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Donald E. Sharpe

Loan Officer

NMLS ID #117767

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"Let Donald E. get you home!"


Donald E. Sharpe, Loan Officer at FM Home Loans, has been a mortgage broker since 1987, first working with several local independent firms in Tampa, Florida before starting his own firm, Sharpe Mortgage, in 1993. Donald has personally performed thousands of mortgage closing transactions as well as overseen tens of thousands throughout his career, and launched the careers of numerous protégés who are still successful to this date. After selling Sharpe Mortgage to his employees in 2010, Donald spent a few years in real estate sales, allowing him the opportunity to learn another aspect of the real estate industry. This gave him a great perspective on the industry as a whole.  The lure of the mortgage business called Donald back to the field in 2016 when approached with a Loan Officer position by veteran broker Melissa Cohn. An offer he could not refuse.  

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Experienced, knowledgeable and professional 


 from 15 reviews


02/27/2021 | S.C.
Donald worked very fast to put our package together so we could obtain approval. He also went above and beyond by helping our seller. Even when we had an issue he was fully transparent and worked to get it’s resolved ASAP and kept us updated. Thank you.


02/25/2021 | K.B.
My loan officer Donald Sharpe guided me through the home affordability process very throughly. He was always accessible and explained every transaction. I would definitely recommend FM Loans to my colleagues.


02/24/2021 | R.C.
Very helpful and knowledgeable


02/12/2021 | B.M.
Donald was very friendly and helpful!


01/25/2021 | J.H.
Very patient and attentive. Gave me a lot of good advices.


01/09/2021 | L.B.
It was SUCH a pleasure working with Mr. Sharpe. I have worked with many, many folks and, honestly, I do not know if I have come across ANY as responsive as Donald. Not only that, he worked extremely hard to address our unique needs - specifically, to help us secure an excellent rate and to close quickly. Donald ensured we were way ahead of the game at every step. He answered every question (and there were many of them!). I am so excited to refer My professional and personal network to him!


12/16/2020 | J.C.
Donald was extremely helpful and professional


12/03/2020 | H.D.
Received constant updates, support, and clear communication from Donald. Nothing but the best in terms of service, and we had to work through a ton of obstacles during my closing process. This was my first purchase, and many things were confusing to me, but Donald was a huge help in explaining everything. Would definitely recommend.


11/16/2020 | S.N.
Donald quoted me the lowest rate for my refinance. He made the process easy. I have recommended him to all my friends and family and will certainly use him again for future loans.


11/10/2020 | A.S.
Donald was incredibly helpful and responsive throughout the process and worked with me to get the best possible outcome despite various challenges along the way. Would highly recommend!


10/17/2020 | E.S.
This is the third time we have used Donald for his first-rate, expert service. His rates won't be beat and he will help shepherd you through the mortgage process seamlessly. There is no one better in the business.


10/17/2020 | P.W.
Donald is the most attentive passionate broker I have ever worked with on several mortgages. There were delays due to some processor errors, but he was on top of things the entire time. Highly personal service.


08/24/2020 | S.E.
Donald was patient, quick to responds to our questions. He always had a positive attitude. He never gave up on us.


06/25/2020 | B.D.
So appreciative of Donald's efforts in getting our refi done. There was no way we could have closed it during this pandemic without his experience, diligence, and expertise. While my husband and I were often sidetracked adjusting to this pandemic, Donald stayed on top of our file and kept us updated. Despite the crazy swings in the financing/lending markets he remained a calming and knowledgeable voice of reason. This was our 2nd time working with Donald and we couldn't be more pleased!


06/09/2020 | E.R.
Prompt replies and clear advise.

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