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Ellen Briggs

Ellen Briggs

Loan Officer

1224 S River Road, Suite A102, St George, UT 84790
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About Me

Welcome! It's all about service at Guild Mortgage and our company has been meeting the needs of homebuyers across the United States since 1960. I joined Guild because of its strong reputation for integrity‚ based mortgage lending its unwavering commitment to responsible lending practices and for its broad portfolio of mortgage solutions and tools. Since joining Guild I have helped many individuals and families attain the dream of homeownership. Whether you want to buy a new home or refinance an existing mortgage I will provide a customized solution for you at competitive rates. No brokering no middleman no hassle no surprises. Guild is a direct lender which means that my Branch and Regional Offices are equipped to complete the entire loan process in‚ house‚ all loan processing underwriting closings and funding are handled locally. As a result we have a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible I will be in control of your loan file from start to finish and I will be up‚ to‚ date on the status of your loan at all times. I understand the importance of maintaining continuous communication throughout the loan process and commit to providing you accurate timely and honest mortgage advice. I invite you to put us to the test. Let me show you how simple and easy securing a mortgage can be.

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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.

Testimonials

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4.9 out of 5.0 stars
4.9
Deborah
Jan 19, 2024
Verified

I absolutely could not say enough good things about Ellen. Ellen stuck with us for 14 months from preapproval, home selection, placement and all of the setbacks we encountered through out the construction. Ellen was right there with us very patient and helpful throughout the entire process. I don't think we could have found a better loan officer. Thank you Ellen you ARE the best.
Michael
Jan 24, 2024
Verified

Simple and easy
Angela H
Sep 02, 2023
Verified

Ellen and her team were on top of the transaction and came through to process my client's loan for a quick close.
Heidi
Sep 02, 2023
Verified

Ellen kept the lines of communication open at all times. She was very patient and supportive. She made any stress that I may have been feeling over moving much more bearable. I appreciated the emails and texts that let me know what steps I needed to take, what I had finished and what my husband needed to do. Ellen went above and beyond and helped my husband and I with things that would normally be done by the real-estate agent. My experience with Academy Mortgage was very positive. Thank you.
Nicholas
Jun 22, 2023
Verified

Everyone at Academy was helpful, and went out of their way to help us with our loan. It was great to be able to text them and have them get right back to us. And they kept us updated almost daily.
Chelsey K
Feb 11, 2023
Verified

Your team is always A+ service ! Such a smooth transaction and always on it ! Looking forward to our next deal !!!

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NMLS ID #216775
I am authorized to do business in the states of Arizona, Nevada and Utah. AZ BK#0018883; AZ BKBR# 1009405; AZ LO Lic.# 938146; NV Mortgage Company #1141;