Welcome to Cornerstone First Financial

Cornerstone First Financial serves Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia and California for home loan, refinance and debt consolidation. We are the first answer for families and individuals seeking to make their lives better through home ownership and mortgage refinance. We provide a wide array of loan products and services, including first-time home buyer programs, veteran home mortgage loans, mortgage refinance and reverse mortgage loans.  We offer the most competitive interest rates and programs.

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Our Loan, Mortgage, and Lending Services Include:

Cornerstone First Financial has first-time homebuyer loan program options that offer financial assistance.

More about First-Time Home Buyer Programs ➞

On these common loans, the Federal Housing Administration provides mortgage insurance to protect lenders, making loans more available to potential homeowners.

More about FHA Loans ➞

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs helps active duty, reservist, and veteran members of our military purchase a new primary residence, by guaranteeing a portion.

More about VA Loans ➞

For homeowners age 62+, a reverse mortgage allows you to access the equity in your home in the form of either income or a line of credit.

More about Reverse Mortgages ➞

The Federal Housing Administration FHA offers special streamline refinancing programs:

FHA Streamline Refinance ➞

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers special streamline refinancing programs:

VA Streamline Refinance ➞

Lower your payments, change your terms, or access equity by replacing your current mortgage.

More about Home Refinancing ➞

Use the equity in your home to pay off debt at a much lower interest rate as part of a new (refinanced) mortgage.

More about Debt Consolidation ➞

See the full list of loan and mortgage programs offered by Cornerstone First Financial.

Full List of Services ➞

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News & Updates from Mark Livingstone

Don Kroah: “Integrity, attention to detail, follow-up and communication…”

    “I’m sure you’d agree that buying or refinancing a home can be intimidating and get it done at the best possible rate and that’s where Mark Livingstone at Cornerstone First comes into place.  I’ve known Mark for years and I know the important qualities he and his team possess at Cornerstone First. Integrity,…

“Grateful For Their Professionalism, Knowledge, Kindness, and Honesty”

  What our clients say about Cornerstone First: Grateful For Their Professionalism, Knowledge, Kindness, and Honesty A friend refinanced with Cornerstone and recommended I contact Mark. I was able to purchase my house without selling my other property first. I went to closing in 3 weeks. I got a very competitive fixed rate on the…