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Robert Fountain

Branch Manager
950 S. Pine Island Rd, Ste A-150, Plantation, FL 33324
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Bobby Fountain and his team has made the loan process so easy. Everyone was very professional and a blessing to work with. My loan officer was great! I could not ask for anything more. He was always available to answer all questions and very patient. I am very happy and pleased with Guaranteed rate I will definitely recommend family and friends.

Kathy S - Miami, FL | Feb. 2016

We had a great experience with Guaranteed Rate. We worked with Bobby Fountain, who was recommended to us by another Guaranteed Rate customer. Bobby took the time to answer our many, many questions and always quickly returned our phone calls and emails. As first-time home buyers, Bobby really took the stress and confusion out of the equation for us. On par with the customer support, Guaranteed Rate also provided the best possible rate: we shopped around with several different companies and...

Paolo M. - Boca Raton, FL | Jan. 2016

I adore Robert! I've done multiple loans with Robert and I would not work with anyone else!

Karen V. -- Hollywood, FL 6/30/2014

I just wanted to take an opportunity to say thank you. I am so grateful for all your help in our home purchase. I feel blessed by God, with having the privilege to work with such efficient individuals. Bobby, Scott and the Guaranteed Rate team, you guys are one of the most efficient financial experts I have ever met. Your customer service was never short of excellent, I'm am so grateful for having you work on my loan and will definitely pass on the word. I pray that God blesses all you folks...

Sincerely, Javier & Barbara T.

Robert "Bobby" Fountain, was very thorough during the whole process. He worked he worked extra hours just to assure the process went smoothly. He treats clients the way he would want to be treated. Bobby exceeded my expectations and I know I can trust his team.

Jeune R. -- North Miami, FL 1/22/2014

“Robert "Bobby" Fountain is the best in the business. He explained everything I needed to know and helped me close with no hassle.”

Rose J.—Miami, FL 1/22/14

"Guaranteed Rate did everything they could to make sure I could get the loan and home I wanted. It was very stressful at times, but we were always kept updated and Robert and his team were extremely knowledgeable and helpful. They were available always for updates on the process and answered every question I had. Robert did a wonderful job pushing things through and making sure we were satisfied. Closing was pushed out an extra week, but Guaranteed Rate did everything they could to make it...

Bernadette C. -- Boca Raton, FL. -- 9/ 2013

My experience with your company was excellent. Bobby Fountain did a great job. All aspects of the process went very smoothly thanks to him. I would recommend him to anyone I know who is looking for a mortgage. My real estate agent referred me to your company.

Robert B. - Davie, FL 8/2011

About Robert

I have been in the mortgage business originating loans since 2002. I enjoy helping people determine what specific mortgage plan and product is best for them. Every situation is unique and I make sure my clients are put into the best plan to meet their needs and maximize their financial well being. I grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida. I have a wonderful wife and two boys. I am an active member of First Baptist Fort Lauderdale. I enjoy working with the annual Christmas pageant as well as the youth department. I love sports. I play tennis and basketball. We enjoy trips to Gainesville to watch the Gators play football.

Robert 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 10 years. I enjoy helping people determine what specific mortgage plan and product is best for them. Every situation is unique and I make sure my clients are put into the best plan to meet their needs and maximize their financial wellbeing.
What specific steps do you use to help your customers find the best home loan for them?
Asking the right questions and listening to my client's individual situations is key to putting them in the best overall loan so they will be successful longterm.
Tell us about a specific challenging borrowing situation and how you got the mortgage closed and funded.
Unfortunately many people have been the victim of identity theft and someone falsely filing tax returns in their name. This has caused problems in the mortgage industry with verify income and stopped borrowers from getting a mortgage. I have had been able to work in conjunction with my company to address this issue and provide a work around so my buyers can proceed with buying a home.
What advice would you give new or first time home buyers?
Don't be afraid to ask questions. There are so many aspects to buying a home and going through the mortgage process. You want to make sure you have a clear understanding of how things work.
What can borrowers do to insure a smooth mortgage underwriting process?
The documentation piece can be overwhelming for many buyers. I recommend being as up front as possible with your financial details to avoid issues late in the process. We want to work as a team to meet your goals.
Summary of where you grew up: family, affiliations, college, high school, etc.
I grew up in Tallahassee, Florida and graduated from the University of Florida. I have a wonderful wife and two boys. I am an active member of First Baptist Fort Lauderdale. I enjoy working with the annual Christmas pageant as well as the youth department.
What provides you with the most satisfaction in your job as a Loan Officer?
Helping people get into a new home. It is an exciting time and I want to make sure their dreams come true.
Tell us something that makes you unique or something wacky, yet interesting about you?
I love sports. I play tennis and basketball. We enjoy making trips to watch the Gators play football.

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