Conventional mortgage are a great choice for many homeowners because they offer lower costs than some other popular loan types. While FHA and other government loans can have certain property restrictions, a conventional loan can be used on nearly all property types. With a variety of options and with excellent advantages for qualified borrowers, a conventional mortgage might be right for you.
Need Down Payment Options? Here Are A Few Conventional Low Down Payment Options:
Fannie Mae HomeReady
HomeReady is a fixed-rate, affordable housing program for creditworthy, low-to-moderate income borrowers offering up to 97% financing for first-time homebuyers and 95% financing options for non-first time homebuyers.
Freddie Mac Home Possible & Home Possible Advantage
Designed for low-to-moderate income homebuyers and/or individuals purchasing or refinancing properties in target areas. Maximum financing (LTV/CLTV) and minimum credit score requirements are determined based on the loan product type. Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) is required on conventional loans with an LTV > 80%.
Conventional loans generally offer lower costs than other loan types, and if you meet credit score requirements and have a down payment of at least 3%, a conventional mortgage might be the best solution for you. Contact us to help you decide if this is the best fit for your situation.
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David H. Stevens, CMB, (Dave) is a 36 year veteran of the Mortgage Banking industry. Dave served as the President and CEO of the Mortgage …
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