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Best Mortgage Lenders for First-Time Home Buyers 2018

Find the best mortgage brokers and loan officers for first-time homebuyers near you

Buying a home can be overwhelming, especially for first-time homebuyers, who never bought a house before, only owned a home with a spouse before a divorce, or those who are returning to house hunting after three years of not owning a home.

Ask a Lender is here to help with its rankings of the nation’s best mortgage brokers and loan officers for novice homebuyers. Now you can connect with the best mortgage lenders for first-time homebuyers in your local market. Just browse the rankings by state and city.

Ask a Lender joined hands with Scotsman Guide Media to produce and audit the rankings. Best Mortgage Lenders for First-Time Homebuyers ranks mortgage brokers and loan officers based on the number of home-purchase loans they closed in calendar-year 2017.

In addition to the number of closed loans, the rankings present the value of each lender’s home-purchase loans as well as the average loan size to give you a broader idea of the lender’s scope of business. Go ahead and find home lenders who understand the ins and outs of working with a first-time homebuyer.

Perks for First-Time Homebuyers

  • Government loans with low rates
  • Down payment assistance programs
  • Tax credits

About Best First-Time Homebuyer Lenders 2018


Best First-Time Homebuyer Lenders recognizes the success of mortgage brokers and loan officers based on the number of home-purchase loans they closed in calendar-year 2017. The rankings, audited and produced in collaboration with Scotsman Guide Media, also include the total value of each lender’s home-purchase loans as well as the average loan size to give you a broader idea of the lender’s scope of business. The rankings are presented by state and city, so go ahead and find the best mortgage lenders for first-time homebuyers near you.