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Karen Thaggard

Florida - Viera

5500 Murrell Road, Suite 201

Viera, FL 32940


About Karen

For the past 20 years, Karen Thaggard has been helping homeowners obtain the right financing for their individual purchase and refinance needs. She joined Embrace in 2012 as one of our Senior Loan Officers. Karen has worked in all aspects of the mortgage industry - origination, processing, and underwriting. This knowledge offers a unique advantage to her clients as she is able to thoroughly guide them through all aspects and procedures of mortgages. Karen prides herself on her ability to grow relationships with her clients and determine the perfect fit for her clients lifestyle and needs. Whether you are a first time homebuyer looking to achieve the dream of home ownership or are a current homeowner looking to lower your interest rate, Karen will help guide you to financial freedom.

Karen was born in New Jersey and moved to Brevard County, Florida when she was six. Graduating from Titusville High School she then moved on to college where she took business classes at the University of Central Florida. Karen’s husband, Stephen, also works with Embrace as a Sr. Loan Officer and they have three wonderful children named Blake, Brandi and Logan. They enjoy spending quality time by the swimming pool, at the beach, and boating.

98% Customer Satisfaction Rating
Zillow 5 star rating
Inc 5000 Fastest Growing companies
Scotsman Guide Top Lender


  • 5

    5 Survey completed on February 17, 2019

    Review By Marco M. for Karen Thaggard

    Completed transaction in February 2019

    From day one, Karen and her team were always there for me and my family. Communication was excellent, i always received and answer to any of my questions in a timely fashion. Whenever there was a need explain things better, Karen would go the extra mile and give me a courtesy phone call. I could never be more pleased about the customer service that Karen and her team provided me with. I am happy with their professionalism and would definitely recommend Embrace home loans to my friends.

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on January 18, 2019

    Review By Antonio T. for Karen Thaggard

    Completed transaction in January 2019

    Information and communication was really satisfying

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on January 05, 2019

    Review By Doreen S. for Karen Thaggard

    Completed transaction in December 2018

    I had a wonderful experience working with Karen at Embrace Loan, she is very knowledgeable and responded to my questions quickly. loan process can be very stressful, but working with Karen and her team made the process moved very smoothly. I thank Embrace for sharing Karen Thaggard, an excellent member of their team with with the public.

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on November 22, 2018

    Review By Edward B. for Karen Thaggard

    Completed transaction in November 2018

    Karen stayed on top and made our experience great at every step of the process!!!!!! Thanks Karen

  • 5

    5 Survey completed on September 02, 2018

    Review By Brittney H. for Karen Thaggard

    Completed transaction in August 2018

    Karen is very knowledgeable and communicated in a timely manner. She explained the whole process and answered my many questions with great detail which helped make this process less stressful. Thank you for all your hard work and great customer service.

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Mortgage Rates Hit Their Highest Point in Months

Mortgage rates hit their highest point since April this week, according to Freddie Mac. The average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate loans clocked in at 3.05% — up from 2.99% last week.  “As inflationary pressure builds due to the ongoing pandemic and tightening monetary policy, we expect rates to continue a modest upswing,” said Sam Khater,…

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