Nick Staker

Area Manager - Producing, Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 146802
State Lic IN #14894
Se habla español.

Nick Staker is a Mortgage Loan Officer and Area Manager serving Fort Wayne, Indiana.
He has been in the mortgage industry for over 13 years; helping people like you obtain their goal of sustainable homeownership. Nick truly understands that mortgages and lending can be unfamiliar territory for many.

Over the years he has had the opportunity of working with people who have a wide variety of situations and has helped them achieve their financing goals. Whether you are a first—time homebuyer, refinancing or buying your third investment property, Nick will guide you through the loan process seamlessly by providing quality communication and advice. Nick can provide a wide range of home loan options that makes the most sense for your situation.

What are the benefits of working with an Academy Mortgage Loan Officer? The thing that makes Academy so great to work with is that we are a direct lender. This means each branch and regional office is equipped to complete the entire loan process in—house. Nick will be in control of your loan file throughout the entire process. This system allows for continuous communication and has given us a proven track record of closing loans quickly and efficiently.

Download Nick’s My Mortgage: Mobile App today for a trusted mortgage calculator and his contact information.

Does it sound too good to be true? See Nick’s impressive rating and reviews on Zillow.

Nick offers Conventional, FHA, VA, USDA, IHCDA, or down payment assistance loans servicing the Greater Fort Wayne area and beyond including – Auburn, Huntertown, Leo, Anderson, Warsaw, Columbia City, New Haven, Kendallville, Angola.

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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Academy was very instructional in the process and exceeded our expectations. Thank you!

—Micheal Thomas

There isn't one thing more Nick could've done to improve my experience. He went about and beyond to educate and help me achieve the goal of a home purchase. Thank you! In less than a few months I was able to improve my credit score and obtain a loan for my home purchase. Nick walked me through each step and gave me additional information on how to improve credit. Nick has changed my financial future and I appreciate him for this. You are truly a blessing and fantastic to work with.

—Deborah Johnson

The entire loan process was a smooth and enjoyable experience. The Academy team was timely, professional and communicated all needs quickly. I appreciated the weekly update emails and the fun loan process videos. Thanks so much Academy!

—Jennifer Meyer

It was great working with Academy. The team helped us complete our escrow without any problems and responded very quickly to all our needs! Would recommend them!

—Jeff Klingensmith

Nick did a wonderful job helping me get my mortgage loan. He was always available by email or if needed by phone. I couldn't of asked for a better experience.

—Laura Bringman

Nick was absolutely amazing. Nick was beyond helpful. His knowledge and expertise put my mind at ease throughout the entire loan process. He was always prompt in a response to any question I had, and I had a lot since this was my first mortgage.

—Jennifer Balser

Nick Staker and his team are wonderful to work with. They communicate timely, they know their products, they are very responsive to any situation that arises. They are client's goal centered and strive to make each client feel valued and well prepared for the loan process.

—Dani M Rittermeyer

Everyone was very friendly and professional

—Catherine Brewer

We are so happy to finally be homeowners. Our little piece of Fort Wayne feels like a little piece of heaven now and we never would have made it this far with out Nick and Mari.

—Shawn Reader

Nick and his team are the best. I am a Real Estate Broker myself. I refer my clients and family to him. It has to say a lot that I used him to do my own personal mortgage as well...

—April Hadley

Academy Mortgage did a great job. Also I was pleased with a quick closing date. Thank you for all you have done.

—Noah Spitler

Jenna,was really informative and helpful. No matter how Many questions I asked, she never made me feel bothersome! She answered all my questions promptly! Nick, was record breaking fast with my pre-approval and very understanding. I was very impressed. I will definitely refer academy mortgage to everyone I know needing loan services.

—Lakesha Harris

From 1st phone call to the closing, nothing but satisfied. This is my second time using Academy Mortgage in two different states. I have been absolutely totally satisfied.

—David Waples

Nick was great. He answered all of our questions in a timely manner. I would recommend him to anyone.

—Roman Coleman

The people were the best part. Very friendly and always willing to answer any questions I had.

—Philip Adelman

An awesome bank owned home, that I purchased & Nick at Academy Mortgage was super in every aspect.

—Terry Nelson

Overall experience was great. As a first time home buyer, I was very nervous about the process. The Nick Staker team was very thorough in explaining all the details every step of the way.

—Stephanie Davis