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Guaranteed Rate opens Fresno office

National mortgage lender Guaranteed Rate has opened a Fresno office.

The mortgage company, headquartered in Chicago, opened an office in August near Bullard High School at 5588 N. Palm Ave., Suite R-4.

Founded in 2000, Guaranteed is known as “The Home Purchase Experts” funding nearly $16 billion in loans last year.

The Fresno branch manager and vice president of mortgage lending is Joe Almirantearena who has more than 15 years of experience in the mortgage industry. Almirantearena began his career in construction lending and went on to work with residential borrowers.

Guaranteed has 175 offices nationwide including 22 in California. This is the company's first office in the central San Joaquin Valley.

For more information, visit or call (559) 369-8478.