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HUNT Mortgage’s Corton Serving ERA Key Clients as Mortgage Consultant

ERA Key Realty Services of Northbridge announced today that Mitch Corton of Framingham, a Mortgage Consultant with HUNT Mortgage, will be providing mortgage services for ERA Key offices in Chelmsford, Marlborough, Billerica, Wilmington and Woburn. 

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Mitch is one of three HUNT Mortgage consultants working in ERA Key offices. HUNT Mortgages is part of HUNT Real Estate ERA, which merged with ERA Key in 2018. Mitch Corton

He has an extensive background managing sales and sales teams, as well as customer service. Most recently, he served as Senior Director, Enterprise Sales for Thought Industries in Boston. Before that, he was Senior Director, Sales for Pica 9, Inc. of New York City. 

He earned a bachelor’s degree from Ithaca College. He serves as a mentor for Ithaca students and is involved with various nonprofit organizations. 

“We merged with HUNT Real Estate so that we could expand our services and do more for our clients,” said ERA Key President Cheryl Eidinger-Taylor. “Giving homebuyers the opportunity to obtain a mortgage and purchase a home all in one place is an example of the type of expanded service we had in mind.” 

“I look forward to using my experience in technology sales leadership to enhance customer loyalty for HUNT Mortgage and ERA Key,” Mitch said. “Providing mortgage services is a natural extension of ERA Key’s core business and reinforces its position as one of the leading real estate agencies in Massachusetts.”


ERA Key’s Framingham Office Helps Family Promise Receive $4,000 in Grants

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ERA Key’s Framingham office helped Family Promise Metrowest receive $4,000 in grants to help shelter area families in need.

ERA Key nominated Family Promise for a $2,500 grant from The Greater Boston Association of Realtors and referred Family Promise to the Massachusetts Realtor Association, which provided an additional $1,500 grant.Family Promise Dinner

Family Promise seeks to help area families move out of poverty and homelessness by providing them temporary housing, meals and support. The two grants will enable Family Promise to shelter two families for a month or prevent three families from being evicted from their homes.

“We are so fortunate and pleased to have supporters like you,” said Carol Virshbo, who chairs the Board of Directors of Family Promise Metrowest. “ERA Key’s participation is truly amazing and very much appreciated.”

“Giving back to the community is a core value of ERA Key and Family Promise is a natural fit for achieving that goal,” said Ali Corton, who manages the Framingham office. “We have made financial contributions, collected gift cards and served meals for Family Promise. These grants are just another example of how we can help.”

Pictured are ERA Key's Billy Dalrymple and Ali Corton serving dinner to families helped by Family Promise.


ERA Key’s Wilmington Office Announces “30 Days of Giving Challenge”

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ERA Key's Wilmington office is encouraging area residents to support local charities and help each other through its “30 Days of Giving Challenge.” 

A billboard near the train station at Routes 38 and 129 encourages those driving or walking by to participate by visiting Visitors to the site will find a downloadable calendar with charitable tasks for the day, as well as information about local charities. 

A different charity will be promoted on the site each week throughout November. The four charities being featured include the Northeast Animal Shelter in Salem, which finds homes for dogs and cats, and is one of New England’s largest non-profit, no-kill animal shelters; the Wilmington Community Fund, which runs a food pantry and assists residents in need; the Wilmington Veterans’ Department, which assists needy veterans, and We’re One Wilmington (WOW), which also assists people in need  and was created “to strengthen our community one good deed at a time.” Lori Penney

The downloadable calendar includes daily ideas for giving, such as, “Buy someone a coffee to pay it forward when you get yours.” The website includes links to Facebook and Instagram pages, where participants can post pictures when they participate. ...