Should I Use My Realtor's Mortgage Lender?

My realtor already has a mortgage guy. Should I use them?

Financing the purchase of your new home is the most important part of the entire buying process. So it would make sense that your real estate agent wants nothing more than to have your transaction go as smooth as possible. For this reason, many agents will recommend several preferred lenders to their clients, and there's nothing wrong with this. My personal business is dependent on realtor and customer referrals. This being said, I do suggest you follow the golden rule of trust, but verify.

So, ask the realtor why they recommended a certain lender. Google that specific lender and see what other customers have to say about their service. And lastly, don't make a final decision until you feel like the lender you choose understands you and your specific needs. 

A recommendation can be a blessing or it can be a complete nightmare. Don't ever feel obligated and always ask questions. If something doesn't feel right, just move on. If you have questions about choosing the right lender, give me a call anytime. I'm Don Anfuso, your Mortgage Pro for Life.

Client Testimonials

To be honest, most of my clients come to me by referral. When it comes to one of the biggest financial decisions of your life, you want to make sure other people have had the positive experience you’re hoping to have.
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23 perfect five stars on Zillow
  • "This is now the third time in eight years I have worked with Don. Every time is easier than the last if that was even possible."
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    Kevin Alcott
    “As first-time homebuyers, we were hesitant and questioning a few things, but Don was always available and willing to answer any questions we had.”
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    Nick Mattia
    “He told me what I needed to do and told me if I did it I would be in a house in 8 months and he was absolutely right.”
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    Ryne Barry
  • "Don was always available when I had questions or doubts, was completely transparent and helped me make some very smart financial decisions."
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    Kate Lewis
    “As first-time homebuyers, Donald and his team made the process smooth, easy and fast! Always available to ask questions, even after work hours!”
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    Renata Clasadonte Iannitelli
    “His honesty, consistent follow-up and advice were invaluable in our process and made us feel comfortable trusting this major milestone in his hands.”
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    Anthony Loffredo
  • “He was clear and transparent in his every move and it was a fairly smooth process. He even sent a lovely housewarming gift that we adore. ”
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    Kathy Capozzi
    “The process was seamless and Don was available to answer all of our questions timely and thoroughly. ”
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    Jessica S.
    "Don helped us buy and refinance our first house and was an invaluable asset as we navigated those complicated waters for the first time."
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    G. Dicrosta
Donald Anfuso is a licensed Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #53683 with Homeland Lending LLC NMLS #245662 at 290 Vincent Ave 3rd Floor, Hackensack NJ, 07601. No mortgage solicitation activity or loan applications for any real estate transaction can be facilitated through this site. This site is intended for informational purposes only. Please visit www.homelandlending.com/loan-officers/donald-anfuso for online mortgage inquiries.