About John Lippello

As a licensed Homebridge Mortgage Loan Originator in Pennsylvania (NMLS #142164), John Lippello can assist you with your home loan needs, including:

  • First-Time Purchase
  • Second-Home Purchase
  • Refinance
  • FHA and VA
  • Conventional
  • 203(k) Renovation
  • Jumbo

John welcomes the opportunity to serve your needs with quick and accurate real estate financing advice. John has the expertise and knowledge, and will make sure you understand the features associated with the loan program you choose and that it meets your unique financial situation.

Contact John Lippello Anytime

Feel free to contact John anytime by phone or email for personalized service and expert advice. John Lippello will extend the same professional service to your friends, family members, work colleagues or neighbors who need help.

John Lippello is 203(k) Renovation Lending Certified

John is certified in 203(k) Renovation Lending, a program particularly well suited for buyers of fixer-uppers and REOs in need of repair. Homebuyers can finance both the purchase and future repairs on their new home with one loan.

The Renovation Loan offers some great features. The amount of money you are permitted to borrow for the purchase and renovations is based on the increased value of your home after improvements are made1. Also, because renovation costs are spread throughout the entire term of the loan, monthly payments are often lower than other financing options. With the loan, there is also no need to delay improvements. You can start in immediately after closing. Another great feature is the loan's simplicity - one application, one set of fees and closing costs, one closing to attend and one payment each month. The interest on the cost of your improvements, included in your mortgage, may be tax deductible2 as well.

John Lippello values your business and will provide you with the best professional service and mortgage solutions that make most sense for you and your unique financial situation and real estate goals.

Please contact John by phone, email or filling out the pre-approval form on the right to get more information about our Renovation Loan, or any other mortgage financing solution. I look forward to working with you!

1For 203k purchase transactions the maximum loan amount is the lesser of the sales price + renovation costs or 110% of the as-completed value, times the maximum loan-to-value. For refinance transactions the maximum loan amount is the lesser of the property value before renovation + renovation costs or 110% of the as-completed value, times the maximum loan-to-value. Loan amount must be within FHA county loan limits.

For HomeStyle® purchase transactions the maximum loan amount is based on the lesser of the sales price + renovation costs or 100% of the as-completed value, times the maximum loan-to-value allowable. For refinance transactions the maximum loan amount is based on the lesser of 1) 100% of the as-completed value times the maximum loan-to-value or 2) the balance on the existing loan plus the renovation cost plus the settlement costs. The maximum repair amount is limited to 50% of the as-completed value. HomeStyle® is a registered trademark of Fannie Mae.

2Please consult a tax advisor for further information regarding the deductibility of interest and charges.

What Our Customers Say About Me

Jeffrey G. December 2018
“John Lippello is an excellent mortgage broker.”
Lauren S. December 2018
“John Lippello and Jane were very professional and informative during the entire process.”
William R. December 2018
“John and Jane helped with every aspect of the home loan process.”
Kevin B. November 2018
“Very helpful and made it easy and comfortable for the first time buyer.”
Alison J. October 2018
“John and Jane are great to work with. I recommend them to anyone looking for a lender!”
Thomas S. October 2018
“Good communication and explanations.”
Rupinder S. October 2018
“They were good. Everything was done in a proper manner.”
Kurt S. September 2018
“Everything was well communicated.”
Nicole B. September 2018
“My experience with each person has been exceptional. ”
Timothy P. Aug-18
“Good communication and process explanation.”
Brian P. Aug-18
“John and Jane were both very helpful and patient with my inquiries.”
Timothy P. August 2018
“Good communication and process explanation.”
Brian P. August 2018
“John and Jane were both very helpful and patient with my inquiries.”
Timothy P. August 2018
“Good communication and process explanation.”
Brian P. August 2018
“John and Jane were both very helpful and patient with my inquiries.”
Tarah D. June 2018
“So much help with the process...it was easy!”
Donald K. March 2018
“John Lipello went above and beyond to help us get the right mortgage. We are so grateful for his expertise and knowledge.”
Rhonda H. December 2017
“John was great!”
William S. October 2017
“Quality of service from all parties.”
Debra F. Baldwin Boro, PA
“Very professional and thorough. I would not use anybody else.”
Ryan S. Pittsburgh, PA
“Very informative and kept everyone up to date during the process!”
Bridget F. Sarver, PA
“This was my first transaction with you. The transaction had many challenges and you succeeded in all of them.”
Rebecca M. Penn Run, PA
“They listened to our needs and concerns and offered a loan product within our budget at good interest rate.”
Deberah H. Pittsburgh, PA
“Our Loan Officer John Loppello always does a great job for us. We have used him on several loans over the years and have referred him to several friends and family members. The closing company was also great, and everyone involved was really helpful throughout the whole process.”
Susan O. Pittsburgh, PA
“Other than a few bumps in the road, it went very smoothly. Definitely will recommend again.”
Monica G. New Kensington, PA
“My Loan Officer helped me in understanding every aspect of the process. He called and explained everything going on. What and why things were needed. I would definitely recommend your company to everyone and use you again if needed. Thank you.”
Brian D. Pittsburgh, PA
“My Loan Officer did an excellent job keeping me informed and explaining a very complicated process. I am happy with our new mortgage and feel I am a better informed consumer as well.”
Kimberly M. Pittsburgh, PA
“My husband and I were totally clueless walking into the buying process, being newlyweds, a younger couple, and John Lippello and team helped us every single step of the way, answering every time we had questions and always being there and explaining everything to us. I am so much more than satisfied with them and I would recommend them to everyone.”
Michael F. Mckeesport, PA
“Kept me up to date the majority of the time. Made everything easy and simple to understand.”
Susan C. Butler, PA
“John was very patient and answered my questions completely.”
Mark S. Aliquippa, PA
“John went above and beyond to help us obtain our new home.”
Heather J. Pittsburgh , PA
“John Lipello and team are great to work with. I would highly recommend them to friends and family.”
Kerrie H. Pittsburgh, PA
“John Lippello was awesome. He always returned my calls and emails and was very efficient and knowledgeable.”
Jyahna T. Pittsburgh, PA
“John Lippello was on top of things. He took over my loan packet and got things moving fast!”
Soteria L. Easton, PA
“John and his team went above and beyond for me, I am grateful for all their hard work and efforts in helping me get my mortgage! I will definitely recommend to friends!”
Debra F. Baldwin Boro, PA
“I have worked with John prior and would recommend him to all my friends. He is very professional easy to work with.”
Paola T. Norristown, PA
“He answered my questions and explained processes.”
Justin C. Pittsburgh, PA
“Handled the loan in a proficient and timely manner. Couldn'”
Diane L. Burgettstown, PA
“Always return for updates and very pleasant. Nice process which makes for calm waters. Will refer to more clients. Great house.”

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