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Maximum Conforming Loan Limits Announced for 2019

The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) announced the maximum conforming loan limits for mortgages to be acquired by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in 2019. Starting January 1, 2019, in most of the U.S., the maximum conforming loan limit for one-unit properties will be $484,350, an increase from $453,100 in 2018. FHFA’s house price index… Read More

Wire Fraud on the Rise

E-mail hacking and wire fraud schemes are on the rise in the mortgage industry. In the past few years, homebuyers have been schemed into losing thousands of their hard-earned dollars, and unfortunately, a lot of that money has not been recovered. So what exactly is wire fraud? It’s a crime in which a person (hacker)… Read More

Ocean City Has Been Awarded the "Best Of"

Coastal Style Magazine, a publication that celebrates the luxury lifestyle of the Mid-Atlantic region, just announced the winners of their annual “Best Of” Awards, and our Ocean City branch has taken top honors this year! This was the 6th Annual “Best Of” Awards, and the winners were chosen exclusively by Coastal Style readers through an… Read More

First Home Named Top Mortgage Lender

Scotsman Guide, the leading resource for Mortgage Originators, has released its 6th annual Top Mortgage Lenders. First Home Mortgage has been ranked 44th in Top Overall Volume in the nation. Since 2012, Scotsman Guide has been a platform for the nation’s best performing mortgage companies to showcase their success. The publication releases rankings based on… Read More

First Home Mortgage Recognized as the Best for 2018

The results are in! Ask a Lender recently released their most comprehensive rankings of the Best Mortgage Lenders in the nation in several categories, including Best Mortgage Lenders, Best First-Time Homebuyer Lenders, Best FHA Mortgage Lenders, among several other categories.  Many of First Home Mortgage’s Loan Officers have been recognized as the best in each of… Read More

National Mortgage News Top Producers of 2018

National Mortgage News is a digital information resource providing news analysis and perspective on regulation, compliance, technology and loss mitigation for the entire mortgage industry.  Each year, this resource ranks the country’s top producing loan officers and mortgage brokers.  2018 marks the 20th anniversary of this Top Producers program which highlights those who pursued new market opportunities… Read More

The Scotsman Guide Top Originators of 2017

The Scotsman Guide has released their ninth annual Top Originator rankings for 2017.  This Guide provides the most comprehensive, intensely verified list of the top-producing mortgage professionals of the nation.  With more than 3,000 entrants, only 641 originators made it with 500 of them contributing to the total of 146,155 loans closed with a group volume of $50… Read More

First Home Receives First Place Top Producing Lender 2017 Award by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development

On January 19th, 2018, the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development honored its top four performing lender partners of 2017 – First Home Mortgage Corporation acknowledged as their Top Producing Lender.  With an audience of nearly 300 program partners, the department debuted their redesigned website, presented their new enhancements and processes on new loan and… Read More

Top 1% Loan Originators in the Country for 2017 - Mortgage Executive Magazine

2017 was a big year for First Home Mortgage Corporation.  The Mortgage Executive Magazine compiled a list of The Nations Top 1% of Mortgage Originators.  Included in this comprehensive list is 37 of First Home’s very own Loan Originators. WOW! To be eligible for such an achievement, each Loan Originator was required to produce a… Read More

Raquel Borras- Contributing to the Increase of Homeownership for Hispanics

 Raquel Borras recently joined the First Home Mortgage team with one main focus in mind- providing for the Hispanic community.  Being of Hispanic decent, she feels it is her obligation to help increase home purchases within the Hispanic population and help more Hispanic people build their career in the mortgage industry.  She firmly believes this community just… Read More