Click here to close now.

Welcome!

News Feed Item

PenFed Now Offering Rate Reset Protection on Select Mortgages

The new feature will add ease, convenience, and faster processing times to the PenFed mortgage user experience. With the Rate Reset Protection now available, eligible borrowers are able to reset and lock-in a rate on a Conforming, Jumbo, and Super Jumbo 5/5 Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM), up to five times, during the life of the loan.

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union), announced today that a new enhancement made to its innovative 5/5 Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) program now provides eligible PenFed members with "one click" Rate Reset Protection on Conforming, Jumbo, and Super Jumbo 5/5 ARMs. The enhancement adds ease, convenience, and faster processing times to the PenFed mortgage user experience.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/DC42163-a

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140107/DC42163LOGO-b)

"Adding the Rate Reset Protection feature to our 5/5 ARM is a positive and exciting leap forward for us," said James Schenck executive vice president of PenFed. "The new feature puts our borrowers in control of their mortgage; which is consistent with our long-standing goal to provide quality products and service tailored to our member's needs."

PenFed partnered with Mortgage Harmony Corp. The software solution provides an alternative to the refinancing process in the mortgage lending industry—allowing borrowers to "reset" their interest rate in seconds on a secure, customized website with just a "click" of a button and a confirmation e-Signature.  

How does it work? During the origination process, PenFed mortgage borrowers now have the option of selecting the new Rate Reset Protection feature. When the rate reset feature is selected, beginning one calendar year from the date of the mortgage note, borrowers have the option of adjusting the interest rate periodically based on the terms of their note. To utilize the feature, borrowers simply login to review the rate PenFed is offering that day, and then to proceed with the rate selection, choose the option to "Reset the Rate."

The option to reset the rate is available to the borrower up to five times over the life of the loan. Additionally, the loan must be in good standing, with no rate resets within the prior 12-months.

5/5 Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) "Rate Reset Protection" Features: The new feature puts PenFed borrowers in control of their 5/5 ARM mortgage interest rate by allowing them to easily take advantage of decreasing interest rates, or hedge against rising interest rates.

The feature includes:

  • Up to five rate "borrower selected" rate resets over the life of the loan mortgage
  • No fee to reset the rate
  • Provides an alternative to the refinance process
  • Loan maturity date remains the same—no new 30-year amortization required

"This new feature not only empowers borrowers, but it improves their overall experience," said Vielka Asia, vice president of mortgage operations at PenFed. "What was once a very slow and cumbersome process for our borrowers has, with just 'one click,' been conveniently simplified."

To learn more about PenFed and to become a member, call 800.247.5626 or visit PenFed.org.

About PenFed (Pentagon Federal Credit Union): Established in 1935, PenFed is one of the largest credit unions in the country serving over 1.2 million members worldwide; with more than $16 billion in assets.   Its longstanding mission has been to provide superior financial services, responsive to members' needs in a cost effective manner. PenFed offers market-leading mortgages, automobile loans, credit cards, checking, and a wide range of other financial services with its members' interests always in mind. PenFed is federally insured by the National Credit Union Administration, does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law and the Equal Credit Opportunity Act, and is an equal housing lender.

SOURCE Pentagon Federal Credit Union

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that Alert Logic, the leading provider of Security-as-a-Service solutions for the cloud, has been named “Bronze Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo® and DevOps Summit 2015 Silicon Valley, which will take place November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Alert Logic provides Security-as-a-Service for on-premises, cloud, and hybrid IT infrastructures, delivering deep security insight and continuous protection for cust...
17th Cloud Expo, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterprises ar...
While DevOps most critically and famously fosters collaboration, communication, and integration through cultural change, culture is more of an output than an input. In order to actively drive cultural evolution, organizations must make substantial organizational and process changes, and adopt new technologies, to encourage a DevOps culture. Moderated by Andi Mann, panelists discussed how to balance these three pillars of DevOps, where to focus attention (and resources), where organizations migh...
Containers have changed the mind of IT in DevOps. They enable developers to work with dev, test, stage and production environments identically. Containers provide the right abstraction for microservices and many cloud platforms have integrated them into deployment pipelines. DevOps and Containers together help companies to achieve their business goals faster and more effectively. In his session at DevOps Summit, Ruslan Synytsky, CEO and Co-founder of Jelastic, reviewed the current landscape of...
The 4th International Internet of @ThingsExpo, co-located with the 17th International Cloud Expo - to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA - announces that its Call for Papers is open. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the biggest idea since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than
Agile, which started in the development organization, has gradually expanded into other areas downstream - namely IT and Operations. Teams – then teams of teams – have streamlined processes, improved feedback loops and driven a much faster pace into IT departments which have had profound effects on the entire organization. In his session at DevOps Summit, Anders Wallgren, Chief Technology Officer of Electric Cloud, will discuss how DevOps and Continuous Delivery have emerged to help connect dev...
The 17th International Cloud Expo has announced that its Call for Papers is open. 17th International Cloud Expo, to be held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, brings together Cloud Computing, APM, APIs, Microservices, Security, Big Data, Internet of Things, DevOps and WebRTC to one location. With cloud computing driving a higher percentage of enterprise IT budgets every year, it becomes increasingly important to plant your flag in this fast-expanding bu...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Harbinger Systems will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Harbinger Systems is a global company providing software technology services. Since 1990, Harbinger has developed a strong customer base worldwide. Its customers include software product companies ranging from hi-tech start-ups in Silicon Valley to leading product companies in the US a...
Explosive growth in connected devices. Enormous amounts of data for collection and analysis. Critical use of data for split-second decision making and actionable information. All three are factors in making the Internet of Things a reality. Yet, any one factor would have an IT organization pondering its infrastructure strategy. How should your organization enhance its IT framework to enable an Internet of Things implementation? In his session at @ThingsExpo, James Kirkland, Red Hat's Chief Arch...
The 5th International DevOps Summit, co-located with 17th International Cloud Expo – being held November 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA – announces that its Call for Papers is open. Born out of proven success in agile development, cloud computing, and process automation, DevOps is a macro trend you cannot afford to miss. From showcase success stories from early adopters and web-scale businesses, DevOps is expanding to organizations of all sizes, including the ...
DevOps Summit, taking place Nov 3-5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 17th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to wait for long development...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Secure Infrastructure & Services will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Secure Infrastructure & Services (SIAS) is a managed services provider of cloud computing solutions for the IBM Power Systems market. The company helps mid-market firms built on IBM hardware platforms to deploy new levels of reliable and cost-effective computing and hig...
To many people, IoT is a buzzword whose value is not understood. Many people think IoT is all about wearables and home automation. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Mike Kavis, Vice President & Principal Cloud Architect at Cloud Technology Partners, discussed some incredible game-changing use cases and how they are transforming industries like agriculture, manufacturing, health care, and smart cities. He will discuss cool technologies like smart dust, robotics, smart labels, and much more. Prepare...
SYS-CON Events announced today that ProfitBricks, the provider of painless cloud infrastructure, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 17th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on November 3–5, 2015, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. ProfitBricks is the IaaS provider that offers a painless cloud experience for all IT users, with no learning curve. ProfitBricks boasts flexible cloud servers and networking, an integrated Data Center Designer tool for visual control over the...
The cloud has transformed how we think about software quality. Instead of preventing failures, we must focus on automatic recovery from failure. In other words, resilience trumps traditional quality measures. Continuous delivery models further squeeze traditional notions of quality. Remember the venerable project management Iron Triangle? Among time, scope, and cost, you can only fix two or quality will suffer. Only in today's DevOps world, continuous testing, integration, and deployment upend...