My Values 

About us Aristides Priakos American Equity Mortgage

DAS Acquisition Company, LLC, USA Mortgage & Aristides Priakos are not affiliated with, or endorsed, by any federal agency,  including HUD/FHA USDA and the VA

   Looking for the best in VA home loans in Florida?  Well. look no further.  A native Floridian, born in Ft. Lauderdale, Ari is the son of famed symphony conductor Vasliios Priakos who started the Ft. Lauderdale symphony.  Ari's mother, Penelope, was a realtor for over 40 years and was instrumental in helping launch Keller Williams Realty in the Texas market. 

   Ari proudly serves military VA home loans in Florida and will help you with the VA home of your dreams...and we also proudly serve our first responder.  In addition to being one of the best VA loan lenders, Ari also offers mortgage home loans for FHA, Luxury Homes, Beachfront Property, Condo's, Condotels, Co-Op's  & Foreign National programs. As a former investment banker, Ari managed a multi billion dollar bond fund so all his client's and realtors love the fact that he can speak intelligently to high net worth clients, military service members and of course, first time home buyers.  

     Ari is also a two time best selling author in the genre of personal development and is in high demand as a public speaker and inspires audiences all over the country and abroad.   You can read some of Ari's best selling books on AMAZON and BARNES & NOBLE as well as all tablets and notebooks.

      As Ari says, "It doesn't cost you a penny to speak to me," so call him today and get your questions answered on any kind of property in FL and there is never any application fees.  

About USA Mortgage

President and CEO, Douglas A. Schukar, took ownership of USA Mortgage in April 2001. Teamed with COO, Linda Pring, the two navigated the one St. Louis office of 50+ employees to become the St. Louis Business Journal’s Top Lender in St. Louis all while opening over 20 additional licensed office locations throughout the nation. Schukar and Pring attribute the company’s great success to their now 350+ employees. The company’s belief in their employees proves true, as USA Mortgage was also named by the St. Louis Business Journal as a Best Places to Work in 2014.

Our Commitment

Each staff member is committed to ensuring that each customer receives individual attention at every step of the loan process. At the heart of this we are able to provide individualized service that is just right for you.  We are always by your side and we prove it in everything we do. We believe it's our job to help people get to their dream place!!!  Home Mortgages are the lifeblood of our business and we take it seriously!!


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Aristides priakos

  • Family Comes First 
  • Integrity Matters 
  • Service Above Self 
  • Honesty is a Given 
  • Humility is a Gift
  • Serve Others 

"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy."

Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.