Who is your typical customer and what questions do they typically have?
I work with a variety of clients, ranging from those who have rented for years, but are now looking to buy, to those who are purchasing their third home. Most home buyers want sound information and options. Being able to provide both allows them to make smart financial decisions.
What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
I do a thorough, comprehensive analysis of their current financial situation. Making sure I am aware of their short term and long term financial goals
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
1. You need 20% down to buy a home
2. You need perfect credit
3. You can't receive funds from a family member
What resources could you recommend that borrowers use to learn more about the mortgage process and how to ensure a successful home closing?
At Guaranteed Rate, we offer our borrowers all the education they need on our website. From calculators, home process education and tips to get yourself ready to buy a home. Or you could call me!
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
Purchasing a home will most likely be the largest financial investment of your life. Knowing that I play an integral part in making that decision is very satisfying.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
I love to exercise and cook. Years ago I spent a lot of time working in restaurants in the Philadelphia area. Being in a fast-paced kitchen teaches you the value of teamwork and staying under control when the pressure rises.