Don knows that everyone has different financial goals, so he takes the time to fully understand each client’s situation in order to recommend the most appropriate mortgage solutions. Guaranteed Rate Affinity offers a full range of loan products and programs to fit specific financing needs, and he makes sure to have a thorough understanding of each. Don’s first objective is to help clients make the best choice, but that is just one aspect of his elite service. He works with homebuyers throughout the mortgage process as a consultant and guide, directing the activities of a dedicated team that includes loan assistants, processors, underwriters and closing specialists. Don also coordinates with real estate agents and other industry professionals to ensure that the transaction closes as quickly and smoothly as possible.
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What People are Saying
I felt the whole process is very simple/easy and very competitive with other firms. "
B.C.S.Kumar T. - Rome GA | Mar 2022
"Working with Don at Affinity made our home buying process stress free! "
Jenna C. - Marietta GA | Mar 2022
" My mortgage lender, Don Thelen did a terrific job working with my loan which was very complicated due to being self-employed and owning rental properties, etc. He was able to get it across the finish line, and I am very appreciative of his good work."
Charles H. - Brookhaven GA | Feb 2022
"I was very pleased with my mortgage lender Don Thelen. He was of great assistance to me in getting a changing loan through the approval process. His experience and diligence shown through and I will recommend him to others. Charles Hawthorne"
Charles H. - Atlanta GA | Feb 2022
"VERY ATTENTIVE AND UNDERTANDING STAFF "
Taragaye W. - Rex GA | Jan 2022