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About 1st NWM Corporation

Welcome to Texas! We are the Texas branch of 1st Nationwide Mortgage, an Orange County, CA mortgage lender. We offer conventional loans, VA loans, FHA loans, loans for first-time home buyers, jumbo loans, and reverse mortgages, along with some of the lowest rates available.


1st Nationwide Mortgage has over 15 years of mortgage lending experience. Our broad knowledge and expertise from 1000s of loan transactions will make your lending experience as effortless as possible. We work with homeowners and homebuyers, looking for the best loan products available to fit their needs. We also support our Realtors and home builders by keeping them informed every step of the way, so there are no surprises. We offer our mutual clients the largest choice of lending programs at an affordable price. Outstanding service and proficiency are our main priorities, and we'd like you to be another satisfied client.

Get to Know Your Loan Officers


JoAnn Cooper

JoAnn Cooper

(281) 948-3966

JoAnn@nationwidelendingpartners.com
NMLS#300841


The Professional:

JoAnn has enjoyed originating mortgage loans statewide since 2003. Her passion is helping her clients purchase their first, next, or last home. For her clients that are already in the right home, her ultimate pleasure is showing them how to leverage their home equity. Doing this properly will maximize their income, and allow them to become debt-free in the shortest amount of time possible. JoAnn uses her experience and knowledge of the mortgage industry to find the perfect loan for each client. Mortgages are not one size fits all. She pursues the loan that is best for her clients' situation, and negotiates on their behalf, so they end up with the right loan and the right price. Whether it's a conventional, FHA, VA, or USDA program; a 15, 20 or 30 year term, JoAnn will deliver every time.

On the personal side:

Originally from Brooklyn, NY, JoAnn has been in the Houston area since 1982. When not originating loans, JoAnn loves to spend time with her family. Along with her husband, Danny, and son, Ricky, she loves to travel the country and the world. Reading, and playing with their family dog, Jesse, are also some of JoAnn's favorite pass times.

Recognition:

JoAnn has consistently ranked among her company's top loan producers for the last ten years. To ensure she becomes your loan officer for life, JoAnn strives to give the highest level of service, and achieves outstanding customer satisfaction. 5 star Mortgage Professional Award winner 2016 and 2017, as seen in Texas Monthly Magazine. Only 2% of all loan officer in the Houston area receive this prestigious award.

Gratitude:

JoAnn believes it is a privilege and honor to help her fellow Texans. As a way of giving back, she donates a portion of her commission to her clients' favorite non-profit organizations, in their honor.

Brette Taggart

Brette Taggart

(281) 236-4556

Brette@nationwidelendingpartners.com
NMLS#237318


The Professional:

I have specialized in residential and commercial lending for 18 years. I absolutely love it. It is very rewarding helping people with the process of obtaining their dream home. Realizing that sometimes it is difficult to deal with the loan process during traditional work hours, I am available evenings and weekends.

We have a great team at 1st Nationwide Mortgage and we believe in always putting our clients' needs first. We pride ourselves in working quickly and efficiently to make the process simple and fun.

We offer special programs for First Time Buyers and all of our Heroes, including Veterans, Teachers, and Healthcare Professionals.

On the personal side:

Originally from: Fort Worth, Texas

Currently lives in: Houston, Texas

Activities Outside of Work: Having fun with my daughter. Fishing, Collecting Art and Travel.

Favorite Place in the World: Colorado and Florida

Recognition:

Awards: 8th Year Winner of the 5 Star Professional award for great service given by an Independent Survey Company and recognized in Texas Monthly Magazine.