Virtual Home Financing

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Academy Mortgage's COVID-19 Resources

Many resources are available to our borrowers and partners in this uncertain time.

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Academy's Loan Decision Tool

Not sure where to start with finding the right mortgage for you? This easy-to-use tool can help narrow down your search so you can be more prepared to visit with your Loan Officer.

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Academy Mortgage by the Numbers

Academy Mortgage 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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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 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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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 families and communities we serve.

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Rates again fall to all-time low; top markets for millennials

Jul 6, 2020

Freddie Mac reports that mortgage rates have again fallen to a new all-time low. The NAR recently identified the top ten metro areas with the best conditions for millennial homebuyers.

Mortgage rates remain at all-time low; purchase demand has rebounded quickly

Jun 29, 2020

Mortgage rates are remaining low, and purchase demand has rebounded quickly. The promise from Federal Reserve to maintain low rates through 2022 provides further impetus to the market.

GREAT NEWS! Mortgage rates hit record lows, and home purchase applications are at the highest level since 2009

Jun 22, 2020

Mortgage rates drop to another all-time low. Purchase applications reach highest level in over 11 years due to pent-up demand and an improvement in consumer confidence. Refinances are also up.

Kristi Pickering, COO, Makes Guest Appearance on ABC4's Good Things Utah

May 15, 2020

Chief Operations Officer Kristi Pickering made a guest appearance on Good Things Utah (ABC4 Utah), where she talked about the impact of Academy’s “Caring Is Sharing” Cookie Campaign.

5 Factors Influencing Homebuyers

Mar 18, 2020

What makes you tick? Sometimes it takes looking at the data to realize how similar we are, or how different.

Where to Turn for Help with a Down Payment

Mar 18, 2020

It’s easy to think we’re all alone when the time comes to take the steps toward homeownership. But the reality is just like the famous John Donne quote: no man is an island! Don’t let ignorance of all your available resources keep you from your dreams. You have options.

5 Places to Chill in Meridian, Idaho

Mar 17, 2020

Relaxation, rejuvenation, and fun, Meridian has it all. We knew that, as locals, but for the sake of recent transplants—or just to refresh your neurons if familiarity has caused a momentary lapse of memory—we thought it was good time to review what’s right outside our doors.

4 Favorite Mountain Biking Trails in Grand Junction

Mar 17, 2020

When it’s time to shred the trails, what’s the best spot to hit? One thing we love about Grand Junction is the accessibility of outdoor recreation areas. If it’s not Fruita, it’s the Slick Rock mecca, which is just a stone’s throw from some of Colorado’s best spots to tear up the hills.

Q&A: How Academy Is Responding to Market and Coronavirus Developments

Mar 16, 2020

You’re probably wondering: How did the March 15 Fed rate cut and the coronavirus outbreak affect mortgage rates and/or my mortgage application or pre-approval? Here are 3 quick Q&As with all you need to know right now. We’ll give you regular updates.

The Housing Market in Meridian Is Booming!

Mar 6, 2020

A infographic representation of how many families were able to receive mortgages for their homes.