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"My wife and I are first time home buyers and we worked with Billy Burns and his team at Guaranteed Rate on our mortgage. They really made our experience a positive one. Billy was very supportive throughout the process and was very responsive to any questions or concerns that we had. Billy also did a great job in getting our closing costs down as much as possible. He even sent us a pair of movie tickets to help relieve some of the stress of home-buying! If you are looking for a mortgage broker, I would highly recommend working with Billy Burns and Guaranteed Rate!"
Yangzhi Z. -- Chicago, IL -- 9/2014
"Billy Burns is hands down one of the best! He was awesome to work with and knows what he is talking about. He understands the worries that his customers go through and is all about managing expectations and creating transparency around the process. For anyone thinking of buying a home, Billy is your guy! He is rock solid, with a great work ethic and an incredible willingness to help customers out."
Diego G. -- Chicago, IL -- 9/2014
The other members of his team were also very helpful with anything else that I needed. Contact between everyone was very quick and they were all very helpful. I would definitely recommend Billy Burns and his staff to anyone looking for a mortgage!
Kyle K. -- Crestil Hill, IL 9/16/2014
Billy really made sure I understood everything and always called when I needed help or had a question. He was super friendly and helpful!
Abigail P. -- 8/31/2014
“Billy Burns was extremely helpful throughout the process. We got everything done in a very short time period. He was even able to get the mortgage ready for closing on a very short time table without any major delays. I would definitely recommend Billy and Guaranteed Rate to anyone looking to buy a home!”
Jimmy L. – Chicago, IL – 7/2014
Billy was extremely helpful throughout the process. We got everything done in a very short time period. He was even able to get the mortgage ready for closing on a very short time table without any major delays. I would definitely recommend Billy and GR to anyone looking to buy a home!
James L. -- Chicago, IL 6/30/2014
I am very satisfied with the experience that I had with Guaranteed Rate! Billy was cooperative and very quality-oriented! He made the process much smoother than I was anticipating.
Matthew B. -- Chicago, IL 4/23/2014
“Billy Burns from Guaranteed Rate was fantastic! He went over each and every page of the loan documents and explained to me what and why I was signing. He made me feel very comfortable during the process, which was reassuring compared to my previous experience. Billy was able to give me the best deal along with low closing costs. He was upfront about everything! He answered almost all of my calls or called me back within 15 minutes! His team was also very friendly. I would definitely recommend Billy Burns to anyone who is in the market for a mortgage!”
Katelyn S. – Batavia, IL – 4/2014
Awesome, Billy is very good at what he does. I was a first time home buyer and he was so good about taking the time to meet with me and really walk me through the process.
Ramona I. -- Chicago, IL 3/20/2014
Billy Burns and his team did our loan in a little over three weeks start to finish. The appraisal report didn't come in until the morning of the closing, and we had our final approval by noon. I couldn't be more pleased with our experience. We got an excellent rate and superior service.
Michael M. -- Chicago, IL, 2/10/2014
“After waiting six months on a short sale, the lending bank suddenly decided to accept our offer but gave us a four-week deadline to secure financing. Billy Burns and his team got our loan secured at a great rate and a good price. After problems turned up with the previous owner not wanting to allow access to the property for the appraiser, Billy completed the final approval the morning of the closing at the absolute last minute. Their hard work really paid off for us. I'd recommend them to anyone.”
K.G. – Chicago, IL – 2/2014
Hey, check out this amazing review from Reddy about Billy! “Wow, these guys rock! I first went to a traditional bank in order to obtain a preapproval mortgage. After having multiple appointments canceled on me I decided to look for a good mortgage broker. My realtor friend recommended me to Billy Burns. I have worked with Billy and Megan Hanley…trust me, they are super good! They are fast, efficient and on time. They will definitely help you get the best rate. I am extremely happy and currently recommending them to all of my friends and coworkers. Thank you, Guaranteed Rate!”
Reddy G. -- Chicago, IL – 6/2013
Hey, check out this amazing review from Emily about Billy! “We used Billy Burns as our mortgage broker for the purchase of our first house -- his customer service really is extraordinary. He was always available and walked us through each step towards what was admittedly a very complicated closing process. There was even an issue following closing, of which I contacted Billy and he took care of it immediately. He knows the business, knows what he is doing and can walk you through it all! I would definitely recommend him, especially for first-time homebuyers. Happy house hunting!”
Emily E. -- Aurora, IL – 6/2013
Hey, check out this amazing review from Jim about Billy! “A friend recommended me to Billy Burns. He was professional and honest from day one. The best part was that he refinanced my townhouse with zero down! I am now saving over $375 a month on my new mortgage payment. It all seemed too good to be true, but it was true! I highly recommend Guaranteed Rate!”
Jim M. – Naperville, IL – 6/2013
Hey, check out this amazing review from Matt about Billy! “My experience with Guaranteed Rate, and specifically Billy Burns, was quick, easy and painless! They gave me several different options based on my refinancing needs/wants and were able to get me the best rate. They were also able to cover most of the closing costs which was far beyond what other "big banks" were offering. I have already recommended Billy Burns and Guaranteed Rate to my friends and family!”
Matt B. – Chicago, IL – 5/2013
Hey, check out this amazing review from Rene about Billy! “A friend of mine from Edwards Jones highly recommended Billy Burns. In the beginning, it all sounded too good to be true but my experience proved otherwise! Billy was excellent at answering all questions and concerns. He worked with us throughout our entire process to make sure we were 100% satisfied. Thank you, Billy!”
Rene C. – Carol Stream, IL – 4/2013
Hey, check out this amazing review from Brad about Billy! “I am a broker in the downtown area and I have given every client of mine the option of Billy Burns with Guaranteed Rate, and will continue to do so. His customer service outshines any mortgage broker I have dealt with in the city! He educates each client and walks them through the loan process as if they were his own friends or family. If you're wondering which mortgage broker to use, do yourself a favor and ask for Billy. He has earned my business for life!”
Brad R. – Chicago, IL – 5/2013
Hey, check this amazing review from Ashish about Billy! “It is really hard to describe the amazing experience I had working with Billy Burns from Guaranteed Rate. He answered all of my questions even after office hours. We even closed within 3 weeks. Billy and his team delivered results and crossed all major milestones. We received the cheapest, fastest and most customer-friendly service! I highly recommend Billy and his team to all!!”
Ashish G. – Lemont, IL – 6/2013
Hey check out the amazing review from Srikanth about Reddy! “Billy went above and beyond for us, getting us an extension on our loan without an additional charge, and we really appreciate his help throughout the process. We got locked in with a very low interest rate and were extremely satisfied! Thanks Billy!”
Srikanth R. -- Chicago, IL-- 03/2013
Wrapped up my mortgage with Billy Burns from Guaranteed Rate. If you need mortgage help get with him. Great guy, honest and detailed!
Many many thanks for getting me through this refinance process. Not only did I get a great rate and a savings in my monthly mortgage costs, I had the opportunity to work with solid professionals like you. The amount of document collection and verification of funds and payment history along with timing and project management is daunting to say the least. I donâ€™t know how you keep it all straight. If I hear of anyone looking to refinance you know I will refer your team with high praise.
Carla C., Chicago, IL
Everything went great...we were first time home buyers and we felt like Billy Burns and his team was just working for us. Every time we had a question about anything we got an immediate response or call back. They supplemented us with all the proper requests on documentation. I am very pleased with how everything went and would definitely use Guaranteed Rate again for a new home purchase or re-financing. And, I already have recommended you to friends and family.
Giovanni O. - Lockport, IL 9/2012