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

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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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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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, 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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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
Apply Online

First Home Mortgage is looking for a talented Administrative Assistant to join our Canton office. This is an opportunity to become an integral part of a highly motivated team and to work out of a beautiful office in a vibrant neighborhood. For individuals looking to start a career in the business/finance field, this is an ideal position which can open the door to future sales or operational positions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing loan documents
  • Communicating with customers
  • Supporting the sales team
  • Assisting with vendor management
  • Acting as first point of contact for 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
  • Banking/Mortgage experience is a plus
Apply Online

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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