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The Mortgage Loan Process in 10 Steps
It starts with a preapproval and finishes with your perfect home. We've broken down the process to make it easier for you.Learn More about The Mortgage Loan Process in 10 Steps
A preapproval lets sellers know you're a serious buyer and gives you more negotiating power when it comes time to make an offer.Learn More about Mortgage Preapproval
Best Mortgage for You
Need help deciding which loan option works best for you? Check out our Mortgage Match video.Learn More about Best Mortgage for You
How to Make Mortgage Payments
Find out what makes up your monthly mortgage payments and learn about convenient payment options.Learn More about How to Make Mortgage Payments
What's an Escrow Account?
Find out how we calculate your escrow payments and get answers to your most frequently asked questions.Learn More about What's an Escrow Account?
Managing Your Mortgage
HomeSquad provides a one-stop resource for all your mortgage management needs.Learn More about Managing Your Mortgage
If circumstances arise that make it difficult for you to keep up with your mortgage payments, there are a variety of programs that may be available to help.Learn More about Foreclosure
Do I need to be a member to get a mortgage?
How can I get preapproved for a mortgage?
After you submit your loan application, you may be instantly preapproved if we have all the documentation we need. If that's the case, you'll be able to access your preapproval letter in the Documents section of HomeSquad. Keep in mind that we often need additional information after you submit your application. In that case, a home loan advisor will contact you in 1 to 2 business days to discuss next steps.
What will my monthly mortgage payment be?
Can I buy a home if I have less-than-perfect credit?
Yes, you can buy a home even if you have less-than-perfect credit. We can help you find the best option for your situation. For more information, call us at 1-888-842-6328.
How long does it take to close on a mortgage?
It typically takes 30 days to close on your mortgage once you’ve submitted all required paperwork and documents. However, closing times vary based on many factors, so check with your home loan advisor early in the process to better understand when you can expect to close.
If you're planning to refinance your home, closing times are estimated to take 30-45 days.
Does my partner need to be a member for us to get a mortgage together?
Yes, membership must be obtained by at least 1 borrower for initial loan approval. Any additional non-member borrower(s) must become a member as a condition of loan approval.
(a) To be eligible to exercise the no-refi rate drop (Rate Reduction) option and receive a reduction to the interest rate on your loan, you must meet all of the following criteria:
(1) Your loan is one of the following fixed-rate mortgage loan products: Homebuyers Choice, Military Choice, or 15- and 30-year Jumbo Fixed loans (collectively, “Covered Loan Products”) with Navy Federal Credit Union. Cash-out refinance transactions, however, are not eligible for the no-refi rate drop option.
(2) (A) You must contact us and request to exercise the no-refi rate drop option; (B) the reduced interest rate for your loan must be at least 0.25% lower than your existing rate when you request to exercise the no-refi rate drop option; (C) your loan must be current with no more than one monthly payment, which includes principal, interest, taxes, and insurance, that has been 30 days late or more within the last 6 months of your request; (D) you have made at least 6 consecutive monthly payments, which includes principal, interest, taxes, and insurance, on your loan since closing or the last time you exercised your no-refi rate drop option; (E) you do not have an active bankruptcy case pending or you have not filed for bankruptcy protection within 6 months prior to your request; (F) your loan is not in an active loss mitigation option, process, or consideration; and (G) you continue to own the property, notwithstanding successor-in-interest exceptions.
(b) You must pay a $250.00 fee each time that the no-refi rate drop option is exercised. There is no limit on the number of times the no-refi rate drop option can be exercised if all applicable criteria are met each time.
(c) Exercising the no-refi rate drop option will permanently reduce your interest rate, as well as the remaining principal and interest payments on your loan but will not modify any other terms contained in your loan documents, including the principal balance, maturity date, and additional amounts due for escrows as part of your monthly Periodic Payment under your Security Instrument.
(d) RATES AND TERMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE AT ANY TIME WITHOUT NOTICE. To exercise the no-refi rate drop option, you must contact Navy Federal. You are solely responsible for monitoring Navy Federal’s available rates and determining when to exercise the no-refi rate drop option, subject to the eligibility criteria identified above. Contact Navy Federal at 1-703-255-8665, Option 1, to check your eligibility and current rates. Navy Federal will only reduce the interest rate of a Covered Loan Product under the no-refi rate drop option if all applicable criteria are satisfied at time of your request to exercise the option. These terms and conditions do not constitute a commitment to lend, nor a guarantee that you will be approved for a mortgage loan from Navy Federal Credit Union.
(e) Choice loan products require a 1.00% origination fee, which may be waived for a 0.25% increase in the interest rate; are subject to a funding fee of 1.75% of the loan amount; and the funding fee can be financed into the loan up to a maximum of 101.75% LTV, or the fee can be waived for a 0.375% increase in the interest rate. Purchase loans require no down payment. LTV restrictions apply to refinance loans. To be eligible for a Military Choice loan, at least one borrower must be Active Duty, reservist, or a Veteran.
(f) Payment examples:
A Military Choice loan of $300,000 for 30 years at 7.875% interest and 8.224% APR will have a monthly payment of $2,175. A Jumbo Military Choice loan of $800,000 for 30 years at 8.250% interest and 8.607% APR will have a monthly payment of $6,010. Taxes and insurance not included; therefore, the actual payment obligation will be greater. All loans subject to credit approval. Jumbo Military Choice loans are loan amounts above $726,200 up to $1,000,000.
A Homebuyers Choice loan of $300,000 for 30 years at 8.000% interest and 8.351% APR will have a monthly payment of $2,201. A Jumbo Homebuyers Choice loan of $800,000 for 30 years at 8.375% interest and 8.735% APR will have a monthly payment of $6,080. Taxes and insurance not included; therefore, the actual payment obligation will be greater. All loans subject to credit approval. Jumbo Homebuyers Choice loans are loan amounts above $726,200 up to $1,000,000.
A Jumbo Fixed loan of $800,000 for 30 years at 6.625% interest and 6.747% APR will have a monthly payment of $5,122. Taxes and insurance not included; therefore, the actual payment obligation will be greater. All loans subject to credit approval. Loans over a certain amount are called jumbo loans. In most states, mortgage loans greater than $726,200 are jumbo loans. In AK and HI, any loan over $1,089,300 is considered a jumbo loan.↵
A VA loan of $300,000 for 15 years at 6.000% interest and 6.790% APR will have a monthly payment of $2,531.
A fixed-rate loan of $300,000 for 15 years at 6.125% interest and 6.323% APR will have a monthly payment of $2,551.
Taxes and insurance not included; therefore, the actual payment obligation will be greater. For primary residences and second homes only. If you have less than your VA home loan entitlement, limitations to your loan amount may apply. This rate offer is effective 11/28/2023 and subject to change. Rates based on creditworthiness, so your rate may differ. All loans subject to credit approval. Rates quoted require a loan origination fee of 1.00%, which may be waived for a 0.25% increase in the interest rate. Many of these programs carry discount points, which may impact your rate.
Average savings calculation based on an internal analysis of 2022 Navy Federal Credit Union 30-year fixed mortgage rates, fees, and points and comparable rates, fees, and points as published by Freddie Mac (see https://www.freddiemac.com/pmms) on a $330,000 home loan.↵
Special Freedom Lock is available for new applications on purchase and refinance loans at no additional fee for a 60-day lock. You must request the Special Freedom Lock option during the initial lock request. You may request a lower rate no more than two (2) times, with a maximum cumulative interest rate reduction of 0.50%. You must monitor rates to decide when to exercise the option to lower the rate. All requests for a lower rate must occur at least seven (7) calendar days before closing.↵
Product features subject to approval. Available for purchase loans only. Loans are subject to an additional funding fee, which may be financed up to the maximum loan amount.↵
Guarantee to receive rate match only applicable if all conditions are met. Available for purchase and refinance first mortgages. Certain product exclusions may apply. You must lock your rate with Navy Federal prior to submitting rate match request to qualify. A Loan Estimate and the rate lock disclosure from the competing lender must be received within 3 calendar days of locking with Navy Federal. The rate must be locked with the competing lender. The date of the Loan Estimate and the lock effective date with the competing lender must be within 3 calendar days of the rate lock with Navy Federal. Please note that no other documentation may be used to show competitors' terms. The terms of the competing loan must be identical to Navy Federal's loan; for example, a 30-year, fixed-rate product with mortgage insurance is not identical to a Navy Federal 30-year, fixed-rate product that does not have mortgage insurance. If the loan does not close within the commitment period, the rate match may be voided. NOTE: The initial Loan Estimate from a wholesale lender/broker is not an acceptable document for a rate match submission unless the Lender Information section on the Loan Estimate is completed. To receive $1,000, you must provide a signed, executed copy of the final Closing Disclosure and a copy of the final mortgage note within 30 calendar days of your loan closing with the original competing lender. Not valid if original loan terms or conditions change prior to closing. Once approved, $1,000 will be automatically deposited into your Navy Federal account within 30 calendar days of receiving the necessary documentation. Recipient is solely responsible for any personal tax liability arising out of this incentive.↵
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The cash-back bonus is offered in most states and is available for individual sales and purchases of property; offer limited to one cash-back bonus per property with no limit on the amount of times you may use the program. In some states, a gift card or commission credit at closing may be provided in lieu of the cash-back bonus. The program is not available in IA or outside the U.S. Cash-back bonus is not available in AK or OK. In KS and TN, a gift card will be issued with preloaded points that are ready for spending at specified retail establishments after closing. State regulations in KS limit the dollar amounts and the type of incentive. In MS, NJ, and OR, a commission reduction may be available at closing. Please check with the program coordinator for details. This is not a solicitation if you are already represented by a real estate broker. The cash-back bonus is only available with the purchase or sale of your home through the use of a program-referred and -approved real estate agent. The size of your cash-back award depends on the value of the property you are buying or selling. Obtaining the full $9,000 cash-back award requires transacting in a property valued at $3 million or greater. To calculate the size of your potential cash back, please visit the RealtyPlus website: https://realestateperk.com/RealtyPlus/. All real estate transactions are negotiable. Contact RealtyPlus for terms and conditions. Standard listing fees apply. The program award is not available in certain transactions with restricted agent commissions (including many new construction, For Sale by Owner, or For Sale by iBuyer transactions). Your assigned agent can help you identify any transactions where the award would not be available. This program is offered, in part, by Realogy Lead Management Services, Inc. d/b/a Realogy Leads Group (RLG). RLG may receive a co-operative brokerage fee as a result of a referral to the real estate companies listed above. Program terms and conditions are subject to change at any time without notice. Additional terms, conditions, and restrictions apply.↵