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Jon Grus

Jon Grus

NMLS 1108421

Branch Manager

900 SW 16th Street, Suite 130
Renton, WA 98057

Cell: 206.954.4787
Fax: 425.572.6217

About Jon

Jon Grus is a Branch Manager and Mortgage Consultant with Element Mortgage, a Division of American Pacific Mortgage Corporation. Jon’s passion is helping guide clients through the home lending journey with a consultative, honest and enthusiastic approach.

“Buying a new home or refinancing your current home can be a stressful endeavor” says Jon. “My goal is to earn the trust of my clients by providing accurate information in a timely manner, while doing everything possible to make the process easy and fun!”

With many years in the lending industry, Jon’s in-depth knowledge will ensure the solution is found for his clients’ specific needs and goals.

A true second-generation North West Native, Jon has an intimate knowledge of the Puget Sound and the intricacies of this unique real estate market. Born and raised in Edmonds, Jon attended the University of Washington (GO HUSKIES!!). He met his wife in college and they currently reside in NE Seattle with their two children. In his free time you will find Jon on the golf course in the summer, skiing in the winter and coaching his kids baseball teams in the spring. Jon and his wife are also very involved with the Northwest Kidney Centers and are co-chairs of the annual Discovery Gala Auction.

Let’s do this.

Blog Posts by Jon Grus

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Leveraging Your Home Equity

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Millennials are beginning to save more for a down payment on a home

A new report states that 72 percent of millennial homebuyers are saving right out of their paychecks for a home purchase, which is an increase from 2018 when that number was 69 percent. The survey included responses from over 500 people in the millennial age range. Economists point to the lowest rate of unemployment since […]

5 benefits of VA Loans for Hawaii Veterans

VA Loans can be a powerful tool for Hawaii Veterans when it comes to purchasing real estate. That is because they offer lenient qualification guidelines for active duty, Veterans and surviving spouses. At Element Mortgage, we have great respect for our nation’s Veterans, which is why we honor them by offering these loans because they […]

Buyers are getting into less bidding wars over real estate property

Over the last several years, we have heard how inventory was forcing home buyers into bidding wars over properties they were interested in purchasing. That trend may be subsiding slightly as the market shifts. According to a recent report, in March just 16 percent of buyers got into a bidding war. That number, according to […]

Economists predict lower fixed-rate averages for the year

According to the April economic forecast from Freddie Mac, now may be a good time to purchase real estate because of where rates are headed. Specifically, the report states that 5/1 adjustable-rate mortgages and 30-year fixed rate mortgage estimates were decreased from the previous month’s forecast. Here is more from the report: “The economists expect […]

New indoor miniature golf course on its way to Fort Collins

Fort Collins is full of fun things for families to do, and another wonderful option for weekend entertainment is on its way. Old Town Putt, an indoor miniature golf course that also serves drinks, is opening in The Exchange district at 244 N. College Ave., according to the Coloradoan. The course will be nine holes […]

Three questions to ask your loan officer about VA Loans in Hawaii

VA Loans are a powerful tool and benefit that is extended to our nation’s Veterans. These loans, which are backed by the US. Department of Veterans Affairs, offer 100 percent financing*, and come with no mortgage insurance requirement. Because of this, many Hawaii Veterans are taking advantage of this opportunity to become homeowners. If you […]