Brenda Brand

Mortgage Loan Officer
NMLS # 111075
State Lic OR #111075
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3831 Fairview Industrial Drive SE
Suite 100
Salem, OR 97302
Fax number: (866) 547-4356

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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Brenda was fantastic to work with. She anticipated our needs and provided a ton of communication along the way. We would definitely recommend her and Academy for anyone’s mortgage needs.

—Kyla Hoffman

Brenda Brand is always ready to answer questions and provide information when needed. She goes out of her way to answer her phone even on the weekends. I have recommended her to my clients and will continue to do so. She is always a pleasure to work with.

—Charlene Knudsen

Hard working, excellent communication, lots of integrity. Brenda Brand was so easy to work with, always answered her phone no matter what time it was, kept us up to date with where we were in the loan process. She always stayed positive and had a smile in her voice! Quality, knowledgeable and great customer service. Blessed to have met her!

—Terri Hamilton