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Welcome Aboard Joel Suurmeyer

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Welcome Aboard Joel Suurmeyer

 Sarma is pleased to welcome back Joel Suurmeyer. Joel graduated Summa Cum Laude from Sam Houston State University in 2004, with a BBA in Business Administration, and a minor in Finance. Joel has taken additional licensing and continuing education classes to stay current on the dynamic mortgage industry. Joel has been involved in different aspects of […]

Fending Off Terrible Tenants

Those of you who are investors or landlords—and those of you who advise those professions—have heard the horror stories. Yes, I am talking about those tenants who make your life miserable and can make your rental go from a money-maker to a money-loser. The real estate industry has named those perennial bad tenants as “professional […]

Sarma teams up with Security Service Federal Credit Union for a charitable cause.

SSFCU Charity 28th Annual Charity Golf Classic Sarma’s involvement in charity events is an endeavor that the company holds dear. Many of the events Sarma participates in have a direct tie to non-profit and charitable organizations. It is important for Sarma to involve itself with local organizations and give back to the community. This year, […]

Welcome Aboard to Cliff Tullos

We are pleased to announce the addition of Cliff Tullos to the sales team in our Collection Division. He is joining us as a Senior Account Executive in our San Antonio location. Cliff has extensive sales background in the financial service industry. He has over 10 years experience at GE Capital, where he sold private […]

FICO, what does it mean to me?

You may have heard that until recently your FICO score is now accessible to you, but what exactly does FICO mean? Furthermore, you are probably wondering, “How is my FICO score evaluated?” The acronym FICO is named for Fair, Isaac and Company. The scoring system was created as a means to determine your credit worthiness. […]

AppraisalComply Phasing Out Support on Older Versions of IE

In the near future, the AppraisalComply platform will no longer be supported on older versions of Internet Explorer. If you are using a version of Internet Explorer prior to version 10, please upgrade to a newer version or migrate to a different browser. We have determined that AppraisalComply runs at optimum performance when using Internet Explorer […]

Password Changes Related to Heartbleed

Passwords related to personal activity also need to be changed. Only change passwords after you have confirmation from services that they are patched, otherwise you can have your new password compromised as well. This is relevant to your services with Sarma because many people use the same password for many activities. So if you use […]

Heartbleed Service Review

Sarma is reviewing each of our service offerings and will be releasing emails to points of contact as services are cleared. If a service has an issue, we will also include information about any affect this has on your access and what your steps should be. In all cases, Heartbleed does require you to change […]

Can Heartbleed Affect You?

The hottest topic of the week in the online world is a little thing called Heartbleed. In ordinary terms it is a security problem that affects computers that host information on the Internet. It can impact email, chat and just about anything else that is technically supposed to be secure web traffic. How big of […]

Credit Scoring-The Basics

When learning about your credit score, it is essentially a numbers game. Your credit score can determine whether or not you are eligible for something as simple as a department store credit card, qualification for a mortgage or a new car. The higher your score is, the less interest you will pay. If you have […]