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Martin Farris, CFP Reviews

Martin Farris, CFP

Specialties:

Purchase Loan, Refinancing, Home Equity, Mortgage Planning

 
- Highly likely to recommend
07/26/2013 - user0874385
Closed purchase loan. Austin, TX
Lets be honest. Applying for a home loan is probably the most intrusive personal experience any of us will have outside of a hospital. That said, what really matters the most is getting a good loan rate. Martin was able to provide a great rate by not passing on many of the costs other lenders regularly do. His flat rate approach provided us with a significant rate advantage with minimal loan cost. One of the other things Martin does is demystify and streamline the loan process by explaining on his website exactly what he needs and when he needs it (www.dreamhomefunding.com). If you can follow instructions you should be able to get a great rate on a loan. Truly an impressive experience working with a dedicated professional like Martin Farris. Thanks Martin for helping us to get a great rate.
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Response from Martin on 07/29/2013
You're welcome Colin. Thanks for taking the time to post a review. I hope you and Virginia are enjoying the new home.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
04/25/2013 - user25747863
Closed purchase loan.
I cannot say enough about Martin, even after builder issues we still closed on time. He made it all happen on the date that i wanted to make it happen. I would recommend Martin to everyone, and would use him again for any refi/purchase in the future. He has gone above and beyond, and gets the Job done. He is extremely transparent, and will let you know straight up, there are not any games or tricks. He was outstanding.
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Response from Martin on 04/25/2013
Thanks Amin. Not the easiest loan I've closed this year, but it makes it all worth it when the client appreciates the effort I put forth to get them done on time even when others aren't as diligent in doing their jobs.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
01/31/2013 - user1762352
Closed refinance loan. South Side, Corpus Christi, TX
I found the lowest refinance rate on Zillow & that was through Martin Farris's Dream Home Funding. The instructions for loan application were extremely clear, step-by-step and appropriate given in his website & e-mails. He was very prompt is do his part of the work & responding my mails. Clients just need to show respect to his time by not sending useless e-mail inquiries that will just delay everybody's application as Martin mentioned. Martin is a very efficient broker and definitely knows details of loan application process.

MN Corpus Christi, TX
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Response from Martin on 02/04/2013
Thanks for the review Mohammad. I try to make the process as easy and painless as possible with my ultimate goal being to make it less hassle than using an ATM. Let me know if I can help you in any way in the future.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
11/05/2012 - user2293656
Closed refinance loan. The Colony, TX
Martin is outstanding. It was a pleasure to refinance my house with him. He's very sharp, always on time and he answered all my questions. Even the closing officer told me that she likes to close with Martin's costumers because the paperwork is always done right and there are never complications with him. The best service possible. Thank you Martin!
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Response from Martin on 11/06/2012
Thanks Hristo for the great review. Let me know if I can do anything else for you in the future.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
08/18/2012 - user7232012
Closed purchase loan. West, Arlington, TX
Martin did a great job getting me the exact rate (3.25%!!) on my VA loan that he quoted on Zillow and coming in slightly lower on fees. My realtor's local discount mortgage broker provider was the nicest guy in the world but nearly .4% higher in rates. I'm so glad I got over HER fears about online brokers. Martin's fees were straightforwardly explained on his very helpful website, and he was available throughout the process at every hour of the ENTIRE day by phone with immediate replies and often lengthy, friendly discussions. Additionally, he was able to help me through a few issues related to my purchase that my realtor wasn't giving me the best info on. Just a great experience. At closing the title company was shocked how low my rate was in comparison to their other customers and my realtor was a little embarrassed having fought against an online option. Things went so well that I am trying to get the whole family to refinance through Martin. Thanks Zillow and Martin.
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Response from Martin on 08/20/2012
Thank you David and Jill. I will be happy to give the rest of your family the same great rates and service. Let me know if you need anything in the future.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
04/30/2012 - user477807
Closed purchase loan. Cedar Park, TX
I am very satisfied with Martin's customer service and strongly recommend him with no reservations. My builder tried to push me to go with his lender and scared me saying that online brokers would cheat with some undisclosed fee. But I decided to go with Martin. Martin gave me the best rate and my loan could not be a success without his efforts. The entire process took just 2 weeks. His GFE was right on point with my HUD-1. Being a first time home buyer I was asking the same(and silly) questions again and again but everytime Martin answered so patiently.Martin was very knowlegable and quickly responded to all my questions.
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Response from Martin on 05/01/2012
Murali, Thank you for the kind words. I hope you and Anitha enjoy your new home. Martin

 

- Highly likely to recommend
03/15/2012 - user918237
Closed purchase loan. Irving, TX
We had a very tight schedule with our closing and we reached out to Martin for loan. We have now closed on the home nd this would not have been a possibility without Martin's help through the entire process. The rates he provided was the best. I greatly appreciate the time he took to answer all my queries and anytime I had called, he was readily available to provide help. I would definitely recommend Martin to all my friends for his great and timely service.
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Response from Martin on 03/19/2012
Thanks Revathy! You helped yourself greatly by being so responsive and quickly providing what was required. I wish all my clients made my job as easy as you did. Enjoy your new home.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
01/13/2012 - WWM5593
Closed purchase loan. Villages of Woodland Springs, Fort Worth, TX
Martin saved me thousands of dollars, need I say more. I was very leery of utilizing a broker I found online, as I hardly ever use any services online. However, I am so happy I went with my gut on this one. I will never use any other mortgage services besides Martin. Not only was I retiring from the Military and moving half way across the globe, I was transitioning to a new career in the federal system. Martin worked with his lenders and was able to me the best loan rate available and he closed a VA loan in under 30 days in the DFW area. If you are organized and have all the necessary documentation available the process with Martin is painless. I will not hesitate to recommend Martin to anyone, family or friends. He has earned my business for life. Thanks, Martin!
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Response from Martin on 01/16/2012
Thanks Will! I look forward to working with you in the future, and hope y'all enjoy your new home.

 

- Highly likely to recommend
04/14/2010 - lookinginirving
Closed refinance loan. Coppell, Irving, TX 75063
my best home financing transaction ever! (forgive me, its not every day you get to save almost $400 per month) Martin proved to be one of the smartest in the business. I'd done a lot of shopping looking for the best rates to refinance my first/second mortgage ... all the other lenders were telling me how i should just package both loans into a new single mortgage. After talking to Martin for 5 mins he showed me how it would save money to keep the second mortgage, refinance only the first and avoid paying the additional PMI (which were much higher than the higher interest charge on the 2nd mortgage)...now thats smart. Seems other lenders were more interested in the larger combined loan amount with the resulting higher fees and commissions. I was so happy with the transactions that I've already sent Martin a referal. Keep up the great service!
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Response from Martin on 04/14/2010
Akanimo, glad I could provide great service to you and your friend Matt. His refi is closing today. Thanks for referring him!

 

- Highly likely to recommend
02/08/2010 - MsTigre
Closed refinance loan. Bedford, TX 76021
I am very satisfied with Martin's customer service and would recommend him with no reservations. I locked in my interest rate on a Friday and closed with the title company 12 days later. Martin was offering the best 30 year mortgage interest rate / discount point combination with the lowest loan origination fees. His initial statement of closing cost was right on point with my HUD-1. Martin was very knowlegable and quickly responded to all my questions.
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Response from Martin on 02/08/2010
Thanks Kelly, I wish they were all as quick and easy as yours. Let me know if you need anything down the road.

 

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Address:
Dream Home Funding
4745 Rockwood Drive
San Angelo, TX  76905
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801
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Member since:
05/21/2008
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