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.
Interested in purchasing or refinancing a home? HomeStreet Bank Affinity Loan Officers are available for 1/2-hour appointments between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. at various campus locations in Seattle (on the second Monday of each month), Bothell, Tacoma, and Harborview. To schedule an individual appointment, call
HomeStreet offers free one-hour seminars to help you learn about a variety of homeownership issue from buying your first home, refinancing, to preparing yourself for retirement in a no-pressure environment. Seminars are usually presented during the lunch hour or shortly after work hours, and may include:
Access seminar information and registration at the HomeStreet website or call 206-628-0207. Be sure to include your contact phone number in the event of class cancellation. The exact seminar location will be specified upon registration.
UW faculty and staff are invited to attend the UW Home Fair, sponsored by HomeStreet Bank's Affinity Lending Center and the UW Benefits Office. This is your chance to talk to local contractors, interior designers, landscapers, architects, realtors, and representatives from HomeStreet and nonprofit housing resources.