The American dream for
our American Heroes

You have served our country, and deserve our respect.
Ready for your piece of the American Dream?
We have made VA Mortgage Lending a simple process.

The Veterans Home Front is an educational resource provided by Benchmark Mortgage to assist veterans and active military understand and apply their VA Benefits.


Call Toll Free: (833)VET-EASY
We are not a call center. We are a network of VA mortgage experts ready to help.


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Who We Are

We have a heart and passion for our veteran community, and pride ourselves on making the home financing experience amazing. Setting the industry standard for 20 years, we are proud to have helped make the American Dream of home ownership become a reality for more than 100,000 Americans.

With our eye on making it easier, we have changed the way veteran lending is done.

Learn more about who we are.

VA Home Loans

Too many people see a VA loan as a difficult burden. You deserve to know that this is completely false. At Benchmark, we have created an “easy button” to ensure the home buying process is a smooth transaction for our veterans.
We operate by the Benchmark Veteran Promise:

“NO MORE will the veteran be taken advantage of. We have changed the way VA lending is done. We will always do right by the veteran and provide first-class service that ensures our veterans receive the American Dream of home ownership they deserve.”

Benchmark Never Quits


Benchmark Never Quits

Veteran Praise Reports

A. Neal, Benchmark Veteran Client

A. Neal

March 5, 2018

I am writing this in reference to my recent experience with Benchmark and my loan officer Becky Rockwell here in Tennessee.  I am a retired… Read more

K. Primdahl, Benchmark Veteran client

K. Primdahl

March 5, 2018

I can’t thank you enough for what you have helped me accomplish. Thank you for your service to this great nation and for your commitment… Read more

J. Novak, Benchmark Veteran client

J. Novak

March 5, 2018

Valentina helped us with our initial home loan and with our refinancing.  She went above and beyond and maintained contact with us every step of… Read more

B. and L. Keiffer, Benchmark Veteran client

B. Keiffer

March 5, 2018

The Tipton Team did a great job guiding us through the home loan process. Tracey did a great job of communicating with us from the… Read more

A. Croff, Benchmark Veteran client

A. Croff

March 6, 2018

Working with John’s team was a great experience. This was my Wife and I’s first experience purchasing a home. After researching VA loans, we approached… Read more

R. Walker, Benchmark Veteran client

R. Walker

March 6, 2018

I have had the pleasure of doing business with Sally Bucciero and her Benchmark team on a V.A. mortgage loan. I was not aware of… Read more


Now, it’s your turn. We want to help you write your own story — to plant your flag and claim your rightful piece of the American Dream. At Benchmark, we stand by our promise to Veterans, and excellent service is our baseline.

Getting into your own home might be easier than you think, and we have been successful in “impossible” situations more times than we can count. Sound familiar?

Put Benchmark on your team. Benchmark brings you home.

Check Your Elligibility


We understand that the home buying process can cause a certain level of stress and anxiety if not handled properly. Here at Benchmark, we understand that you as a United States Military Veteran or Military Spouse have spent more than enough time “in line” just to “hurry up and wait”.

We go above and beyond the call of duty to make sure that our nation’s finest have a fast, smooth, and easy home buying experience. We hope that you will allow us the “Honor” of serving you. We will provide you with the “Red Carpet” treatment you deserve.

My name is Jay McMaken, former Marine and Chief Advisor of VA Home Loans for Benchmark, and I personally want to thank every Veteran for their service, and their willingness to lay down their lives for our freedom. Semper Fi!

Jay McMaken, Marine Corps Veteran, and The Veterans Homefront Ambassador

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