What
My Clients Say

  • I have to admit, I was skeptical at first going with a mortgage broker for my first home. John Crivea turned me into a believer in less than 30 days. We closed on time and we were blown away with the interest rate John locked in for us. I really appreciated working with somebody who was an advisor first and foremost instead of trying to bleed us out of every last dollar.  - Cody Markovich
  • John and his team did an excellent job at communicating with me through the entire process. Him and his staff are friendly and professional. I would absolutely recommend them to anyone looking to work with a solid group of professionals. - John Green
  • John definitely went above and beyond as a lender for my buyers. Throughout a complicated and lengthy loan process John was very professional and consistently communicated with me and our clients. Ultimately this allowed for a successful closing and happy clients! I would definitely work with him again as he has set the bar very high for me and my buyers. - Karen Simmons
  • John Crivea is awesome! He went above and beyond to help us purchase our home last year and also just helped us refinance! I highly recommend John and his team!! - Kate Savage
  • First home equity loans is the best. I am only 22 and I knew nothing about buying a house but my loan officer (John Crivea) walked me through every step along the way. He even came to the house before I bought it to check it out. He was basically my real estate agent since I didn't have one. If it weren't for John and First Home Equity Loans I don't think I would own a house today. I have them to thank for that. Not only have they helped me greatly but they are now my friends. They are a great group of guys and you would be crazy not to like Todd and John. They had way better service then I could have ever asked for. - Jerry Langan
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JOHN CRIVEA II

Mortgage Advisor
As a Certified Mortgage Planning Specialist (CMPS®) & professional mortgage loan originator, I customize solutions for my clients when purchasing or refinancing their home. Real estate is by nature a wonderful investment, and a way to generate wealth. In fact, your mortgage is most likely your single largest debt, and your home is most likely your single largest asset. At First Home Equity Loans, my Team & I have made it our mission to set a higher standard in the mortgage industry. We are committed to quality service for our mortgage clients – putting the people we serve first! Whether you are purchasing or refinancing your home in SC/FL/TN/MN/CA or you are an experienced home buyer in those states, we keep you informed at every step of the mortgage process.

If you are in need of a partner or professional to assist you in creating a financial strategy and closing your deal, please contact us. My Team has over 25 years of combined experience and look forward to earning your business!