About Rich Hallman

You must be looking for home financing. I do that! Homebridge has an impressive variety of loan programs to suit many different situations. Whatever type of mortgage you are looking for, I am here to give you the options and guide you through the process. All you have to do is start the conversation and I’ll help with the rest!

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What Our Customers Say About Me

RICHARD W. Sep-20
“Experience was very good as was expected.”
ROBERT H. Jul-20
“Rich, A mere thank you can not begin to express my gratitude for you, your knowledge and the professionalism you exhibit through out this refinance experience. As before, when I made my original purchase, I continually felt that the efforts put forth by you, working on my behalf, were no less than as if you were securing financing for yourself .I am grateful that you treat your clients as if they are family. Thank you, yet again, for a truly great experience. ”
Carter & Julie W. – Aug 2020
“This is the 2nd time we requested Rich's help over the past 8 years . The first time was when we bought our house and now we wanted to re-fi this house. Rich is remarkable and very knowledgeable on what he does. We had lots of questions and Rich always found the time to answer all questions and got us a great interest rate. We highly recommend Rich.”
Tayler F. – June 2020
“Rich was very helpful he explained things to us that we had questions on and he was very thorough in all that he needed from us! We came to him with a very unique situation and he handled it all so well, he got us our dream home in such a sort time. I would highly recommend rich for you house needs!”
Ashley – June 2020
“This was our fourth transaction with Rich. He is professional, diligent and extremely knowledgeable in his job. We always appreciate working with Rich.”
Anonymous – May 2020
“Rich was one of four Loan Officers that we talked to after the seller made a 3.5 week close date a contingency. Every other Loan Officer had a reason why the seller's date couldn't work. Rich told us he couldn't guarantee a short close, but he would do his best to accommodate the sellers contingency. The next few weeks went by in a flurry of phone calls, documentation, and white glove treatment from Rich. In the end, we met the seller's contingency, with an APR that was super competitive and an on time close with no hidden surprises. I cannot begin to tell you how much I appreciate Rich's customer dedication, his clear explanations, and the effectiveness of his back office team. If you need a great Loan Officer - call Rich Hallman.”
Bob C. May 2020
“Richard Hallman was able to do what no other lender would, he was able to get us approved and closed in less than 4 weeks. The seller needed to be out by May 6th and he helped us do just that. He did it in a way that made everyone feel comfortable. Should anyone needs a true professional loan officer talk to Richard.”
Roger H. – May 2020
“Rich Hallman and the Homebridge team were able to refinance our house at a much lower rate than a competitor. We found them to be fast and professional. Available to answer our questions, especially at this time.”
RICK S. Nov-19
“We enjoyed working with Rich, he was very informative and made our refinancing experience a positive one.”
Jodi S. – Nov 2019
“We recommend Rich for all your mortgage needs. He was very professional and kept us informed throughout the whole process, answering all of our questions in a timely manner. Thank you Rich for our smooth and quick refinance.”
Robert Hicks - Engineering Manager, 3d Composites / Associate faculty, Everett Community College
“In working with Rich Hallman, of Homebridge Bank, to obtain a home mortgage, I found the experience of purchasing a home to be as pleasant and worry free as opening a savings account. Rich's knowledge, experience, and advice about the best financing options for me in my financial position, were top rate. Rich, with dedication and determination, worked with me around my busy schedule to help me complete my home purchase. From pre-approval to closing, Rich kept the process on track; and, kept me informed with up to the minute details on the progress without delay. I highly recommend Rich Hallman and the services of Homebridge Bank to anyone shopping for a home mortgage. I don't feel as though Rich would have proceeded in any differently, or, worked any harder to close a loan, even if he were working on his own purchase.”
Shirley Warthen
“Rich Hallman has been our Mortgage go to guy since 2006. He is thorough, fair, and handles every detail with an amazing level of knowledge. He consistently provides stress free mortgage loan services..”
Carla Fischer - Realtor
“Rich did an awesome job. He managed to jump through all of the hoops necessary to close in 21 days. This was a VA loan and a property that provided several challenges. I am happy to recommend him to anyone in need of a lender with professionalism and integrity.”
Sharon KiKi - Home Owner
“Rich put my VA mortgage through in ten days which is hard to do with a VA. He also helped me with other things like the mover so i could have it done quickly. ”
Leah Eaton - Client
“Rich is professional and truly goes above and beyond to assist in getting the best interest rate, as well as following through to the end answering questions and helping with the process. He is quick to respond to any questions and concerns and makes it all go smoothly. I have worked with him on a mortgage and refinance and he has been great! I've also reached out to him in the past with mortgage questions and he has helped me figure out how to manage these situations and given me good guidance. I so enjoy working with Rich and will continue to use him for future mortgage assistance.”
Priscilla Lamphiear - Broker
“Rich was wonderful to work with. He worked diligently to get my client the best loan possible. He also communicated well with both of us. I will highly recommend him for future clients.”
William DeMott
“Rich did a great job in getting us financed for our dream home. He made it a painless process and kept us informed on a regular basis on how things were progressing. Rich was always available for any questions we had along the way. If we ever need to finance a house again he will be the first call I'd make. ”
Harold Miller - Licensed WA State Home Inspector
“My wife and I have known Rich Hallman many years through our experience in the real estate industry and recently had a chance to utilize his expertise in securing a cash out refinance loan. Our experience was great and we could not be more grateful! Previous experiences with other lenders in the past have sometimes been a huge dissapointment. Not the case with Rich. He was very prompt in communications, and never made any promises that he could not keep. He did a great job! We will recommend him to everyone we know.”
DiAnn Sager - Real Estate Broker, CNE - RE/MAX Gateway
“I highly recommend Rich Hallman from Home Street bank. We worked on a tricky transaction together and he was always available for myself and my clients! He answered near to every time I called and if he didn't have the information he got it to me immediately, exactly as he said that he would. He is also kind and a great listener. Some words that I would used regarding Rich Hallman are Experienced, Informed, Knowledgeable, Reliable and Trustworthy. I am absolutely comfortable recommending Rich for your financial transactions! ”
Becky Wells
“Rich did a great job for us on the recent purchase of our new home. We had not bought real estate in 27 years and he made the process seamless. He was always available to answer questions and he kept us informed every step of the way. I would highly recommend Rich! ”
Megan A Harried - Realtor-Windermere Real Estate Whatcom Inc.
“I highly recommend Rich Hallman! In a fast paced market it is essential to have a lender that thinks a couple steps ahead, communicates effectively and matches the current pace of the market. Rich did all of those things and was professional and genuine to my client. I am looking forward to having Rich assist more of my clients with their home loans and achieving their dreams!”
Brenda Haug - Desiganted Broker Owner of New Horizon Realty
“I have been a Real Estate Broker for 32 years and have worked with Rich Hallman for over 18 of those years. He has helped me establish a great business with my clients by providing outstanding service for their mortgages. Buying a house is stressful without the right lender. My clients come to me time and time again to buy homes and if they have used Rich on their first loan they ask to use him again too. That says something right there that they remember and enjoyed the process. Rich is knowledgeable and kind. When it comes to getting a home loan kindness is key. Their are a lot of different loans out there and he can loan on almost any type of home. It takes kindness to explain them, the process and help you through the maze to closing. My husband Dan and I have use him for our personal mortgages for years now. He goes the extra mile to make the process smooth and we appreciate his attention to the details to our transactions. He has our highest recommendation! Sincerely, Brenda Haug”
Jessica Schwartz - Jessica Schwartz
“I cannot reccomend Rich highly enough!!! AWESOME to work with, we had some hoops to jump through and I can honestly say for being kind of a stressful situation with the hoops my husband and I had to go through because of a home we had to walk away from some years ago Rich made the process easy, and stress free , we cannot thank Rich and his company enough for making our dream finally come true and able to buy our home that we have been renting, I need more cards so I can be sure to hand them to anyone and everyone I hear that is looking to finally be home buyers?”
Rod Hinojosa - Principle at Sound Electric of Whidby Island
“Rich did a wonderful job on our loan,I feel confident in recommending his services to anyone.He provided several options and kept us informed all along the process.”
Reid Schwartz - Real Estate Broker
“Rich got my client’s mortgage funded on schedule and on time. He has a professional team at Homebridge.”
James R. (“Rich”) Dills - Retired
“From the first meeting with Rich he was onboard with me, answering all my questions, assisting with all the processes needed, and making me feel at ease. I'm very pleased with the assistance and guidance offered by Rich. I am a new home owner and he was there with me throughout. ”
Elizabeth Detillion - RE/Max agent, platinum club member
“Rich did a fantastic job. My clients and the other agents were very impressed by how quickly and efficiently he completed this transaction. Everyone was literally shocked at how fast he was. He did a terrific job!”
David Andrews
“Recently refinanced our home loan to consolidate debt. Rich did a great job. Moved quickly to gather information needed and get the process going. Even came to the house to get papers signed. The whole process was smooth and painless. No snags or holdups. Thanks Rich.”
Lisa Pfeffer - Doctor of Chiropractic
“Rich was beyond helpful with refinancing our home! He went above and beyond our expectations and simplified the entire process. Thank you Rich! ”

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