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About Us

Our focus is helping you find the right loan.

Great rates and exceptionally fast service.

Not Just Lenders, We’re Problem Solvers

Hurst Lending offers great rates on conventional mortgages, often well below national averages, but what truly distinguishes us is our special expertise in assisting our customers in overcoming mortgage obstacles. We can often find a solution if there is a situation that is creating a barrier for a financially responsible buyer, such as employment status (1099 or self-employed), retirement/fixed income, the buyer fell out on an existing home contract, or another logistical hurdle. A bridge loan is sometimes the solution. Other times, it is a type of specialty loan.

As a mid-sized lender, we believe we are uniquely positioned to assist our clients in overcoming their home-buying challenges. We have the flexibility and innovation to offer programs that large banks do not, but we are also large enough to have the resources and relationships to make things happen. We’ve built relationships with investors who have specific interests that match market needs, and in some cases, we’ve even lent our own money.

How We Do Business

We are family owned and operated, and we experience very little employee turnover. We believe in building relationships, and our team aims to go beyond providing a great experience on the loan you need today. We want to earn our place as your mortgage team for life.

Your Hurst Lending Team

Jay Hurst, Hurst Lending Co-Founder

Jay Hurst

About Jay

Experience: Jay Hurst is a Residential Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 323441), Real Estate Agent, and Financial Planner.

He has founded multiple successful businesses in the mortgage lending space, and is dedicated to helping consumers avoid the red tape and limitations faced in working with larger lenders. Together with Mr. Bialek, Mr. Hurst has driven Hurst Lending’s niche loan program by identifying unmet market needs and identifying investors eager to help address them.

Mr. Hurst is also the founder and President of Advanced Educators Financial LLC, a financial planning firm focused on the education marketplace.

Education: Mr. Hurst holds a BBA in Finance from Texas A&M University, Class of 2000.

Scott Bialek, Hurst Lending Co-Founder

Scott Bialek

About Scott

Experience: Mr. Bialek co-founded Hurst Lending in 2006. He is a licensed Attorney, Residential Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS# 284767), and Real Estate Broker. In addition to his role with Hurst Lending & Insurance, Mr. Bialek also founded a real estate company that owns and manages a portfolio of retail centers, apartments, and single family homes.

Mr. Bialek has also held senior legal and operations positions at Dell and USAA.

Education: Mr. Bialek holds a J.D. from St. Mary’s School of Law and a BBA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Jay Hurst, Hurst Lending Co-Founder

Chris Jandrain

Vice President
About Chris

Experience: Mr. Jandrain is a Residential Mortgage Loan Originator (NMLS #1001967) and has been with Hurst Lending since 2006. He specializes in conventional, FHA, VA, Texas Vet, Texas Cash Out, Jumbo loans, 2nd lien, and Reverse Mortgages. Mr. Jandrain has been instrumental in launching several of Hurst’s niche lending programs, including the 2014 introduction of one-time close VA loans for new construction – a first in Texas.

Prior to joining Hurst, Mr. Jandrain held senior finance positions at Dell.

Education: Mr. Jandrain holds an MBA from the University of Texas and a BA from the University of Michigan.

Dat Nguyen

Dat Nguyen

Equity Partner
About Dat
Experience: Dat Nguyen is a Dallas-area real estate investment professional, but is perhaps more widely recognized as a football and media personality.

Mr. Nguyen was an NFL All-Pro for the Dallas Cowboys for seven seasons and was an All-American from Texas A&M University. He currently co-hosts an ESPN radio show. In addition, he is an Honorary Co-chair for the American Heart Association Heartwalk, Co-chair of the Vietnamese American National Gala, Chair of Athlete in Action, and serves on the Board of Texas A&M University

Press. Mr. Nguyen has received numerous awards including the Bednarik and Lombardi Awards. He has published a book, Dat: Tackling Life and the NFL, an inspirational story of his faith, his family, and his career.

Education: Mr. Nguyen holds a degree in Agriculture from Texas A&M University, Class of 1998.

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