Buying a Home

Owning your own home is all about peace of mind—and having the right mortgage plays a huge role. Our experts will work with you to understand your situation and match you with a loan that works best for you.

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We offer mortgage services in Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and West Virginia.

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Have questions? Let's talk. Our mortgage experts are here to help you figure things out. 

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While rates are always subject to change, we offer some of the best around.

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Free Seminars

Looking to learn more about buying a home? Come to a free mortgage seminar and learn just how simple financing can be.

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Online Application

With our safe and straightforward online form, you can submit an application in just a few minutes.

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Mortgages Types

Whether you are buying your first home, a vacation home, are relocating or looking to refinance your existing mortgage, we have a mortgage program tailored to your needs

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Construction loans

We'll work with you to finance the home of your dreams—even if it doesn't exist yet.

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Mortgage Refinancing

Paying more than you should for your mortgage? Refinance with us and lower your monthly payments.

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Land Loans

If you're looking to build a new home, we'll make financing your land purchase effortless.

Mortgage Rates

The loan programs we offer are unique to Members 1st. Your interest rate will be based on your credit history, current credit report and loan-to-value (LTV).

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Mortgage Calculator

Use this calculator to estimate monthly mortgage payments, interest payments, and the impact of principal payments.

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10 Steps to Purchasing a Home

Home buying season is just around the corner and our team is here to assist you in purchasing your dream home! Together, we will navigate the home buying process and find you a home that is uniquely yours.

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Especially in today’s housing market, choosing the right real estate agent is the key to a smooth and stress-free homebuying experience.

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Common Questions

A mortgage is a big commitment. Before you start house hunting, we suggest meeting with one of our mortgage experts to discuss your individual circumstances and needs.

This depends on your personal situation. A fixed rate mortgage means you have a set interest rate and your payments remain steady through the life of your mortgage. With an adjustable rate mortgage, your interest rate will fluctuate over the life of your loan, which affects the amount of your payment.

A down payment is cash that you pay up front to get the loan. It is deducted from the total amount of your mortgage and it is what helps you to start building equity in your home. It's best to talk with one of our mortgage experts to figure out what you need for your down payment.

To apply for a mortgage, you'll need to show proof of income. Talk with one of our mortgage experts prior to shopping for your home so you can get prequalified.

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Your home will likely be the biggest investment you ever make. Our team of highly knowledgeable—and super friendly—mortgage experts are here to guide you through the process.

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