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.

Jeff Heppner

Branch Manager, Producing
NMLS # 134865
State Lic MI #134865
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Welcome!

It’s all about service at Academy Mortgage, and our company has been meeting the needs of home-buyers 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 home-ownership. 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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Jeff was great to work with and everything went smooth and fast! Appreciate all the hard work!

—Adam Cadena

They are on point at all times. That is Jeff Heppner I mean.

—John Reminder

You were great and a source of support with a testy seller. Your contribution to protect our sale was way over the top.

—Jacob Brodbeck

Jeff was wonderful to work with. As a first time home buyer I really didn't know what I was doing and he was a great help every step of the way. I highly recommend Academy mortgage and Jeff Heppner.

—Jennifer Lesperance

Jeff heppner always does a good job. He goes the extra mile to put the deal together in a timely manner. Gene Ross does a nice job too.

—Lisa

Jeff was great to work with and everything went smooth and fast! Appreciate all the hard work!

—Adam Cadena

Jeff was wonderful to work with. As a first time home buyer I really didn't know what I was doing and he was a great help every step of the way. I highly recommend Academy mortgage and Jeff Heppner.

—Jennifer Lesperance

Jeff was great at returning calls

—Elaine Kingry

Very time efficient, knowledgeable, and kind. Closed well before expected date. Very smooth process, didn't expect it to be so stress free. Extremely likely to refer friends, and family.

—Caylie Larson

Communications were timely and accurate. Jeff returned all calls and his staff was friendly and efficient. Also this mortgage was processed at a very busy time and Jeff was still patient. He also kept my realtor informed. overall,a good experience. Thank You, Jeff HEPPNER.

—Margaret Balongie

The level of professionalism, and your organizational Team was insurmountable to the overall proficiency, which made the Loan Process easier for me to complete, despite being geographically in another State.

—Rivkah Rosenthal

I was very greatful for Jeff and Gene for doing everything they did to get me my first home!!

—Melissa Mcguire

Follow up and keeping everyone informed

—Mike Meehleder

The overall experience with Academy Mortgage was excellent. Jeff was very courteous and knowledgeable about everything necessary to make my first home-buying experience wonderful.

—Jennifer Kocks

Academy Mortgage is extremely professional and efficient. Jeff and the staff are wonderful to work with and are always on top of every detail. Very quick response time and availability if questions arise.

—Steffanie Abbs

Jeff is always on his game. He is working on it all the time and does not think twice of obstacles other then how to overcome.

—John Reminder

Anytime, truly .... day or night. Gene and Jeff ... they answer their cells. LOL They hold the hands of our borrower when and if that is needed...With the results of the loans that I have currently closed with Academy... I will closing many more with you guys!!

—Karen Barrett

In house processing, the update emails, and the lender I worked with is an excellent communicator. Great communication and timely action is key in this business, and Academy Mortgage has always provided both!

—John Johnson

Jeff worked really hard for me to get me my house and even when I worked until 6-7pm he would stay late just so I could get my paperwork to him so we could get me my house, him and his company are the best I could have asked for

—Troy Staudacher

I guess I already did that in section 8 however, Jeff you where there at all times of day and night when I called. So appreciated your attention to my needs. Very stressful time and you lighten the load. Many kudos sent your way along with your staff in particular Melody.

—Debra Keyes

Jeff was very knowledgable and answered all of my questions. I got in and got the paperwork signed and I was on my way. It was a rather quick process compared to other stories I have heard. The videos they sent me were very informational.

—Angela Drzewicki

Jeff worked really hard for me to get me my house and even when I worked until 6-7pm he would stay late just so I could get my paperwork to him so we could get me my house, him and his company are the best I could have asked for

—Troy Staudacher

Very Satisfied

—Jonathan Dereszynski

Keeping me informed! Jeff did great! For a 203-k this file went very smooth and I am sure it was because of the loan officer involved.

—Ivan Miller

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