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Gary Opalewski

Loan Officer

NMLS #256268

Address
5601 Mariner St. Suite 101
Tampa, FL 33609
Contact
Phone
(813) 333-9853 (813) 333-9853
Cell phone
(810) 841-1973 (810) 841-1973
Email
[email protected]
Fax
813-377-4057
Specializes in
Purchase and Refinance
Purchase and Refinance
Purchase
Purchase
Refinance Loans
Refinance Loans

Awards

MEET YOUR LOAN OFFICER

About Gary

A dedicated Home Lending Specialist with over 25-years' experience, Gary has been highly successful in building a reputation for being trustworthy and accomplished within the mortgage industry. Gary has assisted hundreds of families in achieving their dream of home ownership. A standout and true professional in the highly competitive lender market, and well-respected member of the Florida Mortgage Professionals and National Association of Mortgage Bankers.

Gary's career is championing the First Time Homebuyer and takes pride in his knowledge and expertise and passionately applies that knowledge to homebuyers seeking to purchase their home. He ensures each client receives top-tier service and personally oversees every detail of the process to ensure they navigate smoothly though the complex mortgage process. His goal is to always paint a clear picture for his clients of what to expect, and to communicate transparently and promptly. Gary's insider knowledge with all major banks and lenders and wealth of network connections is a key in supporting any real estate transaction.

Gary enjoys spending his leisure time boating on the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay with his wife of 33 years Judy, and Lucy their four-legged companion.

Blog

Recent Posts and Articles

  • A woman standing in her new home

    Women Taking (Home) Ownership

    Let’s hear it for 100 years of women’s progress in homeownership! Read about their phenomenal influence on the market as we celebrate women and mortgages.

  • Winning a Homebuyer Bidding War

    Winning a homebuying bidding war depends on key factors you can control, including your outlook, tactics and the team around you.

  • First time homebuyers learning how they can buy a home with student loans

    The Impact of Student Loan Debt on Homebuying

    For first-time homebuyers with student loan debt, these personal financial strategies will increase the chances of a successful close.

  • A mailbox filled with junk mail

    An increase in snail mail is part of life after your loan closes. Learn what mail is important and how to reduce the volume of junk mail.

A homeowner with a child on his lap calculating whether to buy a new home or refinance his home loan

Owning a home is fun and fulfilling!

What’s not to love about having a space that is entirely yours? You can paint your bathroom fuchsia, have hardwood in the master, put up a wild Mosaic in the kitchen, install a smart thermostat, you name it. After all, it’s your home!

Equally enjoyable are the other personal and financial advantages of being a homeowner: security and stability, equity and wealth building, and more! I’m here to help you get the most from your home financing — whether you’re buying your first home, moving up or downsizing to match your lifestyle, or refinancing your current mortgage.

Resources

Helping your home financing process go smoothly.

  • There are some major milestones on your road to home financing. As your loan officer, I’ll be with you every step of the way to make sure you understand each one and get through them quickly.

  • How much will your mortgage payment be? How much can you save if you refinance? Is it better to buy than rent? Use these online calculators to crunch the numbers and see for yourself.

  • I separate myself from other lenders by offering a broader selection of home financing options — from loans for first-time homebuyers to refinance programs for accessing your home’s equity.

  • Before you explore the endless options of home financing, some preparation is in order. Planning ahead for your mortgage is the key to an easier and more successful home financing process.

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