The following is a partial list of programs offered by Our CU Home Mortgage with a brief description of the key elements of each. For a complete list of the programs that we offer, please contact us at 904-245-1955
Home Equity Loans
Home equity loans call for the borrower to acquire a new loan on an already mortgaged property using the equity you've built as collateral. Home equity loans are typically reserved for those looking to pay down medical or consumer debt, start a business or pay tuition. Please contact us directly if you're interested in a home equity loan.
Most states restrict the amount of money one can borrow against their home. Interest rates on home equity loans are generally higher than conventional loans.
Conventional Fixed Rate Mortgages (FRM)
A popular loan type, conventional fixed rate loans feature a constant interest rate for the life of the life. Generally speaking, monthly payments remain constant. Traditionally borrowers are expected to provide a 20 percent down payment though this is not necessarily required. Contact us for details on down payment requirements.
Available terms generally range from 10 years, 15 years, 30 years and 40 years.
Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARM)
Adjustable rate mortgages are loans where the interest rate is recalculated on a yearly basis depending on market values. As interest rates are adjusted so is the borrower's monthly payment. While interest rates on ARM loans are generally lower than fixed rate loans they can eventually become higher.
Various types of ARM loans include Hybrid ARMs such as 10/1 year, 7/1 year, 5/1 year and 3/1 year programs. Contact us for more information on adjustable rate mortgage loans.
Refinance Mortgage Loans
Homeowners looking to decrease their interest rate may consider refinancing. A refinance calls for the homeowner to obtain another mortgage loan. Those funds are then used to pay off the original mortgage loan and the homeowner is then bound by the terms of the new mortgage. Depending on your situation a refinance loan could be a great option.
Along with decreasing your interest rate, refinance loans can also help you switch from an ARM to a FRM, and in some cases reduce your loan term.