Kari Zurn

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 941783
State Lic CA #CA-DBO941783, AZ #LO-0923400

It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting the needs of homebuyers across the United States since 1988. I joined Academy because of its strong reputation for integrity—based mortgage lending, its unwavering commitment to responsible lending practices, and for its broad portfolio of mortgage solutions and tools.

Since joining Academy, I have helped many individuals and families attain the dream of homeownership. Whether you want to buy a new home or refinance an existing mortgage, I will provide a customized solution for you at competitive rates. No brokering, no middleman, no hassle, no surprises.

Academy is a direct lender, which means that my Branch and Regional Offices are equipped to complete the entire loan process in—house—all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled locally. As a result, we have a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible

I will be in control of your loan file from start to finish, and I will be up—to—date on the status of your loan at all times. I understand the importance of maintaining continuous communication throughout the loan process and commit to providing you accurate, timely, and honest mortgage advice.

I invite you to put us to the test. Let me show you how simple and easy securing a mortgage can be.

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The whole team was very good at communicating what was needed from us in a way that we would understand it. Daily updates and personal service was

—Dana Thatcher

Kari and Robert were wonderful. From day one until the day the loan was funded. I feel they genuinely cared about me through the process and could not have been more amazing.

—Colleen Bailey

Kari Zurn was amazing!

—Shelley Johnson

Kari was always in contact with me through our the whole process and went above and beyond to make sure we closed on time.

—Timothy McBrien

The experience couldn't have been easier!

—John Mabry

I loved how nice everyone was during the entire process. Kari was extremely fast at answering questions and was in constant contact with me.

—Christopher Soto

Kari Zurn was amazing from the beginning to the end!! She and Robert made my experience better than I could have imagined!! Thank you!!

—James McLaughlin

Kari Zurn was amazing from the beginning to the end!! She and Robert made my experience better than I could have imagined!! Thank you!!

—James McLaughlin

They took care of me every inch of the way they made me fill like i was their only customer and my loan was the only one they were working on Kari and Alex was totally team Williams

—Robert Williams

Kari and Robert were very easy to work with and made the process so easy and simple

—Marilyn McBride

Kari was great, enthusiastic, and very professional.

—William Arsenis

Kari is a rock star

—Celeste LaRocque Wolfe

Kari went above and beyond for my wife Diana and I. I could not be more grateful for her hard work, friendship, and honesty! I appreciate everyone from Academy mortgage for making this happen!

—Paul Perez