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If you plan to call it home, we’re here to help.

Securing a credit union home loan is a dream for many aspiring homeowners and serves as a crucial step towards reaching their homeownership goals. Whether our members are located in Washington, Oregon, or Idaho, understanding the fundamentals of home loan rates and available options can significantly influence your potential mortgage payment. Providing an array of Gesa Credit Union credit union home loans, our experts have meticulously designed each to perfectly align to an assortment of financial needs and circumstances to get you one step closer to “home sweet home!”


Stroll into the showroom with a pre-approved loan

Within minutes you can be pre-approved online or over the phone, so you’ll be ready to drive into the sunset when you find the new or used vehicle of your dreams. Our rates are always affordable for new or used vehicles, even for first- time buyers.

Calculate what you can afford and estimate your payments

Before you decide to purchase or refinance a home, make sure your new payment will fit in your budget. We’ve provided a wide range of calculators for you to use to determine what your payment could be.

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Home Loan Programs Made for You

Zero Down Home Loans

Experience homeownership without upfront expenses with a Gesa Credit Union home loan. No down payment required, low rates, and no income exclusions. Available in WA, OR, and ID. It’s an opportunity you won’t want to miss!

3% Down Home Buyer Loan

Members benefit from low interest rates, increased purchase power, a 50% debt to income ratio, less money needed to close. This streamlined approach helps you easily manage home mortgage payments. What’s not to love?

5/5 ARM Loans

Greater payment stability without yearly rate adjustments, a lower initial rate and lower down payment. Let’s take the leap!

Construction Loans

Our construction loans offer flexible options for financing while your home is being built, plus long-term financing after your home is complete. Contact a loan officer to get started today.

Home Equity Loans

Home Equity loans let you borrow against the equity in your home. Whether you’re planning a renovation, financing higher education, or consolidating debt, our Home Equity programs may be just the answer.

Common Loan Terms

We’ve created a list of some of the more commonly used mortgage terms, and definitions in plain language.

ITIN Home Loans

If you’re a Gesa member with an ITIN you could qualify for a mortgage up to $500,000.

Common questions

Gesa is committed to offering competitive rates whether you are purchasing a home, refinancing, or looking into how you can take advantage of your home’s mortgage. You can check today’s rates using our rate tracker.

Gesa offers a diverse assortment of home loan programs no matter where you are in your home buying journey. Find a loan officer near you to find out more about our programs and which loan options is the best fit for you.

  • Conventional Loans
  • Zero Down Home Loans
  • 3% Down Home Buyer Loan
  • 105% Purchase Loan
  • ITIN Homes Loans
  • Adjustable-rate Mortgages (ARM)
  • Multiple terms lengths are available
  • Construction Loans
  • Jumbo Loans
  • Reduced Down Payment Options
  • Local Lenders & Local Approvals
  • Land Loans
  • Portfolio Products
  • Home Equity Loans
  • Home Equity Lines of Credit (HELOC)

Private Mortgage Insurance is provided by a private mortgage insurance company to protect lenders against loss if a borrower defaults. Private Mortgage Insurance is generally required for a loan with an initial loan to value (LTV) percentage in excess of 80%. In most cases, this will mean that you will have to pay Private Mortgage Insurance if your down payment is less than 20% of the value of the home you are purchasing or refinancing. The cost of the mortgage insurance is typically added to the monthly mortgage payment.

Home loan interest rates refer to the percentage charged by licensed lenders, such as each Gesa Credit Union in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho branch, on the principal amount borrowed for purchasing a home, influencing the total cost of the loan, and determining your monthly mortgage payment amount.

Interest rates play a pivotal role in home mortgage payments. A lower interest rate on your home loan from Gesa Credit Union can lead to more affordable monthly payments and reduced overall loan costs.

Your interest rate is the monthly cost you pay on the unpaid balance of your home loan. An Annual Percentage Rate (APR) includes both your interest rate and any additional cost or prepaid finance charges such as the origination fee, points, private mortgage insurance, underwriting, and processing fees (your actual fees may not include all of these items). While your interest rate is the rate at which you will make your monthly mortgage payments, the APR is a universal measurement that can assist you in comparing the cost of mortgage loans offered by different mortgage lenders.

Gesa Credit Union is an Equal Housing Lender. As prohibited by federal law, we do not engage in business practices that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age (provided you have the capacity to enter into a binding contract), because all or part of your income may be derived from any public assistance program, or because you have, in good faith, exercised any right under the Consumer Credit Protection Act. The federal agency that administers our compliance with these federal laws is the Federal Trade Commission, Equal Credit Opportunity, Washington, DC, 20580.

Gesa Credit Union is a licensed mortgage lender in Washington, Oregon and Idaho.

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With best-in-class rates and a variety of everyday banking products, Gesa has the right account, card, or loan for you.

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Notes & Fees Glossary

*APY* APY = Annual Percentage Yield. Rates, terms, and fees are subject to change. APY is accurate as of the first day of the month – the last dividend declaration date.
SmartPlus Checking*To earn the higher rate, you must:
  1. Enroll in eStatements
  2. Make a monthly direct deposit of over $200
  3. Complete 15 debit card transactions
  4. Provide and maintain a valid email address
  5. Limit one account per member
For any month where the account does not meet the qualification requirements, the account will earn a lower rate. Minimum balance of $5 needed to open.Qualifying account balances meet minimum requirements. APY subject to change monthly. Rate may change after the account is opened. The qualifying period begins with the first day of the calendar month and ends on the last day of the calendar month at 6:00 P.M. Pacific Time. No monthly fees and no minimum balance required to maintain account. Minimum opening deposit of $5. Fees could reduce earnings. Limit of one specialty checking account (Smart Plus Checking) per member.

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