Loan Officer NMLS ID: 209730
ABOUT MARK PALISCAK
When it comes to obtaining a mortgage loan, experience matters. Mark Paliscak has helped families achieve the dream of homeownership. His commitment to offering an unparalleled customer service experience has created a loyal client base, earning him a place in AmeriFirst Financial, Inc.’s Platinum Producers Club.
Mark and his team at AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. understand the difficulties associated with purchasing a home and the timelines that go along with it. While some banks can take 2-3 months to close your loan, Mark’s team averages just three weeks! This is very important, as an average escrow is only 30 days. In addition, AmeriFirst Financial, Inc. offers a wide variety of loan programs, competitive interest rates, and low closing costs, which allow you to keep your money where it belongs, with you!
When asked what drives him, Mark said, “I take great pride in my job and am available weekends and nights to better serve my clients and real estate professionals. My favorite part of my job is seeing the joy of someone attaining their American dream. I look forward to working with you and together achieving your goals.”
Buying a home is a big investment with expenses you may not have thought about. Use our mortgage calculator to estimate your mortgage payment, including taxes and insurance.
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- Principal & Interest $949
- Property Tax $250
- Homeowners Insurance $58
- Mortgage Insurance $84
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What if I Pay More Every Month?
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Tax Benefits Calculator
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Has been the smoothest transaction completed. Easy to talk to, get a hold of and very knowledgeable.Daniel Saucedo
Mark and his team did a great job with our loan! He was always available, helpful, and thorough. Our loan closed quickly, on time and without single (well one....but it wasn't on the Mark's side and he was the one who fixed it) hiccup. I would recommend Mark and his team to ... READ MORE
He was amazing, extremely expediant and responsive. A pleasure to work with and helped to make our dream of being home owners become a reality. He and his staff were on top of it the whole time and made it as easy as possible to get through the paperwork. Would highly reccoment to ... READ MORE
Excellent and prompt service.General Manager
Mark and his team were amazing to work with. We actually changed loan officers to work with Mark's team, as Amerfirst was able to offer us way better rates. We saved over $10 k by going with Amerifirst. We made this change within a week of closing. Mark and his team worked ... READ MOREHome Buyer
Mark and his team were a dream come true through out the entire process of purchasing my home! Very accessible, I never had to be wondering about any part of the process because all my million questions were answered the same day I reached out to them! The process itself was super fast ... READ MOREGeneral Manager
Mark is the best! My husband and I just bought a house and he went over and beyond to make sure it all worked out. I would absolutely recommend him to ANYONE! Professionally, I love working with Mark and his team. They are thorough and quick to respond, they get the job done every ... READ MOREEscrow Officer
Mark was on it from day one. Kept us informed all the way through from start to finish. Mark found ways to get the loan we wanted that others couldn't.Home owner
Mark was great. Very accessible, easy to talk to and prompt with replies to questions or concerns.
If someone is planning to buy their house and does not know who to turn to, I recommend the amerifirst work team they know how to help you and they do it professionally looking for the best option I am very happy and grateful to them
Mark and his team were great throughout this process. They made buying a home so easy!Pharmacy tech
Mark did a great job for us making the process relatively painless. Moving from California was difficult enough and Mark was able to accomplish everything while we were in the process of relocating. We recommend Mark with total confidence. Gary Day and Jamie Fensterstock
Mark's team was friendly and efficient.
We were new to the VA process and Mark and his team were always ready to answer our questions. They were wonderful and very helpful, super considerate even through our very anxiety ridden moments! We would recommend them to anyone! Thank you guys so much.Retired Military / Clinical Supervisor
Mark and his team did on awesome job getting my ppwk in and getting the ball rolling for a quick close. I was on the 1 yard line when I had to call an audible and change lenders. Amerifirst came off the bench, went in motion and took it across the goal line as the game MVP. No BS ... READ MORE
Mark and his team were wonderful to work with. Super friendly, responsive, and professional. I would highly recommend them to my family and friends.Soil Scientist
Mark and his team did an amazing job. I would highly recommend them. They went over and above my expectations and got the job done. Amazing job. Thanks again, Randy Summers.
I would like to Thank everyone at Amerifrist Financial for their hard work, dedication and, unbelievable fast turnaround. Especially Brayam Arguelles. He is extremely professional, knowledgeable, quick to respond, and always willing to help. Ask for him directly, trust me.Inside Sales Rep
Mark Paliscak and Ricardo Cruz provided friendly, helpful advice and guidance throughout the process of purchasing our new home. My wife and I are delighted with our new home.Past District 3 Toastmasters Director
As a retired person, ready to downsize without having sold our long time home, AmeriFirst went above and beyond to help us navigate the computer loan service system. Mark or Ricardo responded to our every question and followed up with calls or emails daily to help us through the loan ... READ MORERetired
It was a pleasure to work with Mark and his staff again in obtaining a home loan. Mark and his staff quickly responded to my questions to keep the process going to make it a timely and successful closing.
Such an easy home buying experience! Mark and his team helped me with all of my questions along the way!Clinical Supervisor
It was great working with Mark and his team; they were all extremely proficient, friendly, patient, and most of all, caring. Everyone I dealt with did their best to walk me through processes and procedures - which at times presented a challenge. Mark was also always available when I ... READ MOREProvider Data Analyst - Global Operations
Mark was extremely helpful and was always available to answer any questionsCdl driver
Because we lived in Idaho, myhusband and I had to do everything relating to our home purcase in AZ via email or phone.....Mark nd his team did a good job in keeping us informed with the process and detals.
I had the pleasure of working with Mark Paliscak on refinancing my home loan in December, 2018. He made the process so easy. I was worried it would not happen because of holidays, etc. However, he stayed on top of it and his staff was superb in making sure all the requirements were ... READ MORE
If you've been having difficult time getting qualified, try giving Mark a call see what he can possibly work out for you.Retired
Mark and His team did and amazing Job. I needed a lot of assistance to complete even some of the simplest documents needed. But they were always available to walk me through every step of the process. I really appreciate all the help Mark and His team provided in our loan process. Thanks MarkMaintenance Mechanic
I am not an easy guy to deal with sometimes, very demanding business person as a client, analytical and challenging in every way. Mark got the job done, and maintained his cool even when I didn't. I am still adjusting to "Mountain Time", but his 'bedside ... READ MOREOutside Sales Tates Auto Group
Mark and his team were absolutely outstanding. Very knowledgeable and proficient in all aspects. Very easy to talk to and explains the process step by step. Best home buying experience ever. Thanks Mark for all your hard work it is very appreciated. Thank you, BrandiHomemaker
Mark and his team are great to work with. They are very professional and efficient. You can't ask for a better real estate transaction experience.Chief Title Officer
Mark is excellent at his profession. Very knowledgeable with staff and peers who know how to get the job done. Very efficient.Retired
Mark was awesome, I didn’t they would be able to close in such a short amount of time and yet, I was very surprised by how quick his whole team worked to make it happen. I would recommend anyone who I trying to purchase a home to go through this guy for your loans!Dental Hygienist
Mark was excellent to work with once we decided to purchase a new home. He was prompt in responding to our endless questions and always treated us with the utmost respect. We would highly recommend him to anyone purchasing real estate.
Mark did a great job for us ..... always patiently answering our questions and getting things done in an affective and timely manor. We would definitely use him and his team again and highly recommend them to others!
Mark Paliscak came highly recommended from a good friend, who has worked closely with him. Let me just say his reputation precedes him!! As soon as Mark and his team received my offer they went right to work!! There knowledge and professionalism was quite refreshing. This being my ... READ MOREPool Repair Technician & First time home buyer
I highly recommend Mark Paliscak and his team, they were Amazing!! Mark walked me through every step with kindness and professionalism. Mark answered all my questions and made buying my house a very easy process. Best decision was choosing Mark and his team to help me become a happy home owner.Store director
Great job, he and his employees helped us a lot to complete our VA loan, which was quite difficult at times, and required (what seemed like) reams of paperwork . In the end all was taken care of, and we got the loan. PTL!Clients
Mark Paliscak was a wonderful person to work with, his staff was so helpful in getting me through the process of the loan. When I didn't understand something they broke it down and gave me clarity, I would recommend them (Mark & staff) to my family and friends.
My name Is Elgie Johnson and my wife and I are very pleased that Mark and his Professional crew came in and now moving into the home that we wanted after finding out that se could bot be approved for a pre fab we had selected. After being recommended by a relator that mark would ... READ MORE
Mark and his team made the taxing process of securing a home loan as painless as possible. Communication was complete, clear and quick. Closed in less than a month and could have closed sooner if I was not out of the country.Regional Sales Manager
Mark Paliscak was an awesome fast load office who answered any questions I had.
Great experience I highly recommend using this helpful group of people to get you what you needChef
Mark and his team help us get the fastest approval ever. Just 22 days from pre-approval to a final approval....which helped us secure a great price with an owner who wanted to move quickly. Thanks so much Mark!New buyer
Although, it was a long process of asking for a lot of information, I would use This company again.
Very very good.
Mark and his group are quite spectacular. They did such a wonderful job with my account, answering every question I had and never in a hurry to do so, always patient and informative. I really appreciated their customer skills,. The team is just wonderful to work with and everyone is ... READ MORECustomer
Mark did such a great job helping us with our mortgage! He was thorough and explained everything to us in terms we could understand. He also processed everything quickly so we could close on time. Thank you Mark and your team! We love our new home!
Mark and his team were great to work with , always on top of any questions or issues we had during our lengthy home buying process as we looked for about a year and a half before finding our dream home , Mark was very good about keeping us informed and just touching base when we had ... READ MOREForeman
Mark and the team at AmeriFirst made this process very easy to go through. We closed in exactly one month. They were very upfront and followed through on everything that was promised. We would contact them again if the need comes up! Thank you for everything!Sr. Project Manager
Mark was very knowledgeable about the process concerning my loan and was able to help me through many of the " speedbumps" that i encountered. He was also able to accommodate a rather tight timeframe as i turned to him for help later in the overall process. I highly ... READ MOREEMS Pilot
Mark and his team did a wonderful job thank you so muchByram
Mark, Brayam, and Ricardo made getting a new mortgage painless. They were great communicators and were always quick to return calls and answer questions. They kept us informed as to where we were in the process all the way through. We will definitely look to Mark and his team at ... READ MORERetired
Mark was in constant communication, really moving the along the process seamlessly. Mark and his team are true professionals, again making the stressful process quite easy. Thank You for all your hard work; I will be referring you and your Team to my family, friends, and co-workers ... READ MOREReceiving Manager - Spoortsman's Warehouse
Mark was great to work with for purchasing our home in Arizona. He was always available to answer questions, was willing to handle paperwork long distance (we live in another state), was prompt with his communication and knew what he is doing. His experience shows and was ... READ MOREHome Buyer
Mark was recommended by my realtor when I asked them for someone that had experience with challenging financing. I can say with absolute certainty that Mark will work whatever comes up and leave no stone unturned if need be. Resourceful, personable, a real Pro.Business owner
Mark was able to process our loan application quickly. Whenever we had a question, Mark was prompt with a response.Home Buyer
Mark was awesome! He was right there with us all the way, he answered my questions in detail and I always knew what the next step was going to be. He also helped me understand the process to make it smooth and easy along the way.Golf Course Superintendent
Mark Paliscak was extremely helpful and attentive in obtaining my Loan on my most recent home purchase, Whenever I had any questions or concerns, Mark always answered his phone or responded in the most expeditious manner. This was about the smoothest mortgaged home purchase I have ... READ MORERetired
As a Realtor in the White Mountains of Arizona, and as a business owner who makes every penny count, I can confidently state Mark and his team are top tier regarding lending and advice. I recommend Mark to every client I work with in real estate. Up here, there are many properties that ... READ MORERealtor / Business Owner
Mark was extremely knowledgeable, always available and assisted me in every step of the loan process. I couldn't be happier! My home closure had to coincide with the closing of the home I was selling and Mark made that happen seamlessly. I highly recommend Mark. You can expect ... READ MORECertified Surgical Technlogist
We had an especially pleasant experience with Mark and his team! I highly recommend him. Everything he describes in his bio was accurate in our case. We closed early, and there was never a point when we felt he didn't have our back. He educated us and counselled every step of the ... READ MORE
thank you for everything with the process of our loan and your efforts to make it happen and you and the staff greatly appreciatedmaintenence school
Mark and his staff have been great over the past few years, helping with several offers on various properties and finally making my first home buying experience a breeze! Highly recommended.
Mark did an excellent job and I highly recommend using him for your loan!
Mark was so friendly and able to answer all our questions quickly and without hesitation. He made sure we were comfortable with every aspect of our loan process and walked us through to the very successful home ownership we had been striving for! I would recommend Amerifirst to ... READ MORE
Mark was awesome, and very helpful throughout the whole process. I could always call with any questions. Thanks again Mark.
I have worked with Mark on two home loan processes. He is always very responsive. His knowledge of his business is noteworthy. Both of my home loans were processed with 30 day closing time lines. He is the best!
My dealings with Mark and his fellow employees was great. All my questions were answered and everyone acted very professional. I will recommend Mark to my friends and I would use his services again if necessary.
Mark was amazing during my entire home loan process. He was very quick and efficient and got our new home to closed sooner than expected. I am a first time home buyer and he worked with me step by step to get everything needed to get my home. I would recommend him to everyone.CNA
Mark made everything easy to require a loan. The process was fast and professional.Lowes
Mark is wonderful. Very honest, and professional, he made the process easy and painless. Thank you Mr. PaliscakShow Low Post Office
Mark team was very responsive thorough and got the job done very quickly.superintendent
Definitely recommend Mark!
Mark and his team were very professional and easy to work with
Mark always does an awesome job-his latest success involves a veteran who was in immediate need of the new home he just acquired because of Mark's skills. Mark made personal visits to people who would need to cooperate within the timeframe to close in order for my client to move ... READ MOREAssociate Broker, Advantage Realty Professionals
Mark has been really helpful in getting our first home. He gave us a complete walk-through of various factors affecting the loan. Even though we had certain hiccups here and there, overall it was a great experience to work with Mark.
Excellent job worked very hard to get me funded
We were very pleased by the service provided by Mark and his team. Someone was always available to assist with questions, and we are now enjoying our new residence in the White Mountains. Great people to work with!Retired
When financing a second home in the mountains, our Realtor advised us that one of the lenders he used was Mark Paliscak. I was so glad to hear that since I had worked with Mark in the past and knew his work to be professional, courteous and quick. Mark and his wonderful team came ... READ MORELecturer - Arizona State University
Mark was instrumental in helping me buy my home. The documents were all done in a very timely manner and everything went smoothly because of his hard work.Investigator for the state of Arizona
Although we are difficult borrowers due to self employment and rental incomes. Mark helped us though some of the issues personally and we feel he did a good job. Have used Mark for several years for clients and will continue to do so in the future.Real estate agent
As a first time home buyer, Mark and Brayam made buying a home very easy. Although we never got to meet in person, their communication was always prompt and emails and phone calls were always detailed. We closed on the home within about 60 days after being prequalified for the loan. ... READ MORE
Mark and his team handled the process extremely well. This was a 2nd home/cabin purchase, of which our offer was accepted on 7/25/17 and we got keys to the cabin on 8/25/17. The speed is not something most people experience. There was no back and forth in requesting docs. They were all ... READ MOREFirm Manager
Mark and his team were very thorough, quick, and helpful. I highly recommend AmeriFirst Financial!
We were astounded by the effeciency and diligence and knowledge we experienced with Mark. He had our loan closed in an amazing short time frame. Everything was awesome and no mistakes. Very professional, and personable at the same time. We have done business with many mortgage lenders, ... READ MORE
My husband, Jim Lewin, and I are Realtors practicing primarily in the Pine, Strawberry and Payson areas. Over the past several years, we have recommended Mark Paliscak to many of our clients and family members, but we recently worked with Mark and AmeriFirst for the first time to ... READ MORERealtor
Thank you Mark for your hard work and diligence in obtaining our financing in an expeditious manner.Homeowner
Mark was recommended to me by my realtor. After a short conversation about our financial needs we reached a purchase price point. Mark personally walked us thru the needed documents and worked with our Realtor to complete our purchase and closing on time with very few problems.State highway leadman
Mark helped me a lot with a VA loan. There was so much red tape forms that I almost backed out of loan. Mark was very patient and gave me a list of the VA required forms to fill out and where to get the information. I am now a home owner in Show low thanks to Mark.Retired Department of Agriculture (USDA)
I highly recommend Mark for your mortgage needs. He is very professional and prompt to respond to any questions I have.
Mark and his team did an OUTSTANDING job for both my wife, Robbin, and myself. Everything was done long distance (moved from Spokane WA) and on-time !!! I would recommend Mark Paliscak and his team, without reservation, to anyone needing to secure a new loan, refinance, etc. ... READ MOREB-777 INTERNATIONAL CAPTAIN, FEDEX, Retired
We were referred to Mark by a friend after having some doubts if we would qualify for a loan. Mark explained exactly what we needed to do in order to qualify and within a month we started the process. Mark, Brayam, and the entire Amerifirst team made the buying process very clear and ... READ MORE
Mark and his team provided exceptional guidance to my wife and I as we engineered our home purchase and relocation from Tennessee to Phoenix. Due to scheduling conflicts, our process had to managed remotely. Mark and his team assured that a confusing, intense process moved forward ... READ MOREVP, Business Development
My experience was with Bryam, who works for Mark. Always ready with an answer to my many questions. The buying of our home was smooth, despite the many layers of paperwork. Thank you, Richard Fox
Mark and Brayam were outstanding to work with. When problems arouse they stepped up and completed the loan in unbelievable time. it was a pleasure to work with AmeriFirst and Mark and Brayam would highly recommend them to everyone.
Working with mark was a great experience. He assisted through out the entire process and found ways we could save money by refinancing through him. His communication was on spot and explained the need to meet certain dead lines. His staff is also excellent with the assistance they gave ... READ MORECorrections Officer
Mark and Brayam took great care of us through the home purchase experience and got the loan processed in record time. Great job and many thanks.
Mark and his team have a can do attitude and work hard to ensure all bases are covered and there are no last minute surprises. We were faced with needing to close in 30 days and they made it happen for us. Anyone else we talked to said a minimum of 45 days. The process was easy and we ... READ MORESales and Service Technician
Mark made the process so easy on us! Thank you for keeping things moving and making sure all the i's were dotted and t's were crossed. You are a consummate professional and what everyone is looking for in a Loan Officer!