Skip to Content

ABOUT TARA BIANCO KRIEG

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.

I mentioned the need to be a good listener. I have plenty of practice at home with my four children; two girls and two boys ranging in age from 17 to 6. And yes, I do have my hands full. Born in Spokane, WA, but raised here in Metro Phoenix, AZ, I come from a large family by today’s standards – there were six of us kids in total, four boys and two girls. We all still live here in Arizona and we gather together often.

When not working or wrangling children, I love hiking, boating and being outdoors. I did some backpack hiking in my late teens/early 20’s and look forward to the day when my life slows down enough that I can get back to that again.

It’s a huge accomplishment for me to see my borrowers achieve their goal of homeownership; whether it’s the thrill of buying your very first home, or the excitement of moving up the ladder into your forever home, it’s my pleasure and honor to be a part of the process. I love what I do and plan to ride out the rest of my career doing what I love.

Mortgage Calculator

Buying a home is a big investment with expenses you may not have thought about. Use our mortgage calculator to estimate your mortgage payment, including taxes and insurance.

$
Please enter a valid home price
$
%
$
%
$

Estimate

$1,341/mo
30-Yr Fixed / 4.25% Interest
  • Principal & Interest $949
  • Property Tax $250
  • Homeowners Insurance $58
  • Mortgage Insurance $84

Additional Calculators

How Much Will My Payments Be?
Calculate your monthly payment with applicable finance charges, PMI, hazard insurance, and property taxes.

Mortgage Principal Calculator
This calculator allows you to "peek into the future", allowing you to see the remaining balance of your mortgage after several payments.

Affordability Calculator
How much can you borrow from a lender? Use this calculator to calculate the amount you can afford from the lender's point of view.

Mortgage Length Calculator
This calculator will help you to determine your savings if you make larger monthly payments.

What if I Pay More Every Month?
See how your mortgage will be reduced, if you pay $$$ more every month.

Should I Refinance?
Is your old APR (Annual Percentage Rate) too high? Estimate the benefits of refinancing using this calculator.

Tax Benefits Calculator
This calculator will calculate your tax savings after a house purchase. Financial analysis includes first year as well as total tax savings.

Should I Pay Points to Lower My Interest Rate?
Calculate how much points affect your monthly payments and how fast they will pay for themselves.

 

Let's accomplish more together.

get In Touch

Back to top