Richmond, VA

Chris Lester

Loan Officer | NMLS #: 353830

Chris Lester is a Loan Officer in the Richmond, Virginia Branch of Assurance Financial. Chris is licensed in Maryland, North Carolina, and Virginia with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry.

Chris Lester is a highly experienced veteran of the mortgage industry with expert knowledge in all mortgage products. Chris has served thousands with their mortgage financing needs over his 20-year career. He can help you navigate the many different products available to help you find the right mortgage loan that will place you in your new home with the greatest ease. Whether a first-time home buyer or a seasoned consumer looking for the next property, Chris’ vast experience can prepare you expertly for one of your most important decisions.

No matter the product or type of home purchase, Chris and his team will guide you to the finish line smoothly and efficiently. A new home and a move can be a stressful event. Placing Chris on your side will be an added benefit and a calming force on your new adventure.

“I am a real estate agent and have always been impressed with Chris Lester’s dedication to his clients. If he preapproves someone, you know that they are good. And if issues arise, he stays on top of it until the situation is resolved. I am always happy when my clients select Chris because I know it will help for a smooth transaction.”
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Christopher Richmond, VA
There were two parts that made this experience great. The first was initial contact with Chris. He listened an...
Andrew Henrico, VA
Chris was always available to answer my questions and made everything go as smooth as possible
Linda Chester, VA
We were kept informed the entire time throughout the process of how things were progressing. Great communication...
Matt Aylett, VA
Very prompt & professional service - couldn't ask for much else!
Jeffrey Salem, VA
Chris was amazing with communicating to me every step of the way, and made this a very smooth simple process, af...
Lauren Midlothian, VA
Great personal Service
Deborah Chesterfield, VA
Chris was great the whole way through our refinance. He communicated often and always let us know where we stood...
Gerald Richmond, VA
Chris helped make this refinance so much easier than when I initially bought my house. Will definitely look to h...
Anirudh Midlothian, VA
Very professional...
Devin King William, VA
Chris has helped me buy and sell a number of houses now and his ability to calmly explain my options and recomme...
Stephen Richmond, VA
Chris has helped me buy and sell a number of houses now and his ability to calmly explain my options and recomme...
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Transaction went smoothly!
Emily Henrico, VA
Chris was super easy to deal with and made the process quite painless. We'll be back in touch for the next mort...
Leigh Richmond, VA
This is the 3rd loan I have done with Chris. Excellent customer service and patience with questions I had along...
Ursula Henrico, VA
Fast friendly helpful and even willing to take calls after business hours !
Karen Richmond, VA
Being informed and had questions answered promptly
Keith Chester, VA
Chris Lester does an amazing job! We don’t know how he keeps up or when he sleeps. Always got back to us immedi...
Rita Chester, VA
Chris was very helpful and accommodating in assuring all of our documents were submitted. He is also very quick ...
Valerie Midlothian, VA
A personal touch would be wonderful. Maybe a phone call to alert us that an email was sent and that forms are re...
Seth Mechanicsville, VA
Chris & his team are amazing! As a Realtor, I need a proficient, and competent mortgage broker. Over the years I...
Bill Powhatan, VA
Chris was in constant communication throughout the whole process and always available to answer questions and he...
Noah Richmond, VA
Chris Lester was knowledgeable, thorough, and good at explaining the process and details!
Emily Richmond, VA
Communication and attention was great.
Melissa Powhatan, VA
Chris showed professional concern for my refinance needs. He was always available to answer my question.and kept...
Glenda Chester, VA
Chris was very responsive and always on top of things.
Inderdeep Richmond, VA
Great service and communication!
Kenneth Chesterfield, VA
Chris was very responsive and always on top of things. He showed me the various options, and got me the best pos...
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Very smooth process and kept everyone updated along the way!
Shannon Chesterfield, VA
Kept us well informed throughout the entire process.
Stephen North Chesterfield, VA
We got a great rate and felt like Chris was interested in helping us along the way. Sometimes the communication ...
Zuzana North Chesterfield, VA
Chris was very thorough and stayed on top of the entire process. It was very easy.
Frances Midlothian, VA
It was easy to understand what was needed and I felt like they were "on my team" trying to get my loan processed...
Sarah Richmond, VA
Chris is a great communicator. He kept us well informed through the whole process. The online portal made it sup...
Jeffrey Richmond, VA
I am very detail oriented and asked lots of questions and received answers in a prompt professional and friendly...
PATRICIA N Chesterfld, VA
It was great working with Christ Lester and Sarah!!!
Raymond Mechanicsville, VA
Good communication throughout the process and the portal made it very easy to keep track of what documents were ...
Michael Midlothian, VA
Awesome, prompt, and very easy to deal with!!
Ali Midlothian, VA
I appreciate the effort made to keep the process moving along
Justin Richmond, VA
stayed in close communication via email. kept the progress on track to close quickly
Wyna North Chesterfield, VA
Chris and Sarah were terrific. Whomever underwrote the loan and got it ready for approval was not very customer...
Pamela Henrico, VA
Both Chris and Sarah were great to work with, though I had more personal contact with Sarah. I really appreciat...
Colleen Henrico, VA
Great communication and working with us to get outcome we wanted.
Sarah Richmond, VA
Chris was extremely responsive, knowledgeable, and effective. He clearly has a solid understanding of the proces...
Benjamin Henrico, VA
Chris was excellent to work with. A true professional that was able to make the process easy to understand and ...
Stanford Mechanicsville, VA
We have used Chris to buy 2 homes and we have had an incredible experience both times. He is incredibly helpful ...
Sarah Henrico, VA
Communication was great.
Casey Henrico, VA
Coronavirus has made buying and selling a home a chaotic process, and Chris Lester and his team made the home fi...
Marissa Richmond, VA
I really appreciated the communication at every step of the process. I felt valued and appreciated as a client.
Karri Mechanicsville, VA
great experience
Michael Mechanicsville, VA
Responsiveness of Chris, ease of process.
Adam Richmond, VA
Chris was great to work with on my loan. He was prompt and very accessible. It was one of the easiest mortgages...
Kimberly Henrico, VA
Chris was always available to answer any questions we had and kept us informed during the process.
Carol North Chesterfield, VA
Chris kept in constant contact with us during the process and always answered my calls or returned them as soon ...
Ronald North Chesterfield, VA
The communication on loan progress was great.
Laura Richmond, VA
Chris made my refinance as easy as humanly possible. I couldn’t believe how smoothly it went. I would recommend ...
Andrew Richmond, VA
Chris is easy to work with and made the refinance so easy.
Leigh South Chesterfield, VA
Chris walked us through the process - explaining step by step what would be needed. He was great!
Nicholas Richmond, VA
This is our third time using Chris, once for a new home purchase and twice for refinancing and he is amazing! Gr...
Lisa Lanexa, VA
This was the second time Chris helped us with a loan. He was always available and responded quickly to our quest...
Christina Richmond, VA
Chris and the rest of the team were very friendly and helpful throughout the whole process
Melody Midlothian, VA
They are very helpful and friendly
Rossini Glen Allen, VA
We had a great experience with Chris and his team due to their timely responses to all our questions, clear and ...
Ray Richmond, VA
Chris and Sarah made the loan process easy and efficient for my buyer. The CD actually went out a week before cl...
Scott Richmond, VA
very attentive and communicated every step of the way!
Blakely Richmond, VA
I was really pleased with the open communication line between everyone. I felt all bases were covered and if not...
Tomeka Henrico, VA
The team was responsive and helpful in understanding the process. Most importantly, it was quick.
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Ali Henrico, VA
Chris and his team were excellent providing an easy and professional process to re-finance my home! Thank you ...
Martha Richmond, VA
I have heard over and over from our mortgage partners how great their communication and following up is only to ...
Bill Richmond, VA
The best.
Angela Henrico, VA
Very responsive service!
Glenna Richmond, VA
When I refer a client to Chris, I know the details will be taken care of.
Willson Norfolk, VA
Great Team to work with...Easy going
Fernando Norfolk, VA
Overall great job we are now home owners
Thomas Tappahannock, VA
Chris was excellent throughout the entire mortgage process and made everything a breeze!
Ariel North Chesterfield, VA
Chris is always pleasant and communicative!
Susan North Chesterfield, VA
Chris was excellent at communicating the loan progress. He is knowledgable and caring. I would recommend him w...
Sarah North Chesterfield, VA
Chris helped us get through the process of buying our first home with ease! He was always available to answer ...
Julia Richmond, VA
Chris was helpful, friendly, knowledgeable, and always available to answer all of our questions (and we had a to...
Adolfo Richmond, VA
Fletcher Henrico, VA
Chris was fantastic (per usual) and I will send all my clients to him!!
Abigayle Richmond, VA
Sarah Via was very helpful in my decision-making to refinance and was quick to respond to questions.
Debra Henrico, VA
Chris was willing to work with our unique employment arrangement when other banks would not. He made the process...
Graham Richmond, VA
Chris was communicative and supportive throughout the entire process and always available to answer questions. H...
Anna Richmond, VA
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Chad Aylett, VA
very successful - we closed on time!
Anne Tappahannock, VA
This was a great experience primarily because of the great communication between Chris Lester and me. I felt fre...
Belinda Tappahannock, VA
This was a great experience primarily because of the great communication between Chris Lester and me. I felt fre...
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Mary Richmond, VA
It is a matter of trust. When I refer clients to Chris, I can trust they will receive the best loan product fo...
Debbie Midlothian, VA
Smooth process from my end as the listing agent.
Jeff Midlothian, VA
Loan officer kept myself and buyers informed every step of the way. Very smooth closing!
Kerstin Chesterfield, VA
Mr. Lester and his team were on top of things from day 1 and did a great job communicating and working with me e...
Bruce Richmond, VA
Chris made things Soo easy for my client and I! Fantastic service and very knowledgeable in his field! Thanks ag...
Bill Richmond, VA
I have professionally known Chris Lester for 10+ years now. I have recommended him to several of my clients in ...
Stephanie Richmond, VA
Chis and Sarah are an amazing team and such a pleasurable experience working with them both! I would recommend t...
Adam Richmond, VA
We were first time buyers and knew very little about the process. Chris Lester definitely made us feel comfortab...
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All the facts that I needed in timely manner, professional, friendly, informative, answered all of my questions,...
Patricia N Chesterfield, VA
Chris is very responsive and communicates about every step of the process. Makes for a smooth and stress free t...
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Kenneth N Chesterfield, VA
Chris is an outstanding loan officer with excellent knowledge of the market. I have worked with Chris for years...
Jason Midlothian, VA
This transaction was made from out of town and Chris met us at the home inspection to collect the papers that we...
Thomas Richmond, VA
This is the second time Chris and his team take care of our mortgage needs and like the first time they came thr...
Paul Richmond City, VA
They rushed to get everything completed when we moved up our closing date and made the process very simple for us!
Brook Urbanna, VA
Great Job Chris & Sarah!
Steven Urbanna, VA
Chris was friendly and available at all stages of the loan application process. He was always willing to talk u...
Spencer Richmond, VA
Chris was friendly and available, and answered questions when they came up. His staff was also easy to work with...
Linda Henrico, VA
Chris and his staff guided us through the entire process and made sure that everything went smoothly and without...
Andrew Henrico, VA
Chris is always on top of things, communicative, very knowledgable of process. Closings are on time, clients are...
Andrea Richmond, VA
Fast turn around. Very helpful and willing to answer any questions.
Elizabeth Henrico, VA
As a Realtor, I have professionally known Chris Lester as a Lender now for nine-plus years and I highly recommen...
Stephanie Henrico, VA
Chris and his assistant were always super helpful and responsive. They communicated with me well and in a timely...
David Richmond, VA
This is the second home purchase that I have used Chris as the mortgage agent. He answers any questions I had t...
Ursula Henrico, VA
They worked hard on getting loan approved when there were difficult situations, but they didn't give up
Phillip Laneview, VA
I am a real estate agent and have always been impressed with Chris Lester’s dedication to his clients. If he pr...
Kelly Richmond, VA
Chris and team made my home buying experience easy. He was uplifting and knowledgeable!
Martha Richmond, VA
Chris and his assistant, Sarah Via, went so far beyond great service helping my daughter and me get the paperwor...
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Ahsan Henrico, VA
Chris and Sarah have been great to work with and my real estate clients have been very pleased with their servic...
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He was very informative and pleasant to do businesses from the beginning. I wish him happy and prosperous life.
Mohammed Henrico, VA
Chris does an outstanding job of making complex information understandable and his straightforward manner arms m...
Jason North Chesterfield, VA
Chris was great in helping us at all stages along the way
Wyna North Chesterfield, VA
Chris and Sarah were very prompt in responding to any of my questions. They were very easy to work with.
Maritza Richmond, VA
As always Chris is the best and my go to guy for all my lending needs...
Linda Richmond, VA
Chris and his team know you're making a big decision buying a house and is patient and helpful in answering ques...
Hunter Richmond, VA
Chris and Sarah were great assets in helping me with my first mortgage. And then helped me refinance a 1.5 yea...
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They very good service they try all different way to help me I have problems to sign paperwork online Mr Jamie R...
Hung Lexington Park, MD
great help and easy to talk to.
Ginny Henrico, VA
Chris was very helpful and kept us updated on the whole process. He was available at night and on weekends.
Raymond Henrico, VA
Very efficient, helpful and good to work with
Michael North Chesterfield, VA
The pens!! ;) Thanks for all your help. Happy Holidays!
Elizabeth Midlothian, VA
As a first time home buyer, I had lots of questions. Chris was extremely responsive and helped me be comfortable...
Brandy Henrico, VA
Chris kept us informed of options available to us and provided current status through-out the entire process. A ...
Gary Midlothian, VA
Chris and Sarah went way over and above their jobs to make sure that I got the loan for my new home. I would hig...
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Chris was their every step of the way. He allowed me to text and call whenever I had any questions. He was also ...
Carter Henrico, VA
Communication, efficiency, smooth process!
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Chris was extremely helpful in explaining the home buying process to this first time home buyer. He was patient ...
Mary Richmond, VA
Chris was instrumental in helping my husband and I buy our first home. We had no clue about the mortgage process...
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    Assurance Financial Richmond

    3957 Westerre Parkway
    Suite 140
    Richmond, VA 23233

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    • New Home Purchase Loans
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