About Karen Ziska

As a licensed Homebridge Mortgage Loan Originator in Illinois, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Indiana, New Mexico, and Wisconsin (NMLS #1494809), Karen Ziska can assist you with your home loan needs, including:

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

Karen welcomes the opportunity to serve your needs with quick and accurate real estate financing advice. Karen 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 Karen Ziska Anytime

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

What Our Customers Say About Me

Sidonie C. Jun-22
“Karen was patient, I needed quite a lot of attention as a customer and she never made me feel like I was annoying her. She explained and re-explained as needed. There were some things I didn't like but at the end of the day she made it happen and was very cordial through the whole process.”
Alice B. May-22
“Karen was very knowledgeable and helpful through the whole process. She even helped coach me on how to improve my credit score for a better rate. When problems came up she was responsive and helped any way she can.”
Zohra V. May-22
“Karen was a God sent. I have been trying to get a loan for a while and had people give me run abouts and leave me middrift once I found the property. I was referred to Karen by someone just to find out I had her number all along but never called thinking, with my situation she wouldn't be able to help me. To my surprise she was. Karen is so smart and knows how to work with numbers and diffrent loan options. She finds avenues for you even if you feel like your at a dead end. She fights for you against all odds so you can accomplish your dreams. There aren't enough words to say how grateful and blessed I was to have found her and had a chance to work with her. Thanks to her I got the loan and made my long standing dream come true. I can't wait to work with her again. I recommend her to everyone. She is awesome. Thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.”
Lovie D. May-22
“Karen & Sarah are the best, they took the time when I didn't understand something. YOU LADIES ROCK!!”
Amy M. May-22
“I am very happy with everything from application to closing. Loan officer was wonderful and so was her supporting person . Loan refinance was a month from start to finish. Also obtained pre approval for purchase of another property for my son.”
Lisa R. May-22
“Karen went above and far beyond her duties with helping me secure my home. If it were not for her, the process may not have been completed. She is very knowledgeable about her job. She is professional, extremely pleasant, accessible, and efficient. Her team was very efficient and available too.”
Oscar S. Apr-22
“Very pleased with the entire teams help thank you again”
Mohammed H. Apr-22
“Karen was the greatest loan officer to work with, she went above and beyond to help me close the deal on my house. My loan process was very complicated however Karen pulled every string she can to make it happen and she did. Thank you Karen for all that you did, because of you me and my family finally got our house!! Thank you Karen.”
Steven F. Mar-22
“Karen and Sara Kirkwood were both absolutely amazing to work with...from start to finish. Very knowledgeable and professional. Homebridge is lucky to have them both!”
Tanessa L. Mar-22
“Karen was very knowledgeable and had great customer service”
Morgan C. Mar-22
“Honestly, everything went so much smoother than I expected. I thought the process would take longer than it actually did. This was my first time purchasing property and everyone I spoke with was extremely helpful and answered any questions I had in a very thorough and prompt manner. I also don't know what magic Karen worked, but I would definitely work with her again for any other home buying needs I may have in the future!!”
Danielle P. Feb-22
“Karen was super helpful and made sure I understood the process. She was also available for any questions I had.”
Loriane J. Nov-21
“Thanks Karen for Simplifying my loan process!!”
Sergio L. Nov-21
“Felt very comfortable working with Karen as a first time home owner . She made the experience easier and was able to answer any question I had in a timely manner . Would recommend her to anyone in need of home purchase .”
Erica R. Oct-21
“Karen was amazing and kept us informed throughout the entire process! Anytime we had a question, she was a text or call away with the answers. Loved working with her and will absolutely do it again the future!”
Darryl M. Sep-21
“Karen I would just like to say thank you and I loved working with you and I truly look forward to doing business with you guys in the near future. Stay Blessed!!!”
Sarah W. Sep-21
“I knew I was in good hands with Karen! Karen has endless knowledge and is able to break it down in a way that I can understand. But even more than that, she is someone that I knew would take care of my financing needs and I felt like I was a part of a team that I could trust. At least for me, trusting my team that they are looking out for my best interests is invaluable when making such a large purchase!”
Demesia W. Sep-21
“Thank you so much for all of your hard work!”
DeAntjuan W. Aug-21
“Karen and Sarah was amazing throughout the entire process from day one. They provided all the help my wife and I needed as well as answered every question we had. They both were prompt, professional, communicative and informative. Thank You so much ladies.”
Charles W. Aug-21
Yajaira G. Jul-21
Anthony C. May-21
“Karen was extremely knowledgeable and gave me the best advice in preparing to buy a new home. She was patient with my many questions and always responded quickly. Karen helped prepare detailed analysis with various scenarios to help me choose the best financial option to purchase my new home. I getting ready to close, she answered all my questions regarding the required supporting documentation. She was always professional and kind. Highly recommend and will use her services again in the future.”
Venus C. May-21
“I really enjoyed Karen working with me, she was there every step of the way, anytime I had any questions or concerns she answered them, she was professional all the way through this process and I will definitely refer her”
Thomas M. Apr-21
“Karen is an AMAZING professional that provided timely information and ensure a smooth and easy loan process!”
Naomi B. Apr-21
“From start to finish Karen was very helpful and pleasant to work with, she explained things well and help me get through this loan process with less stress then I imagined. Karen is an awesome very diligent person. And I thank her greatly!”
Jose C. Feb-21
“Karen and her team did a great job they helped me to lower my interest rate very significant, during the process they provided great communication!! I definitely recommend their services.. THANK YOU!!! Karen and Sarah.”
Gaurav K. Nov-20
“Thank you Karen! You are the main reason i am associated with Home Bridge and would do business in future for sure. You have helped and made this process so smooth that i didnt even notice any hurdle. Thank you again and again :).Big Kudos to Sarah for helping like a "best friend" through out the process. she was always available anytime i called or email and resolved all the questions/queries i had. Thank you guys to finish one more transaction smoothly :)”
Donna S. Nov-20
“My experience working with Karen was delightful, positive and informative. I always felt Karen had the time to answer each of my questions. She always responded quickly to my emails. Karen was awesome to work with throughout the whole process. She was very knowledgeable about everything! Karen is the reason that I chose Homebridge Financial when buying a house. I would strongly, without hesitation, recommend Karen Widlacki to any one of my friends when buying a home. She is passionate about her work, about getting the process correct and keeping people informed. She brought a calming effect to me throughout the whole process!!”
LaTasha M. Sep-20
“Karen did an absolutely amazing job helping me through the process as a first time buyer. She explained everything in great detail. I have given her contact information to several family members that are interested in purchasing a home. I cannot wait to work with Karen on future endeavors.”
John S. Aug-20
“Karen was very patient with me. I lacked the understanding of the whole process and Karen helped at every step of the way. Delays were my fault but Karen shortened delays as much as possible. Karen and Sarah provided great service.”
Willie S. Aug-20
“Karen & Sarah were great to work with! They were very helpful in tending to ALL our needs. We are glad we choose Homebridge to go through for our financing??”
Ernesto R. Jun-20
“She is so friendly and pleasant to work with.”
DELTA W. Mar-20
“Karen was very nice and very good at explaining everything to us in detail when I had questions.”
CINDY R. Mar-20
“Rafael Ramirez and Jaki did an excellent job thanks”
GAURAV K. Jan-20
“I would like to Thank Karen, Sarah and HomeBridge for helping expanding our business by lending and trusting us. I would like to call out the contribution, immense help, friendly support provide by SARAH AND KAREN. KAREN IS ALWAYS THE MAIN REASON WHY I CONSIDER HOMEBRIDGE AS LENDER FOR MY PROJECTS. This time I interacted with SARAH and truly loved the way she helped, supported and made this transaction successful with minimum possible time. She took over all the hurdles and made sure I don't get overwhelmed by the process. she is very friendly, knows the overall process from deepest possible way and help customers as much as possible. This is my 3rd transaction with HomeBridge and would love to work with Karen and Sarah again and again and again in future. Thank you again HomeBridge :)”
EUGENE G. Nov-19
“Karen is the best! She is very knowledgeable and explains everything very well.”
Angela E. Jul-19
“Love her !!!!!”
Alice C. Jul-19
“I trust Karen's guidance and appreciate how responsive she is to our questions! I will continue to work with her in the future!”
Gaurav K. December 2018
“Supportive, friendly, helpful and reliable.”
Rahul V. November 2018
“Best product at this stage, loan officers are very efficient and knowledgeable.”
Murugesu S. November 2018
“Friendly and timely manner.”
Eboni E. October 2018
“Easy to work with. Extenuating circumstances resolved with manual underwriting.”
Ashley H. October 2018
“Karen and her staff took lots of time explaining portions of the loan that I found hard to understand. No matter how many times I asked the same question they remained professional throughout the entire process.”
Jamaal D. October 2018
“Everyone was great, treated me really well.”
Jada H. October 2018
“The loan officer and processor were always available to answer any questions or concerns day or night. I have worked with Karen over a year, she has been awesome!”
Malgorzata G. October 2018
“Karen was very organized, returned my phone calls and answered my questions, but the process took a long time. She helped me along the way!”
Sunny Y. September 2018
“Easy to deal with. Prompt in answering all my questions.”
Varsha V. September 2018
“Very professional service.”
Surya D. September 2018
“Very responsive. Karen is awesome!”
Yong P. Aug-18
“Because you rock!”
Benjamin B. Aug-18
“Utmost professionalism is shown throughout the home buying process with all questions answered and no details over looked.”
Kevin G. Aug-18
“Karen guided us through the process very smoothly.”
Yong P. August 2018
“Because you rock!”
Benjamin B. August 2018
“Utmost professionalism is shown throughout the home buying process with all questions answered and no details over looked.”
Kevin G. August 2018
“Karen guided us through the process very smoothly.”
Yong P. August 2018
“Because you rock!”
Benjamin B. August 2018
“Utmost professionalism is shown throughout the home buying process with all questions answered and no details over looked.”
Kevin G. August 2018
“Karen guided us through the process very smoothly.”
Robert B. April 2018
“HomeBridge has shown the utmost courtesy and professionalism during the course of this sale.”
Amy B. March 2018
“Easy to work with.”
Gaurav K. March 2018
“For simplicity of the process.”
Mark W. February 2018
“Very friendly and thorough.”
Shane P. January 2018
“Excellent service.”

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