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.

Rachel Rogers

Sr. Home Loan Specialist
NMLS # 177092
State Lic FL #LO44822
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Se habla español.


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. 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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Everyone was very helpful and understanding for me. ??

—Susan Croney

Rachel Teechee and Ellen work very well together and are pleasant and welcoming. They never missed a beat in keeping the experience on the positive.

—Lorraine Matos

Everyone was excellen! Our closing was great considering everything we went through with another company, Academy stepped up and helped us out!!! Rachel Rogers was friendly and kind and worked hard for us especially knowing our situation .

—Robert Laub

Rhonda, TeeChee, and Rachel were all great to work with, they all answered any question I asked within a timely manner, there was never a no call back or no response. I felt Informed through the whole process, the even went above the norm and helped find a down payment program, which really helped us out. Even after the closing they reached out to us to let us know that if we had any questions or needed them, to please call, Great Job

—Robert McClure

Rachel is a rare gem!! You don’t find them anymore. She was on time with all my needs. AMAZING person and great job!!

—Nikki Chambers

Excellent, timely, and efficient.

—Tonda Durden

Everyone was professional and eager to answer to all my question.

—Boyd Coote

Extraordinary group of people to work with. Prompt responses and follow up. It was wonderful working with a wonderful team. I truly felt they were organized and detailed.


Rachel Rogers & Ellen Black were very informative throughout the process. This was my first time buying a home and they made it easy to trust that I was making the right decision.

—Jessica K. Disy

Rachel and Tee-Chee are my angels!!

—Carla Marie Wilson

Process was a little rough but closed quickly

—Richard Moslander

It was confusing being switched among the three different loans especially since this was a first for me but my questions were answered as I asked them.

—Crystal Wimberly

Long, tedious, but Rachel, Ellen, and Teechee did their best to help me along the way, they were all very nice and helpful.

—Shain Bagley

Everyone we worked with was great! I would recommend Rachel to anyone looking for a mortgage and I work for a mortgage company and would recommend Academy before my own!

—James Stuckey

—Douglas DeDecker

Everyone I dealt with was very patient and helpful and understanding of my situation. Ellen Black was absolutely wonderful I could not have done this without her. Rachel thank you for getting my husband on board

—Donna Sylvia

The ladys there were excellent

—Crystal L Martinez

—Cheryl Hamshar

My experience was very well with academy mortgage all the team was great they did a hard work for to get in time the loan they are the best

—Erald cela

Teechee and Rachel were amazing. We actually had a small road block and they did an awesome job getting us through it and keeping us calm

—Andrew Yancey

After a mortgage company denied me in underwriting, i was scared I would lose out on a home I was already under contract for. But my realtor gave me the information for academy mortgage and I was granted so many tools and resources for a quick close, and help with down payment assistance! Rachel and her team were amazing. Thank you Ellen for taking all my calls, even when it was just to calm those last minute jitters before closing.

—Rose Byron

—Michael Green

They guide me all the way through my closing

—Lyka Fuentes

I was a first time homebuyer and super nervous but every step of the way Academy was there for me! Respond to any and all questions in the same day by email or phone call! A lot of people told me how difficult buying a home can be and told me there nightmare experiences but honestly it was no where near as bad as anyone made it seem to be!!!

—Matthew Lundin

This was easily the best mortgage experience I have ever been through in all the years of buying, selling and refinancing houses. Very pleased with the entire process. Rachel, Techee, Ellen, and Susan bravo for a fantastic experience and being so through because it certainly paid off. My wife and I had a very smooth closing with zero issues!! We sincerely thank you all for helping us from beginning to end.

—Kevin Schertell

Rachel Rogers, Teacher, Helen Black

—Antonia Frazier

—Jana Brockert

Was a wonderful experience and I will tell everyone

—Karan Wilson

You all we're great and helped in answering my questions.

—Crystal Wimberly

I’m very thankful for working with them and also having patience with me

—Chantel Daniels

Was a little nervous in the beginning of the loan process but Rachel Rogers and Susan Haskins made me feel comfortable and were extremely patient when I asked a dozen questions. Academy is a great team to work with and I am grateful I had them on my side!

—Robin Shortes

Worked with Rachel, Ellen and Thayne, all of which were very helpful along the process and tentative!

—Xanthus Santana

Ellen and rachel were extremely helpful for novice home buyers like ourselves!

—Joshua Cruikshank

Rachel was awesome!! She walked me through the process, explained each step and was always able to answer my questions.

—Kelly Harrison

—Juakina Green

—Joshua DeDecker


—Stephanie Wanton

Ellen, Rachel, and Teechee were the best team and I felt like I had known them before. The process you have bottled, works and anyone who has the pleasure of working with these ladies will not be disappointed. I absolutely loved working with them. I am almost sad that I won't be seeing their names pop up in mu inbox. I was like a kid in the candy store each time I would wake up and see a communication from them.

—Christal Williams

Everyone was so helpful and knowledgeable. I would recommend Academy to anyone who is shopping for a home.

—Dennis James Lane

—Willard C Peppard II

—Jacquiecia Jones

Gave plenty of notice for needed applications

—Jerry Boling

Had a great team throughout the whole process. Dealing with someone that has a traumatic brain injury is hard. Especially when they have short term memory loss. The team never got aggravated with them asking the same question 100x. Whole process went smooth and quick.

—Jessica Burchfield

—Thomas Buchanan

Rachel Rogers was wonderful to work with! She thoroughly explained every step of the process, what to expect next, always made herself available and answered all questions in detail. She made the loan process effortless, we enjoyed working with her!

—Heidi Cruikshank

First experience with buying a home and it was very nice not being stressed out. The process was easy and everyone was very nice.

—Heather Smith


The ladies were AMAZING compassionate and willing to help me with all questions along the way

—Francine Gipson

Experience was great! Not stressful.

—Travis Lee Smith

Everyone was great to work with

—Cindy DeOsca

Rachel Rogers and her team are always a pleasure to work with! I look forward to more business in the future.

—Megan Aycock

Rachel and her team are the best! They are mindful of the timing and needs of each customer and treat them special all the time. My customers are very happy with them which helps my business.

—Cristina Comstock


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