Cari Crites

Loan Officer Homebridge Woodland Hills NMLS: 244941


I am a Certified Mortgage Planner and a licensed California Real Estate Broker with more than 40 years of combined real estate transaction experience in financing, escrow, title and real estate sales. My vast experience in all areas of transactional real estate can give you the confidence and peace of mind you need when purchasing a new home. I can help you with Jumbo, Conventional, FHA, and VA financing for Primary, Investment, or Vacation Homes.

As a licensed mortgage professional for more than twenty years, I know how to navigate the loan and escrow process to get things done for you. I am described as being a caring, approachable and a trustworthy resource for my clients. I work closely with each client to get the best loan and rate that fits their needs. I am proud to be working with a company that shares my core values; trust, knowledge and community. Call, email, or text me and let's start today. Homeownership is easier than you think.
Jun 11, 2019
Buyer
Cari was one of the several loan officers recommended to us. After speaking to several loan consultants, it was an easy decision to choose Cari. She is extremely knowledgeable, kind and most of all - patient. She was always available to answer all of our questions and supported my quest for understanding some of the complicated aspects of the loan application. She made us her top priority until the loan was funded and has continued to make herself available to answer questions even after this transaction was completed. We appreciated her efficiency and expertise to anticipate needs in advance so when we wanted to close escrow a bit early, she made it happen. We had such an incredible experience working with Cari and her top notch service; we would definitely contact her again if needed. We HIGHLY recommend Cari and her ability to make a daunting experience an amazing one!
May 6, 2019
Realtor
In all my years of experience in the real estate world I never met someone so caring, diligent and professional. Cari's follow up is amazing and welcoming and her knowledge and expertise are exceptional. I met Cari through another agents recommendation and during a transaction. I was told by the mortgage broker that he could not do the loan for my client, and I didn't know what to do. The listing agent had suggested I use Cari, and at this point I thought that we didn't stand a chance to close this deal. Being the professional that Cari is, she was able to save this transaction and not charge a higher interest rate, as the other mortgage broker had suggested. He was also stunned that Cari was able to successfully close this complicated transaction. I continue to work with Cari, she is able to close and maintain a great relationship with my clients and always keeps me informed. She is an all around professional and a pleasure to work with. Recently, I closed another successful transaction and as usual she went above and beyond my expectations. She is a gem of a person to work with. Cari is an asset for all real estate transactions!
Sep 18, 2018
VP Marketing
Cari is very pleasant to work with. She guided us very professionally throughout the process. She is very knowledgeable and was able to explain in depth every document that came our way. She was always available for a quick phone call to answer any questions. Overall the most impressive thing for us was her positive, calming attitude which transformed this nerve wrecking process into an easy, delightful experience.
Jun 8, 2018
Owner, Investor
I have relied upon Cari for multiple purchase loans and re-financings for about 20 years, since I was introduced to her by my real estate agent. I’ve stayed with Cari because she’s been unfailingly pleasant and patient during loan processes that have certainly put my own patience to the test. I cannot recall a single instance where I was disappointed and look forward to working with her again in the future.
Feb 16, 2018
Writer
We recently purchased a home, and the process was wonderful thanks to Cari and her team! She was there for us every step of the way. She is professional, efficient, attentive, knowledgeable and truly lovely to work with. We are so grateful for all of the hard work she did to make the process, and our dream of being homeowners, all come to fruition so smoothly.
Feb 5, 2018
Animation Producer
Cari has been our loan officer for two home purchases and she helped us refinance. She always has our best interests in mind and lets us know the full spectrum of options available, and she'll follow up all the way through move-in to make sure everything comes together. It's so much better dealing with a friendly, warm and knowledgeable pro like Cari than getting lost in the bureaucracy of a mega-mortgage company. Highly recommended!
Feb 5, 2018
Cari was such a huge in help in the process of buying our first home. She was always so quick to respond and walked us through every part of the process. She explained everything in detail when we didn't know how to translate the technical aspects of buying home. We couldn't have asked for a better loan office.
Feb 5, 2018
Music Producer
Cari was fantastic with our loan, she explained the steps in detail and for first time buyers was excellent with communication and answering any of our questions! She helped facilitate an easy and quick escrow without us worrying about too many things all at once. We were never overwhelmed with Cari helping to explain the process as it unfolded. I highly recommend her expertise.
Feb 1, 2018
Realtor
I recently worked with Cari on a home purchase. When I first met with my clients, they were already pre-qualified through Cari. As an experienced realtor, we tend to be skeptical of lenders we have not worked with directly in the past. I have to say Cari did an excellent job for my clients. She communicated throughout the entire loan process without having to be asked, which is a rarity. The transaction was seamless and all aspects were accomplished as promised and timely. I highly recommend Cari.
Jan 26, 2018
SVP Network Development
Cari Crites has helped me to seal the deal and qualify me for home mortgage in several occasions in the past 7 years. She makes such a stressful and painful process feel so easy by her positive attitude and support that extends beyond just the application and loan process by supporting her customers all along while the ups and downs of loan approval are happening. I couldn’t go through another loan approval a few months ago without Cari’s support and TLC. I would recommend Cari to all my friends and family since she is a solid, ethical and a can do type attitude human. She remains professional at all times and checks in no matter how busy she is. I truly loved working with Cari on many of my loan approvals. She is a star a a true pleasure to work with.
Jan 26, 2018
Realtor
There is no better loan officer than Cari Crites. Her focus, detail, follow up and caring is second to none. She has refinanced my home, rental homes & processed my loans on new purchases. Each time, every loan was done with her heart & soul.
She shopped for not only the best rate, but the best loan product. Her patience, experience and willingness to be of service is very much appreciated.
If you are looking for the old fashion, top of the line service and loan, call Cari.
She won't lie to you about a low loan rate to try to get you fill out an application.
You will get the best of the best from her.
I sell real estate, my clients feel the same way.
Thank you Cari!!
Diane Raheb
many lenders do.
Aug 10, 2017
IATSE Local 44
My wife Michele and I recently decided to refinance our home mortgage and Cari Crites has been nothing but fabulous to work with. She is of course extremely professional, friendly, and knowledgeable but more importantly Cari has a way of making you feel as if you are her sole clients. Her only priority. Our interactions with her were like spending time with a good friend. The time, effort, and patience Cari devoted to us was both reassuring and gracious. She was able to guide us quickly and thoroughly through the madness and needless to say her hard work benefited us greatly. We will most definitely return to Cari for all our future needs and will glowingly recommend her to one and all.
Fante Zamora

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