What to expect
We understand that purchasing a home is one of the biggest purchases in a lifetime. We've streamlined our process to ensure that the experience of obtaining your mortgage is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Typically, once the loan documents are signed and delivered back to us, you’ll receive your funding in 5 to 7 days!
Why we should work together
As one of the top producing Renovation Loan Specialists in the country, Barry Koven is known for his unique holistic customer centric approach, as well as extensive product knowledge, professionalism and integrity. Barry’s success is not limited to only renovation loans, he is proficient with all real estate financing including condos, coops, single and multi-family homes as well as commercial property financing. Working at one of the nation’s leading non-bank lending institutions with over 50 investors allows Barry to finance most real estate transactions - even the out of the box borrowers and difficult condo and coop buildings.
Barry’s passion and desire to help people make their homeownership dreams a reality is evident on every transaction. Customer service and loyalty have always been a top priority, which has enabled Barry to be an extremely successful top producer in his marketplace for over 13 years.
Renovation/Construction financing is what Barry refers to as “The best kept secret in the mortgage industry”. This product allows one to borrow the funds for both the purchase and renovations of a home, to fix up a home already owned, or to build a new home. This includes FHA 203k loans, Fannie Mae Homestyle loans, Construction to Perm loans, Home Improvement loans, land loans, modular home loans and more.
Prior to his highly successful mortgage career, Barry spent over 20 years in the music business achieving great success ending up as the Senior Vice President of National Sales at one of the largest and most innovative record labels TommyBoy Music / Warner Music Group where he was responsible for the sales and marketing of many gold and multi-platinum recording artists.
Barry lives in Brooklyn NY with his wife of over 20 years and could not be more proud of his 2 children in high school and college.
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BellaY from Brooklyn , NY via Zillow
Barry was amazing to work with. He was referred to me by my agent for two different deals. Barry took his time explaining every detail of every possible loan that I was eligible for. He answered every phone call and even called me on a weekly basis to share the progress of their loan. Barry is a hardworking and dedicated loan officer! I would highly recommend him to all my friends.
Brooklyn , NY via Zillow
Barry specializes in 203K loans. If you don't what these are - learn about them as quickly as you can. Barry is just incredible. He helped us with our 203K loan to buy and gut renovate our home in 2011. It took us nearly 2 years to find a place and a lot of our deals fell through but Barry was very patient and ran through the numbers for us on every house that we wanted to make an offer on. His follow-up and dilligence is fantastic and he went above and beyond his responsibilities that allowed us to close on a fairly complicated process in less than 3 months. I have since recommended him to two other friends and he has come through for both of them.
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