Don Yerkes

Senior Loan Officer

Celebrity Home Loans, LLC

Tampa, FL

NMLS# 42329

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What People Are Saying
About Our People

Dan Peterson

"Dan and his team were true professionals. Organized and fast they helped us submit competitive offers, and close on the winning house in 20 days. Couldn’t be easier or more pleasant to work with Dan, the guy has this down. Best team, fastest close, best rates, best service, best communication. I didn’t need to look anywhere else for a mortgage."

5.0

– Nicholas Thompson

Shaundra Ramer

"Shaundra is amazing! Friendly, funny, and very knowledgeable! She made the journey easy!!!"

5.0

– PAIGE M KENNEDY

Tony Gabrione

"Tony and his team made the process smooth. An agent assigned to our refinance process communicated regularly and was readily available for questions. Thank you."

4.8

– Rene Grullon-Nunez

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4.2

– Harrison Armstrong

Jacky Hernandez

"Her explanations were amazing and I felt satisfied with the communication!"

5.0

– NOHRA A BOTERO

Duffy Mullen

"Deb Edwards helped us through the loan process every step of the way. She was available to us all the time answering questions and help me through my panic moments. Thank you Deb for all your help!"

5.0

– Teressa Kish

Katrinka Condie

"Katrinka was extremely accessible and informative with any questions or concerns we had from the first day right through buttoning up closing documentation."

5.0

– Paul DeNoia

David Bustamante

"Mr. Bustamante and his executive assistant Shannon Lamb are a very effective, personable, pleasant, knowledgeable, and patient team. Mr. Bustamante will be there from the beginning to the end of the homeownership voyage. Thank you very much Direct Mortgage. Brandon Dooley & Blaise Miller."

5.0

– Brandon Dooley

Shane Smith

"Shane was very professional every step of the way. We are very fortunate to have had him on our side. He remained dogged even through some bumps in the road that we experience with ancillary businesses. I would purchase any future home with Shane.. he’s that good. You’d be smart to do all you can to keep this guy, Shane."

5.0

– Tymeri Cuervo

Guy Rivera

"Was a great help through out our process. kept us informed and made sure that we could do it."

5.0

– Jay Alec Gordon

Alfonso Rodriguez

"I was given multiple options based on my current financial situation that enabled me to evaluate which solution would be best for my long term goals."

5.0

– Heather Jean Zomayah

Ronnie King

"Ronnie and his entire team are top notch. Everything was transparent from the beginning. His outside of the box thinking allowed us to get into our first home. I highly recommend Ronnie."

5.0

– Christopher Michael Rood

Elite Mortgage Solutions Team

"This is my first time buying a home and i was hesitant doubtful uncertain as how to find a team of people I could trust to look after what is best for me instead of what is best for themselves. I found it! They earned my trust. Also they were availiable to answer any of my questions and available to all my needs related to this process. Thank you very much for all the support Elit Mortage Solutins Team."

5.0

– Estrella Espinoza

Aron Jimenez

"Aron was great from start to finish. He was always available to answer any questions, and guided us through the entire process seamlessly. I would definitely recommend his services to friends."

5.0

– Christopher Chamberlain

Wesley Hauck

"Knowledge and expertise. Very to the point in timelines and required documents."

5.0

– Mark C Riordan Jr

Scott Breen

"Scott is immediately available, very kind and friendly, efficient, and an excellent communicator."

5.0

– Vanessa Marie Burns

Laurie Johnson

"Laurie and her team made the whole home buying process so smooth. I did not have to stress because they had everything under control and would keep us informed! We are truly grateful to them."

5.0

– Travis E May

Duffy Mullen

"Deb was very attentive to our needs. She walked us through entire process and answered all our questions. Using the mobile app simplified the process. Overall it was a painless experience."

4.8

– Fred Kish

Alberto Zesati

"We gain such excellent knowledge during this experience, and we never felt like we were buying a house alone."

5.0

– Matthew Mena

Chris Makiri

"Chris is an amazing loan officer. This was far by the best experience i have ever had in anything. He cared about us, showed interest in our situation and handled it with care. We appreciate him and everything he’s done for us!! Truly amazing!"

5.0

– Jafara Mugaza

Kip Pierson

"Kip and his team have very competitive rates and assist you with sending in all of the required documents. Their website is amazing to assist with the uploads and everyone is so kind and helpful!"

5.0

– Christelle E Polaski

Chris Makiri

"We have gone through a lot of Lenders since we’ve started our house buying journey and none of them compare to Chris! He not only kept us update on our status and process but he did it the minute it happened. And he celebrated the milestones with us. It was reassuring to know that someone was always there to answer our questions no matter how small or big. He’s attitude, constant communication and the level of care he gave us was phenomenal. We will be recommending him to everyone we know."

5.0

– Halima Sugwini

Donna Calkins

"She was very helpful, having her and her husband Kevin work with us made the whole buying process very smooth."

5.0

– Alexander I. Stoupine

Nick Floratos

"Every step of the process"

5.0

– Dennis Duane Baughman

Julian Russell

"Julian he is excellent worker, he answered the phone and he returned the phone call, he take the time to explain to you all the questions or concerns you may have. Was a pleasure to have him helping me refinance my house. I very much recommend him to everyone who wants to refinance or buy a house. Thank you very much Julian!"

5.0

– Maria M Esparza

Guy Rivera

"Great communication, knowledgeable, courteous, efficient, friendly, understanding at every step if the process."

5.0

– Guillermina Lopategu Thorlaksson

Jonathan Wells

"Jonathan was kind, responsive, and knowledgeable. All my questions were answered and he made me feel like my loan was top priority. I can not say enough about my interactions with him."

5.0

– Alysha Koller

Guy Rivera

"Guy is great at communication and that means a lot to me as an agent. It meant I didn't have to worry and wonder. Most lenders seem to be too busy for this very important part of the transaction."

5.0

– Karen Spechler

Dan Peterson

"Dan and Jazmine were a great help"

5.0

– Michael McKesson

Tyler Windhorst

"Ty and his team made our refinancing process extremely simple. He presented us with all the options and guided us towards a solution that fit our budget, shortened our loan period and saved us tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the loan."

5.0

– Kyle F Lorang

Giancarlo Gatto

"Team kept us informed and very responsive when we had questions."

4.8

– Joseph Sanzere

Jordan Campagna

"Working with Jordan was great. He is always easy to communicate with and answers all calls quickly. Would recommend him to future clients."

5.0

– Cody Holman

Dana Bruce

"Smooth transaction"

3.5

– Chance Kelley

Ben Kyle

"Ben did the best he could when ann other Neo employee dropped the ball."

3.5

– Kristina Reed

Jason Drobeck

"Jason was always available and very expedient. He was personable and easy to talk to, we never felt hesitant to call or text with questions. He really made us feel like we were his only customer. The whole process was very smooth. We will be working with Jason for any future home loans and will send our friends and family to him as well!"

5.0

– Travis Wilson

Jordan Campagna

"Jordan was very detailed and thorough with every super of the way. He was readily available whenever we had a time sensitive question, and he made it feel more like a personal experience, rather than just asking for specific things or answering with a generic response, he made it feel like he was there for US and not just for the company."

5.0

– Kelly Christina Sainsbury

Adriana Olivares

"Adriana and her team were great! Very helpful and committed to get best rates and making the process quick and easy!"

5.0

– Jerami Reyes

Dennis Wells

"We appreciated the step by step confirmations of how our process was coming along. It was very easy!"

5.0

– Kendra Keane

Adam Karalius

"Adam took care of everything all the time and immediately answer any and all questions. He even sped up the process and got us in our home ahead of schedule!"

5.0

– Graham Carl Curletta

Dan Larkin

"Dan was very patient to walk through any issue that came up. His team was easily accessible and friendly."

4.8

– Matthew Withrow

Jordan Campagna

"Timely responses. Hit all the timelines. Good communication."

5.0

– Jeff Kramer

Ryan Morrow

"Such an easy refinance! The staff was extremely helpful, professional, personable, and most importantly -- knowledgeable. The process was easy, and the rates and costs far exceeded my expectations. With electronic document signing, the process was quicker and easier than I could have ever imagined. Cash-in-hand in less than 30 days. Thank you so much Ryan, Kokisha, Jacob and Vanessa for providing such wonderful service! It's good to know customer service still exists with this company!"

5.0

– Scott Lewis