Call It Home

Putting Neighborhoods First

FirstMerit Bank's special loan program for homebuyers and homeowners in Wayne County, Michigan* is part of our commitment to help our neighbors and build our communities.  The program offers interest rate discounts for new home purchases and refinancing of current homes, and may include assistance with closing costs and down payments.  As always, you receive personal attention from a mortgage loan officer who will get to know you and your homeownership dreams.

In addition, FirstMerit also offers a home improvement loan with low market interest rates and no processing fees.

Call It Home

Program Overview

With $1.5 million used to provide interest rate discounts, down payment and closing cost assistance, you can become a part of Wayne County's revitalization.  A FirstMerit Bank loan in Wayne County, Michigan*, may offer:

  • A minimum of .50% lower interest rate than the current market rate
  • Grants up to $7,500 to be used for down payment or closing cost assistance*
  • A fixed rate of interest
  • Various terms available for home purchase and refinance loans

Lets Talk

  • Call: 313-494-3294 (Darlene Leaks - NMLS #905534)
  • Call: 313-494-3278 (Priscilla Hampton - NMLS #803810)
  • Call: 313-494-3277 (Lisa Royster - NMLS #400560)
  • Email Us


*Qualified area in Wayne County, Michigan is defined as those census tracts designated by 2010 census data as greater than 50% African American or Black population.

All loans subject to credit approval.