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Douglas Mathews, (NMLS ID 49277)

Douglas Mathews

Sr. Loan Advisor NMLS ID: 49277

22255 Center Ridge Road Suite 101

Rocky River, OH 44116

If you’re thinking about purchasing or refinancing a home, I’m here to guide you through the process—from application through closing.

I have 20 + years of experience in the mortgage business. I love educating buyers to understand the process and help them navigate the lending process.  I will always do the heavy lifting and help guide the borrower to the summit.  Think of me as your mortgage sherpa. 

Mortgage Specialization

  • Adjustable-Rate Mortgages
  • Condominium Financing
  • Construction Loans
  • FHA Government Loans
  • First-Time Home Buyer Programs
  • Fixed-Rate Mortgages
  • Investment Property Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • Low-to-Moderate Income Lending Program
  • Pre-Qualifications
  • Professional Loans
  • Renovation Loans
  • Second Homes
  • USDA Rural Housing
  • VA Government Loans

What to Expect

We get it: Purchasing a home or refinancing your mortgage is a big deal, and having a relationship with the right lender is essential. Get started by connecting with an experienced and trusted Flagstar home loan advisor. Starting on Day 1, we'll work with you to find the type of loan that suits your needs, and guide you through the lending process to make it as smooth and stress-free as possible.

Please select your lending process

Pre-qualify & Gather Financials

Submit your financial information and we'll give you a personalized estimate for your loan.

Pre-approval

Once you're pre-approved, we'll coordinate with the escrow or title company

Loan Review

Once your offer is accepted, we'll pass along your information to our underwriters to lock your mortgage interest rate.

Loan Approval

Once our underwriters approve your loan, we'll get you ready for closing.

Close & Receive your funds

We’ll close your loan and wire your funds into escrow so you can complete your home purchase.

Loan Application

Complete a loan application online, and submit the necessary financial documents.

Appraisal

We'll conduct an appraisal of your property to determine its current value.

Underwriting Approval

Once our underwriters approve your loan, we'll get you ready for closing.

Loan Signing & Funding

We'll close your loan and wire your funds into escrow so you can access your funds.

Find the loan product that's right for you.

Are you looking to purchase a new property or refinance an existing one?

Today's Rate
Mortgage Rate APR
30-Year Fixed 7.325% 7.483% 1
15-Year Fixed 6.748% 6.997% 2
FHA 30-Year Fixed 6.134% 7.021% 3

1Rate 7.325% with an APR of 7.483% as of 4/17/2024 2:38 PM EDT. The APR calculation is based on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the amount of $240,000 for the purchase of a single-family, primary residence with 80% loan-to-value (LTV) or 20% down payment, minimum borrower credit score of 740, and estimated points of 1% of the loan amount, and origination fee of $1,295 with 360 monthly payments in the amount of $1,649. Payment amount does not include taxes and insurance which means your monthly obligation will be greater. Actual payment amount will vary based upon credit history, rates in effect at the time of consummation, LTV and other credit factors. A LTV ratio above 80% may result in a need for mortgage insurance. If mortgage insurance is required, the amount of your payment will increase. The APR is subject to change at any time prior to consummation, and individual APRs may vary for loan purchases and loan refinances due to loan programs being offered, loan volume, or other factors. All borrowers are subject to qualification, underwriting approval, lender terms and conditions. Terms, conditions, and rates are subject to change without notice.

2Rate 6.748% with an APR of 6.997% as of 4/17/2024 2:38 PM EDT. The APR calculation is based on a 15-year fixed-rate mortgage in the amount of $240,000 for the purchase of a single-family, primary residence with 80% loan-to-value (LTV) or 20% down payment, minimum borrower credit score of 740, and estimated points of 1% of the loan amount and origination fee of $1,295 with 180 monthly payments in the amount of $2,124. Payment amount does not include taxes and insurance which means your monthly obligation will be greater. Actual payment amount will vary based upon credit history, rates in effect at the time of consummation, LTV and other credit factors. A LTV ratio above 80% may result in a need for mortgage insurance. If mortgage insurance is required, the amount of your payment will increase. The APR is subject to change at any time prior to consummation, and individual APRs may vary for loan purchases and loan refinances due to loan programs being offered, loan volume, or other factors. All borrowers are subject to qualification, underwriting approval, lender terms and conditions. Terms, conditions, and rates are subject to change without notice.

3Rate 6.134% with an APR of 7.021% as of 4/17/2024 2:38 PM EDT. The APR calculation is based on a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage in the amount of $240,000 for the purchase of a single-family, primary residence with 96.5% loan-to-value (LTV) or 3.5% down payment, minimum borrower credit score of 740, estimated points of 1% of the loan amount, and origination fee of $1,295 plus 1.75% FHA funding fee with 360 payments in the amount of $1,485. Payment amount does not include taxes and insurance, which means your monthly obligation will be greater. Actual payment amount will vary based upon credit history, rates in effect at the time of consummation, LTV, mortgage insurance premiums, and other credit factors. Program terms available may vary based on the state and county in which the financed property is located. The APR is subject to change at any time prior to consummation, and individual APRs may vary for loan purchases and loan refinances due to loan programs being offered, loan volume, or other factors. All borrowers are subject to qualification, underwriting approval, and lender terms and conditions. Terms, conditions, and rates are subject to change without notice.

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Douglas Mathews

Sr. Loan Advisor NMLS ID: 49277

22255 Center Ridge Road Suite 101

Rocky River, OH 44116

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