About Our Team

Paul Barranco

Owner/Sr Loan Officer

Biography

Every day I help clients obtain the best loans in Baton Rouge in order to finance their properties. I provide specialized home-buying and refinancing services, and my approach is focused on addressing their needs, and financial situations throughout the entire real estate financing process. I’m experienced, trustworthy, and always reachable. No matter the question, I’m here to provide answers.

Since 2001 I have been working with Conventional, Jumbo, Down-Payment Assistance Program, FHA, FHA 203k Renovation, New Construction, Fannie Mae Home-style Renovation, VA, and USDA type loans. Let my industry experience work for you to achieve your end goals.

Clients’ Testimonials

Pedro Alvarez

Very friendly and great customer service. They really went out of there way to help me. They make purchasing my new home a pleasant experience.

Pedro Alvarez

Andre Weber

Paul Barranco is by far the best loan officer I’ve worked with. 1st Phase Mortgage works with you night and day to make your loan process go as smoothly as possible. If you are a Realtor, this is the place to bring your clients if you want to get the job done.

Andre Weber

Tracy Himel

Great company to work with!! Very knowledgeable about the loan programs. Paul has worked nights and weekends for my clients to get the job done!! Paul and his staff are a joy to work with and I would like to thank them for all of their hard work!!

Tracy Himel

Jeremy Dowdy

Paul and his staff are top notch and did a great job for me and my family. For someone that has been in the military and has a VA Loan, even with less than perfect credit he made it happen for us.. I would use him again for sure.

Jeremy Dowdy

Lisa Sheets

Worked with Paul on two mortgages, and a refinance. No one will work as hard as him to get you the best rate, he really looks out for his clients. Hard working, professional who surrounds himself with a very knowledgeable staff.

Lisa Sheets

Darla Bruno

I am a real estate agent that has been referring buyers to Paul for many years. He stays on top of his files and always gets the job done! He has a great team behind him to get the files to closing. He works diligently to get the files closed and has great knowledge of how financing works!

Darla Bruno

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