Waterstone Mortgage has opened a branch in Tampa, Fla., led by Chris Smith, regional manager, and John Utsch, branch manager.
Smith has 30 years of experience in the mortgage lending industry, including 22 years in management/leadership roles.
Combined, he and Utsch have helped clients achieve their homeownership goals for 50+ years.
Smith and Utsch and their team will focus on serving customers across Florida and the Eastern Seaboard.
Through Waterstone Mortgage, they can lend in 48 states, which is especially helpful for customers who are looking to purchase a second home or a new primary home out of state.
“From a support standpoint, the technology we have seen at Waterstone Mortgage is incredible,” Smith says in a release. “Technology is key for a quick and smooth loan process.”
“Waterstone Mortgage also offers many loan products, such as the Single Loan Close Construction Program with down payments as low as 5 percent, Conventional, Jumbo, VA, FHA, USDA, IHDA First-Time Homebuyer loans, medical professional loans, in-house bank statement programs, and investment loans for single-family homes,” Utsch adds. “These allow us to serve customers that have a variety of needs and goals.”