Are you dreaming of homeownership but worried about saving up a hefty down payment? Fortunately, there are several mortgage programs designed to make homeownership more accessible, especially for first-time buyers. In this blog post, we’ll explore three popular low and no down payment mortgage options: FHA, RD (Rural Development), and conventional loans.
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) offers a fantastic option for buyers with limited savings. FHA loans typically require a down payment of just 3.5% of the home’s purchase price. There are additional funds available to reduce that down payment even further. Here’s what you need to know about FHA loans:
RD loans, also known as USDA loans, are a great option for homebuyers looking for low or no down payment options in eligible rural and suburban areas. Here are the key features of RD loans:
While conventional loans typically require a larger down payment than FHA or RD loans, there are options within the conventional loan category that offer low down payment options. Here’s what you should know:
In conclusion, if you’re eager to become a homeowner but lack a substantial down payment, don’t lose hope. FHA, RD, and low down payment conventional loans are viable options to help you achieve your homeownership dreams. However, it’s crucial to research these programs thoroughly and consider your financial situation carefully before making a decision. Consulting with a mortgage loan officer like Jeremy Drobeck at Treadstone Mortgage, can provide valuable guidance in selecting the right mortgage option for your specific needs and circumstances. Happy house hunting!
The real estate market is constantly changing, leading to many challenges for buyers and sellers alike. Never has there been a greater opportunity to leverage innovative lending solutions to better serve your clients. As you know we think outside of the box. Yes we do lots of loans that fit in the box, but getting the deals done that don’t fit in the box can make all the difference in this market. During this class we will cover some more unique loan programs and ways to structure transactions to help get offers accepted in an unconventional world. This class is approved for 1 hour of continuing education thank you Devon Title for sponsoring the continuing education portion of this event!
Here is a list of some of the things we will cover during the event: