Branch Manager

Rich Atkinson

Branch Manager NMLS# 349607 Licensed in CA, TX

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(650) 400-6091 (925) 461-2500 x 80 [email protected]

430 Sycamore Valley Rd. West
Danville, CA 94526
Branch NMLS# 2055372

About Rich Atkinson

Your mortgage is personal, and I understand that.

Rich Atkinson is the Branch Manager of the Preferred Rate Partnered with American Pacific Mortgage Corp. Rich, with a Bachelors Degree in Business (concentrations in both Accounting and Finance) and over 25 years in the financial services industry, delights in helping his clients with their total financial strategy. Rich's goal is to be a trusted advisor by educating his clients on strategies including creating and preserving wealth, and utilizing "best in the market" products and tools to make client goals happen!


Testimonials from Satisfied Realtors and Clients!

* "THANK YOU for making this smooth. I can honestly say you have been my personal BEST experience with outside lenders. And, I have done this for a long, long time." -M. Brooks, Home Builder's Realtor

* "OUTSTANDING! Quick close! Terrific!" -Teri O, Coldwell Banker

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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 Rich's clients have to say

Hallie C

Rich was a pleasure to work with! He had lots of patience for all my questions and helped me navigate my complicated, changing situation. He was not only a lender but an adviser! Thank you Rich. Couldn’t have done it without you!! ... Read More

Sep 13, 2023

Dana L

As a first time home buyer, I knew I needed someone who is patient and can answer all my questions every step of the way. Rich was easily available over the phone or through text any time of the day to explain different parts of the home buying process, while also being encouraging and personable. I highly recommend Rich and his team! ... Read More

Aug 24, 2023


I have bought several homes before and he is the best lender/guide/whatever you might call it because he is well versed in many aspects of the housing life cycle (realtor, lending, finance, and etc…). We will work together in the next several houses for sure!!! It might take a village to close a house but who needs it if you got Rich! ... Read More

Jul 14, 2023

Julian D

Thank you Rick Atkinson and your team for helping us purchase our first home and becoming 1st generation homeowners. We were able to see how much Rich and his team cared for our dream and making the impossible into possible. Excellent communication, profesionalism, dedication, and user friendly application proces. We highly recommend Rich and his team. God bless Rich, his team, and his company. ... Read More

Apr 29, 2023

Clark A

Rich and his team are excellent. He walked me through the process the entire way. It was reassuring to know I was in such competent hands as a first-time home buyer. I could not have done this without his vast knowledge of mortgage lending and the broad portfolio of lending products he made available to me. Simply put, Rich is the best! ... Read More

Sep 23, 2022

Steve A

Rich and his team were fantastic to work with. They provided good communication throughout the process, orchestrated all the documentation we needed to provide, and locked in our rate at just the right time

May 28, 2022

Paizly G

When we were buying a home, having an amazing lender who understood our plan going forward for our future and our children, was very important to us. Rich came through for us and made the buying process for us so smooth. This was our second home purchase and this was an amazingly simple process than the first!! I highly recommend to friends, family, and my local community!! Thank you Rich for helping us !!! ... Read More

Jan 08, 2022

Michelle C

We were going to refinance through our current lender but I thought we could get a better rate. When I reached out to Rich he was able to get us a better rate, a better appraised value, a bigger loan amount and more cash out. Our situation was very complicated and he worked with us every step of the way to get it done. His staff was on top of everything and quick to respond and get things done. ... Read More

Aug 31, 2021

Kristina K

The loan took longer to approve than we thought, but that was mostly due to the Underwriter. Rich and his staff were always professional and the cost was very reasonable. Would definitely use them again.

Jun 02, 2021