Home Loans

Getting a loan to purchase or refinance a home is easy and convenient with our one-stop online mortgage service.

30-Year Fixed Conforming

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20-Year Fixed Conforming

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15 Year Fixed - Conforming

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5/5 ARM - Conforming

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5/6 ARM - Conforming

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5/5 ARM - High Balance

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Simple and Secure Application Process

We took the complicated process of applying for a home loan and created a simple and secure online application system. The process takes about 20 minutes to complete and once you submit your completed application, you'll get a decision by the next business day.

And best of all, there is NO COST TO APPLY!

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30-Year Fixed Conforming

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Adjustable Rate Mortgages (ARMs)

Adjustable Rate Mortgages (also known as ARMs) are popular because they can lead to lower rates and lower monthly payments. And though rates can change, there are limits on how much and how often, which gives you the flexibilty you need to get into your new home. 

Compare rates at GainFCU.com/Rates and decide which is right for you!

Questions? Connect with our Home Loan concierge at (818) 846-1710, visit a branch, or apply using our Online Mortgage Center.

Mortgage Center

Still exploring the ins and outs of home buying? Our mortgage center is packed with useful tools to guide you along the way of your home buying journey. It's the place to check out the latest rates, peruse a helpful host of FAQs, connect to a Loan Advisor, or dive into our suite of calculators to plan your home buying budget. And when you're ready to apply, it can take care of that too!

Making your mortgage payments is easy!

We offer a number of ways to pay your mortgage:

  • Transfer your payment in Online Banking.
  • Set up automatic transfers. 
  • Send us a check in the mail.

You choose the method you prefer!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the difference between an appraisal and an inspection, and what is required?

    An appraisal is an estimate of the market value of the home that you are buying and is accomplished by comparing your home to several homes like it that have sold in the last 6 months or so. An appraisal of the home you are buying will be required by your lender.

    A home inspection is a more detailed analysis of the home that you are buying and may include items such as appliances, electrical systems, heating and air conditioning, structural integrity, etc. An inspection is generally not required unless the appraiser notes obvious problems with these areas, but is always a good idea if you are buying a previously owned home.

  • What are points?

    Points are finance charges paid by the borrower at the beginning of a loan in addition to monthly interest. Each point equals one percent of the loan amount.  By paying these "points," your interest rate is lowered for the life of the loan.

  • How much will my monthly payments be?

    Your monthly payments are broken down into principal/interest, PMI (Private Mortgage Insurance), taxes, and insurance. The principle and interest portion of your payment is based on your loan amount, your interest rate, and the term (length) of your loan. PMI is a monthly fee that is required if you put less than 20% down.  Taxes and Insurance refer to the monthly (annual divided by 12) cost of your property taxes and homeowners insurance.Be sure that you understand and are comfortable with your total monthly payment (what you will write a check for each month) before deciding to purchase a home.

  • If the sellers are not paying my closing costs, then how are they paid?

    If the sellers are not paying for your closing costs, then you are responsible for paying these at closing. You will be given credit for anything that you have already paid ($350 is typically paid in advance for credit report and appraisal, and your first year of homeowners insurance is purchased in advance) prior to closing but will need to provide the remainder, along with any down payment you may have, in the form of a certified check made out to the title company.

  • Can the sellers pay for my closing costs?

    Yes, it may be possible for the sellers to pay for most or all of your closing costs, provided that you have satisfied the minimum down payment requirement of 3%.

  • What are closing costs and how much are they?

    Various fees and expenses payable by the seller and buyer at the time of a real estate closing. Costs may include: commissions, title insurance premiums, recording fees, inspection and appraisal fees, etc.

  • How much do I need as a down payment to qualify?

    Down payment amounts can vary anywhere from 3%-10%. On average lenders require 5% down.

  • What is a pre-approval and why do I need one?

    A mortgage pre-approval is an important part of the home buying process. Potential home buyers should contact a lender they trust to handle this important step. The lender will need a 2 year history of residence and employment, checking/savings/retirement information, and detailed information on your income just to name a few. Most sellers will want a potential buyer to be pre-approved.

Hassle free and flexible

  • Fixed rate and adjustable rate mortgages
  • Flexible terms available. 10, 15, 20 and 30-year terms
  • Purchase up to 97% loan-to-value
  • Refinance no cash-out up to 95% loan-to-value
  • Refinance with cash-out up to 80% loan-to-value
  • Single Family Residences, condominiums, and PUDs only
  • Vacation homes and investment properties
  • We finance homes in CA, AZ, NV, CO, OR, ID, UT and WA
  • And did we mention there are no application fees? NONE!

In Person

Come into the branch at 1800 West Magnolia Boulevard and speak with a mortgage professional today.


Need to send documents?

You can fax them to our Home Loan department at (818) 524-1682.

For loan demands and payoffs, you can fax them to our Loan Servicing Department at (818) 524-1681.

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Table data for Mortgage Rates
 Effective 2/13/2023
Loan Type Rate As Low As APR As Low As1 Points Monthly Payment Per $1000 Borrowed Alert Me
30-Year Fixed - Conforming 6.875% 6.973% 0.000% $6.57 Receive a notification when this rate changes
30-Year Fixed - High Balance 6.875% 6.948% 0.000% $6.57 Receive a notification when this rate changes
20-Year Fixed - Conforming 6.750% 6.876% 0.000% $7.60 Receive a notification when this rate changes
15-Year Fixed - Conforming 6.500% 6.653% 0.000% $8.71 Receive a notification when this rate changes
10-Year Fixed - Conforming 6.375% 6.587% 0.000% $11.29 Receive a notification when this rate changes
5/5 ARM - Conforming2 7.000% 7.201% 1.000% $6.65 Receive a notification when this rate changes
5/5 ARM - High Balance2 7.250% 7.430% 1.000% $6.82 Receive a notification when this rate changes
5/6 ARM - Conforming2 7.250% 7.354% 0.000% $6.82 Receive a notification when this rate changes
Loan rates are based on term and applicant credit history. All loans are subject to credit approval, Loan-To-Value (LTV) requirements, and all other Gain Federal Credit Union policies and procedures. Rates are subject to change without prior notice. Loans are available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington. No prepayment penalty.
  • 1APR = Annual Percentage Rate
  • 2ARM = Adjustable Rate Mortgage. Adjustable Rate Mortgages are variable and the Annual Percentage Rate (APR) may increase after the initial fixed rate period.