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Guaranteed Rate Opens New Branch In Southwestern Michigan

Navi Persaud
Sep 22, 2021

Guaranteed Rate expanded its presence in Southwester Michigan, after opening a new branch in St. Joseph

Guaranteed Rate's newest branch is located at 717 Ship St. and is now the eighth location for the company in Michigan. With the new branch comes two new team members, Matt Cluff and Shana Chrismon.

Cluff, who has 15 years of mortgage operations experience, will join the team as a mortgage consultant. Chrismon will join the company, as well as serve clients in Niles, Mich., as a vice president of Mortgage Lending.

“Our top priority is to deliver exceptional customer service and help more borrowers achieve their homeownership dreams, and the addition of this branch helps us accomplish that,” said Steve Konja, Guaranteed Rate Regional Manager in Michigan.

Guaranteed Rate is continuing its growth, after launching Proper Rate, a joint mortgage origination venture with @properties, in 2020. Proper Rate also has a location in St. Joseph, MI as well. Overall, Proper Rate loan officers funded more than $1.6 billion in total loan volume in 2020, serving more than 4,400 borrowers. The company revealed that it has already funded more than $1 billion of total volume in the first half of 2021.

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