When Douglas and Melanie began working in the mortgage lending industry in 1986, they knew instantly this would be a lifetime career. Their love for helping people and natural tendency to work hard made them both top producers at a large California Savings and Loan, where they were employed for several years. They earned coveted memberships in the President’s Club every year they worked there.

To better serve their clients, Douglas and Melanie soon left retail mortgage lending for wholesale mortgage banking as they wanted to offer a wider selection of mortgage products to suit their clients’ specific needs. The change enabled them to work with a variety of lending institutions to offer many types and styles of loans.

Over the years, they have added additional financial services for their valued clients such real estate sales, insurance (life, disability, small group medical, etc.), and financial investments (IRA’s, Variable Life, College Savings Plans, 401K’s, etc.) making The Paseo Financial Group truly a ONE STOP SHOP in financial services it is today.

Douglas and Melanie Sedam love living in the Santa Clarita Valley. They have been active supporters of many philanthropic foundations here in the Santa Clarita Valley and are members of Grace Baptist Church. They have raised two children, Derek – who graduated from and currently works at Pepperdine University, and Kebra – who just graduated from Yale University. Douglas’ easy-going manner, warm sense of humor, and keen blend of knowledge in financial services have endeared him to friends, business colleagues and clients alike. Douglas is a licensed DRE Real Estate Broker, carries his CA Insurance License, and Securities License as well. Melanie Sedam runs the lending division at The Paseo Financial Group called The Home Loan Pros. Her expertise in mortgage lending has many of her competitors here in the Santa Clarita Valley seeking her out for advice as mortgage lending has become more stringent due to today’s market environment.

Doug Sedam

Doug Sedam

BRE #01124280 | NMLS #234004 | CRD #2993740 | CA INS #0A43319

doug.sedam@thepaseogroup.com | 661.295.2400 option 1

Doug Sedam is a licensed BRE Real Estate Broker, a CA licensed Life Insurance Agent, and carries his Securities license.

“Energetic. Passionate. Knowledgeable. All about the customer!”

“I always believe the customers’ needs and concerns are my number one priority. My goal is to be available to my customers and to work with their best interest in mind – all the time.”

Douglas Sedam – Co-owner of The Paseo Financial Group, Inc. is a dedicated and committed Real Estate and Mortgage Broker who consistently goes above and beyond the call of duty for his customers.  Doug’s energy, fast pace and unmistakable knowledge of the area and business make him the ideal choice for helping with all your real estate and financial services needs.  Doug hails from the beaches of Santa Barbara and after graduating from USC and majoring in Petroleum Engineering he has made the Santa Clarita Valley & Oro Valley his home.  Following in the footsteps of his father, Douglas also embarked on a career in financial services, opening a subdivision of the Paseo Financial Group, Inc. in 1994 called The Financial; Services Pros. Douglas has both his securities and life insurance licenses. Passionate about people and changing lives, his vision was to create a total financial strategy for each individual and family he meets that includes real estate, insurance, investments, and retirement planning.   He loves to educate and share valuable information about market trends, real estate values, mortgage interest rates and investment strategies.  In his free time, Douglas loves to go travel with his wife of 42 years, Melanie.  He also likes to cook and brag about his two children, Derek and Kebra and his grand-daughter Lola.  Grateful for an amazing group of close friends in both California and Arizona, where they have homes, Douglas and Melanie enjoy what life has brought them and you can see it just in meeting them.

Melanie Sedam

BRE #011242832 | NMLS #230235 | CA INS #0A43321

melanie.sedam@thepaseogroup.com | 661.295.2400 option 2

Melanie Sedam is a Licensed BRE Real Estate Broker and carries her Property & Casualty Insurance License

“Smart. Compassionate. Professional. Diligent. Incredibly knowledgeable.”

Melanie Sedam, co-owner of The Paseo Financial Group, Inc. embodies what a great mortgage professional should be – she is sharp, instinctive, caring and possesses an extraordinary understanding of the lending business.

Melanie Sedam started her career in wholesale mortgage banking in 1986.  She worked at California Federal Savings & Loan for several years and was one of their Top Producing Loan Agent while having and raising two children.  Melanie and her husband Douglas started their own Mortgage Brokerage in 1994 after haven’t looked back since. Their Mortgage Company called The Home Loan Pros has evolved into a Multi-financial services platform called The Paseo Financial Group, Inc. Melanie stills runs the lending arm of this company which as wide spectrum of initial lending options for their clientele and always being on the cutting edge of new products, understanding new underwriting guidelines and assessing the best rates has generated a faithful following of realtors, past clients, and new referrals. Melanie a savvy professional who utilizes traditional marketing with new and innovative methods to assist her customers as they purchase, refinance, or do reverse mortgages.   Melanie has received many awards through your community involvement from numerous public officials, and she says that “Community Service taught me how to relate to others with respect and provided me with a foundation for sound decision making. These skills help me daily as a business person.”

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