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NMLS # 2372896
865-392-4159 (Direct)
865-335-4901 (Cell)
866-493-8659 (eFax)

First Choice Lending Services LLC has been highly successful since its creation and has enjoyed tremendous growth. This is mostly due to two things: the quality of the employees working at First Choice, and the company’s business priorities.

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    The experience was exceptional. Scott was friendly yet professional. He was easily assessable and patience. Scott was more than happy to work through the different options several times to make sure that I received the best product for my needs. He showed deep knowledge in his financial products. I have dealt with many loan officers in the past and Scott ranks as one of the best. I highly recommend his services and plan to work with him in the future.

    Scott Burns went above and beyond for my family! Returning back to the Knoxville area was an easy choice. Working with Scott was an even easier choice. He helped us navigate our budget during times of higher interest rates. If you are looking to see if you can be pre-approved, give Scott a call.

    Scott was the loan officer for my first home. He made the experience easier than I thought possible. As a first time buyer i had many questions about the process. I was super impressed with his knowledge of the Knoxville area and different loan programs. Thank you sir for all your help, knowledge and support.

    went above and beyond tackled every situation that came up and solved every problem. highly recommend First Choice Leading. Thank you Josh and Scott.  🙏🏾

    I am an investor and I’ve been speaking with Scott Burns over the last 8 months on expanding my portfolio into his local market. I haven’t found the right property yet, but I have ran him all over the place; pulling numbers, building strategies, and planning my growth. He is a busy person and I respect the heck out of him for being patient with me and not pushing me into a house, or a bad decision. He’s always happy to outline properties I’m looking at and he gives me the knowledge on different options and runs over everything to make sure I understand. This empowers me to make the right choice for my plan, especially since I’m not physically there. I wanted to let First Choice Lending Services know that he’s been an incredible asset to me. I look forward to continuing my relationship with him and your company!

    It was a whole long week arranging and organizing our new home . Thank you so much Scott Burns and Josh McGill, you two are awesome, you have worked very hard the weekends and late evenings to make sure we made the closing schedule .
We can’t thank you enough for everything ,you have gone out of your ways to assist us. Love from the Straile

    Earlier today (02/21/2024) my family and I closed on our very first home. Scott Burns was our Mortgage Consultant and he proved to be a true class act! From the very 1st point of contact, he was thorough, patient and easy to work with. He went above and beyond to get us into our home on schedule and never had any issues answering our questions and reassuring us whenever we needed it. Whenever we hit a snag in the process, he was quick to pivot and was solution-based. He has an awesome sense of humor too and that’s always a bonus in my book! I simply cannot recommend him enough. If you’re looking to buy a house, Scott Burns is your guy!

    I am a General Contractor in the Knoxville area and there is a particular project myself and my client have been working on for 20 months. It’s a highly custom home spanning 9600 square feet on the ground. We have had so many hoops and hurdles to jump through to get to the stage of breaking ground and nobody other than Scott Burns could get it done. Scott and I will continue to do business together for one simple fact, that man never gives up. With every road block Scott kept at it, and never got discouraged. Scott excellent work and I look forward to many more projects with you. Cheers!

    Just closed on our first house. Scott Burns was an amazing lender to work with, he knew we were just learning how to go about this process and never complained about answering a bunch of questions. He also was very easy to work with and all documentation and deadlines were met before they were even due. Overall this experience was a lot less stressful due to Scott’s help. 10/10 would recommend.

    I was about to sign up for another year at my apartment with my wife and kids and I reached out in November just to give it one last try before I got stuck with my apartment for another year. 45 days later I am a homeowner. Scott did an awesome job for my family and I hope more families realize they are closer to buying a home than they think. -Blake

    Scott Burns did an amazing job. Made everything as smooth & quick as possible. -Reuben

    Scott Burns does an amazing job. Truly goes above and beyond for his clients. 10/10 highly recommend! -Jillian

    Easy close for the most part and the best deal we found! Thank you Scott Burns! -Victoria

    I couldn’t be happier to share my experience with Scott Burns as my amazing mortgage lender! He truly went above and beyond to secure a loan for me with a better rate and lower cost than the previous 3 lenders we had started with. But that’s not all – his communication skills were top-notch. He kept me in the loop every step of the way and patiently answered all my questions. To top it off, he even managed to close my loan ahead of schedule. I really appreciated his attention to detail and how he made the whole process enjoyable by addressing all my concerns. If you’re looking for a mortgage lender who will exceed your expectations, I highly recommend Scott Burns.Thank you for making this experience outstanding for me as a first time home buyer! -Jay

    I am a first time homebuyers and Scott Burns was amazing to work with. I was anything but an easy client to work with. However, Scott always remained professional and I never once felt judged.tge week before closing there was one document we needed that we were having a hard time getting. When I felt everything was falling apart, he remains calm and professional and assured me that things would work. I’m not sure how he did it, but somehow he was able to get clear to close , and we closed on the projected date. I know he spent many hours on the phone with people and he went above and beyond to make it all come together on time. He told me all along to trust him and not worry. He was here to take that stress off of my plate. I never felt like just business client. I felt like he really did care, and he was just as invested as I was. I recommend Scott to everyone. It’s rare today to find people in business that are really invested in you, and who go above and beyond to help you. I will never use any other loan officer. -Sam

    I recently worked with Scott Burns on my construction loan for our new home. I was originally nervous about the process, but Scott was absolutely awesome! He walked me through every steps, down to explaining specific line items. He even answered my call on a Saturday afternoon! First Choice Lending certainly has an amazing asset with Scott on their team! I’ll recommend him to everyone! -Niki

    Scott Burns is the best! Highly recommend!! Very knowledgeable, helpful and does great work. Truly goes above and beyond for anyone. He is your new GO-TO!
    For all things lending he’s got you covered. -Jillian

    Our loan officer from First Choice Lending Services was Scott Burns. Scott is absolutely phenomenal at what he does! He kept us informed throughout every step of the entire process, and he did everything he could to get us into our home as fast and easy as possible.
    Scott truly cares about his clients, he was there for us day and night, answering any questions we had through the process. He was super responsive, knowledgeable, professional, and overall determined to get the job done for us. We closed on our home in less than a month after starting working with Scott!
    If you are starting the home buying process, definitely talk to Scott Burns! You will not regret it, we are so happy that we chose to work with him, and we will be working with him for every future home purchase of ours. Thank you, Scott! -Patrick

    Scott Burns is an A+ mortgage/loan officer! I have partnered with him on some of his loans and I have seen the time, effort, hard work, and commitment he puts into being there for his clients. He will work overtime to make his clients happy and does everything with excellence. I feel lucky to get to partner with him! If you want an amazing home buying/lending experience, choose Scott Burns! -Whitney

    Scott Burns Is amazing! He was so helpful, nice and knowledgeable on all fronts. He was able to explain things to me in a clear and concise way. His words and actions showed a genuine kindness and caring for helping me find the best solution for my situation! I would 100% recommend him! -Kindel