8 Ways Coastal Can Help You Buy or Sell Your Home This Year

by Lauren Beichner

Marketing Specialist


Whether you need to sell and/or buy a house this year, Coastal has the mortgage options that fit your needs with ways to maximize your purchasing power, so that you can even save some money along the way. Let's explore eight ways Coastal can help you buy or sell your home this year. 

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1. First-Time Home Buyer Mortgage

Are you a first-time home buyer? Good news. Coastal offers excellent mortgage options specifically for first-timers. Not only does Coastal offer the option to finance up to 100% of your home’s purchase price, you can also choose between a Fixed-Rate Mortgage or an Adjustable-Rate Mortgage.

As a first-time home buyer, Coastal knows home buying can be a very exciting, but sometimes stressful process. That’s why Coastal offers a variety of mortgage options that require no down payment or Private Mortgage Insurance requirement (PMI), saving you hundreds of dollars each year. But the savings don’t stop there. Coastal also offers an underwriting fee of just $600 and does not charge extra for document preparations or credit reports. This alone provides you with substantial savings. 

2. Construction-to-Permanent Financing

Are you looking to build or renovate to create the home of your dreams? With Coastal’s Construction-To-Permanent financing, you have three easy ways to build your dream home at an ideal price.

  • Finance the construction of a new home on your existing lot
  • Finance the purchase of a lot plus construction
  • Cover the cost of major renovations to your existing home

With just one loan and one set of closing fees, Coastal’s Construction-To-Permanent financing saves you both time and money, making Coastal your number one choice for renovations or building a brand-new home. Coastal also offers a minimal 10% down payment and a Loan-to-Ratio (LTV) of 90%, while most lenders only offer 80%, letting you keep more of your money.

3. Home Equity Line of Credit

You can also use a Home Equity Loan or Home Equity Line of Credit (HELOC) to finance your home renovation. To qualify for a HELOC, you need to have available equity in your home, meaning that the amount you owe on your home must be less than the value of your home. Coastal allows you to finance as much as 100% of your home’s equity and offers an interest only option with interest only payments.

4. Jumbo Mortgage

Have you outgrown your starter home and need to upgrade? Good news. Coastal offers Jumbo Mortgages to fulfill your million-dollar dreams. Coastal lets you borrow up to $1 million and up to 95% of the home’s value, which means a lower down payment and more savings for you. 

Whether you’re looking to purchase or refinance, Coastal’s Jumbo Mortgage is tailored to your needs with various fixed interest rates and adjustable-rate options. With a low $600 underwriting fee1 and no extra fees for document prep or checking credit reports, Coastal offers low-cost loans to finance more expensive homes.

5. Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)

Coastal believes that North Carolina homeowners like you deserve more options with shorter terms, so that you can pay off your home faster. An Adjustable-Rate Mortgage (ARM) can help you bank better if you plan to sell, refinance or pay off your home within 10 years. ARMs maximize your purchasing power with a lower rate and a lower initial payment. With an ARM, your rate is fixed for 5, 7 or 10 years before adjusting every year or every 5 years (known as our 5/1, 5/5, 7/1 and 10/1 ARMs). 

Depending on the market conditions, your rate could change after an introductory term of 5, 7 or 10 years, but Coastal provides you with a cap on your rate to protect you from experiencing drastic increases.

 6. Roth IRA

With a Roth IRA, you can set money aside so that when you’re ready to make a down payment on a home, you can easily take funds from your Roth IRA tax-free2 account and put it toward a down payment. If you don’t want to be locked into a long term deposit, Coastal offers a high yield IRA up to 2.25% APY3. So, while you are saving for retirement, your money can continue growing and providing you with a simpler way to bank better.

7. Daymark Realty

Need help finding a home or listing your current one? Daymark Realty, Coastal’s trusted partner, is here to serve you. Make Daymark Realty your top choice for all your real estate wants and needs. You can receive a free home valuation based on market trends, learn the ins and outs of home buying with our complimentary Buyers Guide, or find out what you need to know when selling with our complimentary Sellers Guide. With more than 500 of the newest MLS listings delivered every day, you can work directly with a Daymark Realty agent to make your home buying or selling process that much smoother.

If you’re ready to sell, Daymark realty provides a comprehensive listing service to make selling your home less stressful. As members of Coastal, Daymark Realty only charges 4.5% commission and includes complimentary value-added services, such as a free one-hour staging consultation, professional photography, virtual tours and custom advertising. Compare Daymark Realty to most other realtors who charge at least 6% commission, and then add on additional processing and/or transaction fees, all of which comes directly out of your pocket.

8. Mortgage Options

Whether you’re buying, building or refinancing, Coastal has a wide variety of mortgage options to choose from and a team of experts that will help you find the right fit for your exact needs. From Fixed-Rate Mortgages to Investment Property Loans, visit our compare all mortgages page to see how all our options stack up to your requirements.

How Coastal Could Help You Save More

At Coastal, we pride ourselves on helping you save more and bank better with flexible terms, rate options and lower down payments that fit your budget and lifestyle.

Not sure which buying or selling option is best for you? Coastal’s team of experts are available and ready to answer all your home buying and selling questions. Visit our website to connect with a member service representative today.

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  1. For a $454,000 loan for a term of 30 years with a 4.50% APR, the monthly payment is $2,300.00.  Taxes and insurance are not included in this payment example and that the actual payment obligation could be greater.  All loans are subject to approval.
  2. Consult a tax advisor for additional information.
  3. APY - Annual Percentage Yield. High Yield IRA Savings requires $100 minimum to open. For more details, see the Truth-In-Savings Disclosure and Rate Table. Fees may reduce earnings on account. Rates subject to change without notice after account opening. Penalty for early withdrawal. APY is accurate as of the last dividend declaration date.