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WSECU Home Loans

Find the right loan to purchase your first home sweet home.

First-time homebuyer. Future homeowner.

From hosting lively get-togethers to tending to the yard, homeownership brings excitement and pride. But the homebuying process can be a little intimidating. That’s why WSECU is here to lend a hand. We’ll guide you every step of the way to make your first home purchase as smooth as can be.

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How does it work? Three simple steps.

Apply for preapproval.

Find out what you can afford and start shopping for a home.

Make an offer.

Include the preapproval with your offer. Complete your application.

Close with confidence.

Sign the closing documents and get the keys to your new home.

Why choose WSECU for your home loan?

We have loans to fit your finances.

Buying a home doesn't have to be a headache. Get a home loan that fits your budget. We offer competitive rates on mortgages so you can get into your dream home for less.

Why choose WSECU for your home loan?

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We have loans to fit your finances.

Buying a home doesn't have to be a headache. Get a home loan that fits your budget. We offer competitive rates on mortgages so you can get into your dream home for less.

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We're always here to lend a hand.

It's all about that friendly and personal touch. We treat our members like neighbors — not numbers. If you need advice, information or want to share how excited you are about a recent open house, we’re here for you.

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You love Washington. So do we.

As a member-owned not-for-profit credit union, we’re pleased to offer services at more than 21 locations throughout Washington state. When you have questions or need help with the homebuying process, we’re here for you.

Home loans WSECU Offers

Which WSECU home loan is right for you?

We offer loans with different terms and interest rates, so we can accommodate different budgets and down payments. Explore our options to find the one that best meets your needs.

Zero Down Mortgage

If you have a strong credit score, you may qualify for a zero-down fixed- or adjustable-rate loan. WSECU offers 100% financing on primary residence purchases, making homeownership possible for many first-time homebuyers.

 

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Jumbo Mortgage

Do you need a home loan for more than $776,250 in King, Pierce, or Snohomish counties or more than $548,250 elsewhere in Washington state? You could qualify for a fixed-rate jumbo loan from WSECU — with no origination feesA fee charged to make a loan with a financial institution.!

 

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30-Year Fixed Mortgage

With a minimum down payment of 5%, you can enjoy consistent mortgage payments and a rate that won't change over time. Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is not required for down payments of 20% or more.

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Mortgage Affordability Calculator

How much house can I afford?

Answer three questions to find out. It takes less than five minutes to complete and see your results.

Question 1 of 3

If you’re buying a home with a partner, include gross income for both you and your partner.

Enter in a dollar amount greater than $0
Question 2 of 3

Include your minimum payments for credit cards, student loans, car payments, child support, etc. Do not include living expenses, such as rent or food.

Enter in a dollar amount of $0 or more
Question 3 of 3

This is the amount you pay upfront. It can be as low as $0, depending on the type of loan.

Enter in a dollar amount of $0 or more
For an individual, annual gross income equals the total amount of money earned in one year, before taxes.
Enter in a dollar amount greater than $0
Include monthly payments on revolving debts, alimony, child support and other recurring monthly obligations.
Enter in a dollar amount of $0 or more
The cash put toward the purchase of a home to make up the difference between the purchase price and the mortgage loan - usually a percent of the purchase price, i.e. '5% down'
Enter in a dollar amount of $0 or more
The duration of time it takes to pay off the loan.
The amount you'll pay each year to borrow the money, expressed as a percentage.
Enter in a valid interest rate
Taxes paid based on the value of the property.
Enter in a dollar amount greater than $0
A form of property insurance that covers losses and damages to an individual's house and to assets in the home.
Enter in a dollar amount greater than $0
Private Mortgage Insurance protects the lender in the event the borrower defaults on a loan with a downpayment of less than 20% and is included in the monthly payment.
Fees paid to an organization of homeowners of a particular subdivision, condominium, or planned unit development.
Enter in a dollar amount greater than $0

We’re having trouble calculating how much house you can afford. Please make sure all fields to the left are filled out correctly before continuing.

Your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio is above 45%. DTI is one of the main ways lenders determine whether you qualify for a mortgage. A DTI below 36% is ideal. The lower your DTI, the more likely you are to qualify for a home loan. Speak with a loan officer today to discuss what options may be available to you.

Read How to Qualify for Your First Home Loan article.

Select the type of payment plan you want depending on your financial situation

Your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio is 35%. You’ll have a comfortable cushion to cover things such as food, utilities and entertainment.

Your debt-to-income (DTI) ratio is 45%. To be in the best position to purchase a home, you may need to pay down some of your debt.

When using the calculator, please remember the dollar amounts displayed are not guaranteed. Actual payments may differ. Estimates are for illustrative and educational purposes only. The results of any loan calculator are not intended to be, and should not be considered, a decision of or commitment to the loan type or amount for which you may qualify.

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Whether you're buying your first home or vacation home, we'll help you get a mortgage rate and term that fits your needs. Speak with a WSECU mortgage specialist today.

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* These mortgage rates are based on assumptions and conditions including but not limited to property type, occupancy, loan-to-value and credit score. Your interest rate will be based on loan specifics and your credit history. Once your rate is locked, a float-down option is not available.

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