PENFED MORTGAGE CENTER

4th of July Offer: 6/30 – 7/13

Get a great rate on a purchase or refinance mortgage. You’ll also get a free Ring Video Doorbell 3 after closing2 plus no lender fees!1

Buy a Home

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Power Buyer

Combining the best of a pre-approval with a 60-day rate lock to give you the tools you need to make a compelling offer in this competitive market.

  • Reducing complexity and red tape.
  • Starting your home search with a pre-approval in hand.
  • Providing you peace of mind knowing that you've locked your rate in while looking for a home.

VA Loan

VA Loans are government-backed mortgages that offer highly competitive interest rates, with little to no down payment required.

  • No down/low down payment required
  • No Private Mortgage Insurance necessary
  • Generally better interest rates
  • No prepayment penalty

Conventional Fixed

Conventional fixed-rate loans have an interest rate that is locked-in at the start of the loan period and remains constant throughout the loan term. 

  • You don’t need Private Mortgage Insurance if you have 20% equity
  • Low down payments may be available

Jumbo Loan

Jumbo loans are required for mortgages that exceed the current maximum threshold set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). For 2022, the baseline loan limit is over $647,200.

  • Allows you to obtain a larger loan for your home
  • Perfect for high-cost areas that may require a non-conforming loan

Adjustable Rate Mortgage

ARMs are loans that typically start with a lower fixed rate for a set amount of time. The interest rate may adjust up or down based on prevailing market conditions after the introductory period has expired.

  • Typically has a lower initial interest rate when compared to a conforming loan.
  • Rates may fluctuate over time up or down depending on market conditions

FHA Loan

A Federal Housing Administration (FHA) loan is a mortgage insured by the government and requires a lower down payment and minimum credit score compared to other conventional loans.

  • Minimum down payment of 3.5%
  • Lenient Credit Guidelines
  • Higher debt-to-income ratios compared to other loan types

Refinance your Home

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Refinancing

Mortgage refinancing replaces your current mortgage with a new one so you can take advantage of better rates, shorter terms and other great benefits

  • May offer a lower interest rate when compared to your existing mortgage
  • Might shorten the term of the mortgage
  • Get cash to consolidate debt, pay off loans

VA Streamline

Otherwise known as a VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance (IRRRL) this is the preferred means by which to refinance a VA Loan to reduce your rate or term.

  • No Closing Costs
  • No appraisal necessary
  • No monthly PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance)
  • Lower interest rates

HELOC

A Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) is an excellent way for current homeowners to utilize the equity they have in their home.

  • You can leverage the equity in your home to consolidate debts.
  • You can take cash out for home improvements or other large purchases.
  • You can use your equity and access funds for other real estate investments.

Apply before becoming a member.

After your application, we’ll help you:

1. Discover you’re eligible to become a PenFed member

2. Open a Savings/Share Account and deposit at least $5

Lender Credit Options

Lender credit is based on your purchase loan amount after submitting a mortgage application

LENDER CREDIT TO MEMBER

$500


LOAN AMOUNT

$0-$199,999

LENDER CREDIT TO MEMBER

$1,000


LOAN AMOUNT

$200,000 - $699,999

LENDER CREDIT TO MEMBER

$2,500


LOAN AMOUNT

$700,000+

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1Other fees may apply, such as discount points to buy down your rate.

2PenFed is offering a Ring Doorbell to all members who submit and fund their eligible mortgage transactions. New refinance or purchase first mortgage application submitted between June 30, 2022 12:00 AM PST and July 13, 2022, 11:59 PM PST are eligible for this promotion. Preapproval requests, VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loans (IRRRLs), and Home Equity Line of Credits (HELOCs) are not eligible for the promotion. Applicant must submit and confirm the following with a PenFed Mortgage Loan Officer for the application to be qualified for this offer: Name, Income, Social Security Number, Property Address, Estimated Value of Property, and Mortgage Loan Amount Requested. Members will receive the Ring Doorbell approximately 45 days after the funding on a new refinance or purchase mortgage with PenFed, subject to qualification and approval. Please contact your Mortgage Loan Officer for more details. Except for the non-eligible applications listed above, the Ring Doorbell is available for all funded mortgages in all states, including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and Guam.

Ring is not a sponsor of this promotion and is not affiliated in any way with PenFed Credit Union. Ring name, logo, products, and images are the trademarked property of Ring LLC.

3For eligible fixed rate, ARM, and VA loans PenFed offers a lender credit to all members who submit a completed home purchase mortgage application on or after March 1, 2020. Members can receive the lender credit upon closing with PenFed, subject to qualification and approval. For loans $0-$199,999 the lender credit will be: $500. For loans $200,000-$699,999 the lender credit will be: $1,000. For loans $700,000 and up the lender credit will be: $2,500. Pre-Approvals and refinance applications are not eligible for the lender credit. The seller and/or other credits must be reduced if the loan has reached the maximum allowable credit limit per the loan product. Please contact your PenFed Mortgage Loan Officer for more details. The lender credit is available for all funded purchase mortgages in all states, including District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam.

4VA Fixed Rate

VA Mortgages: For loan amounts from $50,000 to $510,400. If loan amount is higher than $510,400 to $1,500,000, higher rates may apply. Veterans will have greater access when using their no-down payment home loan benefit. Veterans seeking to obtain what are commonly referred to as “jumbo” loans, or Veterans living in higher-cost markets, will no longer be subject to the Federally-established conforming loan limit maximums. After January 1, 2020, Veterans may obtain no-down payment VA-backed loans in all areas of the country, regardless of home prices. The amount of the loan will be determined on available entitlement and the location of the property. See www.benefits.va.gov.

Applicant is responsible for VA funding fee. Funds must be used to purchase or refinance a property that will be the primary residence. Refinances of an existing VA-guaranteed mortgage for the purpose of lowering the interest rate is also allowed (is not required to be primary residence).

The applicant is responsible for the following fees and costs at the time of closing: appraisal fee, tax service fee, title fees, transfer tax fees, credit report fee, flood cert fee, recording fee, survey if required and work verification fee, escrow reserves and interest due until first payment. Other costs may be included due to program specific circumstances. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.

Additional reserve requirements may apply.

If you withdraw an application that was locked and reapply within 30 days, the new application is subject to worst case pricing.

5Closing Costs covered are Credit Report Fees, Flood Certification, Tax Service Fees, VA Funding Fees, Title Fees, Recording Fees, and Transfer Taxes. Other fees may & taxes apply such as discount points, pre-paid interest, property taxes, and property insurance, which will be the member's responsibility.

6Conventional Fixed Rate

Investment properties not eligible for offers.

All Fixed Rate Mortgage Programs: The application of additional loan level pricing adjustments will be determined by various loan attributes to include but not limited to the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, credit score, transaction type, property type, product type, occupancy, and subordinate financing.

Conforming Mortgages: For loan amounts from $50,000 to $548,250. Loan amounts up to $822,375 are available in Alaska, Guam and Hawaii. For purchase and limited cash out refinance, the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) and combined loan- to-value (CLTV) for a one unit property is 95% except for First Time Homebuyer and Home Ready programs which permit 97% financing. Loan amounts up to $548,250 are available in Puerto Rico and the maximum LTV and CLTV is 95%. Loans with a LTV of 80% or greater are subject to private mortgage insurance (PMI). The LTV and CLTV limits may vary depending on the property type, loan program and occupancy.

The applicant is responsible for the following fees and costs at the time of closing: appraisal fee, tax service fee, title fees, transfer tax fees, credit report fee, flood cert fee, recording fee, survey if required and work verification fee, escrow reserves and interest due until first payment. Other costs may be included due to program specific circumstances. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.

Additional reserve requirements may apply.

If you withdraw an application that was locked and reapply within 30 days, the new application is subject to worst case pricing.

The above disclosures applies to non-Veteran’s Administration (VA) loans. VA loans have different guidelines and eligibility requirements.

7Fixed Jumbo Mortgage

Investment properties not eligible for offers.

All Fixed Rate Mortgage Programs: The application of additional loan level pricing adjustments will be determined by various loan attributes to include but not limited to the loan-to-value (LTV) ratio, credit score, transaction type, property type, product type, occupancy, and subordinate financing.

Jumbo Mortgages: For loan amounts above $548,250 to $5,000,000. For purchase and limited cash out refinance, the maximum loan-to-value (LTV) is 80% and the maximum combined loan-to-value (CLTV) is 80% for a one unit property. The LTV and CLTV limits may vary depending on the property type, loan program and occupancy.

NOTE: Points are the responsibility of the borrower and not covered in promotions.

The applicant is responsible for the following fees and costs at the time of closing: appraisal fee, tax service fee, title fees, transfer tax fees, credit report fee, flood cert fee, recording fee, survey if required and work verification fee, escrow reserves and interest due until first payment. Other costs may be included due to program specific circumstances. This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list.

Additional reserve requirements may apply.

If you withdraw an application that was locked and reapply within 30 days, the new application is subject to worst case pricing.

The above disclosure applies to non-Veteran’s Administration (VA) loans. VA loans have different guidelines and eligibility requirements.

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