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Unlock your ideal home loan.

We’ll guide you through the process, answer every question, and ensure the financing of your home is a smooth, easy experience.
We believe you deserve the best: 
  • Competitive rates and fees.
  • Flexible, customizable mortgage solutions.
  • Outstanding, experienced relationship managers to guide you through the home-buying process.
  • Clear and responsive answers throughout the entire process.
Talk with one of our experienced Residential Lenders!

Some of our Most Popular Loan Programs

  • "Traditional

    Traditional Mortgages

    • Fixed-Rate : This loan is ideal if you intend to stay in your home for an extended period of time or want the consistency of a fixed payment every month. A fixed interest rate remains constant through the life of the loan.
    • Adjustable-Rate Mortages (ARM) : This loan is ideal for those who plan to stay in their home for a relatively short period of time and want their payments to be low for the initial portion of the term. You’ll usually get an initial interest rate that’s extremely competitive and that will adjust through the life of the loan.
    Unsure which loan is right for you? Talk with one of our experienced Residential Lenders.
  • "First-time

    First-time homeowner & low down payment programs

    • Federal Housing Administration (FHA) Loans : As part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the FHA insures loans to make home ownership possible for many who would otherwise find it a challenge to qualify for a traditional mortgage when a significant down payment is required. An FHA loan is typically geared toward first-time home buyers or those with limited cash for the down payment. Is an FHA loan right for you? Talk with one of our experienced Residential Lenders to find out!
    • Veteran’s Administration (VA) Loans : If you are a Veteran or service personnel you may qualify for this special loan designed to assist you with favorable terms, usually without a down payment, with limited closing costs and no prepayment penalties. Is a VA loan right for you? Talk with one of our experienced Residential Lenders to find out!
  • "Other

    Other Special Loan Programs

    We also offer many other home loan options for owner/builder financing, jumbo loans, balloon loans, manufactured home and land packages. Plus, our knowledgeable Residential Lenders can recommend special financing based on your specific situation (some programs vary by state).
    • Refinancing Your Home : There are many reasons it makes good sense to refinance your home. Are you looking to:
      • Lower your interest rate, shorten the term on your loan, or lower your monthly payment?
      • Are you several years into an ARM?
      • Has your family status changed?
      • Do you wish to access cash for home improvements or major expenses, like college tuition or bill consolidation?
    If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should consider refinancing your home. This simple process pays off your original home loan and replaces it with a new loan and new terms. To discuss your refinance options, talk with one of our experienced Residential Lenders today.

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  • “Should I refinance?”

    When you refinance at the lower interest rate, you usually pay refinancing costs including points, fees, and closing fees. This calculator will tell you if the amount you save in interest will exceed these refinancing costs. The calculated results depend on how long you plan to keep this property.

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  • “How much will my fixed rate mortgage payment be?”

    This calculator computes the payments (principal and interest) for a fixed rate loan, using monthly interest compounding and monthly payments.

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  • “Should I rent or buy?”

    This calculator compares the cost of renting versus the real cost of buying a home.

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  • “Which mortgage is better for me?”

    This calculator will help you compare the total cost of any two or three mortgages. This analysis includes the effect of a tax deduction for interest. If the interest is not deductible, or if you do not want to show the effect of the tax deduction, choose an income tax rate of zero.

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  • “How much will I save by increasing my mortgage payment?”

    Find out how much interest you can save by paying an additional amount with your mortgage payment. The additional amount will reduce the principal on your mortgage, as well as the total amount of interest you will pay, and the number of payments.

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