What to expect
We understand that purchasing a home is one of the biggest purchases in a lifetime. We've streamlined our process to ensure that the experience of obtaining your mortgage is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Typically, once the loan documents are signed and delivered back to us, you’ll receive your funding in 5 to 7 days!
Why we should work together
Greg brings over 12 years of mortgage lending experience to loanDepot. He is a graduate of Michigan State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Advertising and Psychology. Since 2009 he has been a part of the Gaylord-Hansen Team. This team is made up of highly skilled mortgage professionals who truly care about helping families purchase a home. Everyone involved deeply understands the emotional aspect of making one of the biggest financial decisions of one’s life. “Families, not files”, is the mantra adopted in the office.
Greg is known as “Mr. Personality” among his colleagues, because he is a big teddy bear that brings fun and happiness to those around him. Most importantly, he brings tremendous background in finance as a savvy investor and homeowner himself. What differentiates Greg from others in the industry is his true empathy for his clients. He is able to gain trust almost immediately as his honesty and integrity shine through. In fact, Greg received the award for “FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Loan Officer” in 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017, as published in San Diego Magazine.
Greg is excellent at communicating complex issues down to “human terms”. He graciously diffuses any conflict with humor, while at the same time staying mindful to the situation at hand. He takes responsibility for educating his clients on the best lending programs that match their specific needs. Seeing the reward of making it possible for a family to get into a home is what drives Greg to do his best each day.
Greg is married to wife Stephanie who is a Registered Nurse, and has two children, 4-year-old son Austin and 2-year-old daughter Samantha ‘Sam’. In his free time, he enjoys surfing aka “board meeting”, golfing at Torrey Pines, working out and running. He also enjoys spending quality time with his family and Michigan State Spartan friends.
You can find Greg at the San Diego branch. Please don’t hesitate to contact him for any of your mortgage financing needs!
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camng1986 from San Diego , CA via Zillow
Greg was critical in getting our offer approved. In a hyper competitive housing market Greg came up absolutely huge! After we came in with our highest offer the first day they were allowing showings Greg went out of his way to not only call the listing agent but also continuing to call on the weekend, until he was able to get through, to tell the listing agent how well qualified of a buyer I was. On top of that, Greg and his team were able to get our loan approved and close escrow in only 21 days with zero hiccups. In this super competitive housing market you really need every thing to go right and having Greg and the team at loanDepot in your corner is a great start
zuser201703112044046 from Oakley , CA via Zillow
Great crew, easy to work with, very pleasant, Greg was the best, I had received other loan offers they were so vague numbers did not add up, Greg was exact on his offer
Meg from San Diego , CA via Zillow
I recently bought my forever home with the help of Greg and his team. The purchase went so smoothly. We closed in 30 days, which is not the norm in this lending environment! They gave me the best rate they could with no points and no fees. Wow! And I received a $2,300k credit! Beyond the numbers, their attention to my application and prompt communication along the way was impressive and appreciated! I would use them again and I recommend them to anyone who wants the best rate AND best service!
kileyculpepper from Humble , TX via Zillow
Super professional and made our experience not only easy but pleasant. We had a really good experience with Greg and his team, and highly recommend them.
ucernst from San Diego , CA via Zillow
Our experience working with Greg Peppler was exceptional. From start to finish Greg walked us through the process of buying our first home in California. We had a variety of questions and concerns, including a unique income situation, and Greg helped answer our questions and worked with the finance department to get us pre-approved for our loan. This all proved to be extremely helpful amidst the tight housing market during COVID-19, and because of Greg and his team we were able to act faster than our competition. We feel like we ended up with a great home and even better loan terms. I would highly recommend Greg and his team.
Carl P from San Diego , CA via Zillow
I recently refinanced my home with Greg Pepper in San Diego, CA. I have bought several homes and refinanced many times. Every time seemed like a series of waiting with no word, and then a mad scramble to get docs prepared before some random critical date. Working with Greg was the opposite. I knew ahead of time the critical dates, and was able to prepare and have the information needed without having to drop whatever I was doing at that moment. Lastly (and most importantly) I received a better rate than friends that refinanced at the same time. He did a great job making sure I was represented got the best Loan available.
Erin from San Diego , CA via Zillow
Greg and his team were there for us every step of the way. They made it easy to understand and were always readily available with any questions! Even provided video updates via email weekly. Great experience!
Gautier Chapeaux from San Diego , CA via Zillow
I used Loan Depot and Greg Peppler as they were recommended by my real estate agent. I was not disappointed. The overall support was outstanding and we closed our loan in 21 days which was awesome. The process was seamless and I would recommend them to anyone that is looking for a quick close with great support!
anglejj from San Diego , CA via Zillow
I can't say enough about the positive experience I had working with Greg Peppler working on the loan for our first home purchase in San Diego. Greg could not have been any better throughout the process and walked me through in detail from start to finish. Buying a home is an incredibly stressful experience, and Greg made the everything as seamless as it could possibly be. Not fully understanding my options, Greg took a great deal of time and showed patience coaching me through all of my options. In the end he gave me all the tools I needed to make an informed decision on what was best for my family. His communication skills are top notch and I’m certain you won’t find better service anywhere else. I would recommend Greg Peppler to anyone looking looking for a home loan or refinancing. We couldn't be any happier to be in our new home and I can't thank Greg enough.
Sasha Betz from San Diego , CA via Zillow
Greg came highly recommended to us by our realtor. We were so glad we went with him! He made the process easy - most of our documents were signed online and we closed in 30 days with a VA loan. He is personable and we definitely felt like he had our best interests at heart. I highly recommend him for purchasing or refinancing a home!
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