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Sente launched in 2007 during one of the most tumultuous times in the history of mortgage lending. While many companies were closing their doors, we launched with a different name and a different model.

Since its inception, Sente Mortgage had a vision to be a different kind of mortgage company - not just a place for mortgages, but a place to create financial possibility. In fact, it is one of the reasons the company is named Sente.

The name Sente comes from a term used in the ancient strategy game Go and represents the winning position on the Go board. We adopted the term Sente as the name for the company as a metaphor for helping people “win at their financial game” or, better said, create a strong financial situation. This concept eventually formed the foundation for our company’s purpose, “We Create Financial Possibility.”

Sente’s owners believed they could build a mortgage company that was purpose-driven, relationship-based, and ethically grounded. Sente not only survived, but thrived during this chaotic time because we started fresh and were able to predict what the mortgage landscape would look like in the coming years.  Because of this, the company is grounded in its core values, and focused on high ethics and creating a 5-star experience for our customers, our partners, and our employees.

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Our Purpose 

Sente Mortgage exists to create financial possibility.  More About Sente

Sente Mortgage
4520 Burnet Road
Austin, TX 78756

(512) 637-9900
(512) 637-9901 (fax)

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About our CEO

Tom Rhodes

Founder  & CEO

With more than 20 years of experience in the real estate and mortgage industries, Tom has a deep understanding of the mortgage marketplace, regulatory environment and customer journey, and is responsible for sales, customer success, and business strategy across the company.

Tom developed Sente to be a company with passion for customer success, and this is the foundation of the organization’s culture. He believes people are central to that success, and has made a commitment to education and training throughout the organization. One of his top initiatives is developing and implementing a mortgage banker Business Building Platform that generates a sustainable stream of business for loan officers and focuses on providing a 5-star user experience throughout the mortgage process.

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