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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 Lyndsay Baize

As a professional, full-time realtor, Lyndsay believes it is her mission to provide a high level of service and attention to her clients. Lyndsay appreciates her client’s needs and works each day as an advocate for her client. Dedication to a positive client experience is at the heart of her passion, and her professionalism is displayed at every opportunity.

Claiming Austin as the town she was raised in but Liberty Hill as her home town, Lyndsay understands and covers the many market areas in and around Austin and the Texas Hill Country. Whether you are looking for a home to buy or sell, new home construction, rural land, investment property, house or apartment rentals, Lyndsay is a valuable resource for all client types and budgets. Want assistance in preparing your home for maximum sell value, Lyndsay has a keen eye for interior design and is a certified “Staging Consultant”. Want assistance with home builders, design consultants, and architects, Lyndsay understands and can walk you through all aspects of your buying or building dream. All these attributes are why Lyndsay has the ability to coordinate, for her clients, the details of today’s sophisticated real estate transactions while being her client’s advocate and supportive partner in all areas, from negotiation strategy to marketing opportunities.

Lyndsay attended The University of Texas and studied business management. After college, Lyndsay earned her real estate license to work in property management. After owning and running a small and successful business for six years, Lyndsay sold the business, to enter the real estate profession which she “loves”. Lyndsay and her family live in Liberty Hill, and when not working, Lyndsay can be found at her kid’s events, volunteering or enjoying her passion for cooking.

Lyndsay not only brings a wealth of professionalism and industry experience to the table; she brings clients the comfort of a “southern charm” approach when buying or selling a home. To Lyndsay, it’s all about her client’s goals and it’s all about building and an authentic, respectful, enduring relationship.