Dream It. Own It.

The best rates, clear terms, and a broker in your corner. Your home buying experience just got easier.

Eden Prairie Mortgage Broker Serving The Twin Cities

Thistle Financial, headed by founder/broker Mark Thistle, is a full-service Minnesota mortgage company committed to local borrowers in Eden Prairie and the surrounding Twin Cities area. Whether you're dreaming of buying a new or second home, looking to refinance, or are an investor interested in purchasing a multi-unit property like a duplex, we can make it happen.

I Want To Buy A Home

Are you a first-time home buyer? Or perhaps you’re interested in purchasing a second home? We’re here to help match you with the right loan and get the best mortgage rate.

Our Specialties

First-Time Home Buyers
Second Home Buyer
Move-Up Buyers

Hear From Folks Just Like You

It was a pleasure to work with Mark. He was a pillar of calm in what was a somewhat whirlwind experience for us... I know he cared about our situation like it was his own, and therefore worked really hard on our behalf.
Michael and Cheryl

The Thistle Difference

Lots Of Options

Lots Of Options

We've built strong partnerships with top lenders, which means you'll get the best options and rates.

A Tailored Approach

A Tailored Approach

We take the time to understand your goals and help you find a loan that’s right for you.

Easy To Reach

Easy To Reach

At Thistle, we don’t leave you hanging. We’re always here for you when you have questions.

Hi, I'm Mark Thistle

I'm an independent mortgage broker based in Eden Prairie with more than 20 years of financial industry experience, primarily in mortgage financing. You come first in my bookㅡyou can count on me and my team to be there for every step of your home buying journey.

Your Mortgage Resource Center

Loan Comparisons

What types of loans are available? Find out what each type of program offers.

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Mortgage Basics

Mortgage Basics

Learn about applying for a loan, how your credit score fits in, appraisals, closing costs, and more.

Mortgage Calculators

Mortgage Calculators

How much home can you afford? What would your monthly payment be? Find out with our calculators.

5-Step Loan Process

5-Step Loan Process

The loan process can be daunting, but we’re here to help. We break it down into five simple steps.

Ready to Begin?

We’re excited to get to know you and start looking at options that’ll help you realize your dream. Contact your Minnesota mortgage broker today!

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