Laurie Potter

Mortgage Banker (USN Retired)

My Specialties

  • VA and USDA Loans
  • Specialized Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages
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After retiring as a Master Chief from the U.S. Navy after 21 years, Laurie Potter has enjoyed working in the Mortgage Industry for 17 years. Laurie takes great pride in providing her customers with an exceptional mortgage banking experience. She stays informed of current industry news and trends, providing the most up-to-date information and lending solutions to her customers and business referral partners, as she conducts informative presentations including VA, USDA, and Reverse HECM for Purchase loans. Laurie attended college while on active duty with the Navy and received a Bachelors of Arts degree from University of Maryland. In her community, she is involved with the Chamber of Commerce, the Professional Womens Council, and the Professional People in Real Estate. During her free time, Laurie enjoys golfing, traveling, reading, and running. In addition, she loves to visit her family in Hawaii, where her twin sister lives on the Big Island.

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4313 E County Road 466, Ste 202-E Oxford, FL 34484
NMLS#: 506513
Office: 352.461.0801
Cell: 904.463.2065

“Laurie Potter is the ‘Gold Standard’ in Mortgage Brokers. Her professionalism throughout our loan application was exceptional. Laurie kept us informed throughout the process and provided hand holding and reassurance at closing. We also liked the fact she followed up during our first month to ensure all was well. We highly recommend Laurie and would not hesitate to use her again.”

Edward Mikell

“Laurie Potter knows the VA loan process inside and out. There is none better to give you advice and put you to ease with making your mortgage process less frightening.”

Sam Long

“Laurie worked with us throughout the loan process. She was both professional and personable, and we highly recommend her services to anyone buying a new home.”

Tom Hathaway

“Laurie works hard for all involved and is involved with our community at The Villages."

Robert Woodsford

“Laurie was fantastic. She made this very stressful situation much easier. She is very knowledgeable, professional and was able to close in record time.”

Karen Stewart

“Laurie provided us three mortgage loans in 14 months. She is extremely efficient and professional. We’ve worked with a lot of mortgage loan officers – none as proficient, responsive and professional as Laurie Potter.”

Steven Fuzzell

“Laurie was extremely helpful throughout our loan process. We found her to be very professional and knowledgeable. We would and have recommended Laurie to others looking to finance a home."

James and Edith Houlihan

Laurie Potter worked hard for us and got us to closing in less than a month. Wow!

Ivett Garza

Excellent reliable professionals; I felt very comfortable with the entire process.

Kenneth Carter

Being cleared to close by Laurie Potter was a small miracle. This is the 2nd home I have purchased through Ms. Potter. She is efficient, thorough, persistent and direct. Ms. Potter has always been kind, considerate, personable and professional. She truly looks out for her clientele. I could not ask for a better mortgage banker. Indeed, working with Ms. Potter is a breath of fresh air.

Laura Schroder, Ph.D.

Partnering with Ameris

At Ameris Bank, we help turn your home buying dreams into reality! We also understand that there is no purchase more important, rewarding or exciting as a new home. We are dedicated to helping you step-by-step through the process and keeping you updated with your loan status each step of the way.

Ameris Bank Mortgage Services is backed by Ameris Bank – a strong and stable community bank with over a 45 year history built on relationship banking and customer service.