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Excellent4.8 Based on 123 reviews from review us onAshli GriswoldAshli Griswold ★★★★★ My fiancé and I worked with Chris Vassallo for a mortgage loan along with his partner Michael and their two processors Gamila and Colleen and I can say WHOLE HEARTEDLY, I would never have gone anywhere else. They made the whole process seamless, easy and understandable. We also got a GREAT rate! They were able to get us closed very quickly, had great communication and just overall extremely friendly.If you need a broker, please don’t look anywhere else. Call Chris and Nickel City Funding!!!Response from the ownerThanks so much Ashli. Welcome to NY. We look forward in seeing you soon. Alicia McNaughtonAlicia McNaughton ★★★★★ I have been working closely with Chris and his team for a few years now. As a local real estate agent, I love knowing when my clients are in the right hands so I don’t have to worry. Nickel City funding works great together as a team including all parties involved to ensure the transaction goes as smoothly as possible!Response from the ownerThank you Alicia. It is always awesome working with you and your clients. we really appreciate your business Erica GiallellaErica Giallella ★★★★★ Matt Short is an amazing lender. I can always count on him for a smooth transaction. His attention to detail, hard-working nature, and availability 24/7 set him apart in the industry. Matt's commitment to always answering the phone and providing professional service make him the best in the business. I highly recommend Matt for all your mortgage and refinancing needs.Mike KlimaMike Klima ★★★★★ I am a real estate attorney who workers with mortgage originators on a daily basis. Tim Gleason is one of the best that I have the privilege of working with. He is always there to bounce ideas off of for clients and is always very communicative with the mutual clients that we share. Tim cares about his clients and always seems to be taking initiative to do what is above andbeyond for clients. I would, and do, recommend Tim to clients!Diane ZimmerDiane Zimmer ★★★★★ Jess RungJess Rung ★★★★★ As a realtor I always tell my clients one of the most important things it to surround themselves with the best possible team. Brian with Nickel City Funding is my first recommendation for that team. He is patient, knowledgeable and always quick to respond. He and his team have done so much for myself and my clients. To say they have pulled transactions back from the brink would be an understatement. I will gladly call on Brian time after time because I know I can count on him.Response from the ownerThanks Jessica..you provide great service to your clients..thanks for being a referral partner Holly AllardHolly Allard ★★★★★ I worked with Tim Gleason when I purchased my new home. Buying a home can be stressful! I had a ton of questions and Tim was always available to answer them and explain the financing steps along the way, which helped to put my mind at ease! I would highly recommend Tim to all my friends and family!Response from the ownerThank you so much Holly for trusting us with your mortgage needs..we wish you happiness in your new home Tim BogdanTim Bogdan ★★★★★ I wanted to take a moment to express my sincere appreciation for the exceptional service Tim Gleason provides during our transactions. His dedication and expertise went above and beyond all expectations, making everything seamless and successful. His responsiveness and clear communication set a positive tone for our working (and personal) relationship. His commitment to going the extra mile really sets him apart from the rest!Not only did he excel in his professional capacity, but his friendly demeanor and approachability also made the experience enjoyable for both clients and myself. Working with Tim has been an absolute pleasure as I look forward to future collaborations and will confidently recommend his services to my clients.Response from the ownerThanks Tim. We really appreciate your business..congratulations on your new home christina coxchristina cox ★★★★★ It was honestly a pleasure to work with Brian. He was so helpful even before I officially pulled the trigger on my nowHouse. He took his time to get me all the correct information that was needed and made my purchase flawless- his team was also super engaged and kept me up to date. I would say this was an easy process to buy my first home ! Thank you again Brian for making my homeowner dreams come true 💕Response from the ownerThank you for the kind words, Christina! Nicholas Andriaccio (Real Estate Salesperson)Nicholas Andriaccio (Real Estate Salesperson) ★★★★★ As a real estate agent who has conducted numerous transactions with Nickel City Funding, I can confidently attest to their exceptional service and expertise in the mortgage industry. A standout aspect of my consistent interactions with them is the involvement of Chris Vassulo, a remarkable representative of the company.Chris's accessibility is a major highlight. In the intricate and often complex world of real estate and mortgages, having a reliable point of contact is crucial. Chris has always been readily available to address any questions or concerns, demonstrating not just his commitment but also a deep understanding of the industry.The efficiency with which Chris handles problems is particularly noteworthy. The mortgage process invariably comes with its set of challenges, and Chris’s ability to quickly and effectively resolve issues is a testament to his professionalism and skill. This proactive problem-solving approach significantly streamlines the process for all parties involved.I highly recommend Nickel City Funding to anyone seeking mortgage services. Their professionalism, coupled with the outstanding capabilities of team members like Chris Vassulo, truly distinguishes them in the field. They are well-equipped to handle the complexities of the mortgage process, making them a reliable choice for both first-time buyers and experienced real estate professionals.Nick AndriaccioResponse from the ownerOne of the best agents around. Thanks for the business Brooke DrangerBrooke Dranger ★★★★★ Tim Gleason, was absolutely wonderful to work with. I connected with Tim immediately after receiving my real estate license. Seeing the way he takes care of his clients, made me use him on my own purchase of a home! Tim will do whatever it takes to make sure, you are all set. Tim was always very professional. Called me to inform me every step of the way. Responded promptly to any questions or concerns I had. I highly recommend using Tim for any lender needs you have. He works with an amazing friendly office as well.I Look forward to sending anyone I know his way. They will be very well taken care of! Just know you will be in great hands!Response from the ownerHello Brooke.It was a pleasure working you as well. We really appreciate your business. Abi ChiltonAbi Chilton ★★★★★ Highly recommend Nickel City Funding! I worked with Tim Gleason. He guided me through the whole process and was quick to respond with any questions I had. As a first time homebuyer, I'm so glad I went through Nickel City. Took much of the stress away! HUGE thank you to Tim, Colleen, and Gamila.Response from the ownerThanks Abi.We really appreciate your business and working with us Nicole MarszalkowskiNicole Marszalkowski ★★★★★ We worked with Tim Gleason for the sale of my home and while we purchased our new home. He was responsive, answered all of our questions( and there were a lot) and worked with us every step of the way! He was patient and kind and has a really great vibe with people. We liked him immediately! Highly recommend for your mortgage needs and well as buying or selling!!I will highly recommend him to our friends and family!Nicole & ChadResponse from the ownerThanks Nicole. We are so happy for you IbrahimIbrahim ★★★★★ I worked with Chris Vassallo as a first time home buyer, wow! What a great person! Thanks to Chris I am now a home owner. He helped me through each step and explained everything so well. He was always responsive when I had any questions. Everything was so easy and smooth than I had expected. He made sure to always keep me updated throughout our house buying process. You will be in good hands if you work with Chris at Nickel City!!Response from the ownerThank you so much for the kind words and allowing us to help assist you with your mortgage needs Valone ConcreteValone Concrete ★★★★★ It has taken me a few months to post this but needed to say that Chris and his team went above and beyond. I highly recommend them to anyone looking for a mortgage.JoannaResponse from the ownerThank you so much Joanna for working with us. We really appreciate your business, Krystina BurowKrystina Burow ★★★★★ We were so thankful to have Nickel City Funding referred to us for the sale of our house. Tim Gleason was the best! He provided excellent customer service by answering all my (many) questions. The sale of our house went so smoothly. His team provided excellent communication with an update of my loan weekly. I highly recommend, Tim Gleason & Nickle City Funding!Response from the ownerThank you so Krystina. We really really appreciate your business Austin WAustin W ★★★★★ Response from the ownerThanks Austin Maria RedenbachMaria Redenbach ★★★★★ Nickel City Funding Inc made my home buying experience very easy! I never thought I would come close to ever owning a home. THEY MADE IT POSSIBLE. Colleen and Gamila were very knowledgeable, they were there to assist when I had any question form the simplest to the hardest, being a first time home buyer there were a lot of silly questions but the whole team explained everything to me and made me feel more comfortable with the biggest purchase of my life!Response from the ownerThank you for a wonderful review, Maria! Briana VaccaroBriana Vaccaro ★★★★★ WOW WOW WOW! From application to closing,the process was so smooth! Which is not bad for first time homebuyers!! Everyone was professional, and quick to respond and i was kept in the loop the entire time which was SO helpful! Thank you thank you!! I highly recommended them for your home buying needs! Thanks again guys! Truly amazing!Response from the ownerThanks for the great review Brianna. It was a pleasure working with you. StephSteph ★★★★★ Im posting this review on behalf of my mother, Ivy. Tim Gleason is AMAZING! He went above and beyond assisting her on the purchase of her first ever home. She appreciates everything you have done for her. Words can never explain how thankful she truly is.Response from the ownerThank you so much for trusting us with your mortgage needs. Elliott ParkerElliott Parker ★★★★★ Working with TIM GLEASON from Nickel City Funding was a dream. He was with us every step of the way and made our first time buying a house incredibly smooth.Tim was very easy to get in contact with, super flexible and an overall outstanding mortgage loan officer.His support throughout the entire process was greatly appreciated. He eased our stress and provided peace of mind with his consistent support and encouragement. Not only did we find an amazing mortgage loan officer in Tim Gleason, but we also found a lifelong friend. We will definitely be utilizing his expertise in all of our future needs. Thank you again Tim Gleason and the Nickel City Funding team.Response from the ownerHey Elliott.We really appreciate your business. Thank you so much Tammy BairTammy Bair ★★★★★ Tim Gleason from Nickel City Funding was amazing. He was always there and guided us every step of the way. Their we're times when everything became overwhelming and stressful. He reassured me and told me to keep packing, LOL 😆 Since we've recently closed on our forever home, I've already recommended him to a dear friend of mine!!! Thank you for everything Tim, we appreciate you 😊❤️❤️❤️Response from the ownerThank you Tammy. We really appreciate your business. We wish you the best of luck and we are here with any future mortgage needs James KelleherJames Kelleher ★★★★★ Tim Gleason of Nickel City Funding guided me and my family through the loan process flawlessly! He continues to help me even after closing on the home. He has earned my trust and I will continue to do business with them for the foreseeable future. I recommend anyone shopping a loan to go through Nickel City Funding for honest and transparent business.Response from the ownerThank you so much James. It was a pleasure working with you and your family. We wish you the best of luck. js_loader

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At Nickel City Funding, Inc, we offer a comprehensive range of mortgage services for residents of Western NY, Rochester, NY and Florida to everything. Whether you’re refinancing or purchasing a home in New York State, our team is here to assist you. With options including conventional loans, VA loans, USDA loans, and FHA loans, we also provide fast turnaround times and great interest rate.

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Our customer-focused approach ensures that you and your agents stay informed throughout the process. With over 20 years of industry experience, our knowledgeable processing staff ensures smooth transactions, and we also provide multiple lender options to choose from. We understand the unique needs of self-employed and 1099 borrowers, which is why we offer a specialized bank statement program. Our dedicated team of mortgage professionals are here to support you at every step, simplifying the mortgage loan and interest rate process. Having served over 10,000 satisfied clients, we are proud to be a Preferred Broker with leading lending institutions, allowing us to pass on savings directly to you.

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Nickel City Funding, Inc is a premier mortgage broker based in Western New York. With over 15 years of unwavering dedication, we bring you the most competitive mortgage loans and mortgage rates in the greater Buffalo area. Whether you live in Jamestown, Angola, Springville, Hamburg, Amherst, Orchard Park, Wilson, North Tonawanda, or East Aurora, NY, we’ve got you covered. We offer one-on-one services to first-time home buyers and savvy real estate experts. With 25+ years of experience in the industry, you can count on Nickel City Funding, Inc to handle all of your mortgage rate mortgage loan needs.

We prioritize our customers above all else, ensuring your satisfaction and delivering superior quality control. Our team of dedicated mortgage professionals is with you every step of the way. As evidence of our commitment to delivering the best customer service and satisfaction, a staggering 99% of our business comes from personal referrals. Call us today to explore your mortgage loan options!

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