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Sarah Griffin – Guild Mortgage Lender

Sarah Griffin

Loan Officer

500 Mission Street, Suite 7, Ketchikan, AK 99901
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About Me

About Me: Your Trusted Loan Officer in Southeast Alaska 

???? Helping Families Achieve Homeownership Since 2006

As a seasoned loan officer with over 15 years of experience, I’ve had the privilege of assisting families in Southeast Alaska on their journey to homeownership. My mission is simple: find the right loan solutions tailored to each client’s unique situation and goals. 

???? Specializations: First-Time Homebuyers, AHFC, and VA/FHA Loans 

Whether you’re a first-time homebuyer, an Alaska Housing Finance Corporation (AHFC) applicant, or a veteran seeking VA/FHA financing, I’ve got you covered. Expect clear communication, weekly updates, and creative problem-solving when you work with me. 

???? Why I Became a Loan Officer 

Having lived in Ketchikan for over 30 years, I’ve witnessed the transformative power of homeownership firsthand. It’s more than just a transaction; it’s about making dreams come true. That’s why I chose this path—to help others achieve their homeownership dreams. 

???? Now Serving All of Alaska 

Exciting news! My lending area has expanded to cover the entire state of Alaska. Whether you’re in Anchorage, Fairbanks, or a remote village, I’m here to assist you. 

???? Community Involvement 

Beyond mortgages, I’m passionate about giving back. Currently, I serve on the board of the Ketchikan Community Foundation. When I’m not crunching numbers, you’ll find me beachcombing with my family, enjoying the natural beauty of our coastal paradise. 

???? Let’s Make Your Home Loan Journey Smooth 

Whether you’re buying your first home, refinancing, or exploring investment properties, I’m here to guide you. Let’s turn your homeownership dreams into reality! 

 

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Let’s find the right home loan for you

We have loan options to fit every situation, from down payment assistance programs for first-time homebuyers to government-sponsored programs for military families and rural residents or jumbo loans in high-cost markets.

Conventional

Conventional

A Conventional loan is a great option if you have an average to high credit score and little debt. This allows you to take advantage of lower interest rates. With these types of loans, you have the option to put 20% down, which eliminates the need for private mortgage insurance (PMI) and saves you money. If you don’t have a large down payment saved up though, don’t worry. We have Conventional loan options for down payments as low as 3%.
FHA

FHA

If you’re looking to buy on a tight budget, these loans are a great option. It’s easier to qualify for FHA loans because they carry lower credit score requirements and lower down payment options starting at 3.5% down. They’re also insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and only issued by FHA-approved lenders.
VA

VA

If you’re an active member of the military or a veteran, a VA loan can help you save money with no down payment and lower closing costs. VA loans also have lower interest rates, meaning you’ll save money over the life of your loan. A VA loan is a program created and guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) specifically for eligible military veterans, service members and their spouses.

All loans are subject to underwriter approval; terms and conditions may apply. Subject to change without notice.

Testimonials

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Carolpemberton0
Jun 28, 2018
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Sarah was helpful in the purchase of my new home. She answered all my questions, kept me informed on the loan process and let me know when to lock down my interest rate. The loan was closed without any issues.
Jennie G
Jun 16, 2018
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We found our service from Ms. Sarah Griffin to be outstanding. We refinanced our home with in a timely manner that was beyond our belief. After contacting her and letting her know what we were wanting to do, the process was smooth and quick. If we had any question or concerns, she was their to answers them. We highly recommend her for your mortgage needs. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Jennie G
Jun 15, 2018
Verified

We found our service from Ms. Sarah Griffin to be outstanding. We refinanced our home with in a timely manner that was beyond our belief. After contacting her and letting her know what we were wanting to do, the process was smooth and quick. If we had any question or concerns, she was their to answers them. We highly recommend her for your mortgage needs. I guarantee you will not be disappointed.
Jamraco
Jun 14, 2018
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This is actually my second time working with Sarah and I was just as pleased this go around. She is an excellent communicator, answers questions quickly and competently, and is always pleasant and professional. I recommend her unhesitatingly to anyone hoping to buy a home!

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NMLS ID #424423
I am authorized to do business in the state of Alaska. Branch NMLS ID 2576211;