Fannie Mae has announced the discountinuance of special financing options for properties listed for sale at www.homepath.com. More specifically the homepath financing and homepath renovation financing products for both home buyers and investors. In order to take advantage of these programs with the current enhancements there must be a fully executed purchase contract dated on or before October 6, 2014.
Don’t worry we have lots of other options for home buyers and investors! For buyer looking for low money down options check out Rural Development for example. Got repairs? Well we have renovation programs for everyone including investors.
At the end of the day the elimination of these programs is a good single that things are looking up for the real estate market and that’s great news!
Buying a home is an exhilarating yet intricate process. For many, the dream of homeownership can seem daunting due to financial constraints. However, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) offers various financing options designed to assist individuals in purchasing HUD-owned homes, making the dream of owning a home more achievable. It is important to have a lender that is up to the challenge of navigating HUD home financing.
These properties are foreclosed homes. The previous owner had taken out an FHA mortgage and didn’t make the payments. Subsequently, these homes were foreclosed on. Often, these homes require repairs, and the utilities can’t be turned on. Frankly, HUD (the seller) doesn’t care – the properties are sold as-is, and HUD will not make any repairs to the home. That’s where things can get hairy if the lender is not equipped to navigate the process.