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Kari Phillips
Loan Officer / Branch Manager

Your mortgage process should be all about you and your experience. That's why we aim for your 100% satisfaction. How do we do it? First, our goal is to structure your loan with the lowest costs possible. Second, the loan application process is easy-peasy. You'll see when you click on the Apply Now button. Third, you have access to me and my team throughout the entire mortgage transaction, so you are comfortable with every step. It's that simple. Looking forward to working with you.....Oh, and if you want to know more about me personally, please click the Read More link.

With 25+ years of experience in the mortgage and banking industry, and over 10,000 loan transactions under her belt, Kari Phillips is a Loan Officer and Branch Manager like no other at one of the country’s top mortgage lenders - Guaranteed Rate. Kari leads a team which provides both borrowers and real estate agents with the best service and great loan products available, while differentiating itself in the lending space by offering fair and transparent rates and with a goal of driving to a full underwritten approval before they are in contract, rather than the simple “pre-qualification” – all of this allowing the strongest possible position for clients to purchase or refinance.

Kari is the proud mother of two girls, and wife of 18 years to her college sweetheart, whom she met while pursuing her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Marketing from Hillsdale College while on a basketball scholarship. She also went on to receive her Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Toledo. Life brought the Phillips family to Las Vegas over 20 years ago where her husband is a practicing probate attorney. In her free time Kari can be found on the greens mastering her golf swing, painting, or supporting her kids at their favorite sports and activities.

Come see why Kari and her team at Guaranteed Rate come so highly recommended by Real Estate Agents and borrowers alike.

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This is NOT a mortgage loan approval or commitment to lend. The actual fees, costs, and monthly payment on your specific loan transaction may vary, and may include city, county, or other additional fees and costs. Mortgage rates are offered exclusively through Guaranteed Rate and are subject to change without notice. If the down payment is less than 20%, mortgage insurance may be required and could increase the monthly payment and APR. The payment amount does not include homeowners' insurance, flood insurance (if applicable), or property taxes that must be paid in addition to your loan payment. The displayed Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is a measure of the cost to borrow money expressed as a yearly percentage. For mortgage loans, excluding home equity lines of credit, it includes the interest rate plus other charges or fees (such as mortgage insurance, discount points, and origination charges). For home equity lines, the APR simply reflects the interest rate. When shopping for a mortgage, you can use the APR to compare the costs of similar loans between lenders. One discount points equals one percent of your loan amount. Some jumbo loan options may not be available to first\-time home buyers. We based the mortgage interest rates shown on a 30\-day rate lock period. Under certain circumstances, a 30\-day rate lock may not be available. When you apply, you can choose to lock or float your interest rate range. Mortgage rates and loan options displayed depend on a number of variables, including the accuracy of the information you have entered, which is subject to verification, credit and property approval. These mortgage rates are based upon a variety of assumptions and conditions, which include a consumer credit score that may be higher or lower than your individual credit score. Your loan's interest rate will depend upon the specific characteristics of your loan transaction and your credit history up to the time of closing. VA If you meet the eligibility requirements of the VA program, gifts or grants may be used for down payments. Up to 100% financing may be available for qualified borrowers. Most VA loans require the borrower to pay a 'funding fee'. This fee may be paid out of pocket or financed into the loan amount. At the direction of the United States Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs VA Funding Fees may increase or decrease without notice. Guaranteed Rate, Inc. is a private corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware. It has no affiliation with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, the US Department of Agriculture, or any other government agency. Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARMs) Interest rates and payments may increase after consummation. After the initial fixed period, your interest rate may change periodically according to the market index. Any change may significantly impact your monthly payment. Since the index in the future is unknown, the First Adjusted Rate and Payments displayed are based on the current index plus the margin (fully indexed rate) at time of scenario/disclosure. Before choosing an ARM, you should decide if you can manage the maximum estimated payment if the rate increases. To fully understand minimum and maximum payments, please speak to a mortgage loan expert.