Our special programs and one-on-one guidance alleviate many challenges first-time home buyers experience. Keeping with the credit union philosophy, we help members gain knowledge to make the right mortgage decision for them. Columbia offers a variety of fixed and adjustable-rate mortgage options for first-time buyers, as well as FHA loans and the special programs below.
For more details contact our Home Lending team at 360.891.4128 or schedule an in-person appointment by clicking the button below.
First Time Home Programs
My Community Mortgage Program
This Fannie Mae sponsored program is ideal for first-time home buyers with limited savings for their down
payment and closing costs.
To be eligible members must meet Fannie Mae's Area Median Income limits.
- Up to a 40-year term available
- Gifts from family members and/or grants from non-profits,
government agencies and employers allowed for a portion of the down payment and closing costs
- First-time home buyer counseling required