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About Kent Shoemaker

Kent graduated from East Carolina University with a B.S. Degree in Nutrition and experienced a distinguished 33 year career with Kraft Foods, Inc. As a second career in mortgage lending Kent has utilized his sales, financial, and managerial experience to his advantage which has helped established his success as a mortgage banker. Kent is married with three children and part of a military family. He and his wife, LeAnn, participate in the Bluebonnet Equine Society Foster Care Program. Both are ardent Astros and Texans fans and enjoy listening to live music. Kent and LeAnn live in the Friendswood area. LeAnn recently retired from a 27 year career in public education and is now a real estate agent in the Clear Lake area.
Kent was always available when needed. He even came to our closing. Thank you for all your help. 10/10 would recommend! We plan to use Kent for any home we buy in the future. - Ashlee M. League City, TX
Kent is the I am very critical of everything and he is the only person throughout the entire process I had zero complaints about. _Cody - Cody A. League City, TX
Kent was extremely patient with us and explain what he needed from us and why. This helped the process go more smoothly and with less confusion. - Andrew D. Pearland, TX
Working with Kent was such a pleasure. He was professional, quick to answer questions, and helped guide us on what would work best for our family. He provided such a personal experience and we really loved getting to know him during the process. We would highly recommend using him and would recommend him to friends and family. We definitely plan on using him again with our next purchase. - Amaris E. Galveston, TX
Kent was always available for questions, upfront and honest in regards to our loan and conditions surrounding it, and him and his team made the whole process painless and stress free. - Samantha N. League City, TX
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