Union Bank
Amanda Bosley

Amanda Bosley

NMLS 1993659

St. Albans

Residential & Consumer Loan Officer
D: 802.527.3203


Meet Amanda

Let Amanda help you with your next loan. As a mortgage loan originator in our St. Albans office, Amanda is familiar with Union Bank’s programs for first time homebuyers. She has the knowledge and experience to help you through the loan process, find the terms that are right for your budget, and help to ensure all the legal requirements in getting a loan are competently handled. With over 15 years of banking experience, Amanda’s goal is to help customers through the loan application process with ease and confidence. Amanda uses her organizational skills, attention to detail, trustworthy personality, and availability to her customers as key factors to help them through the complex financial aspects of applying for a loan. Buying a home can be stressful and overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be, not with a trained and caring professional like Amanda. Amanda resides in Enosburg Falls with her husband and two sons.

Contact Amanda today with your questions or to get started on a home loan application!

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    VT Lender Award
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    VHFA: A Top Lender 2018 Award
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St. Albans branch, 15 Mapleville Depot

St. Albans

15 Mapleville Depot
Fairfax Road
St. Albans, VT 05478

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800.522.2950 [FAX]
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Mortgage Loan FAQs

  1. How do I know how much house I can afford?

    Generally speaking, you can purchase a home with a value of two or three times your annual household income. However, the amount that you can borrow will also depend upon your employment history, credit history, current savings and debts, and the amount of down payment you are willing to make. You may also be able to take advantage of special loan programs for first time buyers to purchase a home with a higher value. Give us a call, and we can help you determine exactly how much you can afford

  2. What is the difference between a fixed-rate loan and an adjustable rate loan?

    With a fixed-rate mortgage, the interest rate stays the same during the life of the loan. With an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM), the interest changes periodically, typically in relation to an index. While the monthly payments that you make with a fixed-rate mortgage are relatively stable, payments on an ARM loan will likely change. There are advantages and disadvantages to each type of mortgage, and the best way to select a loan product is by talking to us.

  3. How is an index and margin used in an adjustable rate mortgage?

    An index is an economic indicator that lenders use to set the interest rate for an ARM. Generally the interest rate that you pay is a combination of the index rate and a pre-specified margin. Three commonly used indices are the One-Year Treasury Bill, the Cost of Funds of the 11th District Federal Home Loan Bank (COFI), and the London InterBank Offering Rate (LIBOR).


  4. How do I know which type of mortgage is best for me?

    There is no simple formula to determine the type of mortgage that is best for you. This choice depends on a number of factors, including your current financial picture and how long you intend to keep your house. Union Bank can help you evaluate your choices and help you make the most appropriate decision.


  5. What does my mortgage payment include?

    For most homeowners, the monthly mortgage payments include three separate parts:

    • Principal: Repayment on the amount borrowed
    • Interest: Payment to the lender for the amount borrowed
    • Taxes & Insurance: Monthly payments are normally made into a special escrow account for items like hazard insurance and property taxes. This feature is sometimes optional, in which case the fees will be paid by you directly to the County Tax Assessor and property insurance company.


  6. How much cash will I need to purchase a home?

    The amount of cash that is necessary depends on a number of items. Generally speaking, though, you will need to supply:

    • Earnest Money: The deposit that is supplied when you make an offer on the house
    • Down Payment: A percentage of the cost of the home that is due at settlement
    • Closing Costs: Costs associated with processing paperwork to purchase or refinance a house

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