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Paula Frenette

New Hampshire - Portsmouth
03801

1 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 125

Portsmouth, NH 03801

603-232-9093 x3788

About Paula

As a Senior Loan Officer, Paula brings over 20 years of experience in residential mortgage lending, with an impressive resume. In 2016, she was awarded Affiliate of the Year for the Strafford County Board of REALTORS and added Affiliate of the Year for the Seacoast Board of REALTORS in 2017. With previous employers, Paula had been a member of both the President’s Club and Chairman’s Club and she’s well on her way to achieving those 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 and was the exclusive Loan Officer for the City of Portsmouth Hometown Program for six years. Paula has also been a volunteer speaker for the HUD Certificate program offered to first-time home buyers with the Housing Partnership in Portsmouth. 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, she has helped with many events that give back to the community including chairing a charity golf event that raised over $40,000 for local charities and scholarships; volunteering time at her local food pantry and soup kitchen; She chaired annual events For Gather, (formerly Seacoast Family Food Pantry) that collected over 15,000 pounds of food, along with over $6,000 in grocery gift cards and cash. In addition, for the last five 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. Besides being an overall top performer in mortgage lending and volunteering, Paula is a former chef of twenty years and holds an Associates of Science Degree in Culinary Arts as a trained chef from Johnson and Wales University.

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Paula Frenette

Senior Loan Officer

NMLS # 697296

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1 New Hampshire Avenue, Suite 125

Portsmouth, NH 03801

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Testimonials(112)

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on November 14, 2022

    Review By Justin C. for Paula Frenette

    Completed transaction in November 2022

    This is my second time working with Paula, and she is absolutely the best! Fantastic communication, and an absolute professional in every sense of the word. I will be using her again if I ever need to re-finance or if I buy again.

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on November 10, 2022

    Review By Katie G. for Paula Frenette

    Completed transaction in November 2022

    Paula was on top of my clients loan from start to finish and communicated with me and the customer at all times.

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on November 03, 2022

    Review By Mindy H. for Paula Frenette

    Completed transaction in November 2022

    Paula is always on top of everything!

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on November 03, 2022

    Review By Catherine E. for Paula Frenette

    Completed transaction in No Date

    Paula was so easy to work with. She put me at ease and the whole process was seamless!

  • 4

    4 Survey completed on October 11, 2022

    Review By Rori B. for Paula Frenette

    Completed transaction in October 2022

    Paula was very helpful and supportive