Lending

First Mortgages

By Sharon Simpson | June 6, 2022

GreenState Credit Union has committed $1 billion toward home loans for communities of color. CEO Jeff Disterhoft is rallying the entire industry to take similar steps.

By Sharon Simpson | June 6, 2022

The Wyoming-based credit union is testing a program that rewards members for contributing to a fund to help other members more easily afford a down payment on a home.

By Rebecca Rowold | June 6, 2022

Credit unions across the country have rolled out programs to create better days in their communities.

 

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By E.C. Harrison | June 6, 2022

A program at Carolina Foothills FCU targets low-income borrowers with flexible underwriting practices, financial education, and partnerships with public, private, and nonprofit groups.

By | March 28, 2022

Larger average mortgage balances have offset the reduced pipeline, and credit unions are holding these loans on their balance sheets at greater rates.

By | March 28, 2022

Lenders reported a record year for originations in 2021 despite rising asset prices and rates increases, both of which were substantively driven by inflationary pressures.

By Laila Jiwani | Feb. 7, 2022

First mortgage and used auto dominate the loan portfolio, but commercial lending is hitting an all-time high.

By Aman Johal | Jan. 26, 2021

The financial constraints credit unions faced in 2020 provide insights for how to move forward in the coming year.

By Samantha Cristobal | Nov. 2, 2020

Loan performance in 2020 might shed light on the future of credit union lending.

By Aman Johal | June 30, 2020

Historically low rates to start the year has contributed to strong mortgage lending through March.