Mike McLean

Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 245746
State Lic ID #MLO-12497
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2845 East Overland Road
Suite 160 & 170
Meridian, ID 83642
Mobile: (208) 315-3130
Branch: (208) 991-5585
Fax number: (888) 296-0334

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. 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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Welcome to Academy Mortgage

Great experience. Timely, knowledgeable, and constant communication.

—Keith DuVall

Mike is fabulous. He was so easy to work with, a great communicator, and extremely thorough! From a financing standpoint our home buying experience could not have been easier. Thank you so much, Mike!

—Rachel Holeman

As first time home buyers, we had a lot of questions and weren’t super educated about the process. Mike was so patient and gracious through the whole process. We never felt dumb or intimidated, he clearly explained everything to us and was always quick to answer our questions and help us understand new developments. Can not express our gratitude enough!

—John Hosmer

Mike was amazing to work with! This was our third home to buy. Mike walked us through every stepped

—Adam Bonson

Acadamy Mortgage was very diligent in their work. I remember one night they were up around midnight trying to get work done due to a certain date the house needed to be closed by. Mike Mclean was very personable and was willing to answer questions at any time for my cobuyer and me.

—Pearson Morgan

It was great! Mike was wonderful to work with and did a great job communicating throughout the process.

—Melissa Imlach

Mike McLean worked long and hard to close our loan in record time. We appreciated his ability to know what documents he required to accomplish his goal towards making us home owners again after relocating to Idaho Falls, ID. Thanks Academy Mortgage we love our new home! Brad and Susan.

—Bradley and Susan Thomas

A comprehensive list (outside of emails) of all the documents potentially needed and a general time frame for when they are needed would be useful.

—Olivia Poland

We are surprised how fast every thing went. Mike communicated with us every step the way and beyond!

—Wanda Dauksch

if all the folks at academy work as hard as mike. you have one hell of a team. bravo to academy

—dennis d danker

No suggestion other than keep doing what you are doing. Your people, especially Mike were exceptional and fun to work with.

—John McMahon

—Tobie Rossi Medina

Very fast and quick service, exactly what we wanted. I've worked with other Lenders before, and I felt that I was doing all the work myself. With Academy Mortgage, I really felt like they were one step ahead of me, which is ideal for purchasing my home.

—Vladimir Dzhidzhiyeshvili