

– user01521421 from Andover, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team go above and BEYOND to help you in buying your home. I’ve used other lenders in the past and Bret’s team, including Laurie and Taylor, are by far the best. We had multiple issues outside of the lending process that had to do with our seller’s agent and also the first buyers/contract of our old home that caused our process to be quite the nightmare. However, Bret came to the rescue and moved mountains to make sure we were taken care of and still close on our new house despite our old house having to go back under contract. His team really did take a very stressful situation and helped us make the most out of it. A new buy/loan requires so much paperwork but his team made it convenient for us to get them all the documentation that is needed without making our lives busier than they already were. They stand by you daily throughout the process. They were always just a phone call or email away pretty much 24/7. Pretty sure he let us bug him on vacation! I could really go on and on but I will conclude with the statement that you cannot go wrong using Bret’s agency.”

– zuser20151202164644521 from Benton, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team were always available to help. They exceded our expectations. If I had a question any time of the day it would be answered quickly and kindly.”

– zuser20140614213911146 from Garden Plain, KS | (via Zillow)

“Brett made buying a home easier than buying groceries at the store! He was very knowledgeable and knew exactly how to help me. He told me what documents were needed, how to obtain them and when he needed them by.”

– jason smith1976 from Augusta, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret was extremely helpful in not only getting things done on time, but also ensuring that I understood what all was going on as a first-time buyer. I appreciated his work ethic and willingness to take a couple extra steps to make sure my loan went through. If I ever buy another home in the Wichita area I will definitely be going back to Bret and Benchmark Mortgage.”

– jacob tilley33 from Derby, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret walked us through each stage of the home buying process and was always there when we had questions. We truly have no complaints, and were even so impressed and touched by the personalized gift he gave us at closing. Thanks Bret, for helping what can be a complicated process go smoothly for us.”

– zuser20150426180059449 from Valley Center, KS (via Zillow)

“Bret, Laurie, and Taylor were all fantastic. I could not sing higher praises for them. They answered any questions we had quickly, they kept us notified of every step of the process, and were very easy to work with regarding communication, documentation, etc. I will not hesitate to recommend them to friends or family or use them in the future if I need another mortgage.”

– serendipity777 from Maize, KS | (via Zillow)

“Brett and his team were great, easy to work with and communication was wonderful. The whole paperwork process from initial credit review, loan application and document request was very easy and done in a timely manner.”

– zuser20170504053403971 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“We are self-employed and had attempted a refi with a large national bank very recently and it was a nightmare. As it turns out, all of that happened for a reason as they say. Just as we were about to make the same mistake again by contacting a big national lender for our new home purchase, our realtor recommended Bret as a local contact who’d be so much better to work with. I have to say, I was impressed with Bret and his entire team throughout the process and we’re now living in the dream home we had our eye on (in only a couple of months when we’d jumped through 8-9 months of hoops with the national bank and still didn’t get the refi).

Thanks, Bret!”

– aledell311 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“They were great. We had several problems come up, but their team had creative ways to solve our problems. I love their update emails, they were funny and very informative as well. They worked very hard to get us to close faster than normal”

– dwal41 from Goessel, KS | (via Zillow)

“When our lender would not loan on 19 acres of agricultural land with a house our agent led us to Bret. He said no problem. It was a painless process. We didnt have to provide same items multiple times like i hear happens with other lenders. He kept us informed on where we were at and next steps. We even closed 6 days early! It was 27 days from open house to closing. Great experience!”

– jrtownsend2001 from Kechi, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret, Laurie, and the team made refinancing our home painless. Their communication, transparency, and knowledge meant we didn’t have to worry about the process or the outcome. We were able to focus on our financial goals and depend on Bret to focus on the process and the details. We’ve used Bret several times over the years and highly recommend him!”

– user3308197 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret was above and beyond amazing throughout the whole process. Kept us up to date on information and status. Whenever there were questions was quick to answer and make everything clear.”

– mark powers59 from Oaklawn-Sunview, KS | (via Zillow)

“Was always there to help me understand all of what was going on and what the next step would be. He was always there to help me know when all I need to get done and how much every thing was going to be.”

– cyager2005 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret took the time to answer the million questions that I had, always replied in a short time . The whole benchmark experience was better than I expected.”

– zuser20170227145724392 from Augusta, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret explained the process very well and kept in contact throughout the whole process. Bret and his team went above and beyond of what I expected from a mortgage company.”

– eltee1310 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret worked his butt off for us twice now. We appreciate how he always kept us in the loop every step of the way. We will most definitely use him and his team in the future for any purchases.”

– s mcatee82 from Derby, KS | (via Zillow)

“He dropped everything to help me out. Everything went smoothly and his staff contacted me on a regular basis to have the mortgage done in a timely manner. I was happy about the whole process and would recommend them to everyone.”

– nhl8715 from Kechi, KS (via Zillow)

“Everything was handled very professionally. Every time we had a question or concern the whole staff was very eager to assist us during the entire process.”

– jwelch60 from Kechi, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team made the whole process stress free by communicating frequently and always being willing to answer our questions. Being well informed throughout the process is extremely important to us, and they met or exceeded all our expectations! They had our loan ready to close long before we were able to, simply because of delays we experienced in selling our old home. We would highly recommend them without hesitation!”

– jm228 from Andover, KS | (via Zillow)

“This was my 1st home loan in almost 25 yrs and I wasn’t sure how or what to do. So I called Brett from benchmark mortgage who a friend of mine referred me to. He guided me through the process and made it a enjoyable time. It was a seamless process. Brett keep me up to date on everything. It was very smooth and orderly. I had no snags and we actually closed 1 day ahead of schedule. I would definitely recommend benchmark mortgage to my family and friends.”

– cstateler from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret was fantastic! He and his team responded promptly and informatively to all of my e-mails and calls. I was very pleased with the level of proffesionalism of the team.”

– schreurst from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team were available to answer all our questions and go back to us as soon as possible any time we reached out. Even after our loan closed, they were still available and willing to answer any additional questions we had. I would highly recommend them to any one who mentions they are thinking of buying/refinancing. Bret even came to our closing to wish us well.”

– Neyney2346 from Cheney, KS | (via Zillow)

“The team was extremely helpful and kept us moving along quick and easy. We have no complaints and have used them twice in the last 12 years. They answered every question”

– dfcngm from Buhler, KS | (via Zillow)

“I cannot say enough good things about Bret and his team! Laurie is outstanding! The whole staff is phenomenal! If you want a lender who cares and works hard for you, Bret should be your first choice!”

– Rick Rekoske from Derby, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret assisted me in my mortgage loan. Throughout the process, he was extremely helpful, friendly and made me feel at ease. Buying a home is a scary and time consuming process and I was shown nothing but caring from Bret and his staff. He is truly a professional who is very knowledgeable in his area. He made the process as smooth as it could have been and we were able to close on time!”

– jenwel4 from Wichita, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret helped me with financing on two homes, he was very helpful in making the home financing process smooth as possible. Any questions I had about financing of my homes were answered swiftly and definitively. From the loan application to final closing working with Bret was very easy to work with.”

– prestew6024 from Bel Aire, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret was amazing in our house purchase process. He had been recommended by a friend who works for another branch of Fairway and he did not disappoint. We found the house we wanted to buy over the course of a weekend and Bret helped us close in about 30 days. In fact, if the appraiser (not part of Bret’s staff) had done their job correctly, Bret and his staff would have had us at closing in 20 days! Oh, and did I mention that the house was hours away from where Bret was and we were trying to move from out of state? Bret and his staff were a wonderful support in our interstate move and helped make the process as stress-free as possible. I would definitely recommend him for any mortgage process.”

– bohnerg from Manhattan, KS | (via Zillow)

“We used Bret when we first bought our home. So was very excited to find him and use him again. He is very helpful and knows his job! When we needed something or had a question we had a response back right away. He explained any concerns we had. He helped us acquire the best loan we could get. You can tell he loves what he does. I have and will continue to refer him to anyone needing to finance or refinance a home.”

– dcpcxpress from Mulvane, KS | (via Zillow)

“I have worked with Bret on several occassions. Bret is always quick to respond to questions, knowledgable, and easy to work with. Bret’s team was always available to answer questions and help with financing options. They offered us a great rate and we were able to close the refinance quickly.”

– htice2 from Saint Francis, KS | (via Zillow)

“Bret and his team have helped me close on two home loans plus multiple refinances. One realtor was concerned because he was out-of-state, but by the end of the process she was recommending Bret to her own family. I continue to contact Bret on the potential for re-financing every so often and plan to go thru him again on my next purchase.”

– JCerj from Highlands Ranch, CO | (via Zillow)


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