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 14 years. In that time, I held many different positions which has allowed me to learn all different aspects of the loan process. I believe this makes me better at my job of helping my clients through the process of buying a home.
What advice would you give new or first time home buyers?
The advice I would give to a first time home buyer is to always consult your loan officer prior to making any major purchases, or anything involving your credit, while in the loan process. Any change to your credit report can be detrimental to the success of closing your loan.
What part of the home loan process do customers find most difficult and how do you help them through it?
The most difficult part of the home loan process for most people is obtaining and faxing all of the necessary paperwork. However, since I have had access to Guaranteed Rate’s Digital Mortgage, I have had a lot less complaints. The Digital Mortgage is a safe, secure and efficient method of providing any paperwork that is crucial in the loan process!
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
The most satisfying part about being a loan officer is going to the closing with my clients and seeing the joy on their faces as they sign the last document and are handed the keys to their dream home. Knowing that I was the one who helped them during the process is a very gratifying feeling!
What do you enjoy doing most in your spare time when you are not helping people with their home loans?
I am often told by my friends and family that I give off a good energy and that it is inspiring to others. I hear this most often at work and at the gym. Fitness has been a big part of my life for about 15 years, and it has allowed me to not only maintain a healthy lifestyle, but also lead me to my other passion of helping others reach their goals as a part-time personal trainer!