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I have used John before & trust him to get the job done
Louis S. | Jun 2020
Guaranteed rate provided us with a very smooth and efficient loan/closing process.
Christopher O. | Jun 2020
We had a great experience working with John. He was very available and happy to answer all our questions.
Robin B. | Jun 2020
Great to deal with prompt service
David P. | Jun 2020
Everyone was nice, helpful and easy to work with.
Cassandra G. | Jun 2020
I was working with another lending company when I was put in touch with John Hodgkins by my realtor Dawn. From then on I knew that we had the right guy and lender for the job.
Jeffrey B. | Jun 2020
John and his team were outstanding...and he had to deal with a detail orientated procrastinator.
John H. | May 2020
John Hodgkins and Team were absolutely amazing!
Tanya H. | May 2020
I have worked with John Hodgkins since 2004 and has always helped me with my refi's.
Danny S. | May 2020
I’ve already referred a friend. Super easy process, very user friendly.
Hadley H. | May 2020
everyone involved performed excellently.
Daniel A. | May 2020
Because they made the process quick and easy
Daniel N. | May 2020
Everyone was very professional and easy to work with.
Jared H. | May 2020
John Hodgkins is always wonderful to work with. Prompt, hilarious, and always professional!
Mary M. | Mar 2020
very helpful and encouraging.
Daniel T. | Mar 2020
Very professional, personable and efficient!
Rosemarie A. | Mar 2020
John and his team are a great resource. Always available to answer any questions I had.
Joshua M. | Mar 2020
John is great at customer service.
Shannon M. | Mar 2020
John Hodgkins and his team were very helpful with completing our mortgage process
Keith B. | Mar 2020
John Hodgkins and his team are professional, prompt, and courteous.
Ajaz F. | Mar 2020
They made the home buying experience for my wife and I fun and painless. Every question was answered well and punctually and we never felt like we did not know what was coming or needed.
Justin F. | Mar 2020
John took time to go over options and was available for us. His team was very communicative and efficient in helping us gather the things we needed in order to get approved.
Lunell T. | Feb 2020
they were professional and attentive and got me a great deal!
Anita C. | Feb 2020
The Guaranteed Rate team did a great job for processing my loan application. They guided me throughout the entire process and answered all my questions promptly! The mortgage loan that I got is with great APR.
Stoyan B. | Jan 2020
Everyone worked hard at every stage to help me complete the loan process.
Seth S. | Dec 2019
Service from John Hodgkins and team
Jason C. | Dec 2019
John Hodgkins and team worked with a tight deadline and we were able to move up closing by 5 days! He thoroughly explained every part of the mortgage process and helped to put together an awesome affordable package in our dream home!
Christina L. | Nov 2019
John Hodgkins and team worked with a tight deadline and we were able to move up closing by 5 days! He thoroughly explained every part of the mortgage process and helped to put together an awesome affordable package in our dream home!
Christina L. | Nov 2019
Every team member that I communicated with at Guaranteed Rate was very thorough and efficient. I felt that I was in good hands and things were getting done as fast as possible. Any questions that I had were always being answered.
Mallory M. | Oct 2019
Amazing service, great web based tools that make the process easy, quick closing.
Matthew R. | Oct 2019
They were patient and helpful
Tanya W. | Oct 2019
John is extremely professional and hard working.
Dennis S. | Oct 2019
Excellent service, people were friendly and very helpful when we had questions
Richard E. | Sep 2019
2nd time working with James, would not go anywhere else and have recommended in the past to friends and family.
Alexander T. | August 2019
Had a great experience with John and his team. Thanks so much for everything!!
Steven N. | August 2019
John, you and your team were excellent. Everyone at Guaranteed Rate was Easy to work with, very knowledgeable and exceptionally responsive.
Nicholas T. | July 2019
The process was easy and seamless, the staff exceptional and very responsive. We have already highly recommended Guaranteed Rate.
Raymond S. | Aug 2019
John and his team were great!!! Communication was fast and any questions we had were answered thoroughly!!! Would definitely recommend this team!!!!
Joseph S. | July 2019
John was exceptional, patient, and very thorough.
Jessica P. | July 2019
The online process made it so much easier and quicker to submit the requested documents. It also made it very easy to track new or outstanding items.
Cynthia B. | June 2019
The application process of providing documentation thru a secure portal made things very easy.
Raymond T. | May 2019
John Hodgkins is a dream come true. Extremely responsive and present during the entire process. Very flexible with scheduling and always patient and professional. A very kind man who truly wants you happy. I will tell everyone to call him.
Lorrie F. | May 2019
I was happy with the service and would use again.
Katie M. | May 2019
After being denied from a loan a week before we were scheduled to close, John and the team came in like superheroes! They called me the day we got denied and promise to do whatever they could to try and get my boyfriend and I into our dream home that we thought we had just lost. John not only relentlessly crunched numbers but he kept me in the loop, I felt informed and like John really was there for me. We got approved and the process was so unbelievably fast. I felt like I was in the most capable of hands and the entire team was not only amazing at what they did but super friendly and fun to work with! Thank you again for all of your help and for getting my boyfriend and I into our dream home, we are so happy in our home and that is all thanks to the Rate.com team!
Alan M. | April 2019
John Hodgkin & the whole team made the process so easy & effortless while always making themselves available at anytime to explain the details or answer any questions. I couldn’t imagine going through this process without them & have already recommended them to family & friends. Thank you to the whole team!
Christopher D. | April 2019
Tom Tarascio made my experience seamless and stress free. He’s the best!
Ashley O. | April 2019
Thank you John and team!! We were not a textbook case for a loan and had numerous obstacles to overcome. We got great service and every step of the way were given clear easy directions to get the loan completed. My husband use to be a loan officer and was very impressed with John and team. I would HIGHLY recommend using them. We are extremely happy and really appreciate them working hard to move our closing date sooner. Also the original quote from John matched up at closing and we had no surprises.
Kylah S. | February 2019
John and his team were amazing. They walked me through process step by step and were always available to answer my questions. Thank you all for your hard work. I sincerely appreciate it.
Jason B. | February 2019
John and Amy were terrific. This was the easiest refi I've ever done. They were quick to respond, and Amy answered the phone every time I called her. Well done to all!
Leesa S. | January 2019
Fantastic experience. John and his team were amazing. Will definitely be recommending them to others.
Zachary S. | February 2019
John Hodges and his team, Dorian and Amy, worked their magic and got my loan closed in one of the expeditious manners I have seen. I have used John many times in the past and keep coming back because he is incredibly knowledgeable and most personable. Everyone I have dealt with on his team shares his goals and customer service. I always recommend him to anyone purchasing a home or going through a refi. Excellent experience.
Bob F. | February 2019
John Hodgkins and his team were great! They were recommended by our attorney. After using a lot of bad lenders, John and his team were excellent. Will use them again in the future
James T. | December 2018
John H. and his team regularly and consistently went above and beyond to assist in the process of my refinance. They did their due diligence, their research, and more legwork than I could have ever hoped for - ensuring I was getting the best options available to me. They answered questions, explained things whenever necessary, assisted with third party requests and did everything to ensure nothing was overlooked - all with incredible professionalism and understanding. I cannot say enough good things about the team at Guaranteed Rate. I could not be more satisfied with my experience working with them.
Jared F. | December 2019
Everyone involved in obtaining the loan was professional, patient (it was a short sale), knowledgeable, helpful and responsive. We were very satisfied with the high level of customer service.
Felicia C. | December 2018
Myself and a partner have purchased eight properties in 2018, the last two of which were with John Hodgkins and his team. I wish we had started with John and his team! The process was painful and extremely slow with other lenders. I am extremely happy we found John and his team. Every member of the team that I interacted with was top notch! I look forward to many more closing in the future.
Marcus B. | December 2018
Amazing experience with Guaranteed Rate and their staff, great people are working on this officer, so polite, so nice, they explain everything so perfect, I would definitely highly recommend them to everyone. Had a great experience with them and they were able to help me with my home.
Reina A. | December 2018
John Hodgkins is the man!
Yavuz U. | January 2019
John Hodgkins and his team were beyond amazing. From the very first call to the very last call John was incredibly patient and informative, taking care to break down each step of the process. I was very much a first time buyer and it really felt like John and his team took really good care of me and made sure I was always making the best decision for myself long term. The team had so much confidence in me and the process. They were incredibly comforting to me when I started to doubt any of this would work out. Honestly there arent enough kind words I could write here to express my gratitude. These guys changed my life and they made it seem so effortless. Thank you all very much!
Tiffany L | December 2018
John and his amazing team made my home buying experience stress free. They were there when I needed them and helped answer any question I had. They were friendly yet professional. They communicated perfectly, always in a timely manner and never rushed. I’d highly recommend John and his team!
Teresa M. | November 2018
Thank you to John Hodgkins for a job well done. I couldn't be happier with his availability, respect, and ability to answer any question I had. We felt very lucky to have worked with John, and really appreciate everything he has done for us. He really was available 24/7 and was always polite and professional in every interaction. He took the time to explain everything to me as I was a first-time homebuyer and made the process of obtaining a mortgage easier than I expected. Thank you, John!
Amy A. | December 2018
The entire crew was fabulous and a pleasure to deal with. A special thanks to John Hodgkins who right from the beginning took all the time necessary to really understand our needs and made it happen. We will absolutely recommend your team to our family/friends and will not hesitate to reach out to you if we ever need help again. Thank you!
Ronald M. | November 2018
John Hodgkins and Team provided exceptional support on acquiring my home loan. I used a different mortgage company that did not provide positive results. When I switch over to Guaranteed Rate, the name speaks for itself. My loan process was intense, but this time It felt like I was working with true professionals. The simplicity and convenience of using my phone and/or computer made it that much better to get things done during my crazy work hours. My family and I are extremely blessed that we were able to purchase our dream home. Thank you Guaranteed Rate!
Cesar L. | November 2018
John and his team where a pleasure to work with from start to finish. I would highly recommend anyone to use their services.
Anthony M. | November 2018
I was shopping for my first home, and John was incredibly helpful from the very beginning of the loan process all the way through to closing. His team was on top of everything and answered all of my many questions quickly and clearly. I always felt like I could rely on John and his team throughout the entire process and for that, I am very thankful!
William E. | November 2018
I came to John and his team with what was going to be the fastest and most stressful closing and loan I have ever heard of. They went above and beyond for me, working tirelessly every minute to help me achieve my dream of owning my house. If you want to use the phrase “raise the bar” there is no further than these guys, they shot it into space! Thank you all so much for what you did for me! I recommend you to all of my friends and family thinking of applying for a loan!!!
John M. | October 2018
This was, by far, the easiest loan we have ever gotten. Each member of the team at Guaranteed Rate was on top of every step in the process. The online tool made it super easy to submit all of our documentation and even verified most of my bank account information automatically. We have been raving about how easy the process was, and how we didn’t hit any of those little ‘snags’ that we (and others we know) have experienced with other mortgage companies in the past. We would highly recommend your company to our friends and family.
Kara G. | October 2018
John Hodgkins was fantastic throughout my entire condo buying process. I started off looking in another area and had three different employment contracts within my company that needed to be referenced. John explained everything and helped me navigate so that my loan still went through without a hitch. He took the time to get to know me, and I knew I could rely on him to answer or get back to me right away. When I dealt with his team for other matters, they were just as knowledgeable and helpful. I am in business operations and was very impressed with the way things were processed and how clearly this was communicated to me. I always knew exactly who to follow-up with and what needed to be done on my end. I never had any doubts and had full confidence that this part of the process would not be the cause of any holdups which put my mind at ease during a normally stressful time for many people. It wasn't for me largely due to John and his team. Thank you again for everything, John.
Kristen B. | October 2018
Thank you to John and all the team members who assisted and communicated with me. It was a pretty easy and fluent process. Thank you, would recommend you to others.
Michael S. - September | 2018
Guaranteed Rate made it easy in every way possible! Was able to do it all electronically and send documents back within minutes. Process was very smooth. Thanks for all your help!
Chelsey W. | September 2018
Loved my experience. John was great and explained every number and answered every question as if I was his only client.
Marshall B., September 2018
Fantastic group and couldn’t be easier with the online portal! Thank you!
Tania T. | September 2018
Our loan agent was top notch. He worked together with our realtor when our new home under appraised. They crafted a successful rebuttal, enabling us to purchase our home.
Matthew G. - September | 2018
We wanted to thank you for all the help to get us into the new house! Jenn and I got engaged 4 weeks ago, and this house truly is our dream house to create new memories with our family. Thanks again for helping us through the process and making sure things the mortgage was the least stressful part of the experience. You guys rock, and we’d definitely send referrals your way.
Dave L. | September 2018
John Hodgkin and his team were truly professionals
Andrew M. | August 2018
John and the team walked me through what I thought would be a complicated process, with ease. Every step of the way I knew what was expected and when and how to get it to John and the team. We actually started with one property, but dropped it changing horses in the middle of the race. I can only assume that meant double duty for John and his team, but I have to guess that, because there was never a sentiment expressed, except how John and the team could best serve me and my family. Triple A + On a scale of 1-10 - Ten, But on a scale of 10-100 it would be a perfect score. Thanks John and team Awesome Job !!!!
Ray M. | August 2018
John Hodgkins was availble all time for any questions, and the email updates from Guaranteed rate kept me updated on what is going on in the loan process!
Enbaraj R. | August 2018
John made the entire process painless, especially when my situation was less than ideal. John, Al and Dori were all delightful to work with. I’ve never had such a enjoyable loan experience and will absolutely use you again as well as recommend you to anyone who will listen. Thank you!
Christie R. - August | 2018
Explained every step and were fast in processing. Kept me up to date as to what step the loan process was. A m a very happy customer.
Lucy K. | August 2018
Found it very useful for the mortgage employees and their relationship with a realtor to be very useful
Jeffrey T. - August | 2018
Guaranteed Rate people in Glastonbury's office was so nice and professional. Thanks John, Amy and Dorian you guys did this process smoothie.
Consuelo M. | July 2018
Thank you John! You and your team are amazing and easy to work with. Everything was clearly explained, the process was organized and we were able to obtain our loan fast! Can’t thank you enough!
Bountham H. | July 2018
Great friendly service.
Hector G. | June 2018
We loved working with John!
Stephanie M. | June 2018
John Hodgkins and his team (Amy, Dorian, etc.) were the ultimate in professional, courteous and diligent in ensuring I received the best loan for me with little to no constraints or roadblocks. Every real estate loan process carries it's stressors, but the team at Guaranteed Rate facilitated my loan process while ensuring there was little to no stress on me and my finances where they were able. Extremely communicative and ALWAYS available (evenings too) to ensure all my questions were answered to satisfaction and in a timely manner. I went through a loan process with my relocation company (lender) and the loan fell through a week before closing, almost costing me my $6000 deposit. After the initial contact with Guaranteed Rate a week or so after the bitter disappointment of the previous loan experience, I was working with John and his team in a flawless and creative process that allowed me to close on my loan within the 30 days as promised. I HIGHLY recommend Guaranteed Rate and will do so in the future. Thank you team. You have one happy and highly satisfied customer.
Jamie H. | June 2018
Guaranteed Rate did a great job taking care of my unconventional loan and I am very appreciative. While I hope to never take out another loan, if I do I will be contacting Guaranteed Rate!
Nicholas M. | July 2018
This is the 2nd mortgage I had completed through this agent. He helped expedite the process and get me closed on my time schedule. Would use him again and will recommend him to my friends and family.
Laura Bush | May 2018
John, Dori, and the rest of the team were fantastic to work with and made the process as easy as it can possibly be. We really can't say enough good things about our experience. We are incredibly grateful for the service they provided and their amazing professionalism in all of our interactions and we will recommend Guaranteed Rate to anyone we know who is looking to buy a home.
Eric L. | June 2018
John Hodgkins was beyond great!! He was referred by my realtor and he exceeded my expectations during every encounter. He was ALWAYS available, day, night, mid-day, late night... It did not matter the time of day, John promptly returned calls, emails, and text messages! He was very thorough in reviewing various loan options and most important to me, he did not try and provide me a loan amount I couldn’t afford. John listened to my questions and concerns, and always eased any nerves. Would absolutely use him again in the future!! Thanks again John!
Mary M. | June 2018
John was amazing. He answered all of my emails and texts very professionally (and there were a lot of them!) and made a point to call me to discuss multiple things that were too difficult to explain via text or email. Amy is incredibly nice and made the closing very understandable to me. I would highly recommend Guaranteed Rate to anyone....your employees are a huge asset to you, you should be very proud of your staff for their customer support skills and hard work ethic.
Kristen P. | June 2018
It was an incredible experience all the way around. From my loan officer to the office staff to the communication between everyone involved. Professionals! And I will absolutely be recommending them all to others and will be sure to use them again in the future.
Stephen E. | June 2018
It was a great experience dealing with John Hodgkins and everyone on his team. I will definitely be giving him a call if I ever need to purchase again or refinance in the future.
Angel R. | June 2018
Responded to my emails quickly and always explained everything thoroughly to me.
Ashley D. | June 2018
This is the 2nd mortgage I had completed through this agent. He helped expedite the proceeds and get me closed on my time schedule. Would use him again and will recommend him to my friends and family.
Laura B. | May 2018
John and his team were easy to work with and very professional.
Eric K. | June 2018
There are no words to tell how helpful John Hodgkins and his crew were , I would recommend them to anyone who is going to purchase anything they are like family. They worked the old school way HARD!!!!!! and got things done when everyone said it could not be done and they did it. They truly are the best company to work with.Buying a house can make anyone crazy, not only do they make sure you get the mortgage , but they care about your well being and that is VERY important . Like I said they treat you like FAMILY!!!!THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL YOUR HARD WORK. People that work like this are very hard to find.
James B. - May | 2018
John Hodgkins was great - knowledgeable, professional, responsive and very thorough. He made a difficult process seem easy. I will highly recommend him and Guaranteed Rate without reservation to family and friends in the future!
James E. - May | 2018
John Hodgkins and his team were amazing. I've worked with John in the past on my previous house purchase prior to him being with Guaranteed Rate and was very satisfied with the service I got from him in the past, which is why I have chosen to work with him again. I got the same A++ service like I got from him the last time. John and his team made this deal easy and smooth. Thank you.
Maoz O. | May 2018
John Hodgkins was very helpful and responsive. He made the process as easy as possible and he helped keep things moving quickly.
Andrew D. - May | 2018
John and his entire team work together to make the whole process go smoothly. They keep you informed every step of the way and assist you whenever you need. I was previously denied a loan and completely devastated. A few weeks after I was introduced to John. Now I’m relaxing in my new home. Trust John at Guaranteed rate, my experience with him went completely flawless.
Michele H. - May | 2018
Great experience. John moved everything along quickly and seamlessly.
Brittany G. - MAY | 2018
Oh. My. Goodness. These guys are amazing at Guaranteed Rate. John Hodgkins literally handled every single step of the refinance for me. I am probably one of the worst customers to deal with. I'm needy, I don't like paperwork, and on top of it - I'm just a difficult person. This guy handled everything with my accountant, my payroll company, no matter what we needed and whatever objection I threw his way, he handled it. I can't imagine getting a loan with anyone else other than John & his Team. Thank you!!
From start to end Loan Officer Communicated regularly. He explained terms and conditions of each step along the way. My Son and I are grateful because now we have better Credit Scores. Listening, understanding and following instructions that was given to us made us both excellent Home Buyers. The Team we worked with was professional, polite and well informed.
John Hodgkins continues to perform and impress. John provides valuable information regarding current market trends that allows us to assess and maneuver accordingly. Whether you are an experienced homeowner or first time homebuyer, I highly recommend to utilize the lending services of John and his team.
John Hodgkins continues to perform and impress. John provides valuable information regarding current market trends that allows us to assess and maneuver accordingly. Whether you are an experienced homeowner or first time home-buyer, I highly recommend utilizing the lending services of John and his team.
Sultan Q. - April 2018
John and his team were all extremely helpful through my first home buying experience! They made things very simple and clear, and were pleasant to work with. Would highly recommend!
John Hodgkins was knowledgeable, professional, prompt, and easy to talk to. He made getting my mortgage a pleasant experience.
Throughout the entire process, everything was very clear. John and Dorian made everything really easy and answered all of my questions regarding the types of loans available and the steps in the loan process. I couldn't be happier and would absolutely recommend everyone start their mortgage loan process with Guaranteed Rate!
John Hodgkins was an amazing loan officer. Answered text messages immediately, returned phone calls when needed. Even called me to assure me it was being worked on while he was on vacation. Can't say enough good things about him and his team.
John, and his entire team, provide the highest level of service. We could not be more delighted with the process and the end result. This is our 2nd transaction with John within a 6 month period. We are planning refinancing soon. John is our trusted advisor when it comes to mortgages.
I used John before he came to Guaranteed Rate and that's why I used him again for my loan. Now with his team it is a great match up and makes the whole loan process very easy!!
John was extremely professional, knowledgeable, and took the time to explain things to me in a timely manner. I appreciated the fact that he presented options and we worked through decision making together - discussing risks and positives of each option. Highly recommend.
John and his team were so wonderful. Every step of the process was explained with great detail and it was appreciated. From start to finish, the process was 3 weeks. It was very fast and easy. After having a previously terrible process with another mortgage place, I felt like everyone was working quickly and efficiently with me, not just another number. I would highly recommend John and his team and look forward to working with them in the future.
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