Who is your typical customer and what questions do they typically have?
My typical customer has been referred by a realtor and wants to know how they can be pre-approved for a mortgage!
What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
Taking a thorough application is the first step. Not asking for the right information will slow down the process. It is important to ask the right question as to your borrower's needs and objectives.
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
Pulling their credit drops their scores by 50 points or more;
Their score isn't high enough to buy a home;
I'm, so I KNOW I can't buy a home;
What resources could you recommend that borrowers use to learn more about the mortgage process and how to ensure a successful home closing?
I like to send borrowers especially first time homebuyers to the FHA website. They have a very easy to read piece to help them understand the mortgage process!
Are you active in any local associations or community groups, and at what level? What goals and/or success have you helped these groups achieve?
• Chairman of Hospitality Committee for Board of Realtors
• Leadership Grand Strand - Class 39 - Sponsored by Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce
• Best of the Best Mortgage Lender for the Sun-News -2018
• Grand Strand Mortgage Lenders Professional of the Year
• Murrells Inlet 2020 Volunteer
• Top Mortgage Lender - Grand Strand Happening List
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
The most reward I get from my job is helping folks who are credit challenged and have done the hard work it takes to get them into position to buy a home!
What do you enjoy doing most in your spare time when you are not helping people with their home loans?
Spending time with family, going to the beach, shopping! We spend a lot of time with our children and grandchild. We also like to vacation together!
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
My last child(ren) were unexpected twins. My doctor thought he was delivering a 10-pound baby and instead I delivered two babies each 5 pounds...What a shock!! I already had a 5-year-old and a 3-year-old! Instant LARGE family!!! My husband passed out!