Nick Staker

Area Manager - Producing, Senior Loan Officer
NMLS # 146802
State Lic IN #14894
Nick Staker is an award-winning mortgage loan professional who has been providing clients with superior mortgage services since 2002. As a loan originator, Nick has helped hundreds of clients finance properties of all sizes. He is recognized as a top producing loan officer, having appeared on Academy Mortgage’s Top Producers list four consecutive years (2012-2015). In 2013 he was ranked #9 in the country in purchase units and in 2014 was #20 in the same category. He was recently named in Scotsman Guide as the #1 USDA Loan Originator in the State of Indiana (ranked #18 in the Nation).

Nick works diligently to offer clients the best possible loan products. “Our goal is to ensure that each person obtains a carefully-tailored loan program that fits their short- and long-term financial plans.” Nick strives is to provide services that demonstrate his team is a group of educated, proactive individuals dedicated to finding the most appropriate programs available.

The Staker Team at Academy Mortgage Corporation offers Conventional, FHA, VA, and USDA (no down payment) mortgages. The Staker Team’s office is located in Academy Mortgage Corporation’s Great Lakes Region, enabling Nick’s group to provide processing, underwriting and closing services. They take pride in assuring that loans are handled personally and locally. In addition, they have the flexibility to meet demanding closing dates. The Staker Team’s industry knowledge and competitive rates help ensure customers receive the best possible product and superior service.

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Welcome to Academy Mortgage

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

—Terry Nelson

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

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

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

—Noah Spitler

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 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

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 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

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

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

—Roman Coleman

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

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

—Micheal Thomas

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

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