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John Noldan

Vice President of Mortgage Lending
115 Adelaide Street, Elmhurst, IL 60126
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John and his team made it easy and stress free to qualify and close on our new home - we couldn't be happier!

Daniel S. -Hoffman Estates,IL | MAY 2016

Great customer service and rapid response time. Super easy to go through the process. Everyone was great.

Eric W.- Streamwood, IL | MAY 2016

The team was very helpful and very patient with us during the process. They answered all our questions and helped make a stressful process easy and worry free!! I am so grateful for everyone we worked with!

WYNTER J. -Lombard, IL | MAR 2016

Everyone at John Noldon's office was amazing. Knowledgeable and quick to help any all questions. Such a great 1st time home buying experience!

Heather S. – Naperville, IL | SEP 2015

John Noldan and his team were fantastic. Their dedication to customer service was exemplary. They answered all of my questions timely and made the entire process as easy as imaginable.

Brian M. – Chicago, IL | AUG 2015

Matt John and the Noldan team, were very helpful throughout the process.

Richard W. – Elmhurst, IL | June 2015

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Rich W. – Elmhurst, IL | June 2015

John Noldan and the team were great!

Michael V. – Chicago, IL | Apr. 2015

Working with John Noldan and his team was an absolute pleasure! Every question I had regarding getting a mortgage was answered right away. was worried that the fraud alert I had on my credit would impact the process, but it turns out it wasn't the case. I was per-approved right away and it gave me enough confidence when I went looking for a home.I was clear to close in only a few weeks which is amazing in today's world. Guaranteed Rate has a reputation in the realtor circles as being a good...

James J. – Grayslake, IL | Apr. 2015

John and his staff were all very helpful. My initial contact was with John and he always took my calls or answered questions when I had them.

Kory A. – Oswego, IL | Apr. 2015

John Noldan is very experienced and knows his business very well. I'd definitely use him again in the future.

Gregory P. – Oswego, IL | Feb. 2015

John Nolden's team was an absolute pleasure to work with the entire time! Communication was prompt, information was easily obtained and explained, just a perfect process!

Daniel H. – Elmhurst, IL | Jan. 2015

John Noldan and his team were super!

Rachel R. – Villa Park, IL | Dec. 2014

After the first call I felt like John had my back and was working in my best interest.The team was 100% on top of our needs, even able to quickly correct a tiny mistake on the application the night before the closing!

Mallory L. - Weathersfield, CT | Dec. 2014

Eric was professional, easy to work with and followed up quickly!

Eric M. -- Elmhurst, IL. 10/15/2014

John and his team were awesome. From start to finish, excellent!! I'll definitely be recommending them to others, I have a lot of clients that are homeowners selling and/or realtors; I won't hesitate to refer any of them.

Lisa V. -- Villa Park, IL. 9/23/2014

I work with John Noldan and his team. He and his team made the entire process go by really smoothly. They were attentive and also quick to respond and get me an answer. I would recommend him in the future and hope to use him again…

Juan R. -- Plainfield, IL. 9/10/2014

John was always very available for questions and explanations within the process.

Christopher C. -- Villa Park, IL. 9/30/2014

John and his team stayed in touch through the process and that was very helpful!

Camiella M. -- 8/31/2014

John and his team were very friendly and I never had an issue throughout the entire lending process!

Michelle M. -- 8/26/2014

John and his team were very courteous and professional!

Earl H. -- Andrews, TX 7/15/2014

John was very knowledgeable and helped guide this property virgin through what could have been a stressful process!

Addison G. -- Rockford, IL 6/30/2014

John and his processing team were extremely knowledgeable and efficient.The responsiveness was greatly appreciated.

Linda G. -- Aurora, IL 5/6/2014

John Noldan and his team were fantastic to work with! Everyone was fast, professional, and helpful.

Jaclyn H -- Wheaton, IL 4/14/2014

John Noldan was wonderful to work with. He and the team made everything very easy for us. Everything went fast, smooth, and perfectly.

Adam K. -- Bartlett, IL 4/14/2014

"Every question was answered quickly and simply so we could keep the process moving forward. For example, we need to know how much money to bring to closing a few days before the HUD GFI was ready. John's team (Riley in particular) got us a number that was within $400 of the actual number so we did not take more money our of our bank then needed to close. That's good business. Rates and what you get for the loan cost and fees is far superior to a bank. This is our 5th loan-home purchase since...

Zillow -- Algonquin, IL. -- 10/ 2013

John and his team were amazing! They worked hard to navigate our unique circumstances to make the loan and purchase happen. We would not have been able to close without them. We love our new home and would recommend John Noldan and his team in a heart beat.

Kimberly P.-- Zillow -- Chicago, IL. -- 10 / 2013

Due to an unresponsive opposing realtor, we were up against a logistical deadline for closing. It was really on the fringe of possibility, given the usual amount of time it takes to complete a closing. But with the clock ticking and my family on the way to Illinois from our closing in Florida, John marshaled his team too, in less than a week, masterfully arrange and complete the closing. He was equal parts taskmaster and cheerleader, encouraging and making it his—and the team's—mission to...

Steven A. -- Zillow -- Chicago, IL-- 10/ 2013

"John Noldan is the perfect example of what a mortgage banker should truly be. He was professional, responsive and had a team of individuals that worked with him to close an complicated refinance. He possessed in-depth knowledge of the lending industry that he used to tiptoe around and through some very difficult issues in my refinance. The closing for my home was absolutely seamless. He is the only mortgage banker that I will ever use from this point forward."

James C.,-- Zillow -- Chicago, IL. -- 10/ 2013

"John came highly recommended by our real estate agent Anthony Spallone at Remax Masters in Morton Grove, IL. We chose to get our mortgage through John instead of our bank because he assured us from the very beginning that our loan would close on time. We did our part in immediately providing all the necessary documentation that he needed. He and his team were exceptionally responsive to all of our questions and concerns and extremely pleasant to work with. Our loan process and closing could...

Josh P. -- Des Plaines, IL -- 10/ 2013

"I have known John for 15 years. He started as a mentor and a role model for a young athlete. As I began my career he grew into a professional colleague, and someone who's trust was relied upon in any situation that revolved around the housing market in general. When it became time to purchase my first home, I could not think of anyone other than John who I could trust with this very delicate, and painstaking process. John and his staff made the mortgage acquisition process easy,...

Josh P. -- Chicago,IL. -- 10/ 2013

"We used John to purchase our new home. He was extremely helpful from the very beginning. We wanted to look at a house on a Sunday that required proof of ability to buy and John was able to get us the document we needed the very same day. Our closing was smooth with no surprises. I would recommend using him for all of your real estate needs."

Greg G. -- Elmhurst, IL. -- 10/ 2013

"We bought our first home with a loan through John and his team. They were an absolute pleasure to work with and I would recommend them to anyone needing a home loan. While we were a bit new to the process, this was our first home, they took the time to guide us through the steps of the process and gave us lots of options and explained all of them. They also made themselves available anytime we needed them (24/7 - day, night, weekends). An overall EXCELLENT experience working with John and his...

Keith L. -- Chicago, IL -- 10/ 2013

"The whole process went really well. In fact one of my closest friends is a VP at a bank and he even commented how smooth and appropriate the whole loan process was at Guaranteed Rate. I highly recommend John because his support and guidance made all the difference and he is a fabulous human being, seriously!"

Amit D. -- Chicago, IL. -- 9/ 2013

Hey check out this incredible review from Douglas about John! “John Noldan went above and beyond what they needed to do! Very attentive, very fast, very informative, and always went that extra mile. We were very pleased!”

Douglas W. -- Downers Grove, IL -- 01/2013

About John

John Noldan is a mortgage professional with 14 years of experience in the industry. While he graduated from Benedictine University with a degree in political science, he found his calling when he entered finance and the mortgage business. He enjoys helping people navigate important financial decisions and loves helping them achieve the dream of homeownership.

Throughout his years of experience, John has made a name for himself as one of the best in the industry. In 2014, he was ranked #66 in Mortgage Executive Magazine’s Top 200 Mortgage Originators in America and #88 in Scotsman Guide’s Top 300 Originators. In 2015, he climbed the ranks to reach #36 in Mortgage Executive’s list. John has been a member of the President’s Club at Guaranteed Rate for the past 5 years and joined the ranks of the prestigious Chairman’s Circle in 2015.

John interview Q&A

How long have you been in the mortgage business and what inspired you to get into it?
I have been in the mortgage business for 14 years. After graduating from Benedictine University with a degree in political science, I worked in a couple other arenas before gravitating towards the business of finance. The mortgage business was a natural fit almost immediately. I liked the idea of helping people navigate such an important financial decision in their lives. I developed relationships with Realtors, attorneys and financial planners and those relationships have been the cornerstone of my business. I view my job as that of a trusted financial adviser.
How has the mortgage industry changed since you started, and what would you expect in the future?
When I started in the mortgage business it was sort of the Wild West. There were a lot of people working as loan officers that didn’t have experience and probably shouldn’t have been in the business. With the regulations and guidelines currently in place, the customer is much more served and the overall mortgage experience is much more professional.
What part of the home loan process do customers find most difficult and how do you help them through it?
I think customers find the quantity of documentation that they have to gather and navigate somewhat cumbersome. We mitigate that by asking them to put us in touch with accountants, who often times have all of their required documents and as long as we have the customer’s permission, they will work with us to provide everything we need.
Are you active in any local associations or community groups, and at what level? What goals and/or success have you helped these groups achieve?
I sit on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities, an organization that is near and dear to my heart. I also am very involved in the community of Elmhurst and I am excited to be opening a new Guaranteed Rate branch there in March.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
I’m a bit of an adventure or thrill seeker. I have numerous (successful) skydiving jumps, I have raced cars, swum with sharks and several other really fun life adventures.

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