How long have you been in the mortgage business and what inspired you to get into it?
I have been in the mortgage industry for 24 years.
Who is your typical customer and what questions do they typically have?
I work with buyers at each stage of their lives.
What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
By speaking with each of my clients individually to assess their needs and wants.
How long have you been in the mortgage business? What awards have you won?
I’ve been in the business since 1992 – Super Mortgage Professional Multiple Years
What advice would you give new or first time home buyers?
Always ask questions. Always work with a Realtor to represent you. Always demand high levels of communication between you, your Realtor and your Loan Officer.
What part of the home loan process do customers find most difficult and how do you help them through it?
Most clients find the paperwork requirement to be the most difficult part of the process. Guaranteed Rate has taken care of this issue.
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
1. It has to be stressful
2. You have to have 20% down
3. Something will go wrong
Summary of where you grew up: family, affiliations, college, high school, etc.
I moved around in my youth, from Cedar Rapids, IA. To Waukesha, WI to Maple Grove, MN. I now live in Elk River, MN with my wife of 22 years and three children.
What do you enjoy doing most in your spare time when you are not helping people with their home loans?
I love golf and spending time with family and friends.