You may have heard some of the buzz in the news about a qualifed mortgage rule rolling out in the begining of January. I want to try and dispell some of the rumors because the media as always makes this sound like a big deal. The fact is Lenders are already doing this and its business as usual. QM requires lenderst to do things like verify income & assest. Bascially QM is 10 year late and is being put into place to help prevent some of the loans that were being done back in the mid 2000’s. Check out this short video about QM. Also here is a link for Uncle Sam’s FAQ on the topic. QM FAQ
One of the biggest myths out there is that you need a bunch of money to buy a house. That’s simply not true. There are a number of No and Low down payment options for home buyers. On top of that you don’t have to be a first time home buyer to access many of those programs. During our next lunch and learn we will cover all the different options out there for buyers looking to minimize their down payment. Over the last couple years its been harder to get a lot of these types of offers accepted. However, with the market going back to a much more “normal” state it’s not nearly as hard as it was just a few short months ago. This is the perfect time for Realtors to reconnect with their past customers and get back out there looking. Come check out this lunch and learn and get a refresh course on low down payment options for buyers!
Here is a list of some of the things we will cover during the event:Visit Jeremy's Blog