Jay DonderoMortgage Loan Originator
Jay Dondero is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator with Homestar Financial Corporation (Headquartered in Gainesville, GA). He and his Dallas Georgia team are consistently a top 10 branch, and accomplish this by excelling at consulting and assisting their clients in obtaining the best mortgage program for their needs. Raised in Kennesaw, graduating from Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, and having also lived in Savannah, Atlanta, and currently Roswell, Jay is very knowledgeable of our home state of Georgia. He and his wife of 15 years have 2 girls (10 and 2), and enjoy traveling, Braves games, and fishing together.
NMLS #475754 GA #475754 AL #78316 FL #LO81776.
Awards & Honors
· Ranked one of the Top Mortgage Purchase Lenders Nationwide
· #1 USDA Mortgage Lender in Georgia for the past 11 years
· #1 FHA Mortgage Purchase Lender in Georgia for the past 6 years
· #1 Mortgage Purchase Lender in Georgia for the past 3 years (Jumbo, FHA, CONV, USDA, VA)
· 2016 USDA Lender of Excellence
· HOMESTAR was voted Best of Hall County in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, and 2021 for “Best Mortgage/Home Loan Provider” by the readers of The Times, one of Georgia’s largest newspapers
· On April 5, 2016, HOMESTAR was awarded the “Outstanding Georgia Business” title by Georgia Secretary of State and now Governor Brian Kemp, along with Georgia State Representative Terry Rogers at the state capitol
- Purchases/Refinances/Reverse Mortgages
- FHA, VA, USDA (all starting with minimum 580 credit score – depending on the program some conditions apply)
- FHA 203K & Conventional Homestyle Renovation
- Cash Advantage Program through Ribbon – provides you with the same advantage as a cash buyer
- NATURALiving Home Mortgage Program - Flexible financing solutions for unique metal-framed homes, properties with steel siding/roof