Preferred Lenders

Why Use A Local Preferred Lender?

A local preferred lender is typically used for a number of different reasons. They can provide you with reliability since they have as much to gain as you do by closing on time and being prompt with their responses. A preferred local lender also provides more personal service since they live in the area and can meet with you face-to-face to answer questions and assist with your documents. In addition, they bring their expertise on  local permit regulations, real estate market trends and challenges which may arise. Finally, local lenders translate to supporting the local economy which benefit everyone involved in the future.

Freedom Mortgage

Mike Lamka

Loan Officer

Mike Lamka

Loan Officer
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Mike Lamka serves as a Senior Loan Officer in the Santa Rosa office for Freedom Mortgage. Mike has helped countless families and individuals reach their financial goals and achieve their dream of homeownership. He considers everything from a client’s perspective, allowing him to have a complete understanding of customer needs and priorities. He knows that communication is critical in the home buying and home loan process and you can count on him to communicate with you clearly and often.

Mike has built strong working relationships with real estate professionals and other referral partners who will work hard to get you in your next new home. He puts his extensive knowledge of mortgage lending and the local real estate market to work for you.

Mike has over 20 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Prior to joining Freedom Mortgage, he was a Direct Endorsement Underwriter for a mortgage lender. Earlier in his career, he held roles as a National Operations Manager and Regional Production Manager.

Mike earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of California at Santa Barbara. He also earned the lifetime designation of DE Underwriter from HUD, CHUMS #5542.

Mike resides in Santa Rosa with his wife and enjoys the great outdoors including backpacking, biking and golfing.

(707) 494-4026  cell
(707) 542-4880  office
Website

NMLS # 714616
Licensed in: CA

3333 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Matt Heuss

Loan Officer

Matt Heuss

Loan Officer
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With over two years of experience, Matt is committed to helping first time homebuyers achieve their home ownership dreams, and has the expertise to help move-up buyers, those who need jumbo loans or families relocating. Other areas of expertise include Conforming Loans, FHA Lending, VA Lending, Jumbo Loan programs and more. He is committed to providing unparalleled service to his customers that exceed expectations.

Matt earned a BS in Business Management at Sonoma State University and resides in Santa Rosa with his fiancé. In his free time, he enjoys all that Sonoma County has to offer; from hiking, to camping, and tasting all the great culinary offerings.

(707) 543-1716  cell
(707) 542-4880  office
Website

NMLS # 1395525
Licensed in: CA

3333 Mendocino Avenue, Suite 110
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

Pinnacle Mortgage

Milton Close Pinnacle Capital Mortgage

Milton Close

Mortgage Advisor

Milton Close

Mortgage Advisor

Milton Close was born and raised right here in good old Sonoma County and has no plans to move, he loves the Wine Country, residing here the last 56 years, all my life. After working in the trades as a Journeyman Carpenter Milton switched gears and migrated to Finance where his mathematical skills took over in 1992, Milton started his own mortgage company Sutter West Mortgage where he was President/CEO, employing as many as 50 Loan Agents at any given time, lending about 45,000,000 a month. Milton enjoys the Mortgage Business, his specialty is Purchase transactions but also does lots of Refinances, he loves solving problems and helping people save money or putting them into their first home, it’s very rewarding. With his vast experience as both a Carpenter/Building Contractor along with his Financial Skills, Milton does give all clients he works with a competitive edge.  Simply put, if Milton can’t get the job done  the nobody can and his escrows close on time, he loves his company and his company loves him back provides service levels that are unmatched.

Currently working for the last 6 years as a Manager at Pinnacle Home Loans, he is proud of having a “perfect loan record”, meaning all loans he has submitted to underwriting have been approved. If Milton issues a pre-approval letter its as good as gold, very hard in this day and age to have a perfect record, takes incredible knowledge of the lending industry.

Website
NMLS # 325222

525 College Avenue, Suite 231
Santa Rosa, CA 95404

Stearns Home Loans

Myra McBain Stearns Home Loans

Myra McBain

Mortgage Loan Originator

Myra McBain

Mortgage Loan Originator
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Myra McBain is a local lender with over 25 years of experience. She makes sure your loan is affordable and complements your personal financial strategies. She is organized, tenacious, solution oriented and a good listener. Her work in the mortgage industry has refined her communication skills and her success is due to her devotion to her client’s best interests. In addition to closing over 500 loans, Myra and her husband have purchased, renovated and sold numerous homes in the last 20 years. Myra specializes in a number of different loans including but not limited to FHA, VA, USDA, reverse mortgages, construction loans, refinances and more.

(707) 521-2142
Website
Loan Application

NMLS# 230815
Branch NMLS# 244074

1260 North Dutton Ave, Suite 270
Santa Rosa CA 95401