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Sam Hearl
Loan Originator

  • 9145 Cross Park Dr., Ste. 101
  • Knoxville, TN 37923
  • NMLS 1179226

Thank you for considering Gateway

At Gateway, we weave the knowledge and expertise of our local mortgage professionals together with state-of-the-art technology and the powerful resources of a national company to make your homebuying experience easy, reliable, and fast.

As your Loan Officer, I am committed to walking along-side you through every step of the journey to home ownership; from pre-qualification to guiding you to the home loan that’s right for you from our full suite of products. I will also be available to either take your application personally or guide you through our intuitive, easy-to-use online mortgage application. My dedication to you doesn’t stop once your loan closes. Since Gateway is committed to servicing the loans we originate, you can have a local and trustworthy companion to call on for any of your mortgage needs.

My promise to my clients is to provide transparency, timely communications, and excellent service. I am committed to building stronger communities and families one home at a time. Call me today, and let’s get started!

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5 of 5 stars
23 reviews
  • eeh7474 reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    September 13 at 8:48am
    We haven't bought a new home in a long time - so after we decided to give the local lender a try and get the pre-approval process with Gateway, I had a ton of questions. True story; as I was drafting these questions in an e-mail and before I could send, Sam calls me. He answered all our questions on the phone and this trend continued throughout the final home loan closing. I had questions, Sam would always be available to answer and often foreseeing my questions. The underwriting process was also effortless for us. Great company with local attention. Oh...and we had an aggressive closing date that Sam and team made sure we met.
  • Alex Kerley reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    September 11 at 1:39pm
    Sam helped us from the time that we were budgeting up until the time of closing. He was knowledgeable about the process and easy to get a hold of any time we had questions about any stage of the process. This is our second home purchase, but our first with Sam. We won't be using anyone else in the future after this.
  • Lisa S. reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    September 9 at 6:00am
    We have both purchased and now refinanced with Gateway and both Sam and the rest involved have been the easiest and most helpful to answer any questions and get this process completely.
  • T. Morgan reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    August 1 at 4:09pm
    This was the most efficient and timely refinance I have every had. Sam made the process easy and was there every step of the way. Gateway Mortgage Group will be my go to lender for any future mortgage needs and I will ask that Sam be assigned to process my loan.
  • Estela Aliaga reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    April 24 at 6:44pm
    They deserve more than 5 stars, if that was possible!! From the beginning to the end they have details that makes you feel secure and guided in the process of buying. I can't thank enough this team! They work together so smoothly plus they totally understand that this process of buying a property has many questions for the buyer. They patiently answered all of them. I totally recommend them, they are the best! Thank you!!!
  • lwilson4901 reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    March 14 at 8:44am
    I got recommended Gateway Mortgage by a family member and the process has been great. They make signing easier they are very thorough. If I could give any advice for new clients it is make sure you know what way of getting in touch with them is best, and make sure work schedule is communicated. They do the hard work for you.
  • Alex reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    March 4 at 8:55am
    Never thought I would be told I could purchase my own home, but Sam & Casey made it happen! Couldn’t have asked for any better help and such hard work!
  • bsmoul reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    August 1 at 8:58pm
    I contacted Sam from across the country. We set up communication almost 2 months before i met him face to face. As soon as I came out to TN and bought my home, Sam went into action. It was very smooth and he answered all my questions. As i am on pacific coast time, i'd call him on the drive in to work, 0530 hours my time! Thanks so much for everything.
  • kgooch5 reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    August 1 at 3:32pm
    Sam and his crew are amazing!! They made everything a breeze. So glad they were a part of this important process for my family! Wonderful group!!
  • regina durkan reviewed Gateway Mortgage Group
    May 14 at 5:07am
    From the first consultation to closing date, Sam and his squad never failed to impress. They were not only quick to answer any questions but also gave detailed, honest feedback during all home buying stages. We couldn't be happier with the ease of our mortgage process.

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