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Roy Wiedenhoeft
VP of Mortgage Lending

I have over 12 years of financial knowledge and industry experience that I bring to the Guaranteed Rate team. I am passionate about my work and love helping people, that’s what truly keeps me motivated and fulfilled. There’s nothing better for me than a client feeling like they have gotten an exceptional customer service experience, best possible deal available, and that they are truly happy. I am very thankful for each and every loan that my clients have entrusted me with over the years which only serves to fortify my level of commitment. I believe in honesty, integrity, trust and dependability. I am always staying on top of industry changes and always striving to make the loan process as smooth as possible. Whether you are a first time home buyer and have had the dream of home-ownership for a long time or you are looking to refinance, I will make sure you understand all of the programs available and help you find the best way to reach your goals. I will always make myself available to all parties involved to answer any questions you have along the way to ensure you are fully comfortable with your choices and experience. Quote: “Honesty of Purpose”….below is an excerpt from one of my favorite quotes taken from a UPS Management Conference in 1959…I really believe this to be the best representation of my work ethic, embodies my interactions with clients throughout our time together and expresses how I feel…it truly speaks for itself: “Once the people you deal with come to recognize that what you do springs from an honest heart, they will be surprisingly strong in their support of you. They will believe what you say. They will do what you want. They will give you their loyalty. In short, you will win their confidence, even to the extent that they will forgive any mistakes you do make. People will react in these favorable ways only when they have no doubt of your integrity.”

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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.