Careers

Join the best home financing professionals in the industry!

At First Home Mortgage, we understand the importance of helping employees succeed. Our team is comprised of talented mortgage professionals who are offered continued support and guidance. We provide the resources you need to expand your skillset and take your career to the next level.

Culture & Benefits

The dedicated team at First Home Mortgage is our greatest asset. We value each employee and continuously provide a supportive atmosphere within our corporate office as well as our branch locations. Together we work to provide the best experience for our borrowers, which is why First Home Mortgage never hesitates to invest in our employees and their future.

FHMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield Health Insurance
  • MetLife Dental Insurance
  • EyeMed Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Eligibility to join 401(k) the 1st of the month following 30 days of employment

Join an Award Winning Team

Top 100 Mortgage Companies in USA

Mortgage Executive Magazine

Top Mortgage Lending Firms in Baltimore

Baltimore Business Journal Book of Lists

Top Originators

Scotsman Guide

Top Overall Volume and Top Retail Volume

Scotsman Guide

Top Producing Lender in Maryland

Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

Available Positions

Closer Remote

First Home Mortgage, Maryland’s #1 Purchase Lender is searching for a seasoned Mortgage Loan Closer to support our growing business.

At minimum, 2-3 years of experience closing conventional, FHA, and VA loans is required. Experience using Encompass is strongly preferred.

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Loan Processor McLean, VA

First Home Mortgage, Maryland’s #1 purchase lender has a full time position available in our McLean branch for an experienced Mortgage Loan Processor.

Become an integral part of a professional, highly motivated team. Excellent benefit package.

Qualifications:

  • 2 years’ experience with mortgage loan processing required
  • Knowledge of FHA, VA, Conventional, and USDA loans
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills (Encompass experienced preferred)
  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to work independently
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REPORTS TO: AVP, Marketing

FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt, Full-Time

First Home Mortgage is looking for a talented Multimedia & Web Designer to join our Corporate Marketing team. This is a full time, remote position. The Multimedia & Web Designer will be responsible for creating artwork, creating and coding web pages/email templates, and providing design support for various marketing efforts.

Responsibilities:

  • Generate artwork for multiple platforms such as print, web, signage and video
  • Create and code website pages, landing pages, and emails
  • Deliver marketing materials for company-wide use
  • Maintain and promote brand integrity by following Company style guide
  • Customize designs for corporate branding efforts as well as individual Loan Officers
  • Work with manager to determine project needs and set deadlines
  • Strategically think about new ways to improve current marketing materials providing guidance on design elements
  • Perform other team duties as assigned

Competencies:

  • Communication: Communicates well (written and verbal) delivers presentations, has good listening skills.
  • Dependability: Meets deadlines, works independently, accountable, maintains focus, punctual, good attendance record.
  • Self-Development: Looks for opportunities to increase knowledge, works to increase responsibility, strives to achieve personal goals.
  • Initiative: Takes action, seeks new opportunities, strives to see projects to completion.
  • Innovation: Creative, offers new ideas, risk taker, amenable to change.
  • Product Expertise: Knows product features, understands marketplace, shares expertise with others.
  • Productivity: Manages workload, works efficiently meets goals and objectives.
  • Quality: Strives to eliminate errors, accurate work is a priority, seeks opportunities to improve services.
  • Teamwork: Accountable to team, works to established deliverables. Appreciates view of team member, respectful.

Skills:

  • Experience using WordPress required
  • Able to read and write HTML code
  • Experience using a CRM preferred, includes create and updating email templates
  • Direct experience using these systems(required): Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Experience in Adobe Premier Pro and After Effects a plus
  • Understanding of SEO best practices a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design or related field required
  • At least 2 years of direct web and graphic design experience a plus

*Along with your resume and cover letter, please submit a portfolio of some of your own design work. Only applicants with portfolios will be considered. 

  • Some travel to corporate location(Baltimore, MD) may be required for team meetings
  • Must be located in eastern time zone

Physical Requirements: None

Other Duties:  Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

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First Home Mortgage, Maryland’s #1 purchase lender has a full time position available in our Raleigh, NC branch for a Junior Mortgage Loan Processor. This is a fantastic opportunity to become an integral part of a highly motivated team. For individuals looking to start a career in the mortgage industry, this is an ideal position which can open the door to future sales or operational positions. Training will be provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing loan documents
  • Communicating with customers
  • Supporting the sales team
  • Assisting with vendor management
  • Providing general support to visitors

Skills:

  • Strong customer service skills
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience preferred
  • Banking experience is a plus
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Note Delivery Specialist White Marsh, MD

First Home Mortgage Corporation has an entry-level position available in our White Marsh, MD Corporate Office for a Note Delivery Specialist.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor reports and coordinate with title companies to assure closing packages are received.
  • Process closing package and verify that all closing documents were executed correctly.
  • Ship original notes and related documents to warehouse banks in proper format and within the time frames specified within our contracts.
  • Address and rectify any suspense items when they are received from the warehouse/investor.
  • Assist Lock Desk team with registration of loans and loan number assignments on loan sale days.

Qualifications:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly detail-oriented
  • Strong technology skills

Excellent organization and ability to prioritize

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First Home Mortgage Corporation has a full time entry level remote position available in our Corporate Operations Department for an Encompass Support Specialist.

Excellent benefits package and training provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide Encompass software support for all users
  • Maintain and provide general Encompass training program for all departments
  • Assist with the setup, maintenance, and data entry responsibilities associated with third party services, integration, and ongoing regulatory changes
  • Work with all departments to ensure Encompass software is being used in an efficient manner

Qualifications:

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Customer service or help desk experience

Mortgage experience is a plus

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First Home Mortgage Corporation is seeking entry-level Loan Originators to join our Plymouth, MA branch. This is a fantastic opportunity for recent college graduates looking to grow into a career in mortgage banking.

If you are looking to become an integral part of a professional, highly motivated team, earn while you learn, and start a career with excellent growth potential, our entry-level Loan Originator Training Program may be the right fit for you.

Program Highlights:

  • Competitive salary plus 50 basis point commission during the first 12 months for entry-level loan originators
  • One-on-one guidance provided by Director of Sales Training and AVP of Processing Operations
  • Direct Branch Manager supervision (e.g. shadowing, daily interaction)
  • Monthly video sessions and calls with top performing Loan Officers, providing insider knowledge
  • Committed internal teams: Product, Technical, Processing, and Marketing Support
  • Internal training and support to help navigate through all social media channels

Some Reasons Why First Home Mortgage May be of Interest:

  • Excellent compensation and benefits package
  • Very professional and supportive office environment
  • Large product menu, strong pricing, and talented support staff
  • In-house processing and underwriting
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First Home Mortgage Corporation has an entry-level, full time remote position available for a Compliance Associate. This individual will work with the Compliance team to ensure that all employees are informed and trained in all phases of local, state and federal compliance as it relates to mortgage lending. In addition, he/she will utilize compliance software to review and monitor loan processes.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Knowledge
  • General Mortgage Banking Knowledge, Mortgage Compliance and/or Processing experience a plus
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First Home Mortgage Corporation has an entry-level full time remote position available for a Capital Markets/Secondary Marketing Analyst.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Establishing daily pricing for mortgage loan products
  • Entering lock and loan sale information into Loan Origination System
  • Utilizing Excel and generating reports
  • Supporting branches and corporate departments with lock/rate related inquiries
  • Collaborating with Accounting, warehouse banks, and investors to resolve discrepancies

Qualifications:

  • Must desire working with numbers
  • Great customer service skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • College degree preferred
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First Home Mortgage, Maryland’s #1 purchase lender, has a full-time remote position available for an experienced conventional/VA/FHA/DE Mortgage Underwriter.

You must have the following experience/skills:

  • Active Direct Endorsement (DE) required
  • 5+ years of experience underwriting conventional, VA and FHA loans
  • Experience underwriting Maryland Mortgage Program and Non-Conforming loans a plus
  • Strong interpersonal skills and is flexible/adaptable when working with others
  • Experienced in a fast-paced high-volume environment
  • Strong analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with Encompass software

Key responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assess the risk to the company and our investors to ensure salability of the loan after closing
  • Review income calculations for self-employed borrowers, along with asset statements
  • Work with Post Closing and Quality Assurance staff with any issues on loans after closing
  • Underwrite mortgage loans to agency and investor guidelines for specific products and identifying any potential issues with loan review
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First Home Mortgage Corporation has a full-time entry-level position available in our Plymouth Downtown branch for a Junior Loan Processor.

For individuals looking to start a career in mortgage banking, this is an ideal position which can open the door to future operational positions.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the setup of new loan submissions
  • Coordinate incoming documentation with appropriate departments to ensure it meets Federal and State lending requirements
  • Thoroughly review and resolve any and all documentation or factual discrepancies prior to submission to the processing and/or underwriting department
  • Study guidelines around FHA/VA and Conventional loan rules and regulations and train up to a loan processing position

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience preferred
  • Mortgage/Banking experience is a plus
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Loan Processor Bethesda, MD

First Home Mortgage, Maryland’s #1 purchase lender has a full time position available in our Bethesda branch for an experienced Mortgage Loan Processor.

Become an integral part of a professional, highly motivated team. Excellent benefit package.

Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ experience with mortgage loan processing required
  • Knowledge of FHA, VA, Conventional, and USDA loans
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer and organizational skills ( Encompass experienced preferred)
  • Experience carrying a pipeline with a minimum of 30 loans
  • Highly motivated team player with the ability to work independently
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Administrative Assistant Prince Frederick, MD

First Home Mortgage Corporation has an entry-level full time position available in our Prince Frederick, MD branch for an Administrative Assistant. Become an integral part of a professional and highly motivated team. Excellent benefit package. Hands on training provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as first point of contact for customers and vendors
  • Review loan documents
  • Set up loan files
  • Support the sales team
  • Assist with vendor management

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of Customer Service experience
  • 1-2 years of Marketing and Social Media experience
  • 1-2 years of Mortgage/Banking related experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
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First Home Mortgage Corporation has an entry-level full time position available in our Bel Air branch for a Production Assistant. Become an integral part of a professional, highly motivated team. Excellent benefit package. Hands on training provided.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with clients
  • Reviewing loan documents
  • Setting up loan files
  • Supporting the sales team
  • Assisting with vendor management

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of Mortgage/Banking related experience preferred
  • College degree preferred
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First Home Mortgage Corporation, Maryland’s #1 purchase lender has a full time, remote position available for an experienced Mortgage Loan Processor. This position will entail assisting one of our top Loan Officers with qualifying borrowers. This is a unique opportunity for an exceptional processor to join a highly successful, stable team and earn generous incentives.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Running credit reports and estimates
  • Reviewing loan documents
  • Communicating with customers

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years Mortgage Banking experience
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred
  • Must be located in the Eastern Time Zone
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Recent Hires

Ali Ozdemir

Ali Ozdemir has an extensive background in real estate, which allows him to provide a unique and knowledgeable perspective while taking care of your needs. Although he is a fresh face, his drive for learning and his dedication to delivering the highest level of service to his clients sets him apart from others. His attention to detail and emphasis on communication make him a mortgage professional you can trust.

Ali Ozdemir

Loan Officer Warwick, RI
Mark Wooten

Mark Wooten is a Mortgage Planning Specialist and Branch Manager with First Home Mortgage. He helps people structure their mortgages to create and preserve wealth for themselves and their families. With the support of his professional network, he helps his clients identify and achieve their retirement goals. Together, he finds the most efficient way to manage cash flow and minimize his client’s tax obligation.

Mark Wooten

Branch Manager Raleigh, NC
Ricardo Silva

Ricardo Silva entered the mortgage industry with a goal of providing superior customer service. Whether you are in the market for buying, refinancing, or selling your home, Ricardo’s goal is to make it a smooth process for you and your family. With a ton of experience with FHA, VA, conventional, jumbo, and 203k loans, he would be more than happy to discuss a solution that meets your goals and make it a smooth process from start to finish.

Ricardo Silva

Loan Officer Canton, MD
Lynlea Westervelt

Lynlea started in the mortgage business upon graduating from James Madison University in 2007. Currently, she is a branch sales manager in the Annapolis office. She prides herself on excellent customer service and taking the time to dive into each customers financial situation to provide the best mortgage possible. Her knowledge and passion to help people have led her to excel in the industry.

Lynlea Westervelt

Branch Sales Manager Annapolis, MD

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