Financing Your Home

These are our Preferred Mortgage lenders. We know, like, and most importantly trust, each and every one of them. We have many years of positive relationships with these people.

In addition to being the most competent group of Mortgage Lenders we know, when you pick one of our Preferred Mortgage Lenders, we also give you, the John Hunter Home Builder customer, a tremendous package of incentives.

  • John Hunter Home Builders will contribute $2000 towards your closing costs
  • John Hunter Home Builders will pay the cost for the survey
  • John Hunter Home Builders will pay your Realtor a $500 sales bonus
  • The Preferred Mortgage Lender will pay for your Owners Title Policy

That’s a lot of incentive to use this group for your Mortgage needs. Not to mention the fact that they will make your Mortgage experience as stress free as that process can be.

Feel free to call, email or text any of them. Then decide for yourself which you prefer.

From time to time, we may have additional incentives.
Call today for more details  817-587-4777

Certainty Home Loans

Mike Turk & Liz Rippetoe

LLC NMLS# 2146
Mobile: 817-721-4447
Fax: 866-208-3477
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First and foremost Certainty Home Loans is about people. We’re about doing whatever it takes to find the right home mortgage for you. We are about personal attention, about simplifying the process through our expertise and transparency. Because in an industry where many of the products stay the same, it is the team of individuals helping you and the service they provide that make the difference.

Mike and Liz have combined forces to offer you the very best service. Together, their passion is working with clients to educate them and help them develop a mortgage financial plan specific to their needs. Ranging from first-time homebuyers to clients looking to purchase their last home, Mike and Liz are dedicated to finding the right fit for each person and strive to make the home buying experience as smooth and stress-free as possible.

With locations in Arlington and Fort Worth, we have the ability to make your home purchase as easy and convenient as possible.
We specialize in all loans programs including CONV, FHA, VA, USDA and assistance programs.
We look forward to serving you and your family



Loan Simple


Curt Burgess

NMLS: 251105

Mobile: 214-457-0516
Fax: 972-767-3142
Website URL

“Longevity and success in this business depends on being knowledgeable, flexible, honest and putting an emphasis on communication with all parties in the transaction. I enjoy working with any and all to devise the best loan solution for each family’s particular needs.””

Curt is an experienced and seasoned loan professional. He has worked in the mortgage profession for 25 years. Prior to becoming a loan officer he worked in mortgage accounting, secondary marketing, relocation mortgage lending, and wholesale mortgage lending. That experience has given him a well-rounded mortgage career and has enabled him to be an excellent problem-solver.

Curt graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 1991 and has closed literally thousands of loans during the course of his career. Curt has consistently been a top producer with the companies he has worked with. He treats his customers and business partners with respect and honestly – the way he would like to be treated if on the other side of the transaction. He meets challenges head-on and communicates with all parties involved consistently.

Loan Simple is a full service Mortgage Lender with an exceptional, experienced staff of professionals. They offer unmatched expertise in Residential Lending including purchase and refinance loans and competitive interest rates and terms.

“Want to save $200 off your closing costs?  Simply go to and complete the mortgage module of your choice.  The courses have been engineered to be simple, quick, and chocked full of the information that really matters.  The courses are free, quick and will save you $200 off closing.  Finally on every loan closed Loan Simple makes a donation in your name to one of the following charities we know are dedicated to building a better world.  These include, Reading is Fundamental, Feeding America, One Tree Planted and The World Wildlife Fund. 

First State Bank

Carla Sherman

Mortgage Lender NMLS# 1321623
Phone: 940-627-8767
Mobile: 940-389-2966


LOCAL TEAM We have a local team of processors and underwriters, so your loan never leaves the state.
COMMUNITY Chartered in 1905, First State Bank is the oldest state bank in Texas. We are committed to the communities and people we serve.
REFERRALS We know a majority of business is gained through word of mouth; we are committed to ensuring an excellent client experience to garner positive feedback.
EXPERIENCE Our staff comprises experienced loan officers, underwriters and processors who possess a can-do attitude while our management team has a hands-on approach and common-sense business attitude.
COMMUNICATION We communicate with your client (and you) throughout each step of the process, so there is never a question of where your file is in our system.
FULL SERVICE We are a full-service banking institution that can offer your client services, including personal banking, business banking, wealth management, personal and business loans and credit cards.
CLIENT RAPPORT We want the home-buying process to be as smooth as possible, so we are committed to fostering an excellent client experience by establishing a strong rapport.

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John Hunter Home Builders 817-587-4777

John Hunter Home Builders

We’ve been building great homes for many years in north Texas. There are a lot of shortcuts that builders can take to save a few bucks here and there – but we’re not your average builder.

We believe in building luxurious homes at a fair price, and we believe in building homes that fit the Texas mind-set, and are focused on building strong homes for affordable prices with features like:

Acreage & Big Yards, Great floor plans, Quality Construction, Energy Efficiency, Lots of amenities, Great communities & School Districts, Porches, Back Decks, Big Garages, Great Kitchens, Large Living Areas, Luxurious Bathrooms & Bedrooms, Fireplaces, And More