About Us

Loan professionals dedicated to personalized service from application through closing.

About Our Company

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.

About Chad

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.

About Whitney

Whitney Loggins is Operations Director of First Down Mortgage, LLC – NMLS 1920842. She graduated from Columbia College with her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration. She is highly experienced in the logistics involved with obtaining a mortgage, is well known for her integrity and ensures that loans will be handled efficiently and with the utmost care. Originally from Charleston, South Carolina, Whitney has called Jacksonville home with her husband Chris and two children for over a decade.

Why Choose First Down Mortgage?

We are here solely to help take the worry and confusion out of the financing process. You can count on us.

No obligation consultation

Fast & Efficient application process

All information kept private and secure

We shop lenders so you get the best deal

Personalized service from a dedicated professional

Get a faster, easier mortgage