Discover how you can unleash your potential by joining a best-in-class mortgage lender. Build a mortgage experience with us that can last a lifetime for you and your clients. We offer a variety of innovative production models to help branches increase productivity and give clients unmatched support. Explore our Production Models below.

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HOMESTAR Production Models

Transform Your Business

As a Top Purchase Lender Nationwide, HOMESTAR supports our branches to achieve their most ambitious business plans, solve their biggest challenges, and harness their successes to leave our communities better than we found them.

  1. Retail

    A branch sponsored by HOMESTAR to help build and grow production.

  2. Branch P&L

    A P&L branch model with full control of your team's structure, expenses, and management.

  3. Division P&L

    A Division P&L with flagship branches in partnership with HOMESTAR. Resources and reputation with tandem growth to increase market share.

Committed to Your Growth

HOMESTAR exists because of our relationships. Trust, honesty, and integrity guide every interaction with clients and each other. With the culture and shared HOMESTAR story, careers are transforming and the mortgage industry is guiding and giving back to communities that have given so much to us.

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HOMESTAR is proud of our core values, which we infuse into every aspect of our culture. These values have helped us build a strong culture of collaboration and innovation. We believe we have a responsibility to make the world a better place, and we are always looking for ways to do that. HOMESTAR Nation is here to support you.

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We give back because, in a strong community, everyone prospers together. We build stronger communities through the HOMESTARCares program, which encourages employees to volunteer their time, participate in events, and raise funds for causes close to their hearts. HOMESTAR is a proud partner with many organizations. 

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Sales Team





Rewards Program: The Summit

Sales Team

A Relationship-Focused Sales Team...

For us, relationships are made possible by equipping our Sales Team with the latest mortgage technology, creating a transparent process that makes lending easy. We strive to provide the “easiest way home” for our homebuyers, builders, and the real estate community.


We Never Stop Innovating...

Our IT Department understands the mortgage industry; therefore, they are dedicated to improving the mortgage process for you and your business.

These are just some of the ways HOMESTAR continues to make investments in market-leading technologies:

  • My HOMESTAR Mortgage App

    My HOMESTAR Mortgage App

  • SimpleNexus
  • Encompass


  • SmartFees


  • CRM & Marketing Automation Engine

  • Ring Central

  • ThoughtSpot


  • CompenSafe

  • Microsoft Teams

    Microsoft Teams

  • HOMESTAR's Hybrid eClosing

  • My HOMESTAR Mortgage App



Solution-Oriented so You Can Grow Your Business…

From our Pre-Underwriting Department (Fastrak) to our Appraisal Department, and all the way to Closing and Disclosure, our teams are the behind-the-scenes stars that make production possible, keeping HOMESTAR running smoothly so you can focus on growing your business.

Underwriting: Agency Guidelines - Minimal Overlays

HOMESTAR Underwriters work tirelessly within the Agency Guidelines, allowing mortgage loans to close as quickly as possible and on time! All of this is the key to our #1 status in the mortgage industry. At the end of the day, every individual at HOMESTAR remembers that a family is counting down the days until they can live in their new home.

Underwriting Snapshot

Underwriting Snapshot:

Hosted by HOMESTAR’s Chief Operations Officer, Silvia Contreras, Underwriting Snapshot is a monthly information feed posted on YouTube that provides agency updates, points out ways that Underwriting saved a loan by switching things up, policy changes, and new programs offered. Mortgage Loan Originators can easily listen to these 5-10 minute broadcasts while driving in their car, mowing the lawn, at soccer practice, or wherever is convenient.

Closing: The Final Frontier

HOMESTAR’s closing process is the final key to our success. Closing loans on time, efficiently, and with a well-defined process allows us to remain the lender of choice for the markets we serve.


The Mind Behind our Brand (and Yours!)…

Everything you see, from the website to our social networking, to customizable marketing materials, they are the creative minds working for you and your business.

HOMESTAR’s Marketing Department works closely with all of HOMESTAR’s locations, ensuring that you have quality materials and the brand recognition that we have worked so hard to achieve.

CRM & Marketing Automation Engine

  • Receive opportunity alerts in your dashboard.
  • Send engaging automated email marketing campaigns.
  • Utilize ready-to-send email templates or create your own.
  • Access branded flyers, social media posts, landing pages, single property sites, and more.
  • Cobrand with realtors and add personal touches.
  • Access hundreds of premade posts, emails, flyers, and landing pages on a variety of topics.
  • Engage with outbound calling with power calls.
  • Analyze metrics with pulse reports delivered automatically and LO custom views, pipeline, and KPI analytics.
  • Utilize automatic task management to keep business flow and generate lead connections.

Mortgage Loan Originator Web Pages

  • Share more about yourself with a custom bio.
  • Make it easy for homebuyers to work with you with an “Apply Now” button.
  • Showcase your expertise by displaying client testimonials.
And much more!


Supporting You Through Your Licensing Journey...

HOMESTAR’s Licensing Team supports you through your licensing journey by helping you get licensed and maintain your license. Whether you are completely new to the mortgage industry and need assistance scheduling your required coursework and testing, or you are an experienced mortgage professional, they make the process incredibly easy.

What sets HOMESTAR’s Licensing Team apart from other companies is that we have a dedicated employee who handles all NMLS filings, which takes the NMLS system and state filings off of you as an individual. In addition, once your license is approved and ready for operation, they make sure that you are set for renewal annually. Our Licensing Team enrolls each individual in the courses they need annually to complete renewal, follows up to ensure deadlines are met, and submits all renewals on your behalf.

If you are looking to expand your state licensing portfolio, HOMESTAR can assist with that as well! Our Licensing Specialist handles all new applications and ensures you have everything you need to get licensed in any additional states that you choose.

Rewards Program: The Summit

Reach for the Stars and Achieve Success…

The Summit is a rewards program where Mortgage Loan Originators are recognized for their outstanding production at three levels: President’s Club, Leaders Club, and Achievers Club.

To show our appreciation each year, HOMESTAR rewards Mortgage Loan Originators that reach the goal for one of these three production levels with an unforgettable trip to a beautiful destination.

Top performers spend up to a week in a domestic or international location connecting with other HOMESTAR family members, relaxing and recharging, and enjoying team-building opportunities.

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Executive Leadership

Wes Hunt

Founder and CEO

Silvia Contreras

Chief Operations Officer

Walt Carter

Chief Digital Officer

Stacy Mohr

Chief Financial Officer

Executive & Senior Vice Presidents of National Production

Gus Lobo

Executive Vice President of National Production

Michael Larssen

Senior Vice President of National Production