Close Quickly, or We’ll Give You $1,000*

You deserve a quick, easy mortgage process. Plus, we’ll honor a lower mortgage rate if it drops!

Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee

Whether you’re buying your first or next home, Citadel guarantees a quick closing. Plus, we’ll honor a one-time drop-down if your mortgage rate lowers.

Your Dream Home. Our Guarantee.

  • One-time drop-down rate: If your mortgage rate lowers before closing, we'll honor the lower rate at no cost
  • Access to Citadel’s Home Advantage network, so you can save an average of $1,650* on closing costs

With Citadel, you’ll experience local service, great rates, and assistance throughout the entire mortgage process.

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Citadel is an Equal Opportunity Lender.


Easy Refinance Program

Rate expressed as Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and is subject to change without notice. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. APR shown is for first-lien position loans up to 90% Loan-To-Value (LTV) on single-family owner-occupied properties in PA, NJ, MD, and DE. Various APRs and terms are available. Loans above $500,000 will require borrower to purchase title insurance. Fees from current mortgage lender may apply. LTVs above 80% must escrow taxes. LTVs below 80% may escrow taxes at request of homeowner. Offer is subject to credit approval, income verification and market value assessment. Existing mortgage loans must be current and have no late payments in the last 12 consecutive months. Property insurance is required. Properties currently listed for sale are not eligible for this promotion. Property cannot be a co-op or mobile home. Minimum $50,000 in non-Citadel mortgage balances. Not available for purchasing new property. *Rate as of .


Conventional Refinance

Rate expressed as Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and is subject to change without notice. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. APR shown is for first-lien position loans up to 95% Loan-To-Value (LTV) on single-family owner-occupied properties in PA, NJ, MD, and DE. Various APRs and terms are available. Loans will require borrower to purchase title insurance and appraisal. Lender fees will apply. LTVs above 80% must escrow taxes. LTVs below 80% may escrow taxes at request of homeowner. Offer is subject to credit approval, income verification and appraisal. Existing mortgage loans must be current and have no late payments in the last 12 consecutive months. Property insurance is required. Properties currently listed for sale are not eligible. Property cannot be a co-op or mobile home. Other restrictions apply on cash-out mortgage loans. *Rate as of .


Conventional Purchase

Rate expressed as Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and is subject to change without notice. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. APR shown is for first-lien position loans up to 97% Loan-To-Value (LTV) on single-family owner-occupied properties in PA, NJ, MD, and DE. Various APRs and terms are available. Loans will require borrower to purchase title insurance and appraisal. Lender fees will apply. LTVs above 80% must escrow taxes. LTVs below 80% may escrow taxes at request of homeowner. Offer is subject to credit approval, income verification and appraisal. Existing mortgage loans must be current and have no late payments in the last 12 consecutive months. Property insurance is required. Property cannot be a co-op or mobile home. Other restrictions may apply. *Rate as of .


Fixed Home Equity Loans

Rate expressed as Annual Percentage Rate (APR), and is subject to change without notice. Offer can be withdrawn at any time. APR shown is for second lien position loans up to 80% Loan-To-Value (LTV) on single-family owner-occupied properties in PA, NJ, MD, and DE. Loans above $500,000 will require borrower to purchase title insurance. Various APRs and terms are available up to 95% LTV with excellent credit. Lender fees will apply. Home equity third party fees ($415-$1,000). Offer is subject to credit approval, income verification and appraisal. Existing mortgage loans must be current and have no late payments in the last 12 consecutive months. Property insurance is required. Property cannot be a co-op or mobile home. Other restrictions may apply. *Rate as of .


Home Equity Line of Credit

Offers are subject to credit approval. APR=Annual Percentage Rate. Information accurate as of * and may be withdrawn or subject to change without notice. Call (800) 666-0191 for current information. Loan to value (LTV) is determined by dividing all outstanding loan balances by the appraised value of the property. Loans above $500,000 will require borrower to purchase title insurance. All accounts, loans, and services are subject to approval and membership eligibility requirements. Loans are available on primary homes in PA, NJ, MD and DE. Consult your tax advisor about deductibility of interest. Adequate homeowner’s insurance coverage is required.


  • Home Equity Line of Credit Terms and Fees: 6 Month introductory APR =2.49% for line amount of $100,000 or more, 2.99% $50,000-$99,999, 3.49% less than $49,999. Home equity line of credit APR is established using The Wall Street Journal Prime Rate 10 days prior to the end of the month and changes on the first of the following month. Current Prime Rate as of is 5.50%. Variable APR ranges from Prime - 0.51% (for lines $100,000 and above) to Prime + 3.99%, depending on credit, your final loan amount, loan term, loan to value and actual finance charges. Current home equity line of credit APR floor is 3.99%. Maximum APR is 18%. Maximum LTV = 90% with excellent credit. No upfront closing costs. If line is closed within three years after opening, there is a $250 early termination fee.

Adjustable Rate Mortgage Terms

All interest rates, annual percentage rates (APRs), points and any other applicable fees shown are accurate as of and are subject to change without notice. Your APR will vary based on your final loan amount and finance charges.

  • INTEREST RATES, ANNUAL PERCENTAGE RATES (APR) AND POINTS SHOWN ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON CREDIT QUALIFICATIONS AND FINAL APPROVAL. OTHER CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS MAY APPLY.
  • The monthly payment amount shown includes principal and interest, and does not include amounts for taxes and insurance premiums, if applicable. Your actual monthly payment will be higher if an escrow account is established or required.
  • Your APR will vary based on your final loan amount and finance charges.

HomeAdvantage

*Cash Rewards are awarded through the HomeAdvantage program to buyers and sellers who select and use a real estate agent in the HomeAdvantage network. Home buyers or sellers are not eligible for Cash Rewards if they use an agent outside this network. Cash Rewards amounts are dependent on the commissions paid to the HomeAdvantage network agent. The $1,650 is based on a purchase price of $275,000 and realtors commissions of 3%. Every transaction is dependent on sales price and corresponding realtors commissions. Obtaining a mortgage or use of any specific lending institution is not a requirement to earn Cash Rewards. If you are obtaining a mortgage, your lender may have specific rules on how Cash Rewards can be paid out. Cash Rewards are available in most states; however, are void where prohibited by law or by the lender. Please consult with your lender for details that may affect you.


IMPORTANT PROGRAM INFORMATION


Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee offers assurance to customers purchasing a home with a Citadel mortgage that the loan will close on or before the contract closing date agreed to by an authorized Citadel Mortgage Loan Officer, or the customer will receive $1,000 cash back, subject to the following criteria.


Eligibility: To be eligible for Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee, the customer must (1) maintain an account with Citadel Federal Credit Union (“Citadel”) that is in good-standing or individuals who become a new Citadel customer; (2) complete a Citadel mortgage application online, by telephone, or in-person; (3) provide all supporting documentation (including any income or asset verification materials) required by Citadel to render a lending decision in a timely manner, with each document being thoroughly completed, as well as any fully executed disclosures; (4) provide Citadel with a fully-executed purchase agreement which includes all pages, addendums, and required signatures by all parties; (5) request a loan for an amount less than the maximum of 97% LTV; (6) request a loan for an amount greater than the minimum of $50,000 and lower than the maximum of $2,000,000; and (7) meet all of Citadel’s current underwriting standards.


Closing Date: The contract closing date must be at least 21 calendar days after our receipt and acceptance of a completed mortgage application, all supporting documents, and a fully-executed purchase agreement. This offer is only available for new, residential first-lien loan applications submitted directly to Citadel or for a refinance of mortgages other than an existing Citadel mortgage(s). Only home purchases that are under Agreement of Sale and have a completed loan application received by Citadel on or after June 10, 2019 are eligible to participate in Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee. Submissions received after this date or the program end-date are not eligible to participate in the Program.


For any property that receives an initial appraisal that is subject to repairs/completion, a final inspection will be required. Citadel guarantees closing within 7 business days of receipt of a satisfactory final inspection.


The $1,000 cash back will be paid in the form of a deposit to a Citadel account, post-closing.


Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee will not apply in any of the following cases: (1) changes to the original closing date as documented in the original purchase agreement provided to Citadel; (2) changes in the loan amount, loan product, or other terms requested by the borrower(s) within 10 days of closing; (3) closing date extensions due to a delay in completion of any new home construction, improvements, or repairs being made to the subject property; (4) failure by any party, including the builder, seller, or buyer to meet the sales agreement terms and requirements, including any seller-related delays; (5) Easy Refinance, VA and FHA loans; (6) delays caused by 3rd parties other than Citadel required service providers; (7) delays due to any force majeure events such as severe weather or disaster events.


Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee offer expires July 21, 2019. Citadel Federal Credit Union reserves the right to amend, withdraw, or terminate the Citadel Quick Close Guarantee at any time and without prior notice.


Any awards transferred at or outside closing in excess of the value of the underwriting fees may be considered miscellaneous income received from Citadel and we may be required to send you, and file with the IRS, a Form 1099-MISC (Miscellaneous Income) or Form 1042-S (Foreign Person’s U.S. Source Income Subject to Withholding) for the year in which you participate and are awarded the benefits of this program. You are responsible for any tax liability related to participating in the program. Please consult your tax advisor if you have any questions about your personal tax situation.


All home lending products are subject to credit and property approval. Rates and program Terms & Conditions are subject to change without notice. Citadel’s Quick Close Guarantee is only available to Citadel customers residing in PA, NJ, DE and MD. Other restrictions and limitations may apply.


Mortgage lending products offered by Citadel Federal Credit Union, an Equal Housing Lender.