Academy Mortgage is one of the nation’s top independent mortgage lenders as ranked by CoreLogic. We maintain our financial strength and stability by consistently providing exceptional mortgage service; customized solutions with one of the industry’s largest product portfolios; innovative technology to simplify the mortgage process; and responsible lending practices. Academy is focused on retail mortgage lending and purchase business, which has contributed to our long-term sustainability.
As a family-owned company, there is a unique company culture at Academy. Our purpose-driven and people-centric culture is focused on serving and lifting others, whether by helping families achieve homeownership, facilitating the personal and professional development of our team members, or by donating our time and resources to help communities in need.
Academy has the distinct advantage of being a direct lender, which means all loan processing, underwriting, and funding are handled in our 250+ local branch offices nationwide. Our teams have the tools and resources in-house to expedite these processes, resulting in our proven track record of closing loans as quickly and efficiently as possible. Our average closing times are significantly quicker than our competition.
With more than 22,000 positive client reviews and a 5-star rating, Academy is the top-rated mortgage company in the United States on Zillow, the popular real estate website. Academy is also consistently honored as a top mortgage lender and top mortgage employer in the United States by leading industry organizations and publications.
Academy has been delivering the dream of homeownership since 1988 when our company was founded by Duane Shaw. Duane established a strong foundation for our company based on values, relationships, and service. When it comes to Inspiring Hope, Delivering Dreams, and Building Prosperity, Academy Mortgage is 1st CHOICE.