Mortgage Learning Center


Home Loan Tools & Resources

Discover what you need to apply for a loan, learn about the home buying process, or use one of our helpful calculators. 

Mortgage Calculators

Use this calculator to determine what your monthly mortgage calculator could be based on purchase price and down payment.

Monthly Payments:
Understand what your payment could be based on purchase price and your down payment.

Use this calculator to help determine how much house you can afford.

Home Affordability: Use this calculator to estimate how much you can afford to borrow with a new mortgage.

Use this calculator to help determine if an adjustable rate mortgages (ARMS) and fixed-rate mortgages.

ARM vs Fixed Rate:
Compare these two popular loan types and see which option might work for you. 

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Tips for a Smooth Homebuying Experience

Establishing your priorities and understanding the process are the foundation of the process.

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Learn if it is best to rent or buy.


Should I Buy or Rent? 

If you're interested in taking the leap from renting to buying, ask yourself these questions. 

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Women performing home repairs.


Hidden Costs of Homeownership

Understand how much house you can afford by looking beyond the mortgage payments. 

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Explore this helpful article from UW Credit Union.

Home Loans Library

Visit the library for a variety of articles including on topics including: how to prepare to buy, how to add value to your existing home, saving for your first home and more

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First-Time Homebuyers Guide

Do you know why your credit score matters when buying a home or what to expect during the closing process (and what fees there might be?) It's all right here in our first-time homebuyers guide.>> Get the Guide


Deciphering the Mortgage Language 

During the mortgage process, you may come across unfamiliar terms. Getting to know the language of home loans can you help feel more confident and informed.

Get the meaning of these common mortgage terms in the UW Credit Union glossary.

Mortgage Glossary

For even more helpful terms, visit our homebuying glossary.


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The Lowest Closing Costs + More Discounts 

Don’t bother shopping around for the lowest closing costs. They’re right here.

Plus, take up to $1,250 more off1,2—and if you find lower costs somewhere else, we’ll make it worth your effort.** 

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Understanding the Application Process

The first step toward your new home loan is to apply online. 

Our online application offers a one-stop shop:

  • Get a fast preapproval for your home purchase
  • Track your loan status 24/7 from any device
  • Upload all your documents, like tax returns and pay stubs
  • Link directly to your accounts to streamline your application
  • Receive updates as your loan progresses
  • See next steps and stay in the know

Your dedicated mortgage loan officer will provide expert guidance and answer your questions along the way, so you can feel confident at every step.

UW Credit Union Home Loan Process Video

Get in Touch

We want you to feel at home with your home loan. That's why our local experts are always ready to answer your questions, understand your goals and help you take a smart step forward.

Phone Number 

(800) 533-6773

Already started an application? Pick up where you left off.

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