Thomas Allen

Why am I a Mortgage Lender?

Mortgage lending is fast paced, and I thrive in this type of environment. There is a great satisfaction in helping customers purchase or refinance their home. Assisting customers in making decisions that meet their needs and/or desires is rewarding. Every day, week and month brings new challenges that require me to keep my “mortgage tools” sharp to be the best I can be and offer expert advice; that is a challenge I welcome.

My Experience

I have over 10 years of experience in mortgage lending. Prior to FNBO I was making commercial loans to businesses.  All in all, I have been in banking for over 20 years. My experience is heavily weighted to customer service by delivering results on a timely basis, creating solutions for my customers, and exceeding their expectations.  Following my graduation from Creighton University, and prior to entering the banking industry, I was a Certified Public Accountant which helped me learn about presenting information completely and accurately to ensure the loan approval process goes smoothly and quickly.

Interesting to Know

I am an avid golfer who has actually had a hole-in-one, and yes, there were witnesses!

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Lock & Shop Rate Security

Stay safe from higher rates and lock your rate in for 60 or 90 days.1

Mortgage Options

Down Payment Options as Low as 3-5%.

Competitive Rates

Competitive mortgage rates help save you money over the life of your loan.

Dedicated Loan Officer

Let your dedicated mortgage loan officer answer all of your questions and provide peace of mind - start to finish.

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Important Information

1 First National Bank's Lock & Shop program locks the initial interest rate for 60 or 90 days on 15 and 30-year conventional, 30-year FHA and VA fixed-rate purchase loan products. Your exact interest rate will depend on the date you lock your rate. In order to obtain this rate, a fully executed purchase agreement must be received by First National Bank within 30 calendar days of a 60 day lock or 60 calendar days of a 90 day lock. You will have the option to extend the due date for the purchase agreement and the rate lock expiration one time by 15 days. In addition, you may exercise a float down in the rate to the current market rate within 7 calendar days of executing a purchase contract. Please contact your loan officer to exercise this float down option. Additional fees, conditions or exclusions may apply. This is neither a commitment to lend nor an approval of the loan inquiry. Any change in rate or fees may affect approval of the loan.


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