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I am a licensed mortgage broker with 7 years expeirence. I specialize in FHA and First-time home buyer mortgages. I speak Spanish fluently, and strive to exceed expectations.
I am licensed in DC, MD, and VA, and have provided financing to wide a range of clients; First-time home buyers, FHA, borrowers in or recently out of bankruptcy, foreing nationals, Visa holders, and Tax ID holders. Buyers and sellers should want to work with me because of my extreme knowledge of many products and because I value customer service and integrity, above all else. With my knowledge, I can find the best option for any borrower. I believe in education the borrower and helping them all the way thru the financing process. I available to my clients 24/7, and will always go the extra mile to exceed their expectations. What sets me apart is that being a mortgage broker is my career, not something I do part-time or to make a quick buck. I value long term relantionships from my clients, realtors and associates. Referrals are the bloodline of this business, I take them very seriously.
My expertise are helping first time home buyers and FHA mortgages. FTHB need alot of patience and education because the home buying process can be stressful. I put them an east from the first step and I am available to them all they way to the settlement. I make sure they are aware of everythng that is going on, what it costs, when it will be delivered and what I would need from them. I explain everything throughly, and I will take as long as it takes for them to understand and feel confortable. FHA mortgages having so much popularity in the last 18 months because of the current market. I have They offer alot of flexible guidelines, that other conventional programs may not offer, and I have gone above and beyon to educate myself on all of those guidelines. I can offer my clients the best possible options and sometimes can give them hope, where they thought there was not any.
I recently refinanced my home loan through your company. I specifically worked with Alex Echeandia and I can only say good things about the entire experience. First, I picked this company from the Internet no referral so I was quite surprised. I called the office first and spoke with Alex and then put my application on-line. We talked about my expectations with the re-fi and then the process started. Alex was very profession, knowledgeable, accurate and trust worthy. He is the best loan officer I ever worked with. This is the 2nd house I brought and the 2nd refinancing and your process was the smoothest of them all. The date and the location of the closing was at my convenience... No surprises, nothing. Everything happened as he stated. What a nice experience.
I will always send referrals to Alex and your company.
I was renting my house when the landlord informed me that they were doing a short sale on the property. The bank gave us only a month to get the deal done so I called Alex at Primex and without giving any empty promises he told me to the best of his ability he will make it happen. Well, I called him on December 5th and I closed the first week in January at a great rate and with no stress at all. Alex wasn't just fast, but very informative and insightful on the proper avenues to take in the purchase of this house in the time frame given to us. It's a great feeling to have a mortgage broker you can trust and I highly recommend Alex Echeandia at Primex Mortgage Corp. for all of your mortgage needs.
Mr. Echeandia walked me through step by step on how to purchase my dream condo in a timely manner. I highly recommend using his services-Natalie Bergin
I want to thank you for the excellent services you have provided me in order to refinance my house.
You have been very helpful and fast. Overall, it was a rather quick process, compared with what some friends and family have had to go through, and very much to the point. No hassle. I am sure you are a very organized and reliable as a team worker. The fact that you speak Spanish is also very helpful. I will recommend you to some friends immediately.
I do hope you continue developing in this field and wish you every success in it. God bless!!!-Mariela Licha Salomon
Dealing with Alex was unbelievable. I've refinanced a number of times. I am self-employed and I was expecting a tougher time getting refinanced with the new regulations. This was the smoothest and fastest refinancing we've ever done. We signed the applications on June 6th and we settled on June 30th. I was expecting a lot longer process-Jerry Hollander
For the past month it has been a great pleasure to work with Alex in purchasing a new home. Alex was always prompt in replying to phone messages (usually he answered live) and always professional and even came to my home several times to get important paperwork done. He figured out solutions to problems that I had that could have been obstacles to getting my new home. I am really thankful that I was able to get him as mortgage broker. He also did a wonderful job refinancing my home to get a better interest rate. He was very helpful in letting me know the documents I needed and I was able to get a 15 year plan that was not much more than the 30 year plan that I was paying on. He was always pleasant and helpful and knowledgeable-Sarah Kindrick
Just wanted to thank you for all of your help processing our recent refinancing. You made yourself readily available whenever we called to ask questions or to go over the status of our application. We really appreciated your attention to details and the many questions having to deal with our business. Hope 2011 is a good year for you and for the housing market-Ruth Dubois
Working with Alex was a great experience. He's very knowledgeable, the whole process was made easier because of his guidance. I highly recommend him!-Luis and Jenn Lima
I am very satisfied with the refinancing service I received from Alex Echeandia. He kept in consistent contact with me via phone and email regarding the process and with request to needed information. I had many questions throughout, and he was conscientious in answering my inqueries in a timely fashion. I am quite pleased with the outcome of the refinance, as my mortgage payment has decreased by approximately $130 per month. Thanks Alex! - Erica W.
We were very happy with the service Alex provided. He was attentive to our needs, extremely detail-oriented, and walked us through the process from beginning to end. He answered all of our questions so that we knew exactly what was happening at each step in the process. He truly was a pleasure to work with. - Rachel and Juan Herrera
We refinanced our home mortgage with Alex Echeandia and were impressed by his professionalism, knowledge and eagerness to assist us in any way possible. He took the time to explain all of the steps that involved to insure a smooth and seamless process . We would recommend him to anyone that is looking to finance or refinance a property. - Marty and Amparo Schmahmann
A few years ago, Alex was instrumental in constructing a mortgage to allow me to move into a new house while retaining funds to keep my kids in college. Last year, when I decided to refinance, I asked Alex to help. Alex, didn't hesitate to get the ball rolling again - and he made it work. Hats off to you Alex! You are a true professional and I would be glad to recommend your services to anyone - anytime! - Greg Decker, Rockville, Maryland
Alex's customer service skills were outstanding in servicing my refinancing. He had an eye for detail and great foresight to avoid issues that may delay the processing. I would recommend him to anyone who is considering financing a new home or refinancing an existing loan. - Dan Coss
Alex has been a good friend and stand up guy. He got me a killer deal on a HELOC which allowed me to buy my current business. He's a true professional and a true broker. Not like those fly by night guys who dabble here and there. He's the real deal. I trust him and look forward to doing business with him again. - Dennys Passeto
Thank you Alex for a really smooth transaction getting my line of credit. It really helped me take advantage of an investment opportunity that I wouldn't have been able to do without it. - Eliana Silva
Alex did a great job on my refinance. He was thorough, knowledgeable, and quick to respond. Not only would I recommend Alex to my own clients, I myself would use Alex again. - Jon Lahey, Remax Agent
Alex has been a great help! His experience and professionalism allow him to handle any specific or broad question(s) about finances and loans. Alex takes the right amount of time to explain any subject accordingly. I was very pleased with his work and will recommend him greatly. - Lucy Kish
Alex was tremendously helpful in our refinancing. He walked us through each step of the process, and made it a stress free experience. The entire transaction was very smooth, thanks to Alex's hard work and attention to customer service. - Steve Kelly, Morton, PA
Alex Echeandia is the ultimate professional. Alex is available and responsive to his clients anytime including evenings and weekends. His assistance is prompt and thorough and he is extremely knowledgeable about Mortgages and is very good about getting the right loan for you. I highly recommend Alex for any mortgage need. - Theresa Smith
Alex is a very professional loan officer. On our last refinance he was very informative and walked us through the process to ensure we understood each loan document. I would recommend him to anyone. -Wendy and Vladimir Echeverri
He was very helpful and always available night or day. It really made this hard process seem a little easier. - Brandon Hutchins and Lauren Smith, Reisterstown, MD
Thank you for your continued professionalism and wise counsel! You have been such a blessing for us in the last 2 yrs and we are grateful for your direction and attention to detail. We look forward to working with you again. If you come through Atlanta, please get in touch! - Ellen Mathys and Robert Kirkcaldy
I was in the process of searching for a service to help me re-finance. I was in need because, I wanted to transition from an adjustable rate mortgage to fixed rate mortgage, and didn't want to work with who I had in the past. Due to the great work Alex did for a friend, I was referred to him. The process was rather lengthy, but Alex helped to speed it up as much as possible. Overall, my experience with Alex was phenomenal! He was very knowledgeable in his field, very professional, and always had the right answer for every question I asked. From this one experience, I referred his service to friends and I also knew that if I needed his help again, and I have, Alex would be and was my first and only
option. Thanks for all of your support, expertise, care and continued open offers to share with me your finance knowledge to help keep my credit and finances in order." Happy Customer, Katina Norris. - Bowie, Maryland
Most people didn't want to help me get a mortgage. Being a Foreign National, and buying a home in the U.S. was proving to be a difficult task. As a professional athlete, I pride myself on being able to work under pressure and being dependable is a pre-requisite of the job... something which Alex and Choice Finance proved to be more than capable of. Alex was and is very personable and helped me through every obstacle and actually enabled me to close ahead of time! Thanks again. - Daniel S. Caines, Raleigh, North Carolina
I wanted to also, once again, pass along my sincere thanks for all of your assistance over the past couple of months. Your knowledge of the various financing arrangements is very impressive and I was pleased that the closing went smoothly and without incident (at least with regard to the financing). More importantly, though, I was very appreciative of your responsiveness, communication, and accessibility. I've been working in client service for quite a long time and have learned that exceptional client service is much more than technical expertise - it's about making every client feel like they are your most important client. While I am certain that Stacy and I are far from your most important, I can honestly say that you made us feel like one. I will certainly make sure to refer anyone I know who is need of financing your way. - Mark Chase, Leesburg, Virginia
Alex has been extremely helpful! - Douglas and Jessica Ratay, Rockville, Maryland
Alex was very professional. He went above and beyond by coming to our house for personalized service. - Stephen and Linda Kelly, Morton, Pennsylvania
We contacted Alex after our original lender dropped the ball and failed to deliver promised financing. We were working with a very difficult seller and Alex was tasked with stepping into this broken deal and arranging financing on an expedited basis. Alex worked professionally and swiftly with everyone- our lawyer, the brokers - and did everything that was needed to ensure we could enjoy the American Dream of owning our own home. Our experience was simply remarkable and we recommend them both highly. - Suresh Raghavan, Ashburn, Virginia
A pleasure to work with! - Thomas and Allyson Chiprowski, Stafford, VA
I highly recommend the services of Alex Echeandia to Visa holders and other non-permanent residents in the U.S. seeking financing for primary or second homes. When two other institutions lacked the knowledge required, Alex did not hesitate to work with me to ensure a successful outcome. He is knowledgeable, courteous and very professional- truly a pleasure to work with. Thank you, Alex! - Cynthia and Douglas Stevenson, Nellysford, Virginia
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