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Tara Offenbacher

Loan Officer

2197 Lake Tahoe Blvd., Suite 1 & 2, S Lake Tahoe, CA 96150
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About Me

I'm proud to call Lake Tahoe home since 1998, and I'm deeply committed to our wonderful community. I genuinely enjoy helping people purchase homes in our area so they can continue to enjoy our unique lifestyle.

To me, the home loan process is more than just a transaction, it's the foundation of a trusted relationship. You can rest assured that your loan is in capable hands, thanks to my attention to detail and ongoing communication throughout the entire process. In addition to our phone conversations, I'll keep you informed with real-time status emails, ensuring you're always in the loop as we reach key milestones in your transaction.

The highest compliment I can receive is when you tell your friends and family about my services. It shows that the hard work and dedication I put into every client relationship are appreciated.

When I'm not working, you'll find me enjoying the outdoors—rock climbing, skiing, or exploring the mountains with my husband Todd, our daughter Olive, and our dog Spot.

Thank you for considering me as your partner in achieving your dream of owning a home. Your trust means a lot, and I'm here to help you every step of the way.

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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.

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5.0 out of 5.0 stars
Sep 18, 2023

Tara was great to work with! Outstanding knowledge and communication skills. Highly recommend!
Feb 18, 2023

Tara is amazing to work with! Really helped walk me through all the nitty-gritty details of the mortgage on the purchase of my first home purchase. She was very responsive and extremely knowledgeable. Tara even took the time so share some local events she knew I might be interested in and made me feel like part of the community from the very start! Would highly recommend working with Tara on your next loan
Nov 16, 2022

After bouncing around to many sub-par or downright dishonest mortgage lenders I've finally found a 'Home' with Tara. She has been beyond patient sweet and understanding in the face of a complexity of issues and personalities pertaining to my family's file. I cannot recommend her enough. This type of integrity and professionalism is few and far between in any industry let alone this one in this market. THANK YOU TARA. You are our family's saving grace we won't be using anyone else.
Nov 16, 2022

Tara was fantastic! Once our relator connected us with her we were approved within 24 hours. Tara made the whole process of purchasing our second home seamless and enjoyable. She kept us informed along the way and even called us to provide verbal updates which was nice. Tara was also very knowledgeable and quick to respond to all of our questions. Because of how smooth the process went we were able to close early! We highly recommend Tara and Guild Mortgage and hope to use them again in the future.
Nov 16, 2022

Tara and the Guild company have been amazing to work with. They are friendly diligent and basically walk you through the best process. Tara also worked diligently to find the rate that made the most sense. Pleasure to work with and recommend highly!
Nov 16, 2022

Tara Offenbacher was amazing and extremely helpful right out of the gate. She took the time to help me with my credit long before applying for a loan. She is extremely knowledgeable and was very helpful in explaining all the steps along the way. She happened to be on vacation when we made the offer on our home was engaged the whole time. We live in an area where not to many locals can afford a house and she worked tirelessly on making sure we can stay in our hometown. I can't thank her enough for what she has done for me and my family. She is and amazing person and is really huge asset for our community. There is no doubt that when it comes time to refinance or buy another home that she will be my first call. Please consider her if you are thinking about a home purchase. We will forever be in debt to her for what she's done for my family!

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NMLS ID #1966178
I am authorized to do business in the states of California and Nevada. Licensed by the Department of Financial Protection and Innovation under the California Residential Mortgage Lending Act; NV Mortgage Company #1141;