DISCOVER THE POWER OF YOUR VA BENEFIT

Knowledge is Power: Come and learn how to use YOUR VA Benefit!

Join us for the VA Home Buyer Success workshop and learn the fundamental steps to maximize your VA benefit! This informative session brings real estate and mortgage experts to the front lines for you. A panel of the best in the industry will answer your questions and help with your personal plan to reach home ownership. It is our goal to ensure you are mission ready to buy your home.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

Our Industry Experts Will Guide You Through:

  • Achieving homeownership utilizing your BAH
  • What costly pitfalls to avoid when purchasing
  • Credit questions and solutions
  • Determining how much you can REALLY afford with the VA loan
  • Benefits of buying vs. renting

Sam Hansen
NMLS #632837

About Sam

Sam Hansen
Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team at loanDepot
Mortgage Expert
NMLS #632837

Sam Hansen has been instrumental in serving the local California communities, bringing years of invaluable experience in the industry. Due to his vast knowledge, and continual commitment to quality, Sam has become a loyal and trusted resource among clients and associates. Sam has excelled in everything he has ever tackled in his professional and personal life. He has always been a top producer and held numerous leadership positions over the past 15 years. At one point, he ran the #1 retail branch in California in addition to managing retail mortgage branches that closed in excess of $1.5B annually for a large mortgage bank.

Sam has a background as a college football player with a degree in mechanical systems engineering. This experience has been invaluable to setting up the appropriate systems and processes to an ever complex and changing mortgage industry. Sam’s attention to detail on the process keeps files moving and ensures a successful and timely closing.

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or an experienced one, you can rely on Sam for your home and consumer needs. Sam truly is one of the most driven, competitive and passionate individuals you’ll ever meet. Combined with his ingrained integrity, enhanced and developed at the United States Merchant Marine Academy, there is no one you can trust more than Sam to get the job done and ALWAYS do what is in the best interest of the customer.

Sam and his wife Mary are blessed with four wonderful children, Jack, Jane, Grace and Belle. In his free time, he enjoys competitive softball and football, and golf. He is a sought-after expert speaker in the mortgage industry as well as an avid real estate investor.

CA LIC # CA-DOC632837

Contact Sam:
(858) 442-1232
[email protected]
www.gaylordhansen.com

Steve Lewis
NMLS #300313

About Steve

Steve Lewis
Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team at loanDepot
Mortgage Expert
NMLS #300313

Steve Lewis grew up in San Jose, California. He moved to Santa Barbara as a teenager where he graduated from high school. Steve served four years in the United States Marine Corps assigned to a Light Armored Infantry Battalion with tours in Twentynine Palms, California, and Okinawa, Japan.

Upon his discharge from the military, Steve attended San Diego State University for a year and then moved to Austin, Texas, where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in finance from the University of Texas at Austin.

In his spare time, Steve enjoys playing golf and attending Padres games with his wife Leigh.

After graduation, Steve was hired as a commodities trader with an investment firm in Tampa, Florida. In 1997, Steve moved back to California and went to work for Great Western Bank, where he began his career as a mortgage consultant.

Steve uses the knowledge he has gained from decades in the mortgage industry and his personal experiences with real estate investing to ensure his clients choose the right mortgage to meet their personal financial goals.

He has the innate ability to listen intently and provide the best options for the borrower. Steve genuinely cares about his clients and works tirelessly behind the scenes to ensure a smooth and timely closing.

Contact Steve:
(619) 857-9268
[email protected]
www.gaylordhansen.com

Greg Peppler
NMLS #632838

About Greg

Greg Peppler
Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team at loanDepot
Mortgage Expert
NMLS #632838

Greg is known as “Mr. Personality”! He is a big teddy bear that brings fun and happiness to those around him. He loves kids and is a big kid himself. He and his wife, Stephanie, had their first child – a boy named Austin – in 2013 and their second – a girl named Samantha – in 2015.

The smiles when a family gets the keys to their new house is an experience he cherishes every time. It never gets old! Greg is also a fierce competitor and loves getting his Michigan State Spartan friends together on the weekend to enjoy a beer and a game.

Greg’s role is mortgage origination. He has a tremendous background in finance as a savvy investor and home owner. What differentiates Greg from so many others in our industry is his true empathy for his clients. He gains trust almost immediately as his honesty and integrity shine through.

Greg takes the responsibility of educating his clients on the right loan program to another level. He has developed a series of questions that will guide the client through to the best options and crafting the loan structure to meet their financial goals.

Greg will then provide a detailed analysis with supporting data including easy-to-understand charts and graphs. At this point, the client will be well educated and informed to select the right mortgage for their personal situation. Greg will be by your side as your teammate all the way to the end zone!

Contact Greg:
(858) 952-8904
[email protected]
www.gaylordhansen.com

John Heffron
NMLS #1542713

About John

John Heffron
Gaylord-Hansen Mortgage Team at loanDepot
Mortgage Expert
NMLS #1542713

John is our charismatic and dedicated family man born and raised in Indiana. He is one of six siblings and grew up spending his summers and winters near Lake Michigan in a town called Long Beach. After 22 years of raising his family in the New York City area, John and his wife Karin packed up, headed straight to San Diego and never looked back– so starts the new adventure!

While John has deep roots on the East Coast, we are thrilled that he chose California and even more so that fate brought him to our door. Just don’t ask him who his favorite baseball team is…that’s, unfortunately, one loyalty that we might never win!

Since John is on the front line with the homebuyer, he always remains committed to making the process as simple and transparent as possible. Having experience as a buyer and a seller in over five states, John understands how impactful each home loan can be, and without fail, he approaches every step down the line with true composure and care.

Throw John whatever curveball, slider, or cutter you’ve got and we can guarantee he’ll hit it out of the park each time.

Contact John:
(858) 757-4441
[email protected]
www.gaylordhansen.com

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