Cornerstones of Success

When it comes to helping individuals and families achieve successful homeownership, Academy is 1st CHOICE. For over 30 years, we have delivered exceptional mortgage service, in-house loan fulfillment, a broad portfolio of products and tools, and integrity-based mortgage banking.

Brandon Arter

Loan Officer
NMLS # 1168962
State Lic AZ #LO-0927124
2014725_brandon_arter_Brandon Arter Photo.

It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting the needs of homebuyers across the United States since 1988. I joined Academy because of its strong reputation for integrity-based mortgage lending, its unwavering commitment to responsible lending practices, and for its broad portfolio of mortgage solutions and tools.

Since joining Academy, I have helped many individuals and families attain the dream of homeownership. Whether you want to buy a new home or refinance an existing mortgage, I will provide a customized solution for you at competitive rates. No brokering, no middleman, no hassle, no surprises.

Academy is a direct lender, which means that my Branch and Regional Offices are equipped to complete the entire loan process in-house—all loan processing, underwriting, closings, and funding are handled locally. As a result, we have a proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible.

I will be in control of your loan file from start to finish, and I will be up-to-date on the status of your loan at all times. I understand the importance of maintaining continuous communication throughout the loan process and commit to providing you accurate, timely, and honest mortgage advice.

I invite you to put us to the test. Let me show you how simple and easy securing a mortgage can be.

Home Mortgage Tools


How much will my fixed rate mortgage payment be?

This calculator computes the payments (principal and interest), based on home price, down payment, and other factors.


How much mortgage might I qualify for?

This calculator computes the finance amount, based on income, expenses, credit rating, and other factors.


How much home can I afford?

This calculator computes the most expensive house you can buy, based on the highest payment you can afford.


How much will I save by increasing my mortgage payment?

Increasing your payment will reduce the principal on your mortgage, the total amount of interest you’ll pay, and the number of payments.

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Smooth transaction from start to finish. My client was very pleased with the service Brandon Arter gave him. We closed early on this home!! Couldn't ask for better service.

—Kandi Andresen

Always responsive to calls or messages. Goes the extra mile when needed

—Connie Huff

My loan application experience was great. Well organized and efficient.

—Matthew Greving

Very professional as well as personal. Great communications with me through the entire process.

—Russell Prock

Brandon and Kenny and whole team did an fantastic job!!! They made loan process very smooth and quick!!! If I had questions they were quick to respond. I would highly recommend Academy!!!

—Jennifer Dial

Really clear and concise throughout the whole process.

—Cory Simons

My clients were first time home buyers. Brandon provided them with exceptional through out the entire process.

—Kandi Andresen

Brandon was on top of everything! I didn't have any complaints from the Listing Agent that the lender isn't picking up phone calls or sending updates, the transaction was flawless and closed on time. It was simply remarkable!

—Ivon Elizabeth Estrada

Brandon was a personal friend, and even that being the case, he still exceeded my expectations.

—Brenan Jiran

Very fast at crunch time. Even fixed one of my errors

—Ray Evans

Brandon was awesome. We tried to do a refi with another company before Academy and it went horribly wrong. Brandon and the team were amazing and were able to still get it done for us. Communication was on point and the whole process was super easy. Will highly recommend.

—Mackenzie Fawcett

True professionals, very helpful, readily available

—Hector Martinez

Love the constant contact and the immediate response. Academy mortgage made home buying actually a pleasant experience.

—Karie Houston

They made the process easy and made sure we closed on time.

—Andrea Curro

Brandon Arter is great! Always on top of everything and gets the deals closed on time and very efficient

—MaryAnn Davis

Brandon and Team did an outstanding job on processing and securing the funds for us in very short order. Without Brandon and team, we would not have been able to secure the home of our dreams! Thanks, again.

—Mark Blabac

It was easy and fast to process loan. Everything was met at the date it was expected. My loan office was always available to me, or would return calls within an hour. My loan officer was knowledgeable of the whole loan process, was helpful with down payment programs to assist me. I would recommend Academy Mortgage and especially loan officer Brandon Arter. It was great working with him.

—Nancy A Soto

No problems all straight forward

—Michael Herbert

They made everything smooth and painless. My questions were answered almost instantly and they were pretty cool to work with.

—Greggory Miller

All team members were professional, courteous, responsive and knowledgeable on all levels of the loan process. Enjoyed working with all of them.

—Patricia Moran

I worked with Brandon Arter and Kenny Brosh. They both made the experience easy. I really appreciated all my questions being answered in a friendly and timely manner. I have already recommended Academy Mortgage to a family member. I look forward to working with them again in the future!

—Chasse Shobe

Brandon and team were exceptional! A smooth, hassle free transaction and I would highly recommend Academy Mortgage.

—Adrian Heyman

Academy and my loan officer helped my every step of the way, from utilizing a great realtor and getting a good home insurance deal. I couldn't have done it without them or their knowledge.

—Eduardo Vasquez

We are very happy to be working whit this team, whit very full experience and full honesty.

—Maynor E. Tanchez & Rosario E. Tanche


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