About Sara

From first-time homebuyers to seasoned real estate investors, Sara will help each member navigate the mortgage process. As a trusted local lender, Sara strives to make the mortgage experience positive, seamless and stress-free. Sara has extensive knowledge of Elevations lending options, is familiar with the Colorado markets and has strong relationships with local Realtors® and title companies.

Sara is a second-generation Boulder native. She attended elementary, middle and high school in Boulder (go Panthers!) and graduated from the University of Colorado Boulder (Sko Buffs!). After college, Sara began working at Elevations Credit Union and found her passion educating members and providing financial guidance.

When not in the office, Sara can be found spending time with her family and enjoying the Colorado sunshine.

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"Sara Ibarra was referred to me by a realtor who closes a lot of home purchases. He highly recommended her because she has been consistently outstanding. They were great to work with." -Yvonne Garcia

Find out what your home is worth.

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Why Elevations Mortgage Lending?

Top three reasons Colorado Borrowers choose Elevations Credit Union.

  1. Easy and Seamless Process

  2. Wide Range of Options and Products to choose from

  3. Competitive Rates and Fees that allow us to give back to both you and the community

Why Elevations Mortgage Lending?

Top three reasons Colorado Realtors refer Elevations Credit Union:

  1. Smooth, on-time Closings with no Surprises – We provide a consistent experience throughout the entire loan process

  2. Excellent, Local Customer Service

  3. Strong Reputation amongst the Real Estate Community

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Why Elevations Mortgage Lending?

Top three reasons Colorado Listing Agents accept our offers:

  1. Personal Relationships within the Real Estate Community

  2. Quick turn times that allow us to compete with cash competitive offers

  3. We provide local appraisers who are familiar with the area

2022 Scotsman Award

Top Originator Award

For the last 12 years, Scotsman Guide has ranked thousands of the nation’s top-producing residential mortgage originators. The longevity, verification process and comprehensive scope of this list have positioned it as a benchmark for the mortgage industry. Received Following Awards:

  • Top Dollar Volume

  • Most Loans Closed

  • Top Women Originators

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Estimate your monthly mortgage payments.

Use our mortgage calculator to help get a better picture of what to expect with a new mortgage. You can estimate what your monthly payments might be and the total amount you will eventually pay for the property.

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Mortgage Seminars

Join us to learn more about homebuying.

We proudly offer seminars along the Front Range every month that are free and open to the public. Topics include buying your first home, home appraisals, investment properties and more. We are committed to answering your questions, addressing concerns and empowering you all along the way.