Headquartered in Baton Rouge, 1st Phase Mortgage simplifies the process that borrowers undergo to obtain suitable financing solutions. Its mortgage specialists help clients understand the refinancing program and determine whether it applies to their financial circumstances. They also provide home-buying guidance and offer different loan products, such as conventional, USDA, VA, and FHA mortgages. Paul Barranco, the company's owner and senior loan officer, has been in the industry since 2001. His mortgage experience includes the Fannie Mae home-style renovation program.