Highlands Residential Mortgage
Houston Cypress Branch

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Point of Contact
Debra Benzel, Branch Manager
NMLS# 301094
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Houston Office
NMLS#1678305
12243 Queenston Blvd Suite D
Houston, TX 77095
866-912-7511

Meet the Houston Cypress team

When buying a home, having a local lender matters.
Brenda Kees
Loan Officer
NMLS#512554
Deanne Monro
Loan Officer
NMLS#208047
Debra Benzel
Branch Manager
NMLS#301094
Kathryn Grant
Loan Officer
NMLS#214578
Laura Stalinsky
Sr. Loan Officer
NMLS#222599
Leslie Maloney
Loan Officer
NMLS#1430144
Matt Mitchell
Loan Officer
NMLS#1904064
Shelley Lamb Mitchell
Sr. Loan Officer
NMLS#108865
Jonell Ervin
Loan Officer Assistant
NMLS#1634790

The Houston Cypress Branch

Who We Are

Whether you’re buying your first home or your tenth, partnering with an experienced Highlands Loan Officer will set you up for success.

A Higher Standard of Lending

Highlands Residential Mortgage believes that when you are buying or refinancing your home, you should be able to count on a highly professional and low stress experience that leads to an on-time closing.

It all starts with our award-winning loan officers.

  • Highlands Loan Officers are true local lending experts—familiar with your market and how to navigate them with ease!
  • We have a deep variety of loan programs and will help you find options that best fit your goals.
  • Our loan officers are highly responsive and focused on making your experience smooth!

Less Surprises, More Confidence!

Whether you are new to mortgage transactions or have been down this road several times—we work WITH you to find the best fit for your home purchase or refinance needs. We provide high quality, timely updates and clear communication through the entire loan experience to eliminate the guessing games!

We’re happy to help find the right balance for you, and we always try to meet you where you are—a mix of technology and in-person experience simplify the process. You can handle 97% of the loan process right in the palm of your hand with our amazing mobile app!

Closing on Time MATTERS

  • Most big-box lenders struggle to close within 45 days—we typically close in less than 30!
  • Whether purchasing or refinancing, knowing you will make your closing date is critical to other pieces of the puzzle.
  • Our referral partners and past clients can speak to the confidence you gain knowing that when you work with Highlands, your closing is a priority!

A Higher Standard of Lending

Highlands Residential Mortgage believes that when you are buying or refinancing your home, you should be able to count on a highly professional and low stress experience that leads to an on-time closing.

It all starts with our award-winning loan officers.

  • Highlands Loan Officers are true local lending experts—familiar with your market and how to navigate them with ease!
  • We have a deep variety of loan programs and will help you find options that best fit your goals.
  • Our loan officers are highly responsive and focused on making your experience smooth!

Less Surprises, More Confidence!

Whether you are new to mortgage transactions or have been down this road several times—we work WITH you to find the best fit for your home purchase or refinance needs. We provide high quality, timely updates and clear communication through the entire loan experience to eliminate the guessing games!

We’re happy to help find the right balance for you, and we always try to meet you where you are—a mix of technology and in-person experience simplify the process. You can handle 97% of the loan process right in the palm of your hand with our amazing mobile app!

Closing on Time MATTERS

  • Most big-box lenders struggle to close within 45 days—we typically close in less than 30!
  • Whether purchasing or refinancing, knowing you will make your closing date is critical to other pieces of the puzzle.
  • Our referral partners and past clients can speak to the confidence you gain knowing that when you work with Highlands, your closing is a priority!

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Learn more about our Highlands team of loan experts and let’s talk about your next career move!