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Listerhill Credit Union is a nonprofit financial cooperative improving lives in our community.

If you live in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, Florida, or Tennessee, you are eligible to become a member. Depending on your individual eligibility, we may require membership into an approved association at no cost to you.

You can also qualify for membership by being a family member of a current or potential Listerhill member.

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Land Loans

Secure a land loan to purchase the land of your dreams. From there, the plan is up to you.

At Listerhill Credit Union, you can obtain a low-interest land loan to cover the costs of purchasing a plot of land for your home or business needs.

  • Competitive, low-interest rates
  • Flexible loan terms up to 20 years
Land Loans
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Land Loan

Loans APR Maximum Term
Land Loan as low as 8.00% 20 years
Effective 9/1/23

* All rates and terms are subject to change without notice.

All loans and credit cards subject to credit approval; Actual rate will be determined by the credit worthiness of the borrower. Other restrictions may apply. Rates are subject to change without notice. Equal Housing Lender.

Requirements for a Land Loan

When qualifying for a land loan, we will take a look at your financial background to determine whether you have the profile to support qualifying for a loan.

A down payment: Listerhill requires a 15% down payment for land loans.

Home details: Your lender will also want to view the details around your land and the land plan, confirming that it meets all zoning and land-use restrictions.

Debt to income ratio: We will review your debt to income ratio (DTI) to ensure you don’t have more debt than your income can manage. A recommended DTI, including your mortgage payment, is no more than 43%.

Steady income: Whether you’re self-employed or have a W2 job, we want to ensure that you have a stable work history showcasing your likelihood of being able to afford your property now and in the future. Two years of consistent employment are typically required to qualify for a land loan.

Credit history: Your credit score is a significant indicator of your financial responsibility. We will review your credit history and credit score to determine whether you have the background that showcases your ability to manage payments.

Ultimately we will take a look at your full profile and speak with you directly if needed to help you qualify for a land loan.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is a land loan?

    A land loan provides you with financing to secure a lot of land and cover the costs for up to 20 years. With Listerhill, you can get a loan on unimproved land.

    Once you’re ready to build, you can secure a different type of loan to cover construction costs.

  • What information should I know before securing a land loan?

    When you purchase land, you want to ensure that it can be used for the desired purpose. That involves having certain information about the land in advance, such as the items listed below:

    • Land survey to know the boundaries of the property
    • Property easements so you know who has permission to enter or use your land for sewer pipes or cable wires
    • Title search to see what easements are on your land
    • Zoning laws to determine whether the land is zoned for residential use, commercial use, or another option
    • Flood hazard risk, so you’re aware of any extreme weather risks
    • Appraisal so you know the value of the land compared to similar options
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Meet our Mortgage Loan Officers
Stacy Aldridge

NMLS# 449408

4790 East Second Street, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

256.383.9204, ext. 1222

saldridge@listerhill.com

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Blair Cunningham

NMLS# 1962170

4790 2nd St, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

256.383.9204, ext. 3940

bcunningham@listerhill.com

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Casey Neill

NMLS# 207237

1623 Hatcher Lane, Columbia, TN 38401

256.383.9204, ext. 3813

cneill@listerhill.com

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Karri Cummings

NMLS# 1701666

13400 Highway 43, Russellville, AL 35653

256-324-0122

kcummings@listerhill.com

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Katie Lewis

NMLS# 655785

22223 US HWY 72 Athens, AL 35613

256.383.9204, ext. 1397

klewis@listerhill.com

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Nortricia Starnes

NMLS# 534384

1850 Cherokee Avenue Southwest, Cullman, AL 35055

256.383.9204, ext. 2825

nstarnes@listerhill.com

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Vicki Wilson

NMLS# 198718

4790 East Second Street, Muscle Shoals, AL 35661

256.383.9204, ext. 1386

vwilson@listerhill.com

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Additional Questions?

Listerhill has consistently been rated in the top tier for overall satisfaction by our members. While we hope you find the information you need online, we'd be happy to talk with you about questions you may have. Call us at (256) 383-9204 or 1-800-239-6033 for friendly, local assistance. Or even stop by one of our branches for personal service.

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  • How can I compare credit card offers before making a decision?

    Carefully review rewards programs, like cash back or travel miles, when comparing credit cards. Also, consider the rewards rate, interest rates, annual fees, and any additional benefits the card includes.

  • What are the benefits of choosing a credit union's credit card compared to others?

    Our credit cards reward you for making purchases. They feature competitive interest rates and fewer fees than traditional banks. Members benefit from personalized customer service. We work closely with you to understand your financial situation and needs.

  • What if I prefer to make my payments through a pre-authorized automatic payment arrangement (ACH)?

    Please contact TruHome at 844-203-3642 to set up automatic payments or visit here to set them up yourself.

  • What if I prefer to make my payments through the Listerhill Mobile Banking app or Online Banking?

    Unfortunately, when the transfer occurs, mortgages will not be displayed on our app or in online banking, but we are working to bring that functionality ASAP.

    In the meantime, please visit here to view all mortgage information and payment options.