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Athena Leventis

Athena Leventis

Senior Loan Officer

566 Spears Creek Church Rd, Suite 101, Elgin, SC 29045
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About Me

I appreciate your taking the time to visit my personal web page and consider me for your financing needs.

Our goal at Guild Mortgage is to provide complete client satisfaction by closing your loan on time, every time. It is our constant communication from our team throughout the process; from the initial application to closing that differentiate us from others in the industry. Guild will service your loan so you always have a contact. The team we have put together makes us different from any other lender in the industry. 

My goal is to make sure you understand the process and the various mortgage products available and to be your mortgage expert for life. 

I have been in the banking/mortgage industry for over 30 years. I graduated from Clemson University with a BS in Finance and an emphasis in Accounting and am a Certified Financial Planner, CFP.

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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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Christopher
Mar 28, 2024
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Athena did an excellent job. From the very moment we contacted her as our preferred lender, she went right to work on our behalf, informing of us what we would need to do in order to get the ball rolling. She reassured us right off the bat letting us know she had experience with the kind of loan we were wanting. And it showed. She truly knows her stuff. And even amidst her own busy schedule she did a really good job at making time for us, either personally, or with the help of her team (who were awesome as well). My wife and I felt in such good hands with Athena. She was patient with all of our questions (among other things :-)), and guided and directed us all along the way. We could not have asked for a better loan officer. She will always be one of the fondest parts of my wife and I's homebuying journey.
Len
Oct 02, 2023
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Working with Athena
Kelly
Sep 18, 2023
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The transaction moved along smoothly with plenty of communication and updates.
Boyd B
Sep 07, 2023
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Closing on time with no hiccups even with it being a Rural Housing loan.
Boyd
Sep 07, 2023
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Athena once you got involved with the updates, everything was smooth sailing. It was a great experience overall.
Angel
Sep 07, 2023
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Athena and her team took care of us from start to finish.

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NMLS ID #474220
I am authorized to do business in the states of Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org);