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Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation NMLS 2289

  • NameMelanie Taliaferro, NMLS# 228566
  • Phone512-825-1196
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Melanie Taliaferro is a mortgage industry professional based in Austin, Texas. Born in San Antonio, Melanie pursued her undergraduate degree at Stephen F. Austin State University and began her mortgage career over fourteen years ago, starting off as a junior loan processor. She fully ventured into a loan officer role in 2009 and opened her own branch in 2014.

Melanie has extensive experience on both the origination and the operations sides of the business. This skill set enables her to have a thorough understanding of the entire loan process which is key in setting proper expectations with customers and providing excellent service.

Melanie has significant experience with all loan types including Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, Jumbo, and construction loans. She also has extensive experience in condo lending, including handling FHA and Fannie Mae project approvals and lending for non-warrantable condos. Melanie has served as the preferred lender for numerous condo projects in the area since 2005. In addition, Melanie is very well-versed in helping clients with credit repair, as well as with building credit when needed. She has been able to turn many credit-challenged customers into homeowners.

Melanie enjoys the creativity involved in finding the best loan solution for every borrower and loves getting to know people in the process. She consistently keeps her focus on accessibility, honesty, and knowledge. Melanie creates and implements trainings for real estate agents and is involved in many training and development efforts within Fairway Mortgage. She loves to bring creativity and humor to her education efforts by utilizing video, social media and blogging to reach the real estate community.

Taliaferro has received multiple top producer awards and accolades including being recognized as a Top 1% Lender by Mortgage Executive Magazine and receiving designations as a Five Star Professional, Austin Monthly Magazine Top Mortgage Professional, and nominee for Austin’s Top 40 Under 40. Taliaferro has consistently produced $40 million or more in annual loan production over the past several years.

Please visit Melanie’s website for more information or to get in touch with Melanie or her team regarding loan applications or other questions. If you have any additional questions about your home search, the home loan process, or simply wish to chat, please reach out to Melanie or any member of the Taliaferro Team. 512.825.1196 cell, 512-430-1487 office - www.melanietaliaferro.com

Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation NMLS 2289

8229 Shoal Creek Blvd., Suite 105, Austin, TX 78757

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Equal Housing Lender.

This is not a commitment to make a loan. Loans are subject to borrower qualifications including income, assets, property evaluation, LTV requirements and final credit approval. Approvals are subject to underwriting guidelines, interest rates, and program guidelines and are subject to change without notice based on applicant's eligibility and market conditions. Terms of the loan may be subject to payment of points and fees by the applicant.

  • In Texas – CONSUMERS WISHING TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A MORTGAGE BANKER OR A LICENSED MORTGAGE BANKER RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR SHOULD COMPLETE AND SEND A COMPLAINT FORM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF SAVINGS AND MORTGAGE LENDING, 2601 N. LAMAR, SUITE 201, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78705. COMPLAINT FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT www.sml.texas.gov. A TOLL-FREE CONSUMER HOTLINE IS AVAILABLE AT 1-877-276-5550. THE DEPARTMENT MAINTAINS A RECOVERY FUND TO MAKE PAYMENTS OF CERTAIN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY BORROWERS CAUSED BY ACTS OF LICENSED MORTGAGE BANKER RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS. A WRITTEN APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE RECOVERY FUND MUST BE FILED WITH AND INVESTIGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE PAYMENT OF A CLAIM. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RECOVERY FUND, PLEASE CONSULT THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT www.sml.texas.gov.

About Richard Moore

Richard Moore’s goal is to make the home buying and selling process as smooth and painless as possible. His 17 years of experience in the real estate industry, with an extensive stretch in mortgage lending, give him a wide-ranging knowledge of trends and a keen sense of what best fits a client’s particular needs and long-term goals. This level of knowledge and dependability as an expert in his field has earned him many loyal clients exhibited by his repeat business and referral rate of 100%.

Almost unheard of in Central Texas these days, Richard is a native Austinite having moved here at the age of six. After graduating from LBJ High School, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Texas. Since college, he’s done everything from regional manager for an insurance company to a partner in a ski shop in Winter Park, Colorado. He earned numerous accolades as a mortgage lender including the highly competitive Five Star Professional rating. When not helping clients buy or sell homes, he enjoys traveling, watching movies, sports and is active in his local church.

Having grown up in Austin, Richard has an intimate understanding of the Austin market, giving him an advantage over others in the industry, as he can guide his clients to their ideal home using the right information for the local climate. Personal attention, trustworthiness and reliability are Richard’s signature qualities and are keys to differentiation in this competitive industry. He offers effective assistance in all types of properties for all types of buyers and sellers. Whether it’s a single-family home, high rise condo or a Hill Country ranch, Richard will always obtain the best possible result for his clients.

In today’s real estate atmosphere, you need an expert with whom you can trust with your most important investment; that expert is Richard Moore.