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Buying a house can feel overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to. That’s because we promise to guide you every step of the way and help you get the house you want while saving you more money.

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We offer a variety of home loan products to choose from including balloon & fixed rate mortgages, construction, land loans and home equity line of credit and others.

Ready to Apply? Contact our Home Loan Team

Pre-qualify for your home loan. Shop knowing exactly what you can afford – and be ready to make an offer when you find the right home.

Apply for the loan. Fill out this fast form to have a mortgage representative contact you to start the application process or give us a call at (800) 798-2328 ext. 159.

Refinance your current home loan. Save money by refinancing your current mortgage. Just email our mortgage department with information on your current loan and we’ll give you a custom rate quote.

Construction loan. Build and finance simply with a construction loan. You get the money to build your home with the option to modify it for permanent financing when your home is finished. Up to 95% project cost financing available, interest only payments available during construction.

Home equity line of credit. This is a revolving loan with a variable rate. Like a traditional home equity loan, a line of credit taps into the equity in your home, but can be used on an ongoing basis. If you’re wanting to make continuous upgrades to your home, especially over a long period of time, a Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is a more efficient way of managing your home’s equity. You can also apply for the money available when you need it for financial emergencies.

Rates

Mortgage Rates
DescriptionLoan Term \ DetailsAPR*
10 Year Balloon Payments amortized 360 months 4.75%
5% Down Payment Option Available**
Contact Catholic Federal for your Balloon mortgage quote
15 & 30-Year
Fixed Mortgage Products
Click here for current rates & terms available  
*Annual Percentage rate. Rates listed represent our best rates. Rates, terms and conditions vary based on creditworthiness, qualifications and collateral conditions. All loans are subject to approval and rates are subject to change without notice.

To view Payment Examples please select the hyperlinks on each loan rate.

**5% down payment and private mortgage insurance are required. First lien mortgage required on a qualified Michigan residential property. Payment Example based on purchase price of $100,000.00 and amortized over a 30 year period: $96,757.50 loan amount at 4.75% APR will result in 119 monthly payments of approximately $504.73 and one (1) balloon payment of approximately $78,610.22. Rates, terms, and fees are our lowest rates, terms, and fees offered as of October 1, 2018. Payment amount example does not include taxes, hazard insurance premiums, or mortgage insurance premiums, and the actual payment obligation will be higher. This is a closed end loan product.  There are no draw privileges.

FAQs

A. As a first-time buyer, the first step in purchasing a home is to determine what exactly you can afford. By using one of the several calculators on our website, you will be able to figure out affordability in relation to finances, credit score and other information.

A free pre-qualification document is also available for home loans too.

A. On a 1-2 unit primary residence or second home you may borrow up to 80% of the property value in a first mortgage. CFCU also offers many second mortgage products for debt consolidation.

A. Private Mortgage Insurance is required with an LTV over 80%.

A. There is no requirement to escrow taxes on a primary residence if the LTV is over 80% or the property is an investment property.

A. It is the total loan amount divided by the value of your property. The value of the property is the lesser of either the purchase price or appraised value.

A. Yes. For as long as you have it.

A. No, there is no fee to lock your interest rate.

A. After reviewing your application with a Mortgage Representative you are able to lock in your rate.

A. Closing costs can be rolled into your loan amount not to exceed maximum program guidelines for loan to value.

A. Yes.

Purchases require:

  • Past 2 years tax returns with W2’s
  • Most recent paystub for all borrowers
  • 2 months bank statements where the assets are coming from.  If with us, we do print them ourselves
  • Will need an email address for e-sign

Refinances require:

All the same items as a purchase plus the following:

  • Mortgage statement
  • Copy of home insurance
  • Copies of bills wanting to pay off, if doing a debt consolidation.

Upon starting the process with a purchase agreement or doing a refinance we will require a $450 appraisal fee, which we can transfer from your account with us.

A. At this time there is no application fee.

A. You can apply online 24/7. You can apply or get pre-qualified by phone by calling 989-799-8744 or 800-798-2328 ext. 159, Monday-Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm, Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm or Saturday 9:00 am - 1:00 pm. A Mortgage Representative will guide you through the entire application process. You can also visit any CFCU Branch to apply.

A. Your closing costs could potentially range between $1000 and $4000 depending on the purchase price or refinance amount. which can vary.  Obtain an official Loan Estimate before choosing a loan product.

A. Our up-to-date Mortgage rates are available on our web site, at any CFCU branch, or by calling the Information Center at 989-799-8744 or 800-798-2328.

A. By completing an actual loan application, a Catholic Federal mortgage expert can help you determine a price range, which is usually about 30 percent of gross monthly income (including taxes and insurance) although there are many exceptions to this rule.

A. Although it is not necessary to be pre-qualified it is highly recommended before making an offer. It can be frustrating for both buyers and sellers to agree upon an offer, only to find out the buyer is unable to qualify for it.

If everything seems to be in good standing, buyers will be able to obtain both a pre-qualification and a letter.

A. Yes. With CFCU you can finance a second home or an investment property up to a 4 family unit.

 

 

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Notice

The HMDA data about our residential mortgage lending are available online for review. The data show geographic distribution of loans and applications; ethnicity, race, sex, age and income of applicants and borrowers; and information about loan approvals and denials. HMDA data for many other financial institutions are also available online. For more information, visit the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Web site.

Mortgage Team

We have the local knowledge of Michigan towns and cities and the financial knowhow for quick approvals. We’ll be right by your side through each step of the process, from start to finish. When you are ready, we’re ready with all you need to make it happen.

Lindsay Argo VP Branch Operations
Lindsay Argo
989.799.8744 ext. 165
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 663194

Nicole Couto
Nicole Couto
989.799.8744 ext. 157
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 1658070

Kristy Fila Mortgage Team Member
Kristy Fila
989.799.8744 ext. 406
Euclid Avenue, Bay City
NMLS# 759026

Peggy LaDouce
Peggy Ladouce
989.799.8744 ext. 155
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 768319

Jesse Maldonado Mortgage Team Member
Jesse Maldonado, Jr.
989.799.8744 ext. 150
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 433139

Theresa Nelson Mortgage Team Member
Theresa Nelson
989.799.8744 ext. 203
Washington Avenue, Saginaw
NMLS# 804283

 

Kelly Prast
989.799.8744 ext. 151
Euclid Avenue, Bay City
NMLS# 763553
 


Laura Stein
989.799.8744 ext. 606
Center Avenue, Essexville
NMLS# 1191624
 

Becky Swanson
Rebecca Swanson
989.799.8744 ext. 152
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 759033

Mindy Wolpert Mortgage Team Member
Mindy Wolpert
989.799.8744 ext. 141
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 762248

Tom Zirkle Mortgage Team Member
Thomas Zirkle
989.799.8744 ext. 140
State Street, Saginaw
NMLS# 758577

 
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