What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
It's important to take a consultative approach. By asking a lot of discovery questions, it helps me understand the true needs of the client and make the right recommendations.
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
That the process is difficult, that they need perfect credit, and money down.
What resources could you recommend that borrowers use to learn more about the mortgage process and how to ensure a successful home closing?
There are some very helpful home buyer educational materials that can be found on my website. In addition, there are first time home buyer courses that the borrower can attend, both online and in-person to help them prepare for home ownership
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
When my clients are so pleased with the process that it's automatic for them to offer my name and phone number to others when the subject of a mortgage comes up.
What do you enjoy doing most in your spare time when you are not helping people with their home loans?
I am an avid home chef and love treating my family and friends to new recipes. On the weekends you can find me in the kitchen, the garage tinkering, or playing guitar. I enjoyed decades as a working musician.