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Opening Doors to Ownership

At Lerette Lending, we believe everyone not only should have the privilege of homeownership, but rather the right to owning a home. Proudly serving Florida families with low rate Florida home loans while providing exceptional service. GET APPROVED IN AS LITTLE AS 1 DAY!

 

Buying a Home

Buying a Home

Buying a home is easily one of the largest financial decisions in one's lifetime. Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a seasoned investor, we offer fantastic home loan rates while providing you with an easy and stress-free experience. Check out our process and home loan options along with other cool tools to help you with your next home purchase.

Refinancing

Whether you are looking to simply put more money towards retirement, pay off high-interest debt, or make home improvements, we offer a solution to fit your needs and personalize your options to make sure you are getting the best refinance home loan option for you. Let us show you a personalized side-by-side comparison of refinancing options to fit your family's needs.

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Why Lerette Lending?

Great Rates

We match you with loan options for different loan programs to fit your needs while providing you with great rates.

Exceptional Service

We strive to provide the highest level of service in the industry.

Fast & Easy Loan Process

Equipped with the latest technology, we have raised the bar for service and streamlined the loan process. Close in as little as 7 Days!

What Our Clients are Saying...

Joshua Lerette works hard for you.

Joshua was great at letting you know, what you needed and helping you get there. The closing was a little scary, a phone call to Josh fix the problem. Thanks Joshua

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewWilbert Henry - Homebuyer - Saint Petersburg, FL

He is very knowledgable in his field.

Joshua was a pleasure to work with in getting my first home purchase. He is very knowledgable in his field. He has no quit attitude which I can honestly say I admire because at times I just felt like quitting. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone looking to purchase in the future.

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewVilma Munoz - Homebuyer - Fort Lauderdale, FL

A Deal Full of Surprises

Josh and his team picked up the pieces from another lenders disaster and got us to the finish line. Every obstacle that could get in the way got in the way but Josh and his team got it done and I am typing this from my new home. Thanks to Josh and the entire team. They explained the process well.

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewMarcus Pratt - Homebuyer - Seffner, FL

Not Your Average Lender

Josh and his team went above and beyond for us. The process was as smooth as possible with our situation. I will definitely recommend his highly professional and friendly services to my friends and family!

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewXaphet - Homebuyer - Saint Petersburg, FL

Josh is AMAZING. Talk about someone that is responsive and listens to your needs!

I was originally pre-qualified for a conventional loan through my out-of-state credit union when I had an offer accepted on my dream home. But, because they didn't take the time to understand my situation, my business (I am self-employed) and my needs, the underwriter denied my loan. I had two weeks left until I had to close! I could of easily lost the house. Thankfully, I found Josh. From day one he answered ALL of my questions and I ask A LOT. He was patient, hard working and truly has your best interest at heart. I would recommend him 100%

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewTeresa Mandala - Homebuyer - Saint Petersburg, FL

Amazing Lender

I am so thankful I had Josh. He helped me through a difficult issue with my finances and did a great job. I suggest everyone use Josh. He is diligent and will keep in constant contact with you. I am very blessed that a client of mine used Josh a couple of years ago. His communication is the best in the business!

5-Stars Mortgage ReviewMindy Artze - Homebuyer - Largo, FL

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Updated on 2022-05-24T15:04:55-04:00, by Joshua Lerette.