Knowledge Base Article

FAQs about Applying for a Mortgage

In what states does Delta Community offer mortgage loans?

We offer first and second mortgages in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts 
  • Minnesota
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia

To apply for a mortgage in another state locate a credit union in your state at www.creditunionsonline.com.

On what properties does Delta Community offer mortgage loans?

We offer first (purchase or refinance) mortgages on the following properties:

  • Single family residence
  • Duplex/Residential housing 1-4 units 
  • Planned Unit Development (PUD) - subdivision
  • Condominium
  • Townhouse

The occupancy types are:

  • Primary residence
  • Second or vacation home
  • Investment Properties

What types of mortgage loans are not offered at Delta Community?

We do not currently offer FHA loans, VA loans, USDA loans, Bridge loans, Agricultural loans or "rehab" loans.

What types of structures will Delta Community Credit Union finance with a mortgage loan?

Loans are available on the following types of structures:

  • Single family residences
  • Duplex/Residential housing 1-4 units
  • Planned Unit Developments (PUD) –subdivisions
  • Condominiums
  • Townhomes
  • Land/Lot for future building of residence

We do not offer mortgage loans on mobile homes.

What type of first mortgage products does Delta Community offer?

We offer the following types of first mortgages:

  • Fixed Rate Mortgages
    • 10-15-20 or 30 year terms with or without origination fee
    • Land/Lot Loans 5 and 10 year terms
  • Adjustable Rate Mortgages
    • 3/1 ARM
    • 5/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM
    • 7/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM
    • 10/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM 
  • First Time Home Buyer Mortgages- No Origination Fee
    • 15 or 30 year terms
    • 5/1 ARM
    • 7/1 ARM
    • 10/1 ARM
  • 100% Financing - Purchase of Primary Residence
    • 10-15-20 or 30 year terms with or without origination fee
    • 5/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM
    • 7/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM
    • 10/1 year term with or without origination fee ARM
  • Jumbo loans
    • For properties over $484,350

What type of second mortgage products does Delta Community offer?

We offer the following types of second mortgages:

  • Home Equity Fixed Rate
    • 5–10 or 15 year terms
    • Offered on Primary Residences and Second or Vacation Homes
  • Home Equity Line of Credit (Not available in Texas due to state laws)
    • Offered on Primary Residences Only
  • Purchase Money Second Mortgages (first mortgage must be with Delta Community)
    • 5-10-15 year terms
    • Offered on Primary and Second Homes Only

Where can I determine what my monthly payment and closing costs would be on a mortgage loan?

Please contact a Home Loan Specialist for more details.

On what day of the month is my first mortgage payment due?

First mortgage payments are due on the 1st of every month. A late fee is assessed after the 15th day of each month.

How do I lock the interest rate on my application in process?

You may contact your Home Loan Specialists to request a rate lock.

When will an appraisal be completed on my home and how much are the appraisal fees?

Once an appraisal is ordered by Delta Community, the appraiser will call to make an appointment to appraise your home.

Appraisal fees vary depending on the type of appraisal request and the size of the property to be appraised. Contact you Home Loan Specialist for further details.

If I previously applied for a home loan, can I use the same Login ID and Password when applying for another loan?

Yes. You may use the same Username and Password to apply for a new home loan.

I cannot remember the Login ID and Password to sign into my mortgage loan in progress.

If you have forgotten your Login ID or Password, contact your Home Loan Specialist or send an email to the Mortgage Information Center. If you do not know the Home Loan Specialist who has been assigned to your loan, any Home Loan Specialist can assist you.

I just submitted an application and would like to add or remove my spouse as a borrower.

The Home Loan Specialist assigned to your pending mortgage loan would have to make any changes to the application.

Do I receive a lower interest rate if I enter my mortgage application online?

Online applications for mortgages do not receive a lower interest rate.

How do I obtain a pre-qualification letter?

Please contact your Home Loan Specialist to request your pre-qualification letter after you have completed the online application.

I have applied for a mortgage loan and received my initial disclosures, but I have questions. Who should I contact?

The Home Loan Specialist assigned to your loan application can answer questions about your initial disclosures.

Are appraisal fees refundable if I do not qualify for the loan or wish to withdraw my application?

Appraisal fees are not refundable unless the appraisal is not ordered. Please contact your Home Loan Specialist to speak with them about the appraisal fee refund process/eligibility.

Do you offer a First-Time Home-Buyer program?

Delta Community offers a First-Time Home Buyers loan product. Contact one of our Home Loan Specialists for details.

What is the minimum score needed to be considered for a for a mortgage loan?

Delta Community Credit Union requires a minimum middle credit score of 640.

What is the contact information for the Residential Lending?

Mailing Address:

Residential Lending
P.O. Box 4029
Peachtree City, GA 30269

Physical Address:

Residential Lending
315 North Highway 74
Peachtree City, GA 30269

FAX Number: (770)-632-8829 - Servicing

Email addresses for each Home Loan Specialist are available on their web page.

 

Does Delta Community sell my information to other companies after I close my mortgage for solicitations?

It is the policy of Delta Community Credit Union to hold member information in confidence, subject to applicable legal requirements. It is the policy of Delta Community Credit Union not to sell member information for use by non-affiliated third parties. When you close on a mortgage, documents are required to record the transfer of ownership of a property. Since this is a matter of public record some third parties will scan such recordings, and use your name and address, along with Delta Community as the lien holder to send solicitations to you.

Do I have to be a member of the credit union to apply for a mortgage loan?

You do not have to be a member to make an application for a mortgage loan, but you must be eligible to apply and become a member before your loan application can be processed.