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Limited Time FEFCU Home Equity Loan Special

We'll pay processing fees up to $400.00*

Say good-bye to application fees, title search fees, appraisal fees and credit report fees. Say hello to low interest rates and personal care.

At FirstEnergy Family Credit Union, home equity loans are honest and easy!

Home Equity FAQs

What are the advantages of financing with my credit union?

  • No Application Fee
  • Honest Loan Rates: There are no hidden fees or annual dues with your credit union loan. The only fees you encounter are the fees we are charged. We disclose these fees to you up front, at the beginning of the loan.
  • Competitive Interest Rates: That's the benefit of being a member/owner at your credit union. Profits are returned to you in the form of better deals on loans!
  • Personal Care: You're dealing with people who are working in your best interest. You will receive the personalized service you are accustomed to.

*What are the details of the "low fee" special?

For a limited time, FEFCU will pay all processing fees up to $400 one time per member. Processing fees include appraisal, flood determination, title search, title insurance, mortgage document preparation and recording fees. $400 based on a $43,000 loan on a primary residence located in Summit County. Additional fees may apply based on amount of loan and county in which the primary residence is located. To qualify for the limited time, "Low Fee" special you must draw $30,000 for your first advance for 36 months. Actual rates, fees, and terms are based on those offered as of the date of application and are subject to change without notice. If you pay-off the loan for any reason within 36 months, a $400 fee reimbursement charge will apply to reimburse processing fees.

What if I don't need $30,000, required for the no fee special?

You will be responsible for the processing fees. The only fees incurred are those charged to the credit union and passed through to the loan applicant. These are the appraisal, flood determination, title search, title insurance, mortgage document preparation and recording fees and will vary according to the county where your home is located. There is no application fee or early termination fee.

Are there Annual Fees?

No.

Can I borrow on land or a rental property?

No - must be the primary residence in the State of Ohio.

How long does the loan process take?

From start to finish usually takes 3-5 weeks

How do draws work?

When you would like to request additional funds from your line of credit simply call the credit union and request a check. You have the option of picking up the check at the credit union or having it mailed to your home address. Draws are usually done within 24 hours. There are no check books or share draft accounts available.

What to look for when comparing home equity loans.

  • Look for the plan that best meets your particular needs.
  • Examine the terms and conditions of various plans, including the annual percentage rate (APR) and the costs you'll pay to establish the plan.
  • The disclosed APR will not reflect the closing costs and other fees and charges, so you'll need to compare these costs.

How much can I borrow?

The loan limit will be 80% of the appraised value by a certified appraiser, less any existing liens.

Example Calculation Worksheet Total
Appraisal of home $100,000.00 My Home Is Worth: $ ________
Percentage 80% $ x 80% Percentage X ________%
Percentage of appraised value $ 80,000.00 Percentage of Appraised Value $ ________
Less existing mortgage $ 40,000.00 Less My Existing Mortgage $ ________
Potential credit line $ 40,000.00 My Potential Credit Line $ ________

The best value in home equity loans is right here at your family credit union.

Disclosures:

Home Equity Early Disclosure

When Your Home Is On The Line

Terms, Conditions, and Rates

NMLS ID: 813333