Irmo-headquartered Great Southern Homes is joining forces with one of Florida’s largest mortgage providers to form a new broker of home mortgage loans.
Homeowners Mortgage LLC aims to make new home ownership an attainable reality for S.C. residents, according to a news release from the Irmo company. Great Southern Homes is partnering with FBC Mortgage LLC of Orlando to launch the initiative.
“Our new venture, Homeowners Mortgage LLC, is an established and trusted brand for South Carolina as many residents of the state will recognize the name,” Michael Nieri, president and CEO of Great Southern Homes, said in the release. “We want to be known for quality, brokering great loans, and building great houses. Homeowners Mortgage LLC is the perfect brand for us to accomplish that.”
Great Southern Homes is the nation’s 45th-largest homebuilder. FBC Mortgage is a Top 20 National Mortgage Lender licensed in 48 states and with more than 1,000 team members nationwide.
“FBC Mortgage LLC is proud to partner with Great Southern Homes, one of South Carolina’s largest homebuilders,” Rob Nunziata, co-CEO of FBC Mortgage, said. “Great Southern Homes has an outstanding reputation and an amazing team of executives and employees helping their communities in the Southeast with homeownership.”
Homeowners Mortgage will include an online application process accessible from desktop and mobile devices, said Jim Lewis, managing director for the new company.
“Our online application process is accessible on both desktops and mobile devices and facilitates borrowers’ pre-qualification in a simple and stress-free manner,” Lewis said. “With it, you can securely upload documents and receive 24/7 loan status updates via borrower, loan officer and partner portals. … Our experienced team has the skills to deliver award-winning services in new construction lending. From pre-qualification to closing day, we’ll provide the tools and resources to make the home loan process simple and stress-free.”