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Ron Bruno
VP of Mortgage Lending

If I could encapsulate why I have a passion for real estate and finance, it is because "I love to help people!" Home ownership is one of the greatest paths to building wealth in America. A home can appreciate in value, generate a stream of income and/or serve as a leveraged asset. The home buying process is rife with pitfalls unless you have the right professionals managing your transaction. From our initial conversation to the funding and servicing of your loan, I manage the loan process from A-Z and serve as an available resource for any real estate and financial matters before, during and after your home purchase. By taking an active role in the loan process and leveraging my team in processing, underwriting and funding, I identify potential steps needed to take so that you are positioned for a home loan now or in the future. Professionally, my career spans 10 years in sales, marketing and business development and for a better part of a decade, I have served business owners, executives, professionals and first time homebuyers managing their personal finances. My referral network consists of Realtors, CPAs, Financial Advisors, Attorneys, Insurance Professionals and Business Managers, where I am considered a key partner and an extension of their team. I am a graduate of the Graziadio School of Management of Pepperdine University where I received an MBA in Finance and received my undergraduate degree from the Goizueta Business School of Emory University where I received a BBA in Marketing and Management. I serve as Vice Chairman for the Child Development Institute in Canoga Park, Board Advisor for the Los Angeles Pepperdine Waves Alumni Council and Past President of the Los Angeles Emory Alumni Association. My wife, Karen, and I live in the San Gabriel Valley where we enjoy travel, wine and entertaining our friends and family.

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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.