Shane Bowlby

Senior Loan Officer AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. NMLS 210119, AZ Lic. 0912425
Shane Bowlby, also known as The Bearded Mortgage Guy, is a seasoned Certified Mortgage Planner with nearly two decades of extensive hands-on expertise in the loans industry. Currently based in Scottsdale, Arizona, he also serves as a coach for new Real Estate Agents and an Elite-Level Member at DoTerra, where he uses essential oils at open houses and even hands them out to clients and agents.

Growing up in Phoenix, Shane’s brother and father were already working in the industry, which ultimately piqued his interest. But his interest turned into a full-blown passion during his senior year in high school when he discovered his love of numbers and drive to help others actualize their dreams of home ownership and beyond.

In addition to earning his CMP designation, Shane is Wood Badge Trained and holds an RCS-D (Real Estate Collaborative Specialist - Divorce) Certification. Recently, he has been specializing and thriving in the luxury market.

Outside of the loans and realty world, Shane Bowlby enjoys being in the great outdoors and hikes at least two days a week. He also plays basketball three days a week. Furthermore, Shane is a Scout Master for Boy Scouts of America and a proud rescue pet owner.
Jul 20, 2021
VP of Operations
Shane made the process effortless and was great too work with. We would use his services again in a heartbeat.
Jul 13, 2021
Shane Bowlby
Assisted us with our refinance mortgage. He is an excellent mortgage officer. I would highly recommend him. He can answer any question concerning your mortgage ,he really knows the mortgage business . He was very professional. He helped us to get our average credit to make it better when nobody else would, then he worked with us to get our loan completed and approved. Every time we wanted to talk to him or had a question he was there or he would call us back immediately, even after hours. You will WIN with Shane!! and he will get the job done!!!
Jan 25, 2021
Paralegal; Mobile Notary
An email from my prior Lender, a question to Shane lead to a refinance. Shane provided me with more information than my previous Lender, which impressed me. During the process, Shane was always available by email, text or call. I was impressed that he was available and present when I was signing the loan documents, so he could explain each document.

Highly recommend working with Shane!
Jan 4, 2021
Great Loan officer! Great communication, and easy to get a hold of. Treated us like family!
Dec 9, 2020
Shane is the coolest mortgage guy I know and he rocks and awesome beard. He always makes sure you know that he is on your side fighting hard to get you the best rate. He keeps you updated on the mortgage process and is more than happy to answer any questions along the way to make sure you stay in the loop with the details. Shane is a mortgage guy that truly has your back and your best interests at heart. You won’t be disappointed with the work that Shane can do.
Nov 10, 2020
Shane is incredibly knowledgeable of the industry and always so easy to get ahold of for answers to questions.

I highly recommend Shane for any of your lending needs.
Oct 12, 2020
Ups driver
The process was very easy and smooth. I would recommend him to anyone.
Aug 19, 2020
Such a a smooth, easy process that I was somewhat dreading, and Shane turned it into such a great process. We are very happy with how everything went. Shane was informative and we got answers to any questions immediately! Thanks Shane !
Aug 18, 2020
nursing assistant/ phlebotomists
i highly recommend shane he goes above and beyond to get you approved, he works hard for you to get approved, and looks for other options if something comes up at the last minute , he always has your best interest at heart
Aug 14, 2020
home buyer
shane worked very hard for me to get approved i recommend him for his services
Aug 7, 2020
Would absolutely use Shane again. From the first phone call with shane took care of us. The process was easy and seamless and best of he saved us more we thought possible ..
May 4, 2020
Telecommunications Engineer
Shane was perfect and explained everything we needed to know about the refinance process. With Shane's help we were able to complete the loan application, provide the needed documents and close the loan in a timely manner.
Apr 13, 2020
Shane not only handled business professionally but when necessary in a very prompt manner when time was of the essence.
I would recommend Shane strongly.
Mar 21, 2020
First time homeowner
The entire process went smoothly and quickly. Shane was always available to answer my questions and help when needed. I would highly recommend him to a friend.
Jan 2, 2020
Shane and Amerifirst were absolutely fantastic. They kept me informed throughout the entire process.
Sep 16, 2019
Shane was very helpful throughout the refinance of our home. He was professional, attentive and responsive to our questions. Thanks for providing such great service Shane! We know that many others were also involved ... thanks to AmeriFirst from beginning to end!
Sep 16, 2019
Director, Marketing and Communications
I cannot recommend Shane highly enough. He was a joy to work with throughout the home buying process. From the moment we met him we felt he was our partner and wanted to do everything to make sure our home purchase was a good one. He went out of his way on a number of occasions to provide us the information we needed, and to prepare us for next steps. He will be our loan officer for life!
Sep 3, 2019
Home owner
Great to work with. Quick communication and smooth closing. Thanks Shane
Aug 13, 2019
Director of Operations
Shane is an amazing loan officer. In fact, we started this whole process (even before we called a realator) by reaching out to him directly based on a recommendation from a family member and he definitely lived up to, and exceeded all our hopes and expectations. Shane was honest and helpful from the very beginning. He made us feel important and made sure we knew what was going on from the first time we reached out, all the way to the end. I am an engineer and have A LOT of questions. Shane patiently answered all of them, even when I asked him the same question again a day or so later. He made me feel good about myself because of my drive to be informed. My wife also enjoyed working with him. We were both impressed with how we felt that he was on our side and wanted us to achieve our goals. Shane was responsive and quick to reply. When things got down to the wire, he concentrated all his efforts to make sure things all got done on time. I feel we made a friend in Shane and would share his name with anyone.
Apr 30, 2019
Shane was great to work with. I would recommend him to all my freinds
Nov 5, 2018
Shane is awesome. As we were preparing for our loan a few complications came up but Shane worked through them and really fought for us.

He did a really great job in making this process as painless as possible and communicated with us frequently even when we ran into difficult situations.

I recommend Shane 100%. He did great things to help us.
Oct 1, 2018
Lead Transportation Specialist
Shane was great! This was our first time buying a home, and we were very nervous since we didn't know any of the process. Shane welcomed all questions, and usually got back to us right away. He discussed all options available to us, the good as well as the not so great, and let us decide without pressuring us into anything. He was very friendly, and ensured we understood everything we were signing. We will definitely recommend him to friends and family.
Sep 14, 2018
It was a pleasure working with Shane. He was attentive to our needs and he looked out for us, instead of just for the good if his bottom line, as we worked through the entire process. Shane was referred by our daughter who is a real estate agent and has had to work, I'm sure, with several mortgage companies and representatives. Shane came highly recommended. We would not hesitate to recommend Shane or to use him and his team in the future.
Jul 30, 2018
Independent distributor
Absolute professional, answered every question we right away. Was by our side throughout this whole new process for us. Would recommend to every and anybody.
Jul 24, 2018
General Manager of Insure Compliance
Working with Shane was like working with an old friend. Conversations were enjoyable and comforting, he responded to our questions and concerns right away, and he made sure we understood everything we asked. I can say with great confidence that when I go to refinance or buy our next home I will be calling his number.

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