About Lourdes Cuervo - Cornestone First Mortgage
Hi there! I am not just a loan officer. I am a problem solver with the heart of a teacher! For more than 20 years I have been helping first time homebuyers, discerning homeowners and seasoned investors build wealth and equity faster.
Mortgage Coach | Mortgage Advisor-US | Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist
I am a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist. My passion is to educate, arm and empower borrowers to make informed and educated home loan decisions.
I focus on helping you achieve the lowest overall cost of borrowing money over time. A mortgage is a financial product and likely, the largest debt you will incur in your life. There isn't a "one size fits all", click a button, apply and there you go!
The needs of a first time homebuyer are completely different than those of a couple budgeting to send kids to college which in turn are totally different than those of someone facing divorce or about to retire.
Options and strategies need to be mapped out so you can determine what the total cost of each is over 5 years, 10 years and beyond. You need to evaluate the mortage you select based on the total cost - not just the rate!
Paying it Forward
I've been blessed with many mentors and teachers who have selflishly shared and conveyed their valuable know-how with me. I pay it forward by educating and imparting my expertise in mortgage related matters. I have never been a "transaction oriented" person, I'm a relationship builder. If you are of the opinion that genuine sound advice is not a commodity, then we may be a good fit! "A Dream is a Goal With a Deadline." Let's put yours on the agenda.
I was born in Cuba, grew up in South America (Colombia and Brasil) and have been in the U.S. - mostly in Miami - since the 80's.I am fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese.
Member of the National Association of Mortgage Brokers and the Florida Association of Mortgage Professionals.
Lourdes Cuervo and Cornerstone First Mortgage. The power of yes!
Senior Loan Officer | Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist ® NMLS # 254780
"Quote by Napoleon Hill"
She's the BEST!! You won't be sorry if you work with Lourdes she's gotten several mortgages for me over the years and I wouldn't go anywhere else
Family members and friends -to whom I recommended Lourdes Cuervo- were very satisfied her competence and performance!!!
She's the best! Would recommend her in a heartbeat! Thank you Lourdes!
Lourdes Cuervo is a true professional! The most thorough, clear, caring and attentive Loan officers I have ever encountered! She is knowledgeable and always available to address any questions and concerns. I highly recommed.
Lourdes Cuervo is a true professional and she is extremely knowledgeable of the mortgage field. I have financed and refinanced a couple of properties with her, and she was there throughout the process, she always showed concern for my interests, and she provided beneficial advise. I wouldn't hesitate to call on her if I need her services in the future.
STEPHANIE BLUM - My wife and I purchased a short term rental condo in Orlando as an additional asset to our small business rental llc. Lourdes and Pioneer Mortgage were our loan officer/ mortgage advisors. We had a large down payment for this purchase but still needed a small mortgage loan to cover the remaining investment amount. We had a long hard search in Florida with many very difficult conversations with prospective lendors that were not able to meet our needs of a loan for a short term rental condotel. Finally through a contact of a contact from my realtor, I was finally able to to find Lourdes. She was able to give me a fixed rate loan at the interest rate that I was hoping for. She did everything perfectly throughout the process through the closing. She made zero mistakes. If you need a mortgage for a short term rental condotel unit, Lourdes is the person you need!
DAVID PASTRANA - Lourdes is a top-notch broker, knowledgeable and very professional. As the process of getting a mortgage can be very difficult, Lourdes provided me with support and always had time to answer my many questions no matter the time, putting my mind at ease. I am very happy I've made the right choice to work with Lourdes. The entire transaction was smooth from beginning to end. I am a repeat customer and will recommend her to friends and famil
PEDRO PORTO - Lourdes wonderfully managed the (not so easy) process to find a new home with a lot of kindness and wisdom with her great tips. The process was smoother than expected and having her support along the way was fundamental to our family to feel confident with the decision and that we were doing a great deal.
ERIKA GUERRA - Lourdes was incredible! She was always available, she was quick and really looked out for our best interest. It was the most seamless experience ever with a great interest rate. Looking forward to buying my next house with her! YOU MUST HIRE HER!!!
TAYLOR M - Lourdes was absolutely wonderful to work with. She was patient, responsive and so helpful throughout the entire process. She made sure we were able to secure a good loan despite some hitches along the way. I can’t imagine having worked with anyone else. If you want someone who always goes the extra mile then Lourdes is the one. Thank you so much!
FRANK GONZALEZ - Lourdes was not only a loan officer, she was my teacher and coach during this long and enduring track meet. She was very thorough explaining the underwriting process and gave me a peace of mind after every phone call, email and text message. I highly recommend her and her team and I look forward to working with her on the next one.
ANDRE FROES - Lourdes did an excellent work while advising me on my mortgage refinance, and I am very happy with the outcome. She is precise and very supportive in all stages of the process, helping me evaluate all the possible scenarios w/ different finance options, then helping me organize all the paper work for the application until the onboarding process with the new loaner. She is always available to help with any detail or information along the way. I definitely recommend her as the best mortgage advisor in FL.
ALIRIO VASQUEZ - Lourdes Cuervo is the best Mortgage of Florida, she just like to help people to reach their dreams.
I tried 7 lenders and nobody wanted to help me with my loan because it was a complicated case.
Maria Lourdes got me a loan in just 3 weeks with a low interest rate.
CRAIG WOLSK - Lourdes was the BEST thing that could have happened to us during our mortgage hunting experience. She is diligent, knowledgeable, persistent, patient, reliable and an absolute pleasure to work with. Any bump that we crossed on our path to owning our first home, Lourdes was there to guide and help. From the first moment to the last we knew we were in great hands. 💯
CARLA LOPEZ - Lourdes managed our case from beginning to end. She kept us informed and aware of next steps and expectations through the process. Even when we are located outside of USA she made the process simple and flawless. She is a great professional. Thank you for helping us close our mortgage!
SULEN BALBER - Lourdes helped me with the loan of my first property. I that time I had many questions and doubts and she was always willing to explain every detail of the process for me. I do recommmend Lourdes and Cornerstone and Cornerstone First Mortgage.
BERTHA CASTELLANOS - I can't begin to express how thankful I am to have met Lourdes! She is professional, extremely responsive and most importantly trustworthy. Buying a property is not an easy process, but she makes it ten times easier. She directs you to what works best for you and always puts your interests first. She answers questions thoroughly and helps you every step of the way. I would recommend her to anybody that wants to embark the journey of buying a home. I will definitely work with her when I am ready to buy my second home.
LORI HAYNES - Lourdes Cuervo is an exceptional mortgage broker. My real estate agent recommended that I call her and I am so happy that I did. She was responsive, professional, knowledgeable and patient. Since closing on my house, I have been recommending Lourdes to everyone. I had an outstanding experience working with her and will again. Brava!!!
MELISSA MARTINEZ - Working with Lourdes was a breeze! She made the process of applying for a loan and closing on my property simple and stress free. She was super responsive, informative, and helpful to me as a first time home buyer. The whole process was easier and more pleasant than I could have imagined!
JAVIER ANDALIA - After two opportunities, and counting, of working together, I could't be more certain of the high quality of service that Lourdes provides.
She's *the* advisor. She thorougly explains every option and gives you all the information necessary to make a smart decision, even when taking it slow is the best action.
Her dutifulness does not end at closing. She follows up – and actually helps – with any remaining steps until they're completed.
Lourdes has always surpassed my expectations.
ALI GARCIA - Lourdes was an excellent advisor. She guided me through the entire process to buy my property in the USA. She was very professional and human. I definitely recommend her as the best in her field and will come back to her for future opportunities. If you are planning to get a mortgage, do not hesitate to contact her. She will find the best solution that fits your requirements. I was very nervous about buying my fist property in the USA and she advised me very objectively responding all my questions.
ALEXIS BLANCO - We used Lourdes Cuervo to obtain a reverse mortgage on my father’ s primary home and were very pleased with the results. She de-mystified the reverse mortgage process and made my father feel comfortable and secure. She has keen financial instincts and is very knowledgeable about this complicated product. Most importantly, Lourdes was very patient and clearly explained the details. Highly recommend. MBR Miami
JOE PADILLA - n December of 2019 I had the privilege to work as a customer with Lourdes Cuervo my loan officer at Pioneer Mortgage. My experience with her was absolutely Epic. Lourdes was very professional and I saw how she was able to look out for her customers best interest. She was able to lock me into a very low rate while the market was a bit unstable. She was available 24 hrs a day and a phone call away to answer any questions or concerns I had. Her professionalism and dedication to making sure that all her customer needs were met was absolutely wonderful. Thanks Lourdes for your help!
PAUL VIEIRA - This is my second time using the services of Lourdes Cuervo. Again, the experience has left me confident and completely satisfied with the value and quality her services. Lourdes’ professional experience really shines with her attentive and knowledgeable guidance. I look forward to continuing more business with her in the future.
KEVIN CONNELL - My wife and I purchased a short term rental condo in Orlando as an additional asset to our small business rental llc. Lourdes and Pioneer Mortgage were our loan officer/ mortgage advisors. We had a large down payment for this purchase but still needed a small mortgage loan to cover the remaining investment amount. We had a long hard search in Florida with many very difficult conversations with prospective lendors that were not able to meet our needs of a loan for a short term rental condotel. Finally through a contact of a contact from my realtor, I was finally able to to find Lourdes. She was able to give me a fixed rate loan at the interest rate that I was hoping for. She did everything perfectly throughout the process through the closing. She made zero mistakes. If you need a mortgage for a short term rental condotel unit, Lourdes is the person you need!
EVER LOYOLA - Thank you Ever for taking the time to leave a review. Will monitor your loan on an ongoing basis to see when we can swap this debt with cheaper money.
LIZ LOPS - Despite facing numerous challenges with condo association, loan was closed quickly and professionally with minimal intervention. Highly recommended for exceptional service.
HEIDI ANTHONY - I was overwhelmed thinking about the process. But when it was done I realized how easy it was. Could do it with my eyes close again if I needed to. Thank you Lourdes
ALEXANDRA CHUJFI - (Translated by Google) Lourdes, had the time and dedication during the purchase process, accompanied me at every moment that required it. An excellent professional and person.