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Paula Nirschl

Area Manager

201 NE Park Plaza Dr., Ste 242 244 245, Vancouver, WA 98684
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Paula Nirschl is a branch manager and senior loan officer who draws on ten years of experience as a collegiate basketball coach to lead clients through the loan process and secure homeownership financing. She believes her most important responsibility as a loan officer is to provide education and aggressively tackle problems that may prevent you from reaching your goals. “As a coach, I learned that hard work and preparation in the pre-season leads to success,” she said. “I begin with the end in mind and put together a playbook that helps you strengthen your home buying position.”

Paula has worked in the lending industry for 17 years. Since joining Guild Mortgage in 2011, she has opened four branches in Oregon and Washington, and has her license in California. For the past five years, Mortgage Executive Magazine named Paula one of the “Top 1% of Mortgage Originators in America.” The National Association of Professional Mortgage Women (NAPMW) awarded Paula “National Leader of the Year” for her work with their local chapter in 2016.

 Paula was among the first in the mortgage industry to embrace more advanced digital methods during the COVID-19 pandemic, including web conferencing, portals for paperwork, online signing, and notarization. She says, “I strive to make the complicated lending process more comfortable and engage with vendors and clients in creative ways.”

 Paula is a NAPMW board member and partners with ninety-nine girlfriends, an organization that provides learning opportunities and grants for local women. She also helps loan officers reach their income potential as a coach with the Guild U- Elevate coaching program, and says, “Coaching is just in my blood— whether it's clients, co-workers, or teammates.”

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4.98 out of 5.0 stars
May 22, 2023

Appreciated the updates & a timely closing! :)
May 22, 2023

Paula was fantastic throughout them entire transaction. Communication and updates were always applied without question or ask. I look forward to working with you in the future!!
Jaime S
Jan 01, 1970

The team at Guild are nothing short of AMAZING to work with. Everyone on the team played a part in making sure our transaction went as smoothly as possible from the very start to the very end! It was our first time working with Guild and we were beyond impressed. From the loan options available, to the knowledge and experience the team had, to the one on one personalized experience and care provided to us we couldn’t be more happy. A special shout out to Kelli, who made the whole experience fun with the numerous face time calls and text messages. When going through the loan/purchase process it can feel cold, stressful, and transactional only, not with Kelli we laughed our way together though many situations and I don’t doubt even though our transaction is almost over that we will not stay in contact. The Nirschl Scott Team is the absolute best!
Laura R
Jan 01, 1970

Working with Guild Mortgage has been one of the best experiences. They made the process much easier than my previous experiences. Kelli Scott was always available to answer any questions I had and was supportive throughout the entire process. They were very personable, and never made me feel like just another applicant for a loan. I will be recommending them to friends and family who are looking for a great mortgage company.
May 15, 2023

It’s always a great experience working with the Nirschl Scott Team! Great communication and industry knowledge/insight always push them beyond my client’s expectations. Thanks, again!
May 15, 2023

Ryan was a pleasure! He had a few hurdles to jump and made it transparent & still closed the transaction timely. He did a great job!

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NMLS ID #383396
I am authorized to do business in the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. AZ BK#0018883; AZ BKBR# 0116760; AZ LO Lic.# 1019875; Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act; OR ML-176;