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Working Together Mortgage

  • Robert Chavez President/CEO at Sandia Laboratory FCU
  • Paul Farmer Director of Continuous Improvement at Veridian Credit Union
  • Kathy Martin Senior Vice President Development & Support at Directions Credit Union
  • Michael Hostetler VP, Marketing at Crane Federal Credit Union


Young people want to buy a home but often don't have a sufficient downpayment.


Helps the first time home buyer obtain a mortgage by utilizing the equity from a relative's home as part of the down payment.

Test Results:

Survey fielded at three credit unions. 57% of respondents were likely to take advantage. Directions Credit Union implemented program but no results documented.

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