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"Immediately from the onset of the online application the experience was pleasurable and professional."
"loanDepot helped my wife and I purchase our retirement home. Being on a fixed budget, our loan officer took that into consideration and help us choose the right loan for our needs. Great customer service!"
Recently I watched the Broadway musical, Hamilton. I’d heard the rave reviews, but expected it wouldn’t be for me, what with all that hip-hop music falling on my classic-rock ears. I was wrong! Turned out that highly trained musicians with years of experience and a passion for the arts actually know what they’re doing. They deliver what they promise, and then some. And hip-hop rocks! Who knew?
Believe it or not, there’s also an art to putting together a real estate transaction. Technology has improved the tune since I closed my first deal over 25 years ago, but the groove is the same. My role in helping you buy a house is to be the one who’s memorized the script, rehearsed and performed the music, and can make the numbers dance. I work closely with you, your realtor, and other key characters in the act to get you to closing so that when the curtain falls, you’ll demand an encore.
When I’m not performing for clients, I’m doing sunrise hikes in the local mountains, traveling, or working on community service projects with Rotary. You might also find me enjoying a fine cigar with friends while we try to convince my dog to surrender the tennis ball he fetched in the back yard. So much to be grateful for!
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