New Website, Same Superior Service

Academy now has a new-and-improved website, an extension of our commitment to deliver exceptional mortgage service.

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A Company That Cares

Our company culture focused on "families versus files" sets us apart. We care about our employees, we care about serving others, and we care about making dreams come true by getting families into homes.

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Academy by the Numbers

Academy continues to grow at a record-breaking pace, in production and people. But we're not building our business to sell or to become the biggest. We're working toward becoming the BEST.

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Customized Loan Solutions

Academy offers one of the largest product portfolios in the industry. As a result, our teams can originate almost any loan in even the most challenging situations.

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With more than 220 branches across the country, our teams live and work in your community.

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Your 1st CHOICE Home Loan Lender

Founded in 1988, Academy Mortgage is one of the nation's largest and most respected independent mortgage lenders. Academy's mission is to be 1st CHOICE in delivering the dream of sustainable homeownership by inspiring hope and building prosperity in the lives of our Employees, Builders, Realtors, and the communities that we serve.

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How Technology Is Changing the Mortgage Industry

Mar 1, 2019

The landscape of lending and working with a Loan Officer has altered significantly since the Internet became the standard for worldwide communication.

Welcome to Academy: Kristi Pickering, SVP of Process Automation

Feb 19, 2019

Academy Mortgage recently announced that industry veteran Kristi Pickering has joined its team as SVP of Process Automation.

Academy’s Leadership Summit: Not Your Typical Sales Rally

Feb 15, 2019

More than 200 managers from Academy Mortgage scaled Mount Everest in January—in a team-building simulation, that is. With activities like this, it’s easy to see how Academy’s annual Leadership Summit is not your typical sales rally.

Humans Love to Help

Feb 8, 2019

That’s just how we’re hardwired. It’s one thing to land a great job with great pay and benefits—that’s kind of expected. But actually getting paid to give back to your community without having it cut into your vacation time sounds too good to be true, right?

Fed Raises Interest Rates

Jun 13, 2018

Fed raises interest rates and signals two more increases this year. Now is a great time to lock in your mortgage rate before rates increase again.

HomeReady® Income Limits Increase

Jun 1, 2018

HomeReady® income limits will increase in most areas on June 23, 2018! HomeReady® is for low- to moderate-income borrowers, so the increased limits will help more borrowers qualify. Income limits will increase by about 5% in many areas.

30 Years of Service

Jun 1, 2018

Founded in 1988, we have successfully navigated through all the housing and lending market fluctuations over the past three decades by providing FANonemal service, customized loan solutions, and an unwavering commitment to responsible lending practices.

Home Inspection Checklist

Jun 1, 2018

Property inspectors do a great job on home inspections (discuss the process with your real estate agent). However, it is always a good idea to check as many things as possible on your own.

Academy Corps' Inaugural Service Expedition Leaves Lasting Impact in Ecuador

May 26, 2018

A group of 40 Academy Expeditioners recently returned from our inaugural trip to Ecuador, where they spent a week laboring on the construction of a local vocational school that will eventually serve 70 small...

Comparison Table of Fannie Mae Conventional

May 1, 2018

On July 29, 2018, Freddie Mac will launch HomeOne℠, which will have the same benefits and features as our current Fannie Mae Conventional 3% Down Loan, as shown in the table below.