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Hometown Home Loan Events

The Hometown Home Loan Program offers reduced fees on mortgages for eligible UW employees and retirees buying or refinancing anywhere in the Puget Sound region. It was established in 1999 in partnership with the UW, the City of Seattle, and HomeStreet Bank. Learn about Hometown Program benefits.

Loan Prequalification Appointments

Interested in purchasing or refinancing a home? HomeStreet Bank Affinity Loan Officers are available to meet with you (and your spouse/partner) in a way that works best for you! To schedule a 30-minute appointment, call HomeStreet at:

To meet with a loan officer at a campus location, click the "Classes & Seminars" tab at the Hometown Home Loan website and choose a date for the campus location closest to you. Appointments are held weekdays between 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Homeownership 101 Seminar Series

HomeStreet offers free one-hour seminars to help you learn about a variety of homeownership issues related to budgeting, buying, remodeling, refinancing, and selling your home. Learn more.

First-time Homebuyer Classes

HomeStreet’s Affinity Lending Center offers monthly Washington State Housing Finance Commission sponsored classes at their Seattle headquarters. This 5-hour homeownership seminar covers the process of buying your home from start to finish. You’ll also receive a certificate upon completion that can be used when applying for down-payment assistance. Learn more and register.


HomeStreet is creating a series of home education webinars that can be watched anytime! Here's the first one in the lineup:

Understanding Credit

View Webinar [4:10 minutes]

UW Home Improvement Fair

Each spring, HomeStreet and UW Benefits co-sponsor a UW Home Improvement Fair for UW faculty and staff. This is your chance to talk to local contractors, interior designers, landscapers, architects, realtors, and representatives from HomeStreet and nonprofit housing resources. The next Fair will be held in April 2016 at the Husky Union Building.

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