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Branch Manager: Christos Athanasiou
  • o: 617-532-2000
51 Melcher Street, Offices 121,219, 239, & 245, Boston, MA 02210
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Ricardo was fantastic! I couldn't recommended him enough. He was so responsive, very amicable, and lovely to work with.

Rebecca P.

My financial situation is very complicated and Ricardo Brasil masterfully navigated a difficult terrain to help me get approved. Obviously his many years of experience worked to my benefit and I was very happy and satisfied to get a low rate and cash out at closing to help me accomplish my goals. Thank you Ricardo and thank you Guaranteed Rate.

Barry S. | April 2018

I positively LOVED working with the Brasil brothers and their team. They were kind, patient, and so knowledgeable in guiding me through my first home-buying experience. Thank you!

Monica B.

Great experience working with the team. Ricardo Brasil is a joy and his team was really helpful too.

Nosheen J. | April 2018

Paul and his team were professional, prompt, and made this entire process very easy for us. We are now in our dream home thanks to them.

Patrick S. | March 2018

The process were seamless- Even though there were several steps and people involved, this was explained in advance so there was no confusion. Paul personally had oversight. I greatly appreciated this. Paul was available for a call even after hours or over the weekend.

Maria G. - Quincy, MA | MAY 2017

Paul and his team clearly communicated every step of the loan process and made themselves available for all of my questions.

Michael M. - Dorchester, MA | MAY 2017

Paul Archibald was excellent and attentive to us during the entire loan to closing process. The process was methodical and timely. Thanks for making this so easy!

Elisabeth E. - Norwell, MA | MAY 2017

Paul Archibald and his team were amazing to work with!

Michael F. - Mashpee, MA | MAR 2017

Sammy is the best! The whole process from start to finish was made easy thanks to his knowledge and expertise. I will gladly recommend doing business with him and his team anytime.

Jonathan M. | February 2018

I have used Guaranteed Rate specifically Sammy Iliopoulos on all my purchases and refinance transactions over the years and am extremely happy. I plan on continuing to use on any future transactions and recommend to others.

Nicholas N. | March 2018

Paul Archibald and his team made our experience great. I have worked with Paul in the past and will work with him again in the future. He is very consultative, asks the right questions, and facilitates the process in a manner that is effective without being aggressive or pushy

Michael P. - Dover, MA | MAR 2017

I do have to say Sammy was a perfect person for me and others. I thank you Sammy for ALL your help and support!

Tara P. | August 2017

My only go-to mortgage provider! Wouldn't bother shopping around for future needs and recommended to everyone I know.

Michael V. | July 2017

I was very happy with the very immediate and personal reply upon questions. It was my first time buying a home so I had a lot to learn and a lot of questions from the beginning. Roger and his team were unbelievably helpful and friendly. It's rare that you get a service like this these days! Thank you!

Bianca H. - February | 2018

I thought Sammy Iliopoulos and his team were fantastic. He was extremely knowledgeable, got me a great rate and made the process seamless from beginning to end. I am going to highly recommend him to anyone I know in the market for a home.

Terry T. | July 2017

Sammy was amazing. I have been in touch with two other companies that asked for the impossible, at the last minute which was a big turnoff. Sammy explained the process and what was need from me. I have heard some nightmare stories about obtaining a loan and this experience was nothing like any stories. I will definitely send people Sammy's way in the near future.

Michael M. | March 2018

Very easy to work with Roger and his team. They were always available. Closing costs were very reasonable and the interest rate was competitive.Would work with them again.


Working with Roger and his team was the easiest part of buying my home. I was introduced to them by a realtor I was working with about a year and a half ago when I was trying to buy a property. Before I worked with Roger, I was working with someone who was too busy to answer my phone calls and emails and I was resigned to the fact that it was just going to be a painful process. When I started working with Roger and his team, I was pleasantly surprised to find that getting a loan did not have to...


My wife and I met Roger Brasil through our agent when buying our first home together as a married couple and we’re glad we did! We found our dream house and as part of putting together an attractive offer for the seller, we agreed to an accelerated timeframe for closing - 5 weeks! Roger got us pre-approval letters faster than any loan officer I’ve ever worked with prior and got us the most competitive rates possible. He took the time to understand everything about us so that he could provide...

David - 4/10/17


At Guaranteed Rate, we have a philosophy to “lend where we live” and our office has been originating loans in the Boston area since 2009. We are happy to call this beautiful city our home with its historic roots and unpredictable New England weather. Our office building even follows in the historic pattern of the city, located in a converted factory building near the seaport district.

In our market, we know that Conventional loans are important to you and we are dedicated to meeting those needs. We are also armed with a full array of loan products, so that we can meet all of your lending needs. It's part of our core values to put the customer first. We do that by striving to be the best and always looking for ways to improve on our skill set. We take great pride in our attention to detail, strong communication, solid expectation setting and the ability to utilize our platform to the nth degree. No one can close loans like we do, and we take great pride in that fact and take great pride in Guaranteed Rate.

We are proud to have Guaranteed Rate’s World’s First Digital Mortgage at our disposal. This is invaluable to both clients and realtors because of the ease of applying online when it's convenient for the client and the ability to upload documentation electronically. It also allows clients to choose their own loan type, receive free credit scores from all three bureaus, and digitally sign their loan documents then receive a real online approval!

Here in Boston, we always strive to exceed customer expectations, and love to reward our team for doing so. We hold annual holiday parties along with appreciation outings for our ops team. Each year we also look forward to cheering on the athletes participating in the Boston Marathon. We love to root for our local teams, too – go Red Sox, Patriots and Bruins!

While it is important that our office has fun, we also are dedicated to giving back. We love Boston and are always interested in learning about new ways we can give back to our community! We even participate in an annual food drive to support the city.

Our branch is looking to grow its production by 25-30 percent year over year. So, if you’re looking for new career opportunities, start with us! We hire the best of the best and are looking for smart, self-sufficient, experienced, responsible and honest team members that put integrity first above all. Come join our team!
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