What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
I review the costs of different options outlining the benefits and how they will fit into their goals.
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
Push button get a mortgage- not really.
Need a larger down payment for a conventional loan.
Need a high credit score.
What resources could you recommend that borrowers use to learn more about the mortgage process and how to ensure a successful home closing?
There is a ton of info out there, on the web, etc. Some good some not so good. Aside from being info overload, general info is never a substitute for a knowledgeable and seasoned loan officer.
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
I love fixing loans that were broken at another company.
What do you enjoy doing most in your spare time when you are not helping people with their home loans?
Watching football, spending time with family, playing racquetball, craft brewery tours, and listening to podcasts.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
Traveled the world for a year, was a President of my college fraternity, Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity. Was a real estate broker in 4 states prior to entering the mortgage business.