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Mark Larsen
VP of Mortgage Lending

I have been in the mortgage industry in the Bloomington-Normal area for close to 15 years. I wanted to make the mortgage experience better for everyone involved and I realized in 2020 that I needed to find somewhere to help me with this goal. Little did I know Guaranteed Rate has been making this goal a reality for many for a long time prior to 2020 so I made the easy decision to be with the best there is. The customer is always first and I want to give the best service, advise, and of course competitive rates and thankfully Guaranteed Rate is here to help. I also want to provide real estate professionals a way of doing business that lets them serve their customers at the highest level as well as we are all in these major life transactions together. Guaranteed Rate allows me to serve our customers best by providing me my own team of highly trained specialist as well as our own proprietary technology suite to ensure the best communication and service to all. It is an exciting time for Homeowners and I look forward to all the mortgage needs of our Community. I live in Bloomington with my wife and daughter and have been, and will continue to serve on various non-profit boards as well as donating my time back into our great area. In my free time- family, fishing, golf, and hunting of course.

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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.