Christina Jasper took an unconventional path to become a mortgage guru. She graduated from NC State in Mechanical Engineering and spent many years in commercial construction. Then decided she needed a change. Christina moved into financial planning even though she loved coaching clients in creative ways. She wanted to serve more families at all stages of life. Now in the mortgage world, Christina Jasper uses her financial planning background to help her mortgage clients think holistically about their full financial picture.
Christina Jasper’s role is more similar to that of a coach. By sharing foundational advice that sticks with her clients long after the mortgage process is complete. She encourages her clients to see a mortgage as:
- A wealth-builder
- Cheap debt that can be leveraged
- Lastly, she challenges them to think differently about home buying. Debt is to be viewed as a tool.
Christina Jasper’s comprehensive approach in which a mortgage is viewed in relation to the other elements in a client’s financial portfolio. Restructuring and consolidating debt is critical.
HOW CHRISTINA JASPER SEES HERSELF:
Christina Jasper sees herself in a long-term relationship with her clients. She has honest conversations with her clients – talks that touch on life choices and the thinking behind those choices, unlike cold and clinical data-driven transactions. Christina thinks the mortgage process can be warm and fun. “I truly care and don’t think the process needs to be stressful. I want my clients to know that it’s about so much more than the mortgage.” She has built a team in which each team member can focus on their strengths, one in which delegation is crucial.
Christina Jasper tries to keep up with her two high-energy boys when not coaching her clients. She crashes at every Air BNB the east coast offers. Christina loves to sample all the local Durham restaurants and breweries. Lastly, she still finds time for her meditation practice (and fails miserably).