Do You Need a Burlingame, CA Mortgage Broker?
Whether You Are Buying a Home, Making an Investment or Refinancing, We Can Help!
Sara and I have guided hundreds of people through the home buying and refinancing process. If you choose to work with us, we will:
- Help you put together a complete and comprehensive application, one that will highlight your qualifications
- Explain your options and provide tools so you can choose the best home mortgage available in Burlingame to meet your needs
- Provide a custom spreadsheet that shows, in detail, all aspects of home ownership: the monthly payment, taxes, insurance, any Burlingame HOA dues, closing costs and your specific tax benefits
- Provide your realtor with a spot on pre-approval letter that will boost your offering power
- Ensure all of your personal information is handled with the highest levels of security, privacy and discretion
We are hands on. We prepare all the paperwork, underwrite your file and deal with the lenders. We will work with you from start to finish, and won’t hand your file off to a mindless worker bee who doesn’t know you. You relax while we do the work!
The Process We Will Guide You Through
We will guide you through the entire home mortgage financing process, from start to finish. Let us help you achieve mortgage success through our five easy steps!
- Step #1: Pre-Qualification
- Step #2: Pre-Approval
- Step #3: The Escrow
- Step #4: Closing
- Step #5: Keeping in Touch
Natasha Lovas — Burlingame Home Financing Expert
As a trusted and experienced home mortgage loan consultant for Burlingame residences, Natasha is a natural pick to guide you through the tricky home loan process. Her vast expertise, coupled with her efficiency and enthusiasm, ensures that you will get the right loan and the best rate. Before becoming a professional mortgage broker, Natasha was a civil litigator in San Francisco. While skilled at organizing and presenting cases, she realized her true strength was in advocating for her clients. So, in 1993, she took her litigation skills to the mortgage table. Her personalized approach is what has made her one of the most trusted and sought after loan professionals in the Bay Area. She loves helping people one-on-one with the most fundamental part of their lives: their homes.
Are You Moving to Burlingame – Did You Know?
Burlingame was given to secretary Cayetano Arena, by Governor Pio Pico in 1845 on the Mexican land grant Rancho San Mateo. Burlingame is called the “City of Trees” because of the more than 18,000 public trees there, and in 1908, the city’s board of trustees enacted an ordinance “prohibiting cutting, injuring, or destroying trees”. There are also many Eucalyptus groves in the city, and to the west on Interstate 280. The 1906 San Francisco earthquake left its city in ruin, causing many to flee south to cities like Burlingame to purchase new lots in 1906 and 1907. Two years later, the town of Burlingame was incorporated on June 6, 1908, with the neighboring town of Easton being annexed and added in 1910.
Burlingame is found in San Mateo County, California, and has significant shoreline on San Francisco Bay on the San Francisco Peninsula. Starting in the 1960s, the city population greatly increased to sustain airline support services growth due to its proximity to the San Francisco International Airport. The 2010 U.S. Census reported Burlingame’s population at 28,806. About 2,500 people are employed at Mills Peninsula Health Services, the largest employer in Burlingame. In terms of operation, LSG/Sky Chefs, Inc. is the eighth-largest employer with about 281 employees. Some other large companies there are Guittard Chocolate Company, headquartered in Burlingame, as well as Virgin America. Zecco.com, the online discount brokerage service, has one of two California offices in Burlingame. Burlingame is also home to the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO), made famous by the notorious baseball steroid scandal.
The City of Burlingame, named after Anson Burlingame who was a diplomat and an attorney, was settled by wealthy San Franciscans desiring a better climate. The city has a high residential quality of life and it has many attractive hotels along the San Francisco Bayfront, making it a great San Francisco Bay Area vacation spot. Burlingame has four main highways passing through. Highway 101, running near the bay, comes from San Jose and goes to San Francisco. The El Camino Real, or Highway 82, runs a parallel course. Highway 35 connects with Interstate 280. The United States Census Bureau records the city having a total area of 6.1 square miles; 4.4 square miles of land and 1.7 square miles of water. Burlingame has a population density of about 4,756.2 people per square mile.
Quality of Life
Burlingame is home to many candy and chocolate companies, including the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia, Guittard Chocolate, the See’s Candies lollipop factory, and the candy stores Powell’s and Nuts for Candy. The city has two main retail districts found on Burlingame Avenue and Broadway Avenue, which run parallel to each other around a mile apart. Northern California artists exhibit painting, photography, sculpture and mixed media at Gallerie Citi. Burlingame has many notable residents: Dianna Agron, actress from Glee; Bill Amend, author of the comic strip FoxTrot; Grant Baciocco of Throwing Toasters, The Radio Adventures of Dr. Floyd and host of the Jim Henson Company podcast ; Bing Crosby, long time Burlingame resident; and Hannah Hart, youtuber and comedian. The film Dangerous Minds had scenes on the campus of Burlingame High School in the spring of 1994, and the city is also home to the historic Kohl Mansion, the site of the filming of the movie Flubber.
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