Mortgages & Refinancing

About First Down Mortgage

First Down Mortgage, LLC – NMLS 1920842 is a registered and licensed mortgage brokerage firm located in Jacksonville, FL. We offer services such as brokering residential purchases and refinances, as well as providing related mortgage loan guidance. We are a client centric brokerage firm focused on the satisfaction of our clients and process efficiency. Our borrower’s best interests always come first, as everything we do is guided by our values and professional ethics. We have the ability and flexibility to shop for loans at several lending institutions to secure the very best interest rates and terms. We also take the time to explain the loan’s legal aspects to you, including its payment terms and clauses. From helping you gather necessary documents to securing appraisals and title work, we can make the entire process much easier for you.

Tips for Buying a House During the Holidays

Tips for Buying a House During the Holidays

By, Chad Hauseman If done correctly, buying a house during the holidays can actually work in your favor! While the thought of making this happen during the holidays may seem impossible, it is probably easier than you think. This isn't the most popular time to purchase...

Mortgage Market Update

Mortgage Market Update

By, Chad Hauseman Hi, Chad Hauseman here - Owner, First Down Mortgage. I wanted to share a quick “state of the market” and “state of the union”. We all know what's going on in the market with the election. The best advice I can say is stay calm, stay patient. We'll...

5 Things That May Derail Your Home Purchase

5 Things That May Derail Your Home Purchase

By, Chad Hauseman As you already know or are about to realize, real estate transactions are extremely complicated. It’s not as simple as finding the perfect home online, putting some money down, and moving in. There are several steps and multiple parties involved....

Episode 1: Chad Hauseman

Episode 1: Chad Hauseman

We have officially launched the "904Pros Show"!  The 904Pros Show highlights local Jacksonville business-owners and businesses. Our goal is to connect our community with the most reputable companies so they can rest assured that their next project or professional...

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First Down Mortgage’s Authors & Contributors

Chad Hauseman

Chad Hauseman

CEO

904.333-0390
chad@firstdownmortgage.com

Mr. Chad Hauseman is founder and CEO of First Down Mortgage, LLC – NMLS 1920842. A graduate of Jacksonville University, Chad completed a double major in Marketing and Business Management. He was selected as an All-American in baseball his Senior year and was drafted by the Anaheim Angels in the 24th round of the Major League Baseball draft. Chad has over 15 year’s of experience working as a loan originator and sales manager within the mortgage industry. He has been a fixture within the Jacksonville community for 20 years with his wife Stacy and his three sons. He currently serves on the Ponte Vedra Athletic Association (PVAA) board and enjoys spending time outdoors, especially at the beach with his family and friends.

NMLS 26521

Whitney Loggins

Whitney Loggins

COO

Phillip Greene

Phillip Greene

Loan Officer

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