Are you ready to be part of something great?

We understand that considering a new career move can be a significant decision, and we’re thrilled that you’re here exploring opportunities with us. On this page, you’ll discover more about First Option Mortgage and the exciting prospects we offer to take your career to new heights. From insightful details about our company culture to the array of growth opportunities available, we’re dedicated to helping you unlock your full potential. Join us on this journey of exploration, and let’s together shape a future of success in your career.

Our Core Values: Live to Adapt Care with Compassion Act with Purpose

Why First Option?

Our Leaders

An organization is only as good as its leadership.. and we have some of the best.

With nearly 50 years of combined industry experience, our managing partners are ready to take First Option - and your career - to the next level. 

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Our Process

The Power of Process

We are a team-oriented, sales-minded organization that respects and appreciates every member of our team.

What We Offer

Our Products

We proudly offer a full suite of Conventional and Non-QM products to meet all of your needs.

Want to have a say in what products your company offers? Our Team will work to add avenues for all product types.

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Our Marketing Resources

Marketing specialists, at your service.

Our in-house marketing team provides customized support for: Social Media content & management, Promotional items, Graphic design, Event coordination, CRM Management

& more!

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Our Tech

Keeping up with the latest tech is a key to standing out.

From our First Option *exclusive* POS system, FOM EZApp, to our industry-leading CRM and loan tracking programs, our technology will make your life (& loans) a breeze. 

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Our Training & Development

Where Training Requests are taken seriously. If we don't have it... we will find it!

We offer a comprehensive library of training materials, along with regular live trainings, to make sure our people have all the resources they need to succeed. 

Our Onboarding Plan

An Onboarding Concierge is available to help you navigate the transition to First Option.. because Onboarding doesn't stop at day one!

Our Culture

First Option is committed to an unbeatable company culture that goes above & beyond the industry standard.

From educational opportunities to celebrating our highest performers, here at First Option we strive to build a strong, lasting community based on shared values and commitment to excellence. 

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We are a team-oriented, sales-minded organization that respects and appreciates every member of our team. 

We do this by offering our people:

We believe in helping our people grow & thrive – our branch structures allow managers to cultivate their own dream team.

Want to have a say in what products your company offers? Our team strives to continuously improve & increase our works directly with our Sales staff to identify new product types and strives to continuously add new avenues for loans. 

We get it – pricing can be the achilles-heels of a loan officer. That’s why we offer a competitive pricing model to ensure you’re able to stand out to potential customers. 

After all, better pricing means happier clients

From Processing to Closing, our Ops team works hand-in-hand with our Sales team to help close loans on time (or even early!) 

Our average underwriting time? Just 24-48 hours….. yes, that fast.

When you join First Option, we make sure you’re full trained on all systems. Need extra training or support down the road? Don’t worry – we’ve got you covered. 

Customized Content... just for YOU!

Joining First Option is your ticket to an exhilarating journey in the world of loan origination! We recognize the pivotal role visibility and marketing play in staying ahead in this competitive field. At First Option, we not only empower you to personalize your marketing efforts, we encourage it! Picture this: establishing your unique brand to not just attract business but to dominate the market and reel in leads.

But that's not all. At First Option, we provide you with the keys to a treasure trove of forward-thinking materials, cutting-edge digital assets, and comprehensive marketing guides. It's not just a job; it's a playground for innovation and growth. And when you're craving something tailor-made, our internal marketing team becomes your personal genie, conjuring up digital and print designs crafted just for you. The best part? No extra cost!

Your journey with First Option is not just a career move; it's an invitation to explore , create, and thrive.

Your Brand, Our Commitment.

At First Option, we understand that your personal brand is the heart and soul of your business. You've poured your hard work and dedication into building something extraordinary, and now, we want to be the formidable backbone supporting your ascent to market dominance. Your success story is our priority, and we're committed to providing the tools, resources, and expertise to elevate your personal brand to new heights. Let First Option be the catalyst for amplifying your unique identity and seizing a significant share of the market. Together, let's turn your vision into a thriving reality.

2023 Game Changer Summit

2023 Circle of Excellence

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The Game Changer Summit brings together First Option team members from across the country for education, professional development, sales optimization training, networking opportunities, & so much more!

Our highest performers are recognized through our Circle of Excellence program and are eligible to receive awards in the form of exclusively planned trips, meant to recognize, reward, and replenish our premier producers!

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