Nexus Group Lenders

Southern First Bank

  • NameDerek Horton
  • LicenseNMLS# 1027269
  • Phone864-497-1519
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If you get the opportunity to meet Derek, the first thing you’ll notice is his zest for life. He brings a contagious enthusiasm to everything around him, including throwing his whole heart and soul into supporting his clients. In Derek’s words, “Buying a home is one of the biggest financial decisions you will make. I am here to streamline that process, ease your worries, and create an outstanding experience with step-by-step advice along the way.” Derek’s deep experience in mortgage banking allows him to leverage that experience to anticipate any pitfalls or issues that may arise. “Derek handled everything professionally,” said a recent client. “As newcomers to Greenville, Derek made us feel like family. We were delayed 2 different times by the builder and Derek took care of the changes without a hiccup! We highly recommend him and Southern First!” Derek is actively involved in the community as a board member of Opportunity Greenville and the Public Safety Review Board. He enjoys traveling, rock climbing, and exercising in his free time.

Homeside Financial

  • NameKevin Dobbins
  • License1663033
  • Phone864-752-7237
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Spending most of my life in the upstate, I have enjoyed watching Greenville grow into the thriving city it is today. After a successful 8-year career with a global IT distribution company and completing my M.B.A. at North Greenville University, the time was right for me to forge a new path in a new industry. With the support of my wife and family, I joined the Homeside team in 2019. At Homeside, our top priority is to provide the best financing options for clients and to ensure a positive customer experience for every transaction. I focus heavily on developing trusted relationships, promoting diligent communication, and offering guidance through the complex process of purchasing a home. Outside of work, I enjoy time outdoors with my wife Michelle and 1-year old son Clark. Whether spending time downtown or exploring the mountains on a hike, we look for any reason to enjoy everything our great city has to offer.

About Nexus Group

Nexus Group is a team of experienced REALTORS® in the Greenville and upstate South Carolina real estate market. Being a part of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner Realtors® (the leader in home sales for the entire upstate) makes us the power team you want on your side of the table when buying or selling real estate. We work with buyers and sellers from all walks of life. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or buying a home to retire in, we are here to help. We take care of our clients by clearly communicating throughout the whole process, making sure all of your benchmarks are met within the timeframe given and getting you to the closing table on time.

Nexus Group will also stay in communication with clients after the keys have been handed over. We want to be your first phone call if you are in need of repairs, renovations or home maintenance. Don't be surprised if we check in every once in a while to see how everything is going. Nexus Group has an extensive list of contacts for anything you need while owning your home and we would love to recommend someone from our network.

When you think real estate, think Nexus Group. Thank you for visiting and please let us know if we can help you in any way.

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