Finally, a mortgage lender that does it right

Providing lending needs to home buyers and real estate professionals in the St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area.

Finally, a mortgage lender that does it right

Providing lending needs to home buyers and real estate professionals in the St. Petersburg and Tampa Bay area.

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Team Stapleton Strong

Say goodbye to those big banks that drag their feet for months and get your hopes up with fake pre-qualification letters! We're not about playing games or wasting your precious time. In fact, we're obsessed with respecting every second you invest.
At our mortgage lending hub, it's all about NOW, not later. Doing things right is our top priority, and we won't compromise on that. With the right team and the right processes, we ensure a seamless experience for you. No shortcuts that could stand in the way of your dream home!
We're right here in St. Petersburg, and our entire lending process is local. Our clients love us because we not only meet but exceed their expectations when it comes to the home loan journey.
Are you meticulous, demanding good communication, and working with a realtor? Time-sensitive and finally found your dream home? Look no further, because we've got your back! Let's make your homeownership dreams a reality.


Our entire lending process is proudly conducted locally, right here in Pinellas County. That means everything, from appraisal to underwriting, funding, and closing, happens in our backyard.
By keeping things local, we remove the time-consuming red tape that slows down the process. So, get ready to move into your dream home faster than ever! You won't find this kind of speed and efficiency at any bank, big or small. We're all about getting you into your new home as smoothly and swiftly as possible!


Step into the light with us in the mortgage lending industry! We know the notorious reputation, but we break the mold by being refreshingly honest and upfront with our clients, especially the new home buyers.
Education is our superpower, and we'll make sure you understand all your options. No dark corners or hidden surprises – just transparent communication every step of the way.
And guess what? We keep our promises! Closing your home loan on time is our commitment to you. So, come on in, and let's light up your path to homeownership together!


With a background as a firefighter in the Air Force, Steve knows that trust is the cornerstone of any relationship. At our company, we understand how crucial it is for our clients to have faith in us when it comes to finding the best home loan option available. With over 60 years of combined mortgage loan experience, we proudly serve the greater Tampa, Florida area. Your trust is our priority, and we're here to guide you towards the perfect home loan solution with confidence and expertise.

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Home purchase

Buying and finding a new home are VERY different things. We’ll help you navigate the ENTIRE process from start to finish.
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Many homeowners are MISLED about the financial benefits of refinancing. If it doesn’t’ make financial sense, we won’t recommend it...EVER.
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Crafting an Unmatched Home Mortgage Legacy in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties...
One Hassle-Free Loan at a time!

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