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About Derek

Derek van Dam is a seasoned mortgage professional with years of experience. Prior to joining Novus Home Mortgage, he served in a variety of roles in the industry. Derek has worked as a Loan Originator, Sales Manager, Branch Manager, AVP, VP of Sales and Senior Vice President of Production. He was also the part owner in two different companies. As a Vice President with Amerisave Mortgage Corporation, he helped them grow into the number two online lender in the US during his six year tenure there.

Derek prides himself on his attention to detail and communication skills. He’s a big believer in transparency and candor in the mortgage process. Buying a home can be a scary proposition for those who have never done it before. Derek does a great job of simplifying the process, helping to put his customers at ease. Most importantly, Derek doesn’t think of the people he works with as clients. He considers them friends and treats them as such.

Loans Offered

Novus Home Mortgage, a division of Ixonia Bank, offers the most diverse set of loan products in the industry. No matter what situation you may face, we set you up for one thing: to help a family get into a home. Novus Home Mortgage has the product mix for every customer.  

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Conventional
  • Direct Freddie Mac
  • FNMA Direct
  • Freddie Home Possible
  • Fannie Mae HomeReady
  • Aggregators and Minimum FICO 620
Government
  • FICO 620
  • FHA Purchase & Streamline
  • FHA Standard
  • VA Standard
  • FHA High Balance
  • VA High Balance
  • USDA
  • VA Purchase & IRRL
  • Jumbo
  • Fixed Loan Programs
Jumbo Loan Investors
  • Chase
  • Pen Fed
  • TIAA
  • US Bank
  • Bayview

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Loan Officers

Our dedicated team of loan officers works to create a streamlined process from application to closing. Loan officers are committed to understanding a customer’s long-term and short-term goals, and they will create a lending experience designed specifically for you.

Meet THE TEAM

The dedicated team of support staff works to create a streamlined process from application to closing. They are committed to understanding a customer’s long-term and short-term goals, and they will create a lending experience designed specifically for you.

Leah Richardson
Loan Officer Assistant

SIMPLE. DIGITAL. OUR 5-STEP LOAN PROCESS.

Make your homeownership dreams a reality when you work with our experienced loan officers. Follow our step-by-step guide from your loan pre-approval, home search with your realtor, home appraisal, and insurance process to your mortgage close. These 5-steps layout the mortgage loan process to owning your new home and opening the door to a new world of possibilities.

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Derek van Dam is a seasoned mortgage professional with years of experience. Prior to joining Novus Home Mortgage, he served in a variety of roles in the industry. Derek has worked as a Loan Originator, Sales Manager, Branch Manager, AVP, VP of Sales and Senior Vice President of Production. He was also the part owner in two different companies. As a Vice President with Amerisave Mortgage Corporation, he helped them grow into the number two online lender in the US during his six year tenure there.

Derek prides himself on his attention to detail and communication skills. He’s a big believer in transparency and candor in the mortgage process. Buying a home can be a scary proposition for those who have never done it before. Derek does a great job of simplifying the process, helping to put his customers at ease. Most importantly, Derek doesn’t think of the people he works with as clients. He considers them friends and treats them as such.

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