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Everyone was patient and kind and so helpful. Wonderful experience as a first time home buyer.
Kelly F. - July | 2018
I practiced as a real estate attorney in NJ for 24 years. When I moved to Florida, I didn't know any mortgage brokers. I spoke to several brokers and was not impressed. Luckily, my realtor referred me to Jeff Crain and he has been a God send. He never over promised anything and he spent a lot of time explaining how I could qualify for loans and how to improve my credit score. Other mortgage companies told me that I could not qualify because I am retired. Jeff assured me that this was not the...
Christina C. | May 2018
Joseph Nowacki made the loan easy . His willingness to assist me in the loan process was of tremendous help . Joe was always prompt with a response , no matter what the hour . I can’t say enough about Joe’s professional knowledge , honesty concerning answers and solutions as well as his pleasant mannerisms.
Simone H. | May 2018
Everything went smooth, all my questions were answered and they were able to close earlier then planned to accommodate us! Great Team to work with.
Bryan O. | February 2018
Jeff Crain and staff are fantastic We had a difficult loan and we enjoyed working with his staff Highly recommend Jeff Crain again!
Trisha B. | November 2017
Jeff Crain and the team were absolutely awesome!
Jeff W. | November 2017
Jeff Crain and his team did a great job for me. Their follow up and reminders were very helpful and they were very responsive to any questions I had. Each communication was very thorough and, if something was needed from me, they made it easy for me to follow. I would definitely use them again and would recommend them to anyone in need of a good lender. Great job Jeff, Joseph, Nico, and all involved.
Peter V. - Funded 10/6/17
Jeff Crain and his team are phenomenal. Their attention to detail and their customer service was far beyond my expectations. Finding the right investor for my $1.6 million loan was tricky, but they made it work. I am a highly satisfied customer.
Zachary P. | October 2017
Jeff, Joe and Nico-did an excellent job with our loan approval. They had us ready to close two weeks early. This was the easiest home-buying experience we've ever had and it's all thanks to them!
Brian W. | September 2017
Jeff was great from start to finish. Just seemed like the process slowed down once was at final stage and waiting for the underwriters to sign off. I am over all pleased with the service and would use Jeff and Guaranteed Rate again. The complete process was completed in like 47 days.
Charles S. | 05/16/2017
Lee at Guaranteed Rate was amazing helping us close on our home in 15 days and he also helped us save $5,000 from Quick Loans. We are very pleased with their professionalism and know how. Definitely we highly recommend Guaranteed Rate for everyone. Thank you Lee Pearson and his team to help us to have an smooth closing for us!
Luis M. - September | 2017
This was my first time buying a home and Lee was an absolute pleasure to work with! He's fast efficient and always does what he says he will. He explained everything to me step by step and never let me feel like I didn't know what was going on. Lee answered every question I asked as well as everything I didn't think to ask!
Marlena G. | 06/30/2017
I'm basically a first time home buyer so really don't know much about the process. Lee and his team were very helpful and made the process painless. Lee provided tons of information and educated me along the way. I feel much more knowledgeable. All of this helped the closing to go very smoothly. I was already aware of much of the information discussed at the closing because Lee and Marcy had filled me in on what to expect.
Susan S. | 6/5/2017
I feel like Jeff and Nico went above and beyond to help us get a home. Thank you!!
Ryan D. - 9/20/16
Jeff Crain was awesome! He worked diligently to get my loan closed quickly. He is a ROCKSTAR!
Amy S. - 8/12/16
If I could give higher ratings than 5 out of 5 and 10 out of 10 I would. I had an absolutely incredible experience with Guaranteed Rate. Lee Pearson was the utmost professional and extremely personable at the same time. He and his team work extremely well together and are very punctual as well. They went above and beyond for us. I would refer Lee and Guaranteed Rate to anyone! In 5-10 years when we are looking to upgrade our home I will definitely be giving Lee Pearson a call!
Jonathan O. - February | 2017
Loved the experience Jeff Crain made the entire process easy and he was always there when I needed him. I have already told friends to contact him for their loan needs.
Frederick S. - 4/25/16
Alex Perry and his team were wonderful. Wouldn’t work with anyone else!
Marie J. | April 2018
Lee Pearson, has done a fantastic job! He made the process so simple and easy for us. He took his time and walked through everything with us. We appreciate all his assistance and guidance. Thank you Lee, from the bottom of our hearts.
Lavar B. - 4/27/16
Jeff Crain was superb!
Jennifer Gray – St Petersburg, FL | Dec. 2014
Guaranteed Rate Office in St Petersburg, FLHere at Guaranteed Rate, we have a philosophy to “lend where we live” and our office has been originating loans in the St. Petersburg area since 2013. We are happy to call the “Sunshine City” our home. In our market, we know that Conventional, FHA, VA and Jumbo loans are important to you. We are not only dedicated to meeting those needs, but also have a full array of loan products, so that we can meet all of your lending needs. Our office is committed to the highest quality customer service and dedicated to our customers throughout the entire mortgage process.
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 anyone, anywhere can complete the application. It allows clients to choose their own loan type, receive free credit scores from all three bureaus, securely upload and digitally sign your loan documents then receive a real online approval!
We strive for the industry leading value proposition for our loan officers, referral sources and customers, which is why we work by a set of Core Values. While each of these are important to our success, the St. Petersburg office embodies the “Deliver Results” core value. We overcome obstacles to find solutions and deliver the best service to our team and our clients.
If you’re looking for new career opportunities, start with us! We hire the best of the best and are looking for team members that are passionate about doing a good job, follow through and stay dedicated with a positive outlook. It is our branch’s goal to become the #1 lender in the St. Petersburg market. We even began hosting our own GR Palooza, an event that has helped to get our name out around town. Come grow with us!