Discover the fast, affordable and hassle-free Summit difference
- Lock your rate when you choose – at the time you apply or up to seven days before closing
- Get online mortgage loan status updates throughout the process
- Great rates, local servicing and so much more!
Your mortgage loan officer will connect with you in one business day!
Adjustable-rate mortgages (ARM) are just what they sound like - a loan where the interest payment could change over the course of the loan. They’re not the right fit for everyone but they could be the right fit for you - especially if you don’t think you’ll be in your house for long or it’s likely your income will rise in the future.
Count on Summit Credit Union’s lending experts to walk you through your choices and help find your best loan.
get a mortgage with a down payment as low as 3%^
Summit is here to help you make homebuying process easy with low down payment options and $500 off closing costs!^^
Adjustable-rate Mortgage Loans
- The initial interest rate is typically lower than a fixed-rate loan - which means a more affordable monthly payment at the beginning of your loan
- You could pay less in interest if you only stay in the home for a short time - depending on market conditions, you might never have a rate increase on your loan
- A lower initial payment might help you qualify for a larger mortgage loan
- They’re available with low down payment options - which could help you get into the home of your dreams faster
- And like every Summit mortgage, your loan will be serviced directly by Summit
Adjustable-Rate loan options:
- A great rate with a variety of terms: Adjustable-rate mortgage loans are available for 1- to 10-year initial rate lock periods
- You may qualify for loans designed to meet the needs of low-income households, veterans, first-time buyers and more
View the Daily Rate Sheet for all home loan options, details and disclosures.
ARM loans are often described with a two-digit number (for example, 1-1, 3-1, 5-1 and 10-1).
Here’s what those numbers mean:
- The first number = how many years the initial interest rate will be locked in.
- The second number = how frequently the loan rate could be adjusted after that period.
So, for a 3-1 loan: The original interest rate would be fixed for the first three years and it could change once each year for the rest of the loan.
We thought so! And here’s a way to save big that you might not know about: pay a little extra on your mortgage each year.