The Jaffe Team includes David Jaffe, Jed Herman, and Holly St. Germain. We are a mortgage planning team with offices in Westlake Village and Oxnard, CA. Our team is led by David Jaffe with more than 25 years of industry experience and over $3 billion in closed residential mortgages. To say we know mortgages is an understatement!
Our job is to ensure that our clients get the best mortgage for their particular situation. Unlike an 800 number call center which may be a thousand miles away, we are local and available. We take the time to understand our clients’ needs.
The difference in our approach is significant. Call us and see how The Jaffe Team’s advantage could become your advantage!
Our team is passionate about providing exemplary servicing clients with the same care we would expect ourselves. We utilize over 30 years of experience to provide a plan from the initial consultation with you through the complex mortgage lending process. The Jaffe Team is ONLY satisfied with our work when you are.
We begin with developing a plan based on your financial goals, your desired needs for a home, and the geographical parameters you aspire to for your new neighborhood. The education we provide up front will help navigate through the paperwork and process to make your home search smooth. Our vision is to partner with you each step of the way to make sure the end result is celebrating your move in day.
We are different—different from a retail bank. We offer a variety of products providing the flexibility you will NOT find with other lenders. Our team is expert at reviewing your plan and matching the RIGHT loan product for your unique needs. The Jaffe Team advantage includes effective planning, partnership throughout the process, and a desire to make your transaction uncomplicated and worry free. We will not rest until you have the keys to your home!
The Jaffe Team is special. Why? We have successfully helped close more than 8000 loans over 25 years. This includes experiencing the highs and lows of the mortgage industry, We use that vast experience, industry knowledge, and an passion for helping our clients in each transaction.
Our goal is to start the planning process with you at the beginning—advising and consulting you throughout the journey. This makes us different. We're not just providing a loan. We're providing you the road map to successful home ownership and becoming part of your home buying team.
Other just want you to "sign here" for your loan. We want to be your partner for this transaction, and for life. Our clients are our friends—providing references and referrals for years to come. We know what it takes to earn that referral—and we do it.
The team is led by David, who is married with two children. He enjoys sports, triathlons, and loves to travel. His favorite place to travel?—anywhere! David especially enjoys the tropics. David is involved in charities and enjoys giving to organizations that help people help themselves.
Holly St. Germain is a team partner that hails from New Jersey, eventually making her way West. She is married with a son and daughter. She enjoys running, reading, fashion related “anything”, and spending time with friends and family- particularly if it includes the beach!
Jed Herman has been working with David for over 14 years. Jed is married with three children and moved to California from the east coast in 1996. His passions include travel, live music, and keeping with the team theme, the tropics and anything beach related.
David and the team have faced many unique needs from clients over the years. Learn how he helped one client work within his financial goals to avoid PMI and acquire the home of their dreams.