1 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 125
Portsmouth, NH 03801
As a Senior Loan Officer, Paula brings over 18 years of experience in residential mortgage lending, with an impressive resume. In 2016, Paula was awarded Affiliate of the Year for the Strafford County Board of REALTORS. Then in 2017, she added Affiliate of the Year for the Seacoast Board of REALTORS. With previous employers, Paula has been a member of both the President's Club and Chairmans Club and she’s well on her way to achieving these goals at Embrace!
Paula is passionate about lending, doing the right thing for her customers, and making certain her loans close smoothly and on time. She has a well-rounded knowledge of what is needed to get the loan closed. For 6 years, he was the exclusive Loan Officer for the City of Portsmouth Hometown Program. She has also been involved with the Housing Partnership in Portsmouth as a volunteer speaker for the HUD Certificate program offered to first-time home buyers. Through this program, she has helped many home buyers fulfill their dreams of home ownership.
Outside of work, Paula is very involved in the community. As a member of both the Strafford County Board of Realtors and the Seacoast Board of REALTORS®, Paula helped with many events that give back to the communities. These include; chairing a charity golf event that last year raised over $16,000 for local charities and scholarships; Toys for Tots, volunteering time at her local food pantry and soup kitchen. For Gather, (formerly Seacoast Family Food Pantry) she chaired the event that collected 4,500 pounds of food, along with over $1,000 in grocery gift cards and cash in one day. In addition, for the last 3 years, she has chaired a food drive in Strafford County that helped to fill the shelves in 12 more food pantries. For Helping Hands, Paula sews blankets for the homeless, and sews and crochets baby blankets that go to Doctors Without Borders, as well as to Boston Hospitals, to be given to families with newborns in need. </p> <p>Besides being an overall top performer in mortgage lending and volunteering, Paula is a former chef of twenty years; she holds an Associates of Science Degree in Culinary Arts as a trained chef from Johnson and Wales University.
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5.0 Survey completed on September 13, 2018
Review By Jahja S. for Paula Frenette
Completed transaction in September 2018
Paula have the best interest for me and my family, it was a pleasure working with her and embrace home. Thank you Paula for making everything happen for us!
5.0 Survey completed on July 20, 2018
Review By Catherine C. for Paula Frenette
Completed transaction in July 2018
Paula made the process of buying a home like a walk in the park. She is very knowledgeable and dedicated to her work. We really appreciated her great personality and nearly constant availability. Thanks Paula!
4.8 Survey completed on June 08, 2018
Review By Megan C. for Paula Frenette
Completed transaction in June 2018
Paula, You were GREAT. We appreciate all your hard work to get us to close on our dream home with literally minutes to spare!
5.0 Survey completed on June 04, 2018
Review By Katelyn I. for Paula Frenette
Completed transaction in May 2018
Paula was a pleasure to work with when my husband and I were working on getting a mortgage for our first home. She made the process very easy to go through, and was always happy to answer our many questions.
5.0 Survey completed on May 03, 2018
Review By Susan D. for Paula Frenette
Completed transaction in April 2018
Paula understood my needs and concerns as a 1st time buyer. She guided me through the process and made it as easy as possible. Paula has a wonderful personality that shines through.