Petya Popova McLaughlin: Your lender for life
Petya has been in the residential lending industry since 2001. As Senior Loan Officer, she has been assisting homebuyers become proud homeowners. Committed to providing excellent customer service and placing great value in helping her customers achieve the ultimate dream of homeownership, Petya spends an enormous amount of time educating her clients and helping them make the best financial decision based on their unique needs.
"As an immigrant from a country that didn’t have a developed residential lending system, I have an immense appreciation of homeownership and the role of the lending industry. As a mortgage banker, I have the opportunity, skills and experience to assist my clients and their families. I am always available to answer any loan related questions during the loan transaction and beyond. I believe in creating relationships for life and I am grateful for the opportunity to bring value, to assist my clients and be a part of the home purchasing process. I consider investing in real estate to be investing in your successful financial future.”
As a mortgage banker, Petya's competitive advantages are low interest rates, low closing costs and fast and smooth closings process. She specializes in conventional, FHA, VA, CalHFA and Jumbo loans. Petya also speaks Bulgarian and Russian.
Prior to joining Guaranteed Rate, Petya worked at Home Street Bank, National Residential Mortgage, Bank of America Home Loans and GMAC Mortgage. Her strong finance background before joining the mortgage industry was a key to her success. She has a Master's degree in Economics and Post Graduate degree in ESL and Business Administration.
Petya has called San Diego her home since 2001 and with her husband and their two children they love San Diego and are very involved in their neighborhood and school related activities. Her favorite pastime is traveling. She and her family love vacationing in Europe, the North West, and even day trips around San Diego. During her free time she enjoys music, the arts, and home renovations.