Fort Collins, CO 80528
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.
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Chris followed thru with everything we asked
Very professional. Very efficient. Very convenient. Very friendly. Best financial experience we have ever had. Highly recommend you to everyone!!
Only criticism is that on couple of occasions paperwork that had already been submitted was requested again. On a positive, it was great working with Chris and Teryn. I was able to ask questions at any time and I received answers in a timely manner.
Chris Howell was amazing! He made everything easy and painless. Helped us through the whole process.
—Robert B. EIFERT
Chris, Teryn, and Valerie were all great. I always felt that they had my best interests at heart.
Everyone was wonderful and a pleasure to work with. Chris was with us when we bought our new house and it was a no-brainer to contact him for the refi. We appreciate all you do!
Chris and his team are absolutely amazing. He even allowed me to use my falcon to deliver my documents. Will use and recommend Chris for as long as he is in business.
Everyone was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and prompt throughout the whole process. They really wanted to make sure we understood everything every step of the way.
Christ and Teryn far exceeded my expectations in this most stressful, challenging purchase, with many hurdles to overcome. Without Chris's expert guidance, I would not be here, a new homeowner on my own for the first time! If I'd met Chris earlier (I started with a different mortgage company), I could have navigated this journey sooner, with less stress and delay. Chris was unfailingly positive and kind through this entire process. He always had time to answer questions and offer specific suggestions along the way.
Chris and Teryn Howell are the BEST
Chris was wonderful to work with. He provided updates throughout the entire transaction, closed on time, and my buyers were thrilled to receive cash back at closing.
Very efficient, responded to communications quickly, honest recommendations. We value people who conduct business with character and integrity and will absolutely recommend to friends!
Chris Howell and his team kept us informed on every step of the loan process. We would not think twice about recommending or using his services again.
—Michael E Volkmann
Chris was very kind and knowledgable, he answered all of our questions!
Our whole experience, from start to finish was wonderful. Chris is amazing - personable, timely, and efficient. He was quick to keep us up to date and let us know when something was needed. The other staff we worked with, often when dealing with documents were equally pleasant to work with. We'll definitely use them again!
Super helpful and informative made the process very easy
—Daniel Thonas Torrento jr.
Chris, Teryn, and Valerie were so helpful and made the loan process so easy! This is our second time working with them and we would recommend them to anyone!
—Cody Garrett Cummings
I worked with Chris Howell and I was calmed by his detailed explanations and availability to answer all my questions.
I really can't imagine how the service could be improved.
—Laurel Irene Rapp
Chris was outstanding from beginning to end!
Chris Howell at Academy Mortgage was respectful, insightful, and patient. He laid out all the options and made it easy for me to choose the right path towards my first home!
Chris you were very knowledgable and took the time to explain things. Thank you for all ll your hard work. You did an amazing job!
Chris is AMAZING
Chris Howell was GREAT to work with everything went very smooth and any time I was unintentionally procrastinating on getting any forms submitted I received friendly reminders via text, email, phone call so that I wouldn't be late on any paperwork. I greatly appreciated that because I'm not always on top of everything with my busy schedule.
—Hayden Lee Woolf
Both Chris and Teryn were a pleasure to work with. The entire process from start to finish could not have gone any smoother. They do their job well, and are complete professionals.
Thank you Chris for all of your help during this process. You were informative with all the details and made this process go smoothly. Thank you again!! Deana
It was smooth and effortless the whole time. I never once felt that things were not completely handled and under control. Chris and Taryn were amazing communicators through the whole process.
Chris Howell and team were the easiest mortgage people I have ever dealt with. They were very friendly, on time and communicated almost every move so we knew what was going on the whole time. I will definately refer Academy Mortgags to colleagues and friends and family
Chris and Teryn were very easy to work with. They were flexible in meeting times and places and responded very quickly to questions or changes we wanted to make with our loan. They did a great job and I appreciate the effort they have put into their customer service!
Chris and Teryn Howell have been amazing to work with! Extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and took time to answer our questions.
We were very pleased with the whole process, you made it very easy for us.
I worked with Chris Howell and his team. I highly recommend Chris and would use him again. They took care of me from the start to the finish.
I came to Chris Howell & Academy Mortgage after a bad experience with a different lender (from another company). I was crunched for time with my closing and Chris performed what everyone told me was impossible -- to get to closing within 10 days! I am very impressed with his speedy and diligent work, along with his great communication and quick responses. Thanks to him we were able to close on the house that we fell in love with. Thank you!
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