Community Heroes

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Homeownership may be within your reach

Our Community Heroes program aims to counteract the rising cost of housing by making financing accessible and affordable for frontline professionals. We’re honored to help neighbors become homeowners.

With a Banner Bank home loan, you'll get:

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Competitive rates and fees


In-house approvals and fast processing


Clear and responsive answers


Exceptional client service

Key Features:

  • Low down payment
  • Up to 99% loan-to-value (LTV)
  • Eligible for owner-occupied, single-family residences


At least one borrower must be employed full- or part-time as one of the following:

  • Educators — employees of public or private educational institutions
  • Firefighters or fire department employee
  • Law enforcement professionals with a federal, state or local government agency
  • Nursing professionals, including certified nursing assistants (CNA)
  • Emergency medical technicians (EMTs) and paramedics
  • Active or retired military personnel who are eligible for VA benefits

Ready to get started? Call our Home Loan team today at 866-722-5110, apply online, or find a Loan Officer in your area by clicking below.

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