Wake Forest Office



M-F 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM







12335 Wake Union Church Road, #206
Wake Forest, NC 27587

Phone: (919) 556-5972
Fax: (919) 556-5732


Rick Houser   Tish Elliott


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Craig Swinson Kyle Williams Sheila Archibald*
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*by appointment


Buying a home?

Involved in building a home or homes?


We lend money for:

Land purchaseFarm land, acreage, lake lots, buildable lots, commercial property – we do it all!

Home constructionWe have a construction loan program that both home builders and potential homeowners love!

Existing homesIf you’re looking to buy a home or need permanent financing for a newly constructed home, we can help you find a mortgage that would work well for your situation.

If you want to know how much home you can buy and/or need to get pre-qualified, you can get the pre-qualification process started here.

Vacation homesReady for that second home where you can relax? If you’ve found the perfect place, let us help find you the perfect financing!

Rental propertyLooking to become a landlord or to expand your inventory of rental units? Come talk to us!

Agricultural operationsIf farming is your interest, come talk to our one of our business bankers!

Unique propertiesInterested in a property that's a little different and perhaps a financing challenge? Give us a try!

Home improvementSometimes the wisest real estate decision is to invest in your current home. If an addition or a new kitchen or bath would increase your home’s appeal, let us help you make your ideas a reality.

Home EquityNeed funds for other purposes and have a home that’s worth more than you owe? We can help you tap your equity!

Home RefinancePaying too much on your current mortgage? See us about refinancing.

If you’re thinking real estate, think Benchmark and call us!



Own or manage a business and need some financial help?

We help businesses with:

Operating CapitalWhen your business needs an infusion of cash to keep it operating smoothly and efficiently, we can help. We can calculate your working capital ratio and recommend a loan to better balance your assets and liabilities.

ExpansionReady to move to the next level with your business? Whether it's opening a new location, expanding your lines, or spinning off a new product, Benchmark can provide the financial assistance.

Real Estate LoansWhen renting is not the best option and you're ready to purchase your business location, come see us. We specialize in business mortgages!

Construction LoansIf building that new office, storefront or facility is the way to go, we can get you the special financing that will make it a reality.

Vehicle and Equipment LoansIf your business requires commercial vehicles and/or heavy equipment, we can help.

Debt RestructuringSometimes the best course of action is to consolidate debt into one loan. We can look at your situation, make a recommendation, and/or help you with this process.

Business Line of CreditRunning a business is not without surprises. Sometimes it means extra expense. Unexpected opportunities also come up. It's nice to know there are funds readily available for these situations. By establishing a Benchmark business line of credit, you'll be better prepared for whatever comes your way.

About Start-up Loans
Benchmark believes in helping enterprising entrepreneurs get their new businesses up and running. We usually suggest a home equity loan or a personal loan to get started and recommend letting us help with the financial management of the new business. Once the business is established, business loans can be considered.

If you're in business to succeed, think Benchmark and give us a call!


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