Sierra Pacific Mortgage Hires Dan Rushing as an Area Sales Manager

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Dan Rushing, Area Sales Manager

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc. is happy to announce that Dan Rushing has been hired as an Area Sales Manager. Located in Austin, TX, Dan’s role is to build and grow the company’s market in the Austin area and throughout Texas.

Dan joins the company with more than 20 years of industry experience. Having previously held roles as a Branch Manager, and a Sales Manager for other mortgage companies, his most recent role was as a Regional Manager at Highlands Residential Mortgage in Austin, TX. > Read More…

What is a Loan Officer?

So, you’ve heard that you should speak with a loan officer in order to start your home buying journey, but what do mortgage loan officers actually do? Should you pick just any loan officer? How do you find one? Let’s answer each of these questions!

What is a loan officer?

A loan officer is someone who has a vast amount of knowledge about the variety of loans and programs their lending company provides. This includes requirements, conditions and how well these programs can work for their clients. > Read More…

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Hires Lauren Pelfrey as a Sales Manager

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Lauren Pelfrey

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc. is excited to announce that Lauren Pelfrey has been hired as a Sales Manager. Located in Wichita, KS, Lauren’s role is to grow the company’s market in the Wichita area and throughout Kansas.

Lauren joins the company with more than 10 years of mortgage experience. Having spent her career-to-date as a top producing Loan Officer, Lauren is poised to advance to the next level in her career as a sales manager. She specializes in Conventional, FHA, VA and rural development financing. Lauren strives to provide superior service to her customers. Her knowledge and understanding of the industry allow her customers to find the best mortgage rate and terms to fit their needs and financial goals. > Read More…

The Importance of Having a Good Loan Officer

Does it really matter who your loan officer is? Well, actually yes.

Your real estate agent works hard on your behalf to find your next dream home, but that is only half of the home buying process! Everything regarding the financing of your home is handled directly by your loan officer and lender. From your Pre-Approval Letter to your monthly mortgage payment, they work hard on your behalf. > Read More…

How to Help Your Children Adapt to Your New Home

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Although buying and moving into your new home is exciting, the whole process of moving can be overwhelming and present new challenges for your children, especially if it means they will go to a new school and have to make new friends. Thankfully, there are plenty of ways to help calm their anxieties and make the transition to their new home smooth and fun!

Younger children can learn what’s to come with reading

Reading is a great way to ease your child’s mind by providing a story they can relate to that has a positive outcome. Here are some great books to check out, and they are all available on Amazon. > Read More…

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Hires Mike Cass as a Regional Manager

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Mike Cass

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc., one of the nation’s top ten private mortgage lenders, is pleased to announce that Mike Cass has joined the company as a Regional Manager. Based out of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Mr. Cass will oversee the company’s retail sales teams in the northern, midwestern states.

Mike has been in the mortgage industry since 1987 and has held varying roles throughout the Midwest.  Most recently, he served as the President of Results Mortgage. To Sierra Pacific Mortgage, Mike brings industry knowledge, experience, and the regional network to help Sierra Pacific Mortgage further expand their presence throughout the Midwest. > Read More…

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Hires Fred Buttram as the Regional Manager Northwest

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Fred Buttram

Sierra Pacific Mortgage Company, Inc., one of the nation’s top ten private mortgage lenders, is pleased to announce that Fred Buttram has joined the company as the Northwest Regional Manager. Based out of Idaho, Mr. Buttram will oversee the company’s retail sales teams in Idaho, Colorado, and Washington.

Fred has been in the mortgage industry since 1997 and has held a variety of roles such as a mortgage broker, mortgage banker, as well as roles in retail lending. Having most recently served as the Regional Director for the Mountain West and Midwest at American Pacific Mortgage, Fred brings with him the industry knowledge, experience, and connections to help Sierra Pacific Mortgage further expand their presence throughout the Northwest. > Read More…