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Ben Anderson

Branch Manager/Vice President of Mortgage Lending
230 Commerce, Ste 200, Irvine, CA 92602
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NMLS: 320166
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Half way through our finance process we had to make a large purchase which through our debt ratio out of whack. I truly believe that any other mortgage company or bank would have walked away from us, but Ben Anderson was amazing and helped us through it. He helped us understand which areas of our debt we had to minimize or eliminate in order to requalify for the refinance. Without a doubt, we would never have been able to refinance our home and move from a 40 year to a 30 year plus get a lower...

Brian K. - Rancho Santa Margarita, CA | AUG 2016

Ben was prompt and explained everything

Marchant J. – San Mateo, CA | AUG 2015

Ben Anderson is great, gave me all the information I need and took time out each time I called

Pasquale M. – Mission Viejo ,CA | June 2015

I've worked with Ben on 2 different occasions and every time he is very knowledgeable, helpful and gets me the loan I need. Highly recommended!

Corina S. – Union City, CA - May. 2015

Ben helped us with our mortgage loan. This was my second purchase. Ben was by far and away the most helpful and professional mortgage broker I have ever dealt with. Closed super fast and kept us on track. If you are looking to get a new mortgage or refinance Ben is the right guy to help. Flat out amazing.

Keith B. – San Clemente, CA - Mar. 2015

The experience was great. Everything went as planned and Ben maintained communication throughout the process to keep me updated. The pricing is great, as promised.

Denise F. – Laguna Beach, CA - Mar. 2015

It was a pleasure working with Ben Anderson. He was kind and helpful throughout the entire process. I would definitely recommend this company to anyone for a loan refinance.

Jose N. – Azusa, CA - Mar. 2015

I don’t remember the last time I encountered a company that went the extra mile for the sake of customer satisfaction.

Robert A. – Encino, CA – Feb. 2015

Thanks for all the hard work!

Michael A. – Capitola, CA – Feb. 2015


Andrew D. – King City, CA – Jan. 2015

GREAT Service! I was really impressed with the loan process.

Greg C. – San Carlos, CA Jan. 2015

We really appreciate Ben’s hard work and dedication.

David G. – Moraga, CA – Dec. 2014

What can I say, Ben is simply amazing! He was the difference maker that made me a proud new home owner in this competitive market. Ben provided great service and guidance.

Daniel L. – Palm Springs, CA – Dec. 2014

Ben Anderson was always accessible for questions or concerns.

Bruce S.– San Jose, CA | June 2015

Ben Anderson and the rest of the team made the loan process smooth and understandable.

Mani E. - Newport Coast, CA | Dec. 2014

I give this Company and Ben Anderson Five stars plus. The process from start to finish was incredible, Ben had my loan closed in 3 weeks, everything Ben said was true no fluffing. This guy is incredible, His team did such a good job getting me paperwork and asking what was needed. This is the place to go to for a purchase or a refinance. Ben Anderson, Guaranteed Rate and team are the best.

Pat M.-- Mission Viejo, CA 11/11/2014

About Ben

Ben Anderson is a Vice President of Mortgage Lending at Guaranteed Rate. Guaranteed Rate is the 8th largest retail mortgage lender in the U.S., due to their low, low rates, innovative technology, unparalleled processing and unmatched support. Licensed in all 50 states, Guaranteed Rate is rated A+ with the Better Business Bureau, has a 96% customer satisfaction rating and funded $12.4 billion in home loans in 2014 alone.

Ben has 11 years of mortgage lending experience and has been a nationally verified top originator year after year. According to Scotsman Guide, Ben was ranked #21 nationally in mortgage lending volume in 2012, #10 in 2013, and #17 in 2014. Ben’s total closed sales for both home purchase and refinances exceed more than $750 million over the past four years with more than 1,800 closed mortgages. He was recognized by MPA Magazine as one of the “100 Hottest Mortgage Professionals in the country” in 2013 and 2014 and been featured in Origination News, National Mortgage News, Scotsman Guide and MPA Magazine with articles highlighting his unique way of doing business. Each publication highlights Ben’s incredible 24 hour a day work ethic and his willingness to do whatever it takes to help his clients achieve their home financing goals.

Ben offers his clients a level of personalized service not seen in the market today, and has an “old school way” of making sure the job gets done. He is known as the “go to guy” for home financing in Southern California.

In addition to Ben’s professional achievements, he is extremely active in his home community. Ben was raised in the Greater Bay Area of CA, and while his office is in Southern CA, he continues to stay connected to his roots by doing a great deal of business where he grew up. Ben is a supporter and is heavily involved in the Bay Area Rescue Mission, the largest non-profit organization in the Bay Area. Ben actively raises funds, volunteers and contributes to the cause of helping the less fortunate in the Bay Area. He has mentored many young men and women from the inner city and continues to do so.

Ben graduated from Biola University in La Mirada, CA where he was a collegiate baseball player.

Ben interview Q&A

How long have you been in the mortgage business? What awards have you won?
I have been in the mortgage business for 13 years. I was listed as "1 of 100 Hottest Mortgage Professionals" in MPA magazine in 2013 and 2014. I have also been ranked in the top 25 in the US in the Scotsman Guide's Top Originators lists the past three years and have made the top 25 in the Mortgage Executive lists from 2012-2015. I was nominated as the "OC Business Journal Entrepreneur of the Year" in 2015, and was also ranked in Executive Agent magazine in the Top 20 in US for the past four years.
What are the top 3 misconceptions people have about the home loan process?
1. That they won't qualify.
2. It's too much work.
3. The person or team processing my loan, won't do what's best for me.
Are you active in any fundraising organizations? What goals and/or success have you helped them achieve?
Bay Area Rescue Mission. I donate, I volunteer and I work with inner city youth. I also am a little league and flag football youth coach.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
I sleep about 2-3 hours per night. Ever since having kids, I thrive on not sleeping. I've never felt better and it gives me more time to devote to my clients, while ensuring I'm able to be the best husband and father I can be.

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