Sr. Mortgage Advisor

Jim Hockenberry

Sr. Mortgage Advisor NMLS# 497132 Licensed in FL

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(614) 361-1125 james.hockenberry@preferredrate.com

2708 Fruitville Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34237
Branch License Number 1974060

About Jim Hockenberry

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

Jim Hockenberry is a mortgage professional with 25 years of loan origination, marketing, managing top sales teams resulting in high-performing customer service. Jim has developed talent and continues to grow as well as mentor other loan officers in their own development. Jim is a father of 2 beautiful daughters and enjoys downtime with family by spending time outdoors in the amazing South West Florida weather. You'll enjoy working with Jim regardless as a partner or as a customer. You'll feel comfortable, respected, and valued by working with Jim and his team.
Jim Hockenberry is a mortgage professional with 25 years of loan origination, marketing, managing top sales teams resulting in high-performing customer service. Jim has developed talent and continues to grow as well as mentor other loan officers in their own development. Jim is a father of 2 beautiful daughters and enjoys downtime with family by spending time outdoors in the amazing South West Florida weather. You'll enjoy working with Jim regardless as a partner or as a customer. You'll feel comfortable, respected, and valued by working with Jim and his team.

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We keep the mortgage process easy

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Whether this is your first home, your next home, or you’re thinking about refinancing, we’re ready to walk with you every step of the way.

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Get Pre-Approved

  • Step 3 Make Offers

  • Step 4 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 5 Move in to your new home

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 3 Get your new loan approved!

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Home Loans

  • Fixed-rate Mortgages
  • Adjustable-rate Mortgages
  • Interest-only Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • FHA
  • VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages

Speciality Products

  • Keys On Time Program
  • Secure Lock Program
  • Jumbo Investor Loan Programs
  • Peak Loan Program
  • High Balance Solutions
  • Jumbo Solutions
  • Home Ready
  • Home Possible Advantage
  • STaR Program for First-Responders
  • Doctor Program for Medical Professionals
  • Manufactured Housing Loans

See what Jim's clients have to say

Bruquashia K

Loved all the help I received from your team I highly recommend you guys

Oct 28, 2021

Sheri D

Jim and his team were truly incredible. They were consumate professionals and were able to close on my property within 30 days. As a first time home buyer, I felt I could trust Jim with my future. He was uber responsive, well informed and I'm so fortunate to have had him on my team thru this process. ... Read More

Oct 11, 2021

Michael S

Jim was very professional, and helpful with the entire refi. We will definitely use him again for our next mortgage. Thank you again Jim.

Oct 07, 2021

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© 2021 American Pacific Mortgage Corporation. For informational purposes only. No guarantee of accuracy is expressed or implied. Programs shown may not include all options or pricing structures. Rates, terms, programs and underwriting policies subject to change without notice. This is not an offer to extend credit or a commitment to lend. All loans subject to underwriting approval. Some products may not be available in all states and restrictions may apply. Equal Housing Opportunity.

Licensed by the Dept. of Business Oversight under the CRMLA.

Licensed as Preferred Rate in AL, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Preferred Rate operates under American Pacific Mortgage in AZ and NV. AZ Corp BK 0906702. CA DRE #01215943. Regulated by the Colorado Division of Real Estate. Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee. NV MB 2941/164. Licensed under the Oregon Consumer Finance Act.

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Licensed by the Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Residential Mortgage License # MB.6761304

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department." (Source: P.A. 101-657, eff. 3-23-21.)

Licensed by the Dept of Financial Protection and Innovation under the CRMLA.

CONSUMERS WISHING TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A COMPANY OR A RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR SHOULD COMPLETE AND SEND A COMPLAINT FORM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF SAVINGS AND MORTGAGE LENDING, 2601 NORTH 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 RESIDENTIALMORTGAGE 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.”