Tara Bianco Krieg

Senior Mortgage Loan Officer AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. NMLS 215386 | AZ LIC 0912750
It may seem strange for a Senior Loan Officer with Amerifirst Financial Inc. to suggest that my primary job is to listen, but it’s true. My commitment to personalized customer service starts by fully understanding your specific needs and individual situation. This is not a job where ‘one-size-fits-all’.

I’m passionate about helping others achieve their dream of home ownership; I truly love what I do because it gives me the opportunity assist my clients in all the areas of their life that affect credit and finance. From credit education, to budgeting, to overall mortgage planning – I need to understand your personal situation before I can help provide a solution – and that’s why listening is step one.

My approach includes an evaluation of the big picture – your overall financial situation; I then build a mortgage plan that complements your goals. Whether you’re purchasing or refinancing the home of your dreams, my objective is to structure a mortgage finance plan that lowers costs and saves you money over the long term. With a full menu of loan programs to work from, I can tailor loans and services to meet your needs while providing you with the best possible customer service in the industry.

Licensed to provide mortgages and loan programs for home owners and buyers within Arizona and California, I have over 12 years’ experience in all aspects of real estate finance, real estate investing, mortgage planning, and business planning. My specialties include loan origination, credit education, mortgage related financial consulting and planning, and personal coaching of Junior Loan Officers.

I’ve found that my broad experience is very beneficial to clients when discussing all aspects of their finances. Prior to joining the mortgage industry exclusively ten years ago, I worked in credit card services (from collections to customer service) and in retail banking. My previous role was a management position at Washington Mutual.
Sep 16, 2019
Senior Permitting Specialist
Thanks Tara!
You and your team did great and helped us understand everything along the way. Thanks for being patient and getting us the re-fi completed in an easy and quick process!
Kevin and Beth
Sep 9, 2019
Buying my home had a few hiccups along the way; even so, Tara and her team rose to the challenge by staying on top of what needed to be done. Tara and her team were very helpful and responsive. I highly recommend using AmeriFirst as your mortgage broker.
Sep 9, 2019
Buyer
Tara and her team were amazing. Walked me through every steps of the way. As a new buyer I had lots of questions and concerns, they were patient and understanding to take the time to explain everything. I couldn't be happier with my new home.

Thanks to all of you.

Your awesome.
Sep 6, 2019
Retired Seniors
We had been to two mortgage companies, before we were fortunate enough to be directed to Tara and her Team, from Amerifirst Financial Inc. If I were allowed I could tell you who NOT TO GO TOO! We had reached the end of the road, and had been misled , and were left hopeless, in an attempt to refiance our home. It took the first company 8 weeks, to offer us nothing in the equity for our home, and actually wanted to charge us for the closing, thus walking away with nothing. They undercut the value of our home. Company number 2 was the actual company holding the mortgage, so we thought it would be easier and faster. We were so wrong. The value they had for our home was a little higher but the amount of red tape and lack of assistance was unbelievable! We were still left with very little equity to do the upgrades for our home. THEN, Tara was recommended to us by a neighbor, attorney. He said Tara is your GO TO PERSON. From the First meeting with her, to the day of closing was less than 28 days. Our home was then appraised at the CORRECT FAIR MARKET RATE. We were able to do the entire process, without complications, and pay off all DEBT, and still have Savings Galore! Thank you all, TARA and Team ! BEST MORTGAGE COMPANY EVER!
Sep 4, 2019
Special Education Teacher
This was our first home buying experience and therefore we has a lot of questions about the loan process. Tara and her team were very responsive to all of our questions and made us feel confident and comfortable.
Sep 3, 2019
Tara's entire team was amazing throughout the process and what I liked best is that she communicated with me every step of the way. I never felt out of the loop. Thank you for saving me $$$!
Aug 13, 2019
Training Officer
Tara and her team are wonderful to work with. From the beginning they were helpful, professional, prompt, informative, and so much more! Their customer service is superb!
Aug 9, 2019
Speech-Language Pathologist
Tara worked so hard for us and did everything in her power to help us buy our first home. I can absolutely recommend her without hesitation!
Aug 6, 2019
Customer
Tara and her team were the best!!!! Tara helped us with all of our questions and explained what we needed to do to get into our new home. We highly recommend her and her team who was also extremely helpful in the whole process. We will definitely be using them again... We love our new home and are extremely happy with the process.
Aug 5, 2019
We love the TKTeam. Tara explains things so everyone understands, plus she is very thorough. The team keeps the paperwork flowing and is super responsive. Our whole family has used their team to buy and re-fi. Live you guys! Dean and Linda
Aug 5, 2019
Technical Advisor
Easy to work with and all staff very friendly.
Aug 5, 2019
Homeowner
Amerifirst Financial financed the loan for my new home. Tara Bianca Krieg locked in a good loan rate. The staff were excellent to worked with. All my questions/concerns were answered promptly. I recommend this company.
Aug 3, 2019
I was so impressed with the Amerifirst Financial Inc. team. They were very professional and easily answered my questions concerning my loan. I wanted to keep my out of pocket for closing and a down payment to a minimum since I am retiring in two months. They offered several options and actually came up with a way to move my loan through more quickly with less money out of my pocket. They team is so friendly and nice. I highly recommend you work with them if you need any type of loan!
Aug 2, 2019
Very good and quick professional job with helping me buy property.l would definately refer her and this co.to anyone whose looking for a reliable source.
Aug 1, 2019
Administrative
Tara was just a pleasure to work with. She made the whole process very easy and we closed with in 30 days!! I would recommend her again and again... Thank you
Aug 1, 2019
Tara was awesome! She helped my husband and I refinance our mortgage and utilize the cash out to pay down student loans. It was amazing she made the whole process so easy. Highly recommend her.
Jul 31, 2019
Tara and her team were very efficient, quick to help, and positive throughout the process of buying our first home. I highly recommend going through the TK team.
Jul 22, 2019
Customer
The experience that was provided was top notch! Everything was made so simple and explained very clearly throughout the process. I am very grateful for their help and the time that was given to make for a smooth transaction.

Thank you so much Tara!
Jul 19, 2019
We highly recommend Tara Bianco Krieg for your mortgage needs. We were looking to refinance our “unconventional” home mortgage, which can be a difficult thing when trying to find a lender and appraiser, but Tara and her AMAZING team made it happen, made it quick, and made it easy. We had some issues with the appraisal company, immediately let Tara know what was happening, and she took care of things right away. Tara is great....so friendly, professional, and gets things done!!! 💚
Jul 19, 2019
Great experience! So good I recommended by best friend and she is going through the process now!
Jul 16, 2019
Attorney
Tara is amazing!! Very kind, knowledgeable and professional. She always makes herself available and takes the time to answer any and all questions. She truly made me feel at ease with the process of buying a home, which is exciting, but can also be a little stressful without the right people by your side. I highly recommend Tara and her team!
Jul 15, 2019
Diesel mechanic
Tara Blanco was excellent she met with me showed me where we stood as far as my options and what I could afford.worked with me every step of the way I could always call her and speak to her anytime very professional and I would highly recommend her
Jul 11, 2019
Recently closed on my 1st home in Arizona, my dream come true --really. Tara and her team were just great with all this. From the very start and thru the entire process, she and her team guided and helped me during the entire time. A big thanks goes out, she was great !!
Jun 21, 2019
Owner
Recently I purchase the house and tara s Team The process was very easy and very understanding
Jun 18, 2019
Tara’s group did a great job with making our experience seamless. They were always available to answer questions and crunch numbers. I highly recommend Tara!

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