Don Starbuck

Area Sales Manager
Phone: (419) 874-3093
Cell: (419) 260-8218
Fax: (419) 874-3093
NMLS: 712894

About Don

Don Starbuck serves as a Mortgage Loan Originator at First Federal Lakewood. Don uses his nearly 30 years of experience in mortgage lending to ensure customers have a seamless mortgage transaction by addressing all questions and concerns promptly and accurately before, during and after the mortgage loan transaction is completed. He is highly experienced with conventional, VA, FHA, USDA, jumbo and construction loans, which includes working with first-time home buyers and self-employed borrowers. Don has received the First Federal Lakewood Award of Excellence and the Customer Service Award. He is the past president of Downtown Kiwanis Club of Toledo and earned his bachelor’s degree from The University of Toledo.

From the Desk of Don

5 Tips for Applying for a Mortgage

The process of buying a home can be daunting if you’re a first-time buyer, especially when it comes to acquiring a home loan. Proper preparation can be the key to…

About Private Mortgage Insurance

If you are in the market to buy a new home and have less than a 20 percent down payment, you are usually required to buy private mortgage insurance. Overview…

Add to Your Monthly Payment and Save Money

On any loan, your monthly payment is divided between two purposes. First, part of the payment is used to cover the interest that has accrued on your balance since you…

Adjustable Rate Mortgage Analyzer

Adjustable rate mortgages typically offer home buyers the advantage of having a lower mortgage payment during the initial period of the mortgage. Adjustable rate mortgages are typically offered on a…

What People Say About Don

“My wife and I are first time home buyers and First Federal Lakewood has made this purchase a very easy transaction. Don, you and your team are fantastic, I hope to work with you in the future.”
Andrew & Katherine E.