About Merilee Hendrickson Flores

Merilee Hendrickson Flores is a veteran of the mortgage industry with over 20 years of experience helping individuals and families in Hawaii achieve the dream of homeownership. Merilee is a graduate of Portland State University and the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where she received a bachelor’s in business administration and an MBA in International Business, respectively. Soon after, she began her career as a Mortgage Loan Originator by offering home finance solutions for her borrowers’ unique situations. These include:

  • First-time purchases
  • Second-home purchases
  • Refinancing
  • FHA and VA loans
  • Conventional loans
  • 203(k) Renovation loans
  • Construction to Permeant
  • “Jumbo” purchases

Merilee has found success by fostering relationships with each new borrower. She begins by learning about their resources and long-term goals so that she can confidently recommend the right mortgage product for their needs. She is committed to proactive communications throughout the loan process to ensure you have a seamless transaction. For Merilee, her customers are her friends and become part of her family through the loan process.

When she’s not working with her customers, Merilee spends time with her husband, twin boys and her cat Marley Kai, who rules the house. Merilee enjoys outdoor sports and is often involved in many of the fun activities that Hawaii has to offer. She is also a part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, where she helps prepare tax returns for lower-income families.

Merilee provides each of her clients with the experience, honesty and clear communication needed to help them get the loan they need. Put her dedication to work for you!

What Our Customers Say About Me

Pesi S. Apr-22
“Our lender, Merilee was amazing! She went above and beyond to help answer her questions, and service us and everything that we asked! She's exceptional and we are so grateful she was our home bridge mortgage lender!! A true professional but with a great heart as well! Very engaging and very honest and sincere! We love her!!!”
Michael L. Aug-21
“Merilee made the whole experience easy, efficient, and very friendly. When I had trouble getting documents, she took over and followed up as necessary. I actually enjoyed most of the process, seeing how it worked. Thank you.”
Christine D. May-21
“Great service all around!”
Michael W. Mar-21
“Merilee was able to work with me with my capabilities and technology I had available. We kept in touch with both email and text. The process was very quick. Mahalo”
Marian L. Mar-21
“Very competent”
Prapas C. Jan-21
“Thank you for your help.”
Christopher Y. Dec-20
“Merilee and her team were very professional. Even while I was working with another lender, they were easily accessible and quick to respond to any inquiries that I had. Exceeded all expectations.”

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