- Lower down payments
- Lower closing costs
- No origination fees
- Lower interest rates
Have questions? You can talk to a mortgage loan originator at 1(855) 841-9203.
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Frequently Asked Questions
Do I need to be a member TruWest Credit Union to get an FHA/VA mortgage?
Yes. A membership is required if you are approved for the loan.
What is the difference between an FHA loan and a VA loan?
While both are government-backed loan programs, there are distinct differences between an FHA and VA mortgage. VA loans offer no down payments and a federal guarantee; however, have an eligibility requirement based on service requirements set forth by the Department of Veterans Affairs. FHA mortgages can be obtained with as low as 3.5% down payment and are insured through Housing and Urban Development.
What documents do I need to apply for a loan?
To simplify your home loan process, here is a list of documents TruWest will be requesting:
Standard required documents
Employment & Income:
– Paystubs covering the last 30 days
– 2 most recent years W-2s/1099s
– Most recent 2 months bank statements (all financial institutions)
– Social Security Award letter (if applicable)
– Retirement/Pension award letter (if applicable)
– Most recent quarterly Retirement/Pension statement (if applicable)
For purchasing a home
– Copy of all pages of the purchase contract, including real estate agent name and phone number
For refinancing a home
– Homeowner’s insurance declaration page or name and phone number of insurance agent
Additional documentation may be needed. Your mortgage loan officer will provide you a complete list of additional documentation required to complete your mortgage.
What should I consider when reviewing loan rates?
Be an informed consumer by understanding the differences between home loan options and shopping around for rates. This will give you the essentials needed to pick the right loan for your situation.
Think about how long you plan to keep the loan. If you are looking to sell your home in a few years, consider an adjustable-rate mortgage, which can provide lower payments and flexibility. But if you are in it for the long-haul, a fixed-rate mortgage can offer the comfort of always knowing your payment and an interest rate that doesn’t change over the length of the loan.
Understand the relationship between rates and points. Points are considered prepaid interest and may be tax deductible. One point is equal to 1% of the loan, so one point
Who are loan originators that work with TruWest?
These are our licensed mortgage loan originators.
Do you have any calculators or any other resources for help?
Yes, check out the calculators tab to get an idea of your loan payment.
Does TruWest have any down payment assistance funds?
Yes. TruWest offers the Workforce Initiative Subsidy for Homeownership (WISH), which provides qualified homebuyers a match up to $15,000 to use for a down payment. More details.
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How to Apply for an FHA/VA Mortgage
ApplicationApply online or by phone at 1(855) 841-9203.
ProcessingApplications with complete information will be processed and disclosed within 3 business days. A licensed TruWest Mortgage Loan Originator may contact you if additional information is needed.
OriginationOnce the application process has started, the origination process will begin. Origination times may vary based on transaction, but normally take 30-45 days.
ClosingOnce the loan has passed underwriting, a TruWest representative will contact you to arrange a closing appointment.
Note: A TruWest membership should be opened prior to loan approval but can be opened any time before loan disbursement (funding).
On approved credit. Financing solutions not available in AK, HI, LA, SC, VT, and WI. Condominium financing not available in NY and with restrictions in certain areas in FL. Restrictions may apply based on mortgage product.