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Firefighters First Credit Union, in partnership with Credit Union Mortgage Association (CUMA), provides mortgages in Illinois to firefighters and their families.

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Pay fewer fees and get unmatched service—from Springfield to Chicagoland!

Whether you are buying new or refinancing, we have a home mortgage that’s right for you. Loan rates have reached all-time lows. We’ve been serving the Fire Family exclusively for 85 years—we know you better than anyone else. You’ll find less mortgage paperwork and a hassle-free online loan application process.

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Home Mortgages for the Illinois Fire Family


Adjustable Rate Mortgages

Many homeowners sell or refinance in less than 7 years. So, consider an Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM). Start with a lower rate and pocket the savings. If you are refinancing, check out our 5/5 or 7/1 ARM.

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Fixed-Rate Mortgages

Maintain consistent payments. Refinance with a 15-year fixed rate. Pay down your mortgage faster and save thousands in interest. Consider out 30-year fixed rate if you’ve found a home to stay—no gimmicks here.

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First-Time Home Buyer

Need extra help? Take a look at our step-by-step buying guides. Use loan calculators to estimate your payments. Most importantly, get pre-approved.

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We have Members in Fire Stations across Georgia:


Chicago Fire Department

Chicago Fire Department

Rockford Fire Department

Rockford Fire Department

Springfield Fire Department

Springfield Fire Department

Peoria Fire Department

Peoria Fire Department

City of Champaign Fire Department

City of Champaign Fire Department

Quincy Fire Department

Quincy Fire Department

NMLS ID #649058. Mortgages available in Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas (1st TD only), Utah and Washington.

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1Offer limited to new Firefighters First Credit Union members only, valid for six (6) months from the opening date of membership. Spousal accounts are excluded. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers. Minimum of $1,000 per month in direct deposits for two (2) consecutive months is required to receive the $100 incentive. Incentive will be paid within 90 days following the second consecutive month of at least $1,000 in direct deposits. Incentives are considered taxable income and may be reported on IRS Form 1099-INT. Rates subject to change after account opening. Fees may reduce earnings on account. No minimum balance required to open the account.

2Offer limited to new Firefighters First Credit Union members only and is valid for one (1) year (12 months) from the opening date of membership. Spousal accounts are excluded. A limit of one discount per household. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers. 0.50% APR loan discount applies to all fixed consumer loans including: autos, motorcycles, boats, motor homes, travel trailers, dirt bikes, ATVs, and signature loans. Excludes VISA® credit cards, mortgages, lines of credit, and share-secured loans. All loans are subject to credit approval and are subject to Credit Union policies and procedures.

3Non-deposit investment products and services are offered through CUSO Financial Services, L.P. (“CFS”), a registered broker-dealer (Member FINRA/SIPC) and SEC Registered Investment Advisor. Products offered through CFS: are not NCUA/NCUSIF or otherwise federally insured, are not guarantees or obligations of the credit union, and may involve investment risk including possible loss of principal. Investment Representatives are registered through CFS. The Credit Union has contracted with CFS to make non-deposit investment products and services available to credit union members.

4Firefighter Insurance Services (license #0G87848) is not insured by NCUA.