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Brian Swanson

Brian Swanson

Branch Manager

1603 22nd Street, Suite 102, West Des Moines, IA 50266
Own what matters
Own what matters

About Me

As a Guild Mortgage Loan Officer, I am committed to helping my clients understand their options for real estate financing and assisting them to make solid home loan decisions that meet their needs. I look forward to serving your home financing needs for many years. My goal is to be your "lender for life".

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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%.
Down payment assistance

Down payment assistance

If you’re purchasing your first home, you have options to buy without saving a full down payment. Down payment assistance (DPA) programs can help with your down payment in the form of a loan or grant that is often forgiven over time.
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.

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

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Testimonials

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Ethan
Apr 22, 2024
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Brian made the whole process exciting and was quick on the draw when I needed him!
Natalee
Apr 29, 2024
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I was very happy with my experience. Brain was thoughtful and delightful to work with. Thank you.
Jordan
Apr 29, 2024
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All my questions were answered. I was always kept up-to-date with the process and where things were.
Daniel
Apr 22, 2024
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- Communication. - Closing on time without headaches. - Smooth transaction. Thank you very much!
Amy S
Apr 22, 2024
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Brian and his team are fantastic to work with! Their knowledge and communication are top notch! I would highly recommend them as you will have a supportive partner and advocate through the whole financing process! Thanks for taking such great care of my clients!
Jason
Apr 15, 2024
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Brian has been my go to lender for over 10 years. He constantly delivers quality service to me and more importantly my clients. He's alwasy been the person who goes above and beyond to take care of our clients. What I enjoy most about his services is I send him the purchase agreement and he just takes over. I dont have to hold his hand, I dont have to send him a million items. He just takes care of it.

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NMLS ID #400119
I am authorized to do business in the states of Arizona, Iowa, Kansas and Missouri. AZ BK#0018883; AZ BKBR# 1043033; AZ LO Lic.# 1030977;