What is a Conventional Mortgage Loan?
A “conventional mortgage” simply refers to any mortgage loan that is not insured or guaranteed by the federal government. Conventional mortgage loans can be both fixed mortgages or adjustable-rate mortgages. These types of loans may be conforming or non-conforming, with the former meeting the standards set forth by government-sponsored enterprises Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
Conventional Mortgage Loan Down Payment Requirements
- 3% down payment for First Time Home Buyers.
- 5% down payment for non-First Time Home Buyers.
- 10% down payment on Second Homes.
- 20% down payment on Investment Properties.
- We offer these same low down payments on Condos.
What are the Requirements for getting a Conventional Mortgage Loan?
- 620 minimum credit score.
- Florida properties only on condos, single-family homes, and townhomes.
- 4 year waiting period for prior short sales, and bankruptcies.
- 50% maximum DTI.
- Down payment can be gifted from a relative.
- Click here to see Florida’s County Loan Limits.
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We work for You & Not the Bank. When working with us, your not “stuck” with ONE bank’s restrictive set of underwriting guidelines, which can put caps on your debt to income ratio or require a lot of mortgage reserves! We always seek out the best lender to suit your specific situation and find lenders with the Best Mortgage Rates! Oh, Ya we don’t keep bankers hours we always answer your phone calls and text messages in the evening and on the weekends…. because we don’t get paid a salary…. we only get paid when your loan closes and most of the time we get paid by the lender and not by you!
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