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About John

John CofiellFirst Rate Financial Group has been led by President and CEO John C. Cofiell since 2004. Feeling that our clients need an advocate and counselor to help guide them in one of the largest investments they will make in their lifetime, John created a company that is built on the reputation of taking care of its clients and meeting their financial goals.

In an industry that has gone through amazing changes, John has been able to successfully guide First Rate Financial Group to better provide for its clients by staying ahead of those changes. As the President of First Rate Financial Group, John is committed to creating “Lifelong Clients”.

John has been an integral part of the Mortgage Industry since 1987 after beginning his career as a loan officer with a major bank in Southern California. John’s dedication to providing exceptional service, along with his extensive knowledge and experience, keeps his clients coming back and happy to refer him to others.

Providing a loan to a client is just the start of a financial relationship. John loves to see his clients succeed in their financial goals and is happy to help in structuring their debt to meet those goals. He works hand-in-hand with many CPAs and Financial Planners to ensure that the client is heading toward financial freedom.

Client Reviews

While getting lost in searching for lenders for our first purchase a friend recommended John & he didn't disappoint in getting us the best rate as well as his insight in answering any & all questions/concerns we had about the process. Put your trust in John & you won't be disappointed!
John's always been great to work with. We've purchased a home as well as refinanced. John and his team are prompt and professional.
John did a great job with my refinance. He kept me up to date as we reached the various stages toward completion He and his team were very helpful.

The Latest News

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Divorce or separation is a challenging time, and amidst the emotional and logistical complexities, handling mortgage issues can add another layer of stress.
Understanding Closing Costs When Buying a Home
April 16, 2024
Buying a home is an exciting journey, but it's not without its twists and turns. One specific daunting aspect for many homebuyers is understanding the sphere of closing costs.
What’s Ahead For Mortgage Rates This Week – April 15th, 2024
April 15, 2024
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is showing higher than expected inflation, and the Producer Price Index (PPI) is showing lower than expected inflation. The two are in conflict with each other; however, the Consumer Price Index is still the far greater indicator for inflation as it directly impacts the cost of living for everyone, not just production assets.

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John Cofiell

First Rate Financial Group

  • Direct: (818) 665-4528
  • Fax: (818) 735-5909
  • CalBRE: 01141565
  • NMLS: 233972