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Buying a house is exciting! We make the home loan process fast, easy and straightforward so you can focus on creating memories, not paperwork.* We also offer our eSigning Experience, allowing you to close fully online from virtually anywhere.

No matter where you are in the buying process, whether saving for a down payment or ready to make an offer, there's no better time than now to start the conversation. 

 


Upsizing, downsizing, investment or refinance, we have a home loan for you.

 

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Solarity Home Loans In Washington

Fast. Easy. Affordable.

We're simplifying the home loan process so you can focus on what matters most.

Introducing Solarity Credit Union and the best mortgage experience you’ll ever have. We make the home loan process fast and easy. You can apply online in just a few minutes.

  1. Flexible loan terms to fit your budget and lifestyle
  2. Competitive rates and affordable payment options
  3. Flat origination fee, saving you thousands on closing costs
  4. Convenient e-Signing closing to save you time
  5. Personalized service and support every step of the way
  6. Servicing of your loan stays with Solarity – always!
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Create memories, not paperwork

With a Solarity home loan, enjoy amazing service and a speedy close so you can get settled in your new home faster and easier than ever. Solarity home loans are:

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Fast

Apply online in just a few minutes.

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Easy

We guide you every step of the way.

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Affordable

Great rates and flexible terms.

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Pre-approval: what you need to know

Pre-approval is an important step in applying for a home loan. It tells real estate agents and home owners that you're a serious buyer. Being pre-approved helps you figure out how much home you can afford and how much you'll be able to borrow.

Here's what you'll need to start the pre-approval process (full PDF checklist):

  1. Current address
  2. Driver's license and Social Security number
  3. Two months of bank statements
  4. Employment history for the past two years
  5. 30 days of pay stubs and the last two years' tax returns
  6. List of current debts

The Solarity eSigning Experience

When you choose Solarity's eSigning Experience, you complete the entire closing online, from the comfort of your home or office. You can skip the drive across town and focus instead on this exciting occasion....closing on your home loan!

So be sure to tell your real estate professional or title company you'd like to utilize Solarity's eSigning Experience for your closing.

  1. Sign from anywhere using your phone, tablet or computer**
  2. Review your documents ahead of time before signing
  3. Remote Online Notary (RON) certifies the process (no need to leave home!)
  4. Close with your Solarity team and closing partners - all in one place: online

Connect with a Home Loan Guide

Whether you're buying your first home, upsizing to accommodate a growing family or refinancing to save money, our Home Loan Guides are here to make the entire process fast, easy and affordable. Fill out our contact form by providing just a few details about what you're looking for, and we'll get in touch with you right away to discuss your options. There's absolutely no obligation—just friendly, expert advice.

Prefer to talk with someone right now? Give us a call at 1.888.626.1799 and jumpstart your journey to homeownership.

Please do not submit any personal or sensitive information.

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Apply, ask questions or just kick some tires

No matter where you are in the buying process, it's never too early to talk about financing. Get in touch with us to get started:

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It takes less than 10 minutes to apply online. Submit your application and we'll follow up with you to discuss your situation.

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Ready to talk to someone right now? Our Home Loan Guides are ready to talk to you, too! Call 1.888.626.1799.

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Common questions about home loans

Home Loans FAQ

If you choose a fixed rate mortgage, the rate you lock in during the loan process will be the rate you have for the life of your loan. A 30-year fixed rate mortgage is one of the most common, traditional types of loans, and can be a particularly attractive option when rates are low.

If you choose an adjustable rate mortgage (or “ARM”) your rate will likely vary over the life of the loan. Many ARMs have what is known as an introductory period in which your rate stays the same for a specified amount of time, followed by periodic rate adjustments for the remainder of the loan. In a "5/1 ARM," for instance, your introductory rate will stay the same for the first five years, and your rate may then adjust up or down each year thereafter. The introductory rates on ARMs are often lower than their fixed rate loan equivalents.

Most lenders offer a wide variety of fixed- and adjustable-rate home loan options (Solarity does!). Solarity's expert Home Loan Guides will help walk you through the loan options to help you find the one that’s best for you and your particular situation.

A pre-approval letter is a document that states the dollar amount a lender is willing to lend toward a home purchase. It is important to have it when you start house hunting because it will show both your real estate agent and the sellers' agent that you’re a serious and qualified buyer.

Closing costs are the fees and expenses you pay for a home loan and are typically between 2% and 6% of the loan amount. Closing costs consist of lender fees—such as the loan origination fee and discount points—as well as third-party fees, escrow account funds and prepaids like taxes and insurance.  

At Solarity, we offer transparent loan pricing: our loan origination is a low, flat fee instead of the more common 1% of loan amount. The advantage of a flat fee is that no matter how large your loan is, your loan origination fee remains the same, which can save you money at closing.

Lenders are required by law to clearly disclose closing costs at the bottom of Page 1 of the standardized Loan Estimate form, which you can explore here. Lenders must deliver this form within three days of receiving your application. Whether you’re buying or refinancing, it doesn’t cost anything to apply for a home loan at Solarity, and you can apply online in just a few minutes. Once we receive your application, we can estimate how much you’ll need to bring to closing.

Still have questions about closing costs? Connect with our expert Home Loan Guides who can clarify any further questions you may have.

Solarity has a number of no down payment and low down payment options. For many loans, Private Mortgage Insurance or PMI may be required if you put less than 20% down. Read more about down payment requirements and saving for a down payment.

We can typically turn around a pre-approval letter very quickly - within 48 hours and a pre-qualification letter the same day. Supplying as much financial information as possible to our expert Home Loan Guides will move the process along quicker.

Want to learn more about what a pre-approval is and how it works? Watch our video.

Definitely not (unless you want to)! You can do the ENTIRE process online, applying for a Solarity home loan from your home computer or mobile device. In addition, you can call our expert Home Loan Guides. If you walk into a branch, we can connect you with our Home Loan Guides that way, too!

We will work around your schedule and will communicate with you in the manner that's most convenient for you. We go to great lengths to make the entire process for you as easy as we can. You can even close the loan from your mobile phone (message and data rates may apply). We can't wait to help you get started! 

 

 

Helpful articles and information

 

What is a 7/1 ARM?

A 7/1 ARM is an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) that has a fixed rate for the first seven years of the loan and then adjusts each year thereafter.

Solarity surpasses blood drive goal, filling critical need in the Yakima Valley

Solarity Credit Union teamed up with the Red Cross Yakima Blood Donation Center to host a blood drive to collect desperately-needed units of blood.

Selah food drive: generosity of Solarity members and employees aids local food bank

Thank you to our members and employees who supported Solarity's March food drive benefitting the Selah Naches Food Bank!

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