Mortgage & Home Equity

Owning a Home

The home ownership journey starts long before you begin the search and continues on long after you've made your move. Our team of experts has created helpful tools and guides to help you on your way.

Frequently Asked Questions

What happens when my home construction is completed?

Once your home is complete your permanent mortgage loan (30, 20 or 15 year fixed) is nothing more than a refinance of the construction loan.

How is the money for construction accessed?

Your construction loan functions like a line of credit. You only pay interest on what you “use.” Your builder will submit draws monthly. 

Do I need an appraisal for a construction loan?

Yes, you or your builder will provide Union Bank with blueprints, a new home specification sheet, and contract. We will then arrange for an appraisal based on these plans and specs.

Which types of mortgages are eligible for refinancing?
  • Conventional Loans, including Fixed Rate and Jumbo Loans
  • VA Loans, administered by the Department of Veteran Affairs
  • FHA Loans, through the Federal Housing Administration
Should I refinance my home?

Although each situation is different, there are several reasons to refinance including:

  • To lower your monthly principal and interest payments.
  • To move to a secure, fixed rate loan.
  • To take cash out of the equity in your home.

For more information on refinancing your home, call 402-323-1128 in Lincoln, or toll-free 1-800-297-2837.

What are closing costs?

Closing costs cover all the fees and expenses associated with a loan transaction. Closing costs may include fees for an appraisal, credit report, title insurance, survey, and points. Closing costs vary depending upon the loan product.

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