Compass Lenders

Finance of America Mortgage

  • NameLeah McBride
  • LicenseNMLS-1020432
  • Phone858-527-7851
  • Get Started

Ask A Mortgage Question


Leah McBride is a Senior Loan Officer at Finance of America Mortgage (formerly Skyline Home Loans) in Rancho Bernardo. Finance of America Mortgage is a direct mortgage lender, offering a wide variety of products for both purchases and refinances, including Jumbo options, 30/15 Year Fixed, FHA, VA, USDA, Hybrid ARMs, and Reverse Mortgages. Leah’s knowledge, experience, and attention to detail have enabled her business to grow significantly over the years. Leah and her team have the reputation for offering creative solutions for complex loan structures. She works in the Rancho Bernardo office full-time to ensure great delivery of service, open availability, and assurance of closing loans on time. She believes transparency and communication are instrumental to a successful mortgage transaction. Leah was born and raised in San Diego and graduated from Poway High. She received her Bachelor’s Degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, in Business Administration with a double concentration in Finance and International Business. She then went on to receive her Master’s Degree in Commerce from the University of Adelaide in South Australia, where she lived with her husband for three years. Leah now lives in Poway with her husband, Ben, their daughter, Bailey, and their two dogs. She is an active member of the Rady Children’s Hospital Auxiliary, Poway Unit, involved in the Rancho Bernardo Business Association, and also Poway Real Estate Professionals. She enjoys hiking, water and snow sports, and spending time with her family. Trust your real estate financing to a professional. Call Leah at 858-527-7851.

Latest Blog Posts

U.S. Existing-Home Prices Hit Record High in May

By Nicole Friedman, Wall Street JournalUpdated June 22, 2021 4:11 pm ETU.S. home prices in May experienced their biggest annual increase in more than two decades, as a shortage of properties

Read More

San Diego Home Prices Up Nearly 20% In A Year - Experts say anticipated factors to slow gains have not happened!

By Phillip MolnarSan Diego home prices increased 19.1 percent in a year as of March and outpaced nearly every city in the nation.Nationwide average price increases in the 20-city index were 13.2

Read More

The Pandemic Ignited a Housing Boom— but It’s Different From the Last One

The Pandemic Ignited a Housing Boom—but It’s Different From the Last OneBy Nicole Friedman, March 15, 2021   Wall Street Journal The residential real-estate market is on

Read More

San Diego Home Prices Outpace West Coast

BY PHILLIP MOLNAR                                                  ; &

Read More