Jim Barry, from Artisan Mortgage Company was wonderful. I happened to be passing the office in Islip one day and decided to stop by and ask a few questions. This was before looking for a new home. The 1990’s mortgage crisis had me skeptical. I did A LOT of research on mortgages. I checked out banks, private mortgages and a few Mortgage Brokers. After all the research - I circled back to Artisan Mortgage Company. I’m so glad I did.
I was involved in a short sale that was taking way too long. I needed to be in a specific school district when the school year started for my children. Right before the school year was to start I backed out of the short sale and found another house. I needed a mortgage immediately. Jim was a huge help. He helped expedite the entire process. I highly recommend Artisan Mortgage.
Jim Barry and Artisan Mortgage as a whole were absolutely tremendous throughout the entire home buying experience. From start to finish, Jim was a great communicator and was honest with every question asked of him no matter how big or small.
The personalized service that they provide is second to none especially compared to the big banks.
I have and will continue to recommend Jim and his company to everyone in need of a home buying and mortgage expert.
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I had an excellent experience with Artisan Mortgage Company.
Jim Barry was very professional, experienced and very patient with a very nervous client. He treated us more like friends than clients.
I would definitely recommend Artisan Mortgage to friends, colleagues and family.
We could not be happier with our choice to use Artisan Mortgage Company.
From day one, Jim treated us like family. This was our first time buying a home, so we had many questions. Jim was always there to patiently answer all of our questions and give us guidance. His advice and hard work saved us thousands of dollars during this process.
I would highly recommend Artisan Mortgage Company to anyone who is interested in high quality personalized service.
Dealing with Artisan Mortgage Company is an absolute pleasure.
This is our second mortgage transaction with Artisan and it is nice to know that you are dealing with a very professional staff. Mr. Barry was always available to answer any questions and return phone calls.
When others turned me down previously, Artisan made it happen. We highly recommend their services.
We were very pleased with Artisan Home Mortgage! They were professional, helpful and courteous!
We want to thank Gil Citrin our Loan Officer for all his patience and helpfulness!
When you need a mortgage, we recommend calling Artisan Home Mortgage!
We feel extremely lucky to have worked with Jim at Artisan Mortgage.
As first time home buyers, we had tons of questions and Jim always made us feel at ease.
We felt confident through the whole process with Jim by our side and have sung praises whenever we speak of our home buying experience. Thank you!!
Artisan Mortgage was outstanding in every way!
From the day we were pre-approved to the day we closed, the process was simple, clear and exactly what we expected.
Jim put our minds at ease throughout what some would say was a stressful time.
Thank you for getting us our beautiful home and making it a very smooth process.
I highly recommend Artisan Mortgage Company to anyone interested in buying a home.
Jim Barry was extremely helpful throughout the whole process. He was very honest and professional and he guided us through every single step.
He was always available to answer every question we had.
It was a pleasure dealing with Jim Barry at Artisan Mortgage. He made the process of obtaining a mortgage pleasant with no surprises. I was well informed from start to finish.
Jim recognized that time was of the essence and treated me as a priority expediting, whenever possible.
I would not hesitate to recommend Artisan Mortgage and Jim Barry to anyone who is in the market for comparable rates and a stress free process!
We recently used Artisan for our home loan.
What impressed me most was that Jim knows his business inside and out and he had all of the answers.
When there were issues with other parties, Jim was able to assist and facilitate resolutions quickly.
Seamless transaction A+++++
Dion Goolman was recommended to me during a deal after a debacle with an out-of-state lender. I had a nice family with a good job and income that could not get a loan through the other lenders because of a work history discrepancy.
Without the assistance of Dion my buyers would have had to wait another year and a half to be eligible for a loan through the other lenders we have used in the past, and the house they fell in love with would have been long gone.
I have since worked with Dion a few more times and he has been consistently enthusiastic and knowledgeable.
I look forward to doing business with Artisan Mortgage Company in the future.
Dion Goolman has worked with several of my clients. He educated them through the process and helped them work through credit issues that held them back from obtaining their mortgage.
In every case, my clients were motivated to follow Dion's instructions and they are homeowners!
I recommend Dion Goolman with confidence as a Real Estate Professional to educate and serve my clients.
From the very start Dion Goolman helped us in every way he could to obtain a mortgage.
From helping us with our credit score to giving us advice on saving money; he was an upfront, no nonsense person but handled it very respectfully.
He never made us feel bad for the position we were in, he was just willing and able to help.
We would like to thank Artisan Mortgage Company for making the loan process easy and smooth.
We worked along with Jim who walked us through the process. He was very thorough in explaining each step and if we had any questions, he got back to us quickly with an answer.
We truly can say that buying a home this time around was way less stressful, and we are happy that we made the decision to use this company.
We recommend Artisan to anyone seeking a mortgage to purchase their new home.
I love Jim Barry and Artisan Mortgage Company. Without Jim, I would not have been able to make my dream come true of buying my first house!
He worked non-stop and stayed on top of the whole process until the end.
I recommend Jim to everyone I know looking to buy a home!!
He’s the best!!
Jim Barry of Artisan Mortgage made our obtaining a refinance on our mortgage an enlightening pleasant experience.
Jim’s expertise and knowledge was extremely helpful to us.
We would highly recommend Artisan Mortgage Company to anyone.
Dion Goolman assisted me with the purchase of my first home. He was very thorough, explained everything to me in ways I could understand and most importantly, answered all of my questions and was very patient with me.
Another great quality was his above and beyond timeliness of response; Dion assisted me on Sundays and never delayed in returning my calls. Dion represents AMC so professionally and well.
This company’s standard of customer service is remarkable. I’m very pleased with my experience.
Thank you Dion and AMC!
We used Artisan for our original loan in 2011 and because we were so impressed with the company, we used them again to refinance to a 15 year.
Jim is honest, respectful and most of all, always available to answer questions throughout the entire process.
We will continue to recommend Artisan to family and friends, because they’re the best.
Thank you Jim.
I had a wonderful experience with Dion Goolman and Artisan Mortgage Company.
This was my first time working with Mr. Goolman and I was very impressed.
He came recommended by a colleague of mine and was able to pre-approve my client when others said they couldn't.
I have already given his name to several other clients and will certainly recommend him again in the future.
We would highly recommend Artisan Mortgage Company.
We have been very happy over the years. Recently we re-financed and the process was done quickly and efficiently. We always felt informed and had no hassles. They make the process go smoothly.
We were happy with the convenience of our closing in our home.
There is no better option than Artisan Mortgage Company for mortgage and loan needs.
We refinanced our home with Artisan.
Working with Jim Barry was a great experience. He was knowledgeable, explained the process and took the time to go step by step with us.
He was always available to transfer any questions or concerns and made the entire process as smooth as can be.
What can I say?
I was dreading the hassle of refinancing my mortgage and decided to find a mortgage broker.
I found Artisan online and never looked back.
Jim and Gil both were terrific and before I knew it, I had my refinance!
I highly recommend Artisan!
We found Artisan online after reading all the testimonials.
After sitting with Jim for our first meeting, we could immediately see how patient and client centered he is. Jim takes the time to explain everything (and I do mean everything.…
I had a lot of questions) and he does so with in depth explanations that make things clear. He goes above and beyond with everything. He even came to our closing to make sure everything went well.
If you are looking for a mortgage broker who is going to make the process of buying a house easier, then look no further than Artisan.
Gil was a very easy person to deal with during this very stressful time. This closing was a hard one, but Gil worked hard for us so everything worked out great.
Thank you Gil!
I had a wonderful experience working with Gil Citrin at Artisan Mortgage Company.
This was my first home.
I wasn’t sure what to expect but Gil guided me through every step of the way. I was able to get a great interest rate and couldn’t be happier in my new home.
From day 1 until my final closing, my experience in dealing with Artisan Mortgage was absolutely outstanding.
Every phone call and email was answered within a short amount of time, and all of my questions were answered.
There were no surprises and everything spoken about was delivered the exact same way, and I would only recommend Artisan Mortgage going forward.
Thank you again Artisan Mortgage and all the best to you.
Jim was patient throughout the process.
For over a year, he answered a multitude of questions pertaining to money needed from the sale of my house to the purchase of our new house.
He swiftly responded to any email/phone call with his expertise, and always remained kind and concerned.
Buying and selling a home is a stressful experience. Realtors and lawyers can make the process negative, but Jim was the constant positive force we needed. In the end, Jim was spot on in terms of final numbers and constantly eased my concerns.
Highly recommend Jim!
Jim was great throughout the process. He answered all of my questions in a timely fashion.
I would definitely recommend him.
Our experience with Artisan Mortgage Company was outstanding.
You made our mortgage refinancing extremely easy, taking care of our needs in an efficient and timely manner.
Your company is trustworthy.
The services you provide are of a high quality. We thank you so much for your time and effort.
You are highly committed and very reliable.
Albert Einstein once said: “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.”
From my initial phone call to Artisan Mortgage on through to my closing it was very clear that Artisan’s first priority is “to be of value”.
Their success is simply a reflection of putting the client’s needs front and center.
In particular, Jim Barry and Gil Citrin are the embodiment of “value”. I came with a few more problems than your average home buyer; they stuck with me through every issue and obstacle when lesser men would have given up.
It is a very rare thing indeed to find a company that is as professional and knowledgeable as Artisan is and yet leaves you with the feeling, when the entire process is done, that you just made new friends.
I would not hesitate to use Artisan Mortgage again or recommend them to anyone.
Working with Jim was the best experience for us.
He took the time to understand us and our finances; and work with us to get the best deal we could.
He spent extra time going over small confusing scenarios that developed during the process and went above and beyond to make sure we felt comfortable with everything – even some info from our lawyers that didn’t make sense!
We would absolutely recommend Jim and Artisan Home Mortgage to anyone and everyone!
We couldn’t be happier with our experience!
Working with Artisan Mortgage is a pleasure.
Jim Barry and I have worked together on several mortgage projects. He is always straight forward and honest and to the point about my options.
He is also patient, very knowledgeable about this industry and quick to respond.
Thank you Artisan Mortgage for your professionalism and wonderful client service.
You make these mortgage projects painless and easy!
Debra Chiapetta has been our broker for over 20 years and has guided us through multiple complex deals and has always been professional, accommodating and in many cases, a miracle worker.
We have and will continue to recommend her every chance we get.
Jim was an amazing resource and provided a ton of information and guidance throughout our home buying experience.
We will be calling Artisan Mortgage again if we are ever looking for a new home.
My family used Artisan Home Mortgage to purchase our home with a VA home loan. Jim Barry was knowledgeable on the process and what we should expect. The transaction was incredibly positive – and most importantly – transparent.
Jim explained every aspect of the loan and gave updates regularly.
We would highly recommend Artisan Home Mortgage and Jim Barry to any veteran considering buying a home.
This is our second time using Artisan within 6 months. Jim is a top professional in his field.
We have since recommended Jim to three friends for their mortgage.
Jim Barry was a pleasure to work with and made my first home buying experience an absolute positive one from beginning to end.
Working with Gil and Jim had to be the most pleasurable experience with the whole process of purchasing our home.
When the real estate agent and our attorney made our heads spin, they kindly explained everything to us and put us at ease.
They took us on when no one else would because of poor credit and they not only made all obstacles work, but they got to know us and treat us like a person and friend.
They are amazing and would highly recommend them. We are now happy home owners, thanks to them!
Gil and Jim are the best!