US REO Partners Members Receive VRM Award for REO Sales efforts

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US REO Partners members Toni Smart of Smart Group Realtors in San Antonio, Texas and John Mason of Mason & Company Realty of LittleToni Smart Rock, Ark., have both been recognized by VRM Mortgage Services, a real estate services provider focused on helping financial institutions adapt and excel in a changing marketplace. Toni Smart of Smart Group Realtors in San Antonio, Texas has received a Gold Premier Vendors Award, which is a very highly esteemed award. Only five percent VRM’s vendors achieve this designation based on their REO sales efforts.

“I was honored to receive this award because it shows an appreciation for all of the hard work we put in to service this client,” Smart, a 23-year industry veteran who has focused on REO for the last 15 years. “The recognition by VRM clients and my peers inspires me to keep working toward the goal of building strong relationships with clients and colleagues.”

john-mason-100John Mason of  Mason & Company Realty of Little Rock, Arkansas received VRM Mortgage Services Excellence Award. Only the top agents nationwide received this award from VRM and it is considered a great honor.  “This award shows VRM’s confidence in my abilities to effectively sell their clients’ properties,” said Mason, a 44-year industry veteran. “I appreciate this recognition.”

VRM helps lenders, servicers, investors and government agencies become more compliant while reducing operational and reputational risk. The company helps decrease loss severity and improves origination and servicing returns. VRM employs the expertise of industry-leading professionals, such as Smart and Mason.  US REO Partners offers its members the access to tools such as webinars and training information to ensure they are capable of being successful in any REO market.  “Our members are able to share best practices with their peers from around the country in order to provide extraordinary service,” said Troy Capell, president of US REO Partners.

About US REO Partners

US REO Partners, Inc. is a membership-based organization formed in 2010 by industry experts who have experienced the servicing and default cycles more than once working in the servicing and real estate industries. Our membership represents the top real estate professionals across the country, who have made a commitment to focus on the common goals of getting the industry back on track. We are an organization where everyone has a voice and everyone is expected to be a true partner in promoting our mission statement for a common goal. For more information, visit