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VENTURA - The Ventura Chamber of Commerce recently recognized local business MortgageCouch as Small Business of the Year at the 20th annual Poinsettia Awards.


The honor recognizes local businesses demonstrating their work toward the betterment of the community and celebrates the contributions they made.


Matthew Couch and Shelby Bishop formed the home loan brokerage company to help clients move into, fix or refinance their dream home. According to the chamber, they strive to make home loans comfortable – the inspiration behind their company name.


“It’s an honor to be recognized as the Small Business of the Year,” Couch said. “We have been so fortunate to work wit...

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For Immediate Release



MortgageCouchVentura’s Business of the Month for November 2015



The City of Ventura recognizes the MortgageCouch as November’s Business of the Month!



On November 16th at the Ventura City Council meeting, MortgageCouch is going to be awarded with the Business of the Month award for the month of November. The event will be broadcasted on Channel 15, and it will be rebroadcasted on Saturday November 14th at 10:00 am. This award is given to businesses that are active in the community, and that promote the Business Community in Ventura. We are honored to be given this award, and we hope to be able to continue to contribute to the City of Ventura! Matthew ...

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On October 3rd 2015, TRID (TILA/RESPA Integrated Disclosure Rule) will go into effect. For the individuals reading this post who don’t spend hours a day reading and researching new mortgage and financial regulations, we would like to break it down for you by going over what it is, and how it will affect you. (On a side note, we would like to point out that the Mortgage Industry is one of the only industries in the United States that would create an acronym out of an acronym). So sit back and continue reading. You’ll be glad you did! And if you have any further inquiries, please call us directly at (805) 619-3550 and we’ll be more than happy to answer any questions that you...

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Hero Shave: If you know Matthew Couch, then you probably know about his beard. As MortgageCouch’s one year anniversary was nearing, Matthew had the idea of shaving it off at an event he and Shelby created called “Hero Shave.” Those who attended the event had two donation pots that they could give to. The proceeds went to three Veterans charities (our Heroes): The Cal-Vet Home Ventura, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1679 on Market St, and the education fund for the children of a past shipmate of Matthew’s. One donation pot was for Matthew saving his beard, and the other was for Matthew shaving it. Needless to say, more money was donated to the shave-it pot. So on a Jun...

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