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Paula Nirschl

Paula Nirschl

Area Manager

201 NE Park Plaza Dr., Ste 242, 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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4.97 out of 5.0 stars
Apr 15, 2024

You walked me through every step of the way. I couldn’t have done it without you. That is not hyperbole.
Apr 15, 2024

Paula and team at Guild were communicative, efficient, and fun to work with! 10/10 recommend
Apr 15, 2024

Thanks for all you do!!
Apr 15, 2024

They helped get the job done through a lot of difficulties.
Apr 15, 2024

From the start of the process we filled out our paperwork and it was smooth sailing. They kept us informed, worked with us on getting what was needed, and even sent out reminders so we did not lose track of what we needed to do next. This is our second home buying experience and I can say teh easiest by far.
Levi James S
Apr 14, 2024

They handled their end of our home-buying process efficiently and with timely communication. They were friendly and professional throughout.

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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;