About Guild Mortgage

Founded in 1960 when the modern U.S. mortgage industry was just forming, Guild Mortgage Company is a nationally recognized independent mortgage lender offering pilot and specialized residential mortgage products and local in-house processing, underwriting and funding. Guild’s collegial and entrepreneurial culture enables it to deliver personalized customer service. Having been through every economic cycle, the company has grown almost 20-fold since 2007, when it first reached $1 billion in production, to $21.71 billion in total loan volume in 2019. It now has nearly 4,000 employees and 222 retail branches in 30 states. Guild’s highly trained loan professionals are experienced in government-sponsored programs such as FHA, VA, USDA, down payment assistance programs and other specialized loan programs. In addition, Guild services more than 237,000 loans, which totaled $49.43 billion as of December 31, 2019. It has correspondent banking relationships with credit unions and community banks in 43 states and services loans in 47 states. (Equal Housing Lender-Company NMLS #3274).

Conventional loans versus FHA loans

By | January 6th, 2021|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

Conventional loans versus FHA loans Whether you’re considering refinancing your existing home or purchasing a new one, comparing loans side by side can help you [...]

How to buy a condo

By | December 30th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

How to buy a condo If you’re considering taking advantage of low mortgage rates and becoming a homeowner, deciding what kind of home to buy [...]

What is an HOA? A beginner’s guide to homeowners associations

By | December 23rd, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

What is an HOA? A beginner's guide to homeowners associations Are you considering buying a home in a community with an HOA? According to HOA-USA, [...]

Your guide to buying a fixer-upper

By | December 18th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , , |

Your guide to buying a fixer-upper If you’d like a home with a lower purchase price or your budget doesn't allow you to purchase a [...]

How do home improvement loans work?

By | December 9th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

How do home improvement loans work? A home improvement loan, or home renovation loan, allows you to buy or refinance a home in almost any [...]

What’s the difference between a manufactured, modular and mobile home?

By | December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

What’s the difference between a manufactured, modular and mobile home? What comes to mind when you picture a new home being built? Do you envision [...]

What’s the difference between a condo and an apartment?

By | November 25th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: , , , , , , , |

What’s the difference between a condo and an apartment? When deciding whether to buy a condo or rent an apartment, it’s helpful to understand the [...]

What is LTV or loan-to-value ratio on a mortgage?

By | September 30th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101|Tags: , , , , , , |

What is LTV or loan-to-value ratio on a mortgage? From ARM to VA, there are dozens of abbreviations related to the mortgage process. Understanding this [...]

What is a down payment?

By | September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , , |

What is a down payment? A down payment on a house is a portion of your home purchase price that you pay up front. If [...]

Top 5 FAQs regarding equity in a home

By | September 16th, 2020|Categories: Mortgage 101, Products and programs|Tags: , , , , |

Top 5 FAQs regarding equity in a home Are you a renter weighing the rent-vs-buy decision? Renting has its advantages. For example, renters have less [...]