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Born and raised in Unionville near Monroe, NC, Derek has lived in the Charlotte area most of his life. He and his wife, Laura, are blessed with two beautiful daughters, Katherine and Caroline. Derek earned two bachelor degrees, Nutrition & Dietetics and Hospitality Management, while attending and playing football at East Carolina University. He then completed a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at East Carolina University. Prior to joining Fairway, Derek began his career in healthcare, working in physical therapy and physician relations. After an outstanding personal residential loan experience with Fairway, he decided to join the team as a Reverse Mortgage Planner, incorporating his passions for delivering outstanding customer service and helping others. Derek focuses on educating financial advisors, real estate agents, attorneys and accountants to the benefits of the reverse mortgage loan. In addition to spending time with his family, Derek loves working in the yard and vacationing at the lake and beach.
Based in Matthews, NC
What Fairway customers are saying *
My wife and I really appreciated the huge financial help from Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation. Our lives have been better than before. Thank you again.
Fairway was always professional, expedient, and truthful about the process of obtaining a reverse mortgage loan. No part of the process was concealed or confusing. It was a pleasure to work with Fairway and its representative.
This is an invaluable loan for seniors. The staff was terrific helping us navigate through the process and explaining the benefits this provides.
What is a Reverse Mortgage Loan?
A reverse mortgage is a unique loan that allows those 62 years of age and older to convert a portion of the equity they have built up in their homes into cash and defer repayment until they pass away or move out. The loan can provide you with cash that you can use now, help you develop a line of credit, and more, giving you more financial flexibility in retirement.
Benefits of A Reverse Mortgage
There are many incredible benefits to this unique loan, and it can be a great way way for you to feel secure in your retirement and provide you with the financial freedom you are looking for.
- No monthly mortgage payments except for taxes, insurance, and maintenance
- Growing line of credit (applies to unused funds)
- Increased discretionary cash flow
- Can sell YOUR home at any time
- Does not require payment until last living borrower permanently leaves the home
- Bridge the medicare gap
- Increase your purchasing power
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Benefits of working with a Fairway loan officer in Matthews, NC
We Deliver On Customer Service
Our customers experience some of the fastest turn times in the industry. The Fairway reverse mortgage loan process is designed to exceed expectations, provide satisfaction and earn your trust.
Each Fairway loan officer is required to attend live training classes before he or she can originate a reverse mortgage loan. Our Reverse mortgage planners have access to a dedicated support staff and ongoing weekly educational training calls.
National In-Person Appointments
Fairway has offices located nationwide with trained reverse mortgage planners, giving us the ability to meet with you in a face-to-face setting.
Who We Serve
You invested so much into your home and future, and retirement is meant to be a time where you can reap those benefits. With a reverse mortgage, Fairway can help you convert the equity in your home into useable, nearly tax-free funds.
With Fairway Mortgage, we can help your clients secure smart financial decisions when it comes to reverse mortgages and their retirement planning. We are proud to be a trusted resource for financial advisors and their senior clients.
The Fairway team is proud to be the top reverse mortgage partners for Realtors. With our years of experience, we will be there every step along the way, from the vital pre-approval process to a smooth, surprise-free closing.
Reverse Mortgage Resources
The Fairway team wants you to have convenient access to all of the details you need regarding reverse mortgages and has prepared a variety of resources that can help you along your planning journey.