Mortgages Are Complex.
We Have The Answers You Need!

Getting the best deal on the perfect mortgage for you isn’t easy. Calling us is.

We do ALL types of mortgages; Conventional Loans, VA Loans, USDA Loans, FHA Loans, Rehab Loan and more! As an independent mortgage broker, we're your one stop shop. We shop for you! We can shop all the top lenders to find you the best deal based on your specific situation and needs. Great credit or bad credit, 20% down or no money down; we can help! Nobody wants a mortgage – They want a house! We provide a smooth & easy loan process, with some of the best rates in town.


When you need home financing, you need a Mortgage Nerd.

Nerds are passionate. Nerds care about the details. Nerds know things backwards, forwards, and sideways. We’re mortgage nerds because we see firsthand how much it means for someone to finally get their dream home. People light up when we say, “Yes, we can fix your credit. Yes, we can do zero down. Yes, you can afford that.” And when they cry with joy at closing and say, “Wow, that was awesome,” there’s no better feeling.
We Are Your Mortgage Nerds.

Your Mortgage Nerds

Your Mortgage Nerds are: Brian Hofmann, Pam Gustafson, Jake Knuppel, Jenilee Ehlenbeck, Mike Cox, Scott Bonovich, Kelly Xiong, and David Vander Leest.

Our Process is Different
(and customers love it!)

  • We find you the best loan option
  • Lots of communication
  • Quick, on-time closing

What Our Clients Are Saying About Our Team

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Why Use MortgageNerds?

We Shop For You

Why waste time shopping lenders? We do it for you! We can find you the best deal the market has to offer based on your unique situation and needs.

Mortgage Expertise

Mortgages are very complex. You need a Mortgage Nerd to navigate you through it to make sure you are getting the correct mortgage for you and your unique situation.

Zero Down

Worried about having to make a down payment? We offer no money down financing!

365 days on call

Veteran Mortgage Help

We Love Our Veterans Every Day! We make sure you are getting the best deal the market can offer and will even pay for your credit repair, if needed. We take care of you because you deserve it.

The Best Realtors

We connect you with only the best local Realtors who can find you your dream home.

We offer many different loan types with minimum credit scores. Apply today to receive an accurate mortgage rate!


Mortgages are complex.

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Mortgage Nerds, LLC | NMLS# 1946237

Mike Cox | NMLS# 269700
Brian Hofmann | NMLS# 1114622
Pam Gustafson | NMLS# 254280
Scott Bonovich | NMLS# 273958
Jake Knuppel | NMLS# 1700366
Jackie Kusnierz | NMLS# 1193817

Serving The Entire Great State Of Wisconsin

4090 W Spencer St | Appleton, WI 54914

Phone: (920) 234-5641