Bart Welles has over 20 years of real estate finance experience and 13 years as a mortgage banker/ broker. Bart has personally closed 1,600 loans in the past 10 years totaling over $1 billion in loan amount.
He has been listed by Mortgage Originator Magazine as one of the top 200 loan originators in the U.S. for many years.
Prior to being a mortgage broker Bart gained extensive experience on the intricacies of real estate lending as a partner in a firm that purchased problem loans from banks.
Bart works with a dedicated underwriter/ processor and is personally involved in every loan he closes. Bart strives to provide the best pricing with excellent service. The vast majority of his business is from referrals from his past clients. Bart lives in Marin with his wife and three children.
Guarantee Mortgage is the largest independently owned mortgage broker in the Bay Area, and represents over 250 lenders who give Guarantee Mortgage significant volume discounts that help Bart offer the lowest rates in the market place. Our firm is comprised of over 150 people and includes a very experienced loan processing and underwriting staff.
“I have refereed Bart a number of clients who have been very pleased with his hands on service. In one instance he was able to quickly clean up enough of my client’s credit problems to get him an A paper loan.”