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At First Heritage Mortgage, we understand that your home represents peace of mind for your family, a sense of community belonging, and in many cases, your most significant financial investment. Work with our team of lending experts for greater simplicity, honesty, and fairness throughout the mortgage process.

A Direct Lender with Expansive Offerings

We go beyond traditional conventional mortgage programs to offer FHA and VA insured mortgages, financing for new construction and second homes, first time homebuyer assistance programs, and more!

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Tools and Resources to Help You Get Started

Thinking about buying or refinancing a home? Start here for answers to common questions, helpful tips, and online calculators to help you navigate the mortgage process.

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Mortgage +Plus℠ Down Payment Protection

With Mortgage +PlusSM down payment protection by First Heritage Mortgage, homebuyers can protect their hard-earned down payment investment, similar to the way banks are protected through PMI.

We are the only lender that offers this type of protection for buyers in Virginia, Maryland, or North Carolina.

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A Sampling of Our Awards & Honors


Take It From Our Customers


Michael Travis is the consummate professional.  He followed the market and called me on two separate occasions to take advantage of record low rates and refinance my house.  Thanks Mike, I’m still sitting on a rate that is the record low for a 30 year fixed.

- Robert W.

Thank you for being such a huge help, Brandon. Working with you made the process less complicated and (virtually) painless.

- Russell K.

Working with Chris was great! Chris was very knowledgeable and helpful from the first moment we spoke on the phone up until the date of our closing. Chris is a straight shooter, who worked hard to get us the best loan/deal we could on everything, was honest and upfront with us and was very efficient in his work, communicating in very timely fashion and very thoroughly. I would HIGHLY recommend Chris to anyone looking for a lender they can work with easily and trust to take them through the process seamlessly.

- Denver D.

Aaron made what could have been a very stressful experience turn out to be the most enjoyable and easy process. We truly feel grateful to have him be a part of our home-buying experience. He made sure we understood everything, was always accessible, and flexible meeting with us if we needed clarification on things. Aaron truly is remarkable.

- Colston B.

This is my second home purchase. I worked with Whitney for the first and the experience was so good I chose to work with her again. I’m so glad I did! As always, she was helpful, patient and kind, guiding me through the process.

- Jo-Anne C.

This was by far the easiest purchase thanks to the amazing team. Rates were good, process was fast, but the service beat any bank that I have previously dealt with, in orders of magnitude! Bernadette Richard was fantastic. Made the process very easy.

- Scott T.

We LOVE our home. Your professionalism, punctuality and wealth of experience helped us make the right choice every time we have embarked on a new milestone. You are family. I wish we would have known you when we bought our first home in 2006; nonetheless, our recent home purchase was a success because of you. We are truly grateful and hope that you know how much we value your financial advice. I look forward to working with you again in the future.

- Cynthia and Frank

Excellent service, thank you for your help with everything. It was a pleasure to work with your company.

- Rahul J.

Our experience with First Heritage Mortgage was excellent. Everything was completed on time and efficiently. John Cataliotti was fantastic. He always responded promptly to all of our questions, no matter how late it was. He even came to the closing of our house to make sure things went smoothly.

- Rumana R.

Jeanne Bidwell is far and away the most polished, knowledgeable and pleasant loan professional with whom I have ever worked.

- Charles C.

My client was slow in responding to requests for documentation and the First Heritage team diplomatically worked with her to get everything needed in time.

- Tammi C. (Realtor)

Mike was extremely knowledgeable about the lending process. He helped us lock-in the lowest rate. He was very transparent with everything that we were signing. We were very grateful for Mike’s assistance during our home buying process.

- Julia

Jake is very professional and prompt, I appreciate his kindness and hard work. If you need someone to get your loan done, call him right away! I look forward to working with him again.

- John T.

I just want to say thank you for everything you have done for us over this closing and the previous one. I appreciate how patient you were with us and all the hoops we had to jump through to get this house for us. You worked very hard for us and I appreciate that. I have recommended you to a friend of mine who is moving to the area. Again thank you and I wish you the best of luck in your new venture.

- Adam L.

Linda and I would like to thank you for your work on our refinance. We have been pleased with the timeliness and trouble free process that occurred. As was the case when we first purchased the home, it was a pleasure doing business with you again.

- Brian & Linda

Jake King was a pleasure to work with. He was extremely professional, knowledgeable and pleasant. Jake’s communications through the process were exceptional. He was proactive with his communications letting us know where things stood during every step of the process. He was also quick and thorough in responding to our questions. We are very happy with the terms and conditions of our loan and appreciate the great service we received from Jake. Thank you for making this process so easy.

- Dawn C.

Ken was the only lender of 4 we talked to that knew how to make our situation work. We could not have gotten a loan without him. Call Ken first.

- Matt & Nikki S.

We’ve had many refinances in the past, but this has been one of the easiest and fastest we’ve ever had. Mike did a great job helping us figure out the best loan option for our needs. He gave us a lot of great advice, and he made the whole process very seamless and straightforward. An awesome guy, and he did very well to represent your company!

- Waeil A.

We just wanted to send you a short email to thank you for making our home buying smooth and easy. We appreciate everything that you did and if we know anyone looking to buy a home we will refer you. Thank you again so much.

- Anne and David E.

I couldn’t be happier with Scott and his team. Scott went above and beyond at our first meeting explaining everything about the process to us as first time home-buyers – and answering every one of my questions. From there we were in the hands of his capable team who were responsive, organized and very friendly – and Scott was always available if we needed anything. It was obvious this team has a wealth of experience and had some great tools that made the whole process easier including online signatures for most documents and a secure transmittal system for important documents you wouldn’t want in your regular email. In summary, great team, great process and great support along the way. I will definitely be recommending FHM.

- Trevor W.

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