Important Changes

Effective January 2, 2019: New collateral definitions and reporting requirements for Residential 1-4 Family First Mortgage loan collateral

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Q4 Collateral Quarterly

Read the latest news from the field, upcoming reminders and important changes to collateral procedures 

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FHLB Des Moines offers an extensive collateral menu which includes, but is not limited to, a variety of residential and commercial real estate loans, mortgage and business loans, government-guaranteed loans, securities and time certificates of deposit.

Since credit is only extended on a secured basis, we offer a wide variety of collateral options. Members and housing associates choose what, when and how to pledge in order to maintain sufficient eligible collateral.

Collateral Types Available for Pledging

FHLB Des Moines accepts various types of loans and securities as collateral. Explore your options and understand eligibility criteria for all collateral. Eligibility guidelines and checklists are provided here.

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Pledging and Releasing Process

Pledging and releasing collateral can be accomplished easily by utilizing eAdvantage, the online portal for members. Prior to using eAdvantage, user authorizations should be set up. 

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