About Derek Bignell

Derek Bignell is a veteran of the mortgage industry with 20 years of experience helping his customers reach their home financing goals. In his home state of Florida, he services his community with a diverse range of loan products to his neighbors and their families realize the dream of homeownership. Those loan products include:

  • Conventional loan
  • FHA loan
  • VA loan
  • Condo loans
  • Jumbo and Super Jumbo loan
  • Renovation loan
  • Construction to Permanent loan

Derek is experienced in all loan options, but he specializes in VA and Condo loans. He’s provided funding for countless military members getting a home, and private individuals exploring Condo ownership in Pensacola. With each borrower, Derek makes it a point to fully understand their needs. He’s always sure to provide you with the solution that makes sense for your unique situation. During the loan process, he maintains clear communications to keep you informed and loan process stress-free.

When Derek isn’t in the office, he spends time with his wife and two boys, at home or camping together. Derek coaches his son’s basketball team and has been doing to so for five years. He is also a member of the Krewe of Andres de Pez, holding regular events in the area.

Derek has deep roots in his community, experience in the mortgage industry and dedication to his customers. Put his passion to work for you.

What Our Customers Say About Me

Kristina B. Feb-22
“Derek was great! Very personable and whenever I had a question and would text him he was quick to respond/call me back. Derek was very patient and very informative! I appreciate him so much!”
Bryan W. Oct-21
“From start to finish Derek stayed in touch letting me know everything that was going on and where the process was. I was very pleased by the process and it was very easy and straight forward.”
Logan B. Aug-21
“Derek was the originator when I bought my home to begin with, he contacted me with his new location at Homebridge, answered a few questions, threw me some numbers and it was a no brainer to refinance. I have already recommended a friend and they have started with him as well!”
Kj C. Apr-21
“Derek is awesome as usual - always happy to take a question and obtains satisfaction to ensure I had all answers needed to move forward - would highly recommend him to anyone and will use again in the future should I decide to purchase again.”
Dean D. Apr-21
“Derek worked with me on getting the best rate and would communicate with me daily. Derek went above and beyond with giving me the best rate and interest rate. Derek is the man”
James K. Feb-21
“Derek is a true professional and was on hand each time we had any question. We look forward to reaching out to him on our next property. He picked up the phone at 9pm, said my name. He answered my question and he assured me he was there anytime we had questions and was happy to help.”
Leah-Nina W. Dec-20
“It was a wonderful pleasure working with Derek Derek exceeded our expectation anytime we was in doubt had questions he was always there always on point looking forward to working with him again in the near future thank you”
Karla P. Nov-20
“We dealt with Derek Bignell whom we probably drove crazy as we were a first time buyer and knew nothing he always answered when we called or emailed and was very patient. Avery Mcwhorter and Chris were both also helpful and responded promptly Thanks for all your help in obtaining our new home.”
Thomas A. Nov-20
“I really enjoy working with Derek and Avery. I feel that he listens, communicates, and delivers. I appreciate all the time he has put into making this a simple and easy process. I look forward to doing business in the future”
Patricia G. Oct-20
“He was there during the whole process and his assistant, Avery was very very helpful”
RANJIT K. May-20
“Derek Bignell was extremely helpful and responsive throughout the loan process. He explianed things in detail whenever i had any questions.”

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