Brandon Harwood

Loan Officer
NMLS # 1895668
State Lic AZ #LO-1003452


Chandler Fashion Center
605 South Chandler Village Drive
Chandler, AZ 85226
Fax number: (480) 685-5979

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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—Victor Hutchings

Brandon and the Academy team are awesome! This transaction was seamless (as always :-). I love Brandon's great communication throughout the process and the way he goes the extra mile for our clients! Thank you!!

—Rachael Duguay

—Douglas Heaton

—Jessica Fritsch

—Victor Hutchings

Everything was great

—Jean de dieu Kalisa

Brandon Hardwood and Matt were exceptional people yo work with.They made accommodations according to my work schedule.Aswered every question that I had and some.

—Martin c mendez

—Ryan Fullam

Everything was great

—Jean de dieu Kalisa

Thank you so much! Brandon helped educate my husband and I on refinancing our home. We are so happy with the outcome

—Carlie Jean Fullam

Fantastic experience!!! Thanks Brandon!

—Douglas Brost

Brandon is THE best lender I've ever worked with! His communication is unmatched and very much appreciated!! He was super helpful through every step of the transaction and even went over and above for our clients! He definitely has their best interest in mind and made things as comfortable and as smooth as possible. I highly recommend him to everyone!

—Rachael Duguay

Thank you for everything

—Carrie Pampanin

—Eric Fiorito


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