Mortgage Advisor

Matt Refakes

Mortgage Advisor NMLS# 2086563 Licensed in IL, FL, GA, IN, TN, TX and CA

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(630) 364-6520 (630) 716-3566 (Fax) matt.refakes@preferredrate.com

1421 Pine Ridge Rd., Suite 220
Naples, FL 34109
Branch NMLS #2265870

About Matt Refakes

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that. Whether you’re looking to buy, build, or refinance your home, our experienced mortgage professionals are here to help. Here at Preferred Rate, we offer a variety of loan options that can help you achieve homeownership with the speed and service you deserve. Plus, as a mortgage professional, I am dedicated to finding the right loan with great rates, terms and costs to meet your specific needs. Financing a home is one of the most significant commitments you will ever make - let me guide you throughout the entire loan process from application to closing and beyond. I look forward to putting our mortgage service to work for you! Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that. Whether you’re looking to buy, build, or refinance your home, our experienced mortgage professionals are here to help. Here at Preferred Rate, we offer a variety of loan options that can help you achieve homeownership with the speed and service you deserve. Plus, as a mortgage professional, I am dedicated to finding the right loan with great rates, terms and costs to meet your specific needs. Financing a home is one of the most significant commitments you will ever make - let me guide you throughout the entire loan process from application to closing and beyond. I look forward to putting our mortgage service to work for you!

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We keep the mortgage process easy

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Whether this is your first home, your next home, or you’re thinking about refinancing, we’re ready to walk with you every step of the way.

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Get Pre-Approved

  • Step 3 Make Offers

  • Step 4 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 5 Move in to your new home

  • Step 1 Connect with a Loan Expert

  • Step 2 Lock in your Preferred Rate

  • Step 3 Get your new loan approved!

Buying a new home can feel like everything at once: Exciting, overwhelming, stressful, and even emotionally taxing.

Home Loans

  • Fixed-rate Mortgages
  • Adjustable-rate Mortgages
  • Interest-only Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • FHA
  • VA Loans
  • USDA Loans
  • Reverse Mortgages

Speciality Products

  • Keys On Time Program
  • Secure Lock Program
  • Jumbo Investor Loan Programs
  • Peak Loan Program
  • High Balance Solutions
  • Jumbo Solutions
  • Home Ready
  • Home Possible Advantage
  • STaR Program for First-Responders
  • Doctor Program for Medical Professionals
  • Manufactured Housing Loans

See what Matt's clients have to say

David R

Matt was very attentive to detail and resolved all obstacles in bringing this loan to a close. He showed up at closing to ensure a complete transaction without a problem.

Mar 12, 2022

Andrew R

Very professional and a great smooth transition period.

Jan 07, 2022

Rodney P

The entire experience from start to finish was professionally handled. Matthew took the time to answer any and all questions. His assistant Naomi, is polished and delightful to work with. Overall, I’m extremely pleased with entire experience. ... Read More

Oct 26, 2021

Dean R

Matthew Refakes was professional, expedient, courteous, knowledgeable, patient, and thorough. My experience was enjoyable and stress free. He represented your company in an exemplary manner. I will recommend highly your company in the future. ... Read More

Sep 17, 2021

Jessica J

We kept having issues with closing and issues with the seller but Matthew Refakes and Leigh C. were absolutely great. They helped us as much as they possibly could and answered all of our questions as first time buyers. They gave us the best options for loans and everything. ... Read More

Aug 29, 2021

Zachary W

Went above and beyond all expectations. Really answered all the questions we had, even ones that were not necessarily pertaining to what is expected.

Aug 27, 2021

Brian S

Matthew did a great job and kept us informed if the status throughout the process.

Jul 13, 2021

Lucas H

Matt was very helpful throughout, always being available to field any questions when needed. Very informed, considerate and well spoken. Very good experience overall.

Jun 24, 2021

Darla P

Very responsive and accessible when needed. Made a complicated process run smoothly. Knowledgeable and organized.

Jun 03, 2021

equal housing opportunityNMLS CONSUMER ACCESS LINK: NMLS #1850

© 2022 American Pacific Mortgage Corporation. For informational purposes only. No guarantee of accuracy is expressed or implied. Programs shown may not include all options or pricing structures. Rates, terms, programs and underwriting policies subject to change without notice. This is not an offer to extend credit or a commitment to lend. All loans subject to underwriting approval. Some products may not be available in all states and restrictions may apply. Equal Housing Opportunity.

Licensed by the Dept. of Business Oversight under the CRMLA.

Licensed as Preferred Rate in AL, AZ, CA, CO, FL, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MO, MS, NC, OR, TN, TX, VA, WA, and WI. Preferred Rate operates under American Pacific Mortgage in NV. AZ Corp BK 1014819. CA DRE #01215943. Regulated by the Colorado Division of Real Estate. Georgia Residential Mortgage Licensee. NV MB 2941/164. Licensed under the Oregon Consumer Finance Act.

Licensed by the Illinois Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Residential Mortgage License # MB.6761304 | James R. Thompson Center | IDPR – Residential Mortgage Banking | 100 West Randolph St, 9th Floor | Chicago, Illinois 60601 | (844)768-1713

Licensed by the Department of Financial & Professional Regulation, Residential Mortgage License # MB.6761304

The Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (Department) evaluates our performance in meeting the financial services needs of this community, including the needs of low-income to moderate-income households. The Department takes this evaluation into account when deciding on certain applications submitted by us for approval by the Department. Your involvement is encouraged. You may obtain a copy of our evaluation. You may also submit signed, written comments about our performance in meeting community financial services needs to the Department." (Source: P.A. 101-657, eff. 3-23-21.)

Licensed by the Dept of Financial Protection and Innovation under the CRMLA.

CONSUMERS WISHING TO FILE A COMPLAINT AGAINST A COMPANY OR A RESIDENTIAL MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATOR SHOULD COMPLETE AND SEND A COMPLAINT FORM TO THE TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF SAVINGS AND MORTGAGE LENDING, 2601 NORTH LAMAR, SUITE 201, AUSTIN, TEXAS 78705. COMPLAINT FORMS AND INSTRUCTIONS MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV. A TOLL-FREE CONSUMER HOTLINE IS AVAILABLE AT 1-877-276-5550. THE DEPARTMENT MAINTAINS A RECOVERY FUND TO MAKE PAYMENTS OF CERTAIN ACTUAL OUT OF POCKET DAMAGES SUSTAINED BY BORROWERS CAUSED BY ACTS OF LICENSED RESIDENTIALMORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORS. A WRITTEN APPLICATION FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE RECOVERY FUND MUST BE FILED WITH AND INVESTIGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT PRIOR TO THE PAYMENT OF A CLAIM. FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE RECOVERY FUND, PLEASE CONSULT THE DEPARTMENT’S WEBSITE AT WWW.SML.TEXAS.GOV.”