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.
3 days ago
As a first home buyer, the whole process was entirely complicated and stressful for me. Tara and her team made the whole experience much more bearable! From my first meeting with Tara to the day I signed on the purchase of my home, Tara and her team were my greatest advocates! I highly recommend her to any home buyers!
3 days ago
Client
To trust someone with one of the biggest financial dissensions takes a lot of faith that they have your best interests in mind. My family and I have this faith in the TK Team. We have worked with Tara for almost 10 years and have been delighted with every interaction. From Home financing to refinancing she has had our interest at the forefront.
We have recommended all of our family and friends to the TK Team. Give them a call and be prepared for a friendly, professional experience.
Apr 2, 2020
Manager of Risk Management
Tara and her team were great from start to finish! As first time home-buyers, we required a lot of hand-holding, and Tara and her team answered all of our questions. Along with that, they did a great job assisting us with all the paperwork that needed to be done. I’d recommend them to anyone!
Mar 6, 2020
CEO
Tara was amazing to work with. She made a very difficult transition for my family, as easy as possible.
We had several challenges to overcome during the closing process, Tara was always available and had a solution.
Her team worked well together and our overall experience was excellent.
I highly recommend Tara to anyone who is looking to purchase or refinance a home.
Mar 3, 2020
Stephanie Cao
Our situation was a bit more unique as we just moved from overseas and my husband is self-employed, but Tara helped us figure out how to qualify for a loan so we could buy a house right away. Tara and the whole team were very personable and friendly every time we interacted with them. They were welcoming when we brought our 4 kids to a meeting and helped entertain them with coloring and Disney+. We are enjoying our new house! Thank you Tara and team!
Feb 15, 2020
Prior client, current client, now life long friend.
I have known Tara for 10 + years and she is as genuine and consistent in her professional life as well as her personal life. I first met her as part of the purchase of our first home when we moved back to Arizona. After considering a business proposition, Tara very thoroughly explained our options, gave us great advice and helped us complete the purchase of our first investment property. The realtor that we worked with had even told us that she had never worked with a team like Tara's that was so proficient and enjoyable to work with. Tara's professional expertise is perfectly complimented by her personable and kind demeanor. I have and will continue to refer my family and friends to Tara because I know that they will be in the best hands.
Feb 11, 2020
New Account Representative & Heating & Air Installer
Loved how she explained our loan options. We were pretty hesitant about going in without any knowledge about the home buying process but she and her team made it so easy! Would recommend 100%
Feb 7, 2020
Director of Fresh Operations
Tara and her entire team are First in Class! She has assembled an A-Team that was all over the details of my first home buying experience! I always felt like they had my best interest in mind and they supported me through all the feels that came along the journey of becoming a first time home owner! They accommodated my busy travel schedule and leveraged technology to streamline everything for me! Thank you Tara for making my home buying experience a positive one! Cheers to you and your team!
Feb 4, 2020
Animal Keeper
We have purchased a combined 12 homes in our lifetime, as we get relocated frequently. The initial reaction is excitement that we will be looking at a new home and location but, quickly we realize, ugh, now we have to get another loan. I don't think many people enjoy the loan purchase segment of buying and/or refinancing but it's a necessity.

Our most recent loan purchase, with Tara Bianco Krieg and her team, was an absolute breeze, it truly was the easiest ever. Moving from out of state wasn't an issue either, as it usually is with other loan companies. We were able to send, sign and review everything on-line. When it came time to sign our final documents that was a piece of cake too!

We both highly recommend The entire TK Team, they were just a phone call away and always had a quick answer to any of our questions. It was nice being able to speak to whomever answered the phone. We never had to wait a day for a specific person to call us back, cross training at it's finest! We will definitely be repeat clients and recommend the team to any friends and/or relatives looking for a new loan!
Nov 19, 2019
Home owner
The whole staff was very patient with me. This had to have been one of the longest, drawn out mortgages in the history of finance! Thanx!
Nov 11, 2019
Homemaker
Tara Bianco and her team ARE AMAZING!! They really know their stuff! Not only did we get the home of our dreams we walked away with so much knowledge about the entire home buying/mortgage process. That to me is priceless! They all are very professional but they really make you feel like family.
Nov 8, 2019
Tara and the TK Team of professionals were very helpful in the financing of our new Arizona home. All our questions were answered promptly. The process proceeded smoothly. Our closing was on time.
Nov 7, 2019
Property Manager/Sales Agent
Was wonderful to work with Tara on my first sale. Any question I had she was quick to answer and any bump in the road was resolved in a timely manner.
Oct 21, 2019
Windows Systems Administrator
This is my second time working with Tara. All I can say is if your not working with Tara already, then switch to her ASAP. Tara and her team are fantastic. They are attentive, communicate effectively, and truly care about your future. I originally bought a house with my sister/brother in law, and when it was time for me to buy my own place, I quickly reached out to Tara. The process is very painless, and their team makes it very convenient for any type of work schedule. 10 out of 5 Stars!!!
Oct 2, 2019
Cashier
I really recommend Tara and her team. They go above and beyond to try and help you with your loan as well explaining everything to you . There’s a lot of different types of loans out there I like how we talked about all of the options and what would work best for us .
Oct 1, 2019
Broker/Owner
Tara and her team were outstanding from start to finish. I hate dealing with banks and especially bank loans but Tara and her team made it all very simple and smooth.
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.

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