First Time Home Buyer Loan
This low down payment First Time Home Buyer Loan allows you to obtain loan amounts up to $484,350 with only a 3% down payment. To be considered a first-time buyer, you must not have owned a home in the past three years. However, with this loan program, you simply must not own any properties currently.
You can use your own funds or gift funds from a family member for the down payment are allowed, and the home must be an owner-occupied single unit home (including condos). This means you can’t buy two- to four-unit properties, a second home, or investment properties with this loan.
Conventional 97% mortgages are 30-year fixed loans and do require mortgage insurance. Mortgage insurance is an extra fee on top of the monthly mortgage payment.
What are the Requirements for getting a First Time Home Buyer Loan?
- 620 minimum credit score.
- Condos, single-family homes, and townhomes.
- 4 year waiting period for prior short sales, and bankruptcies.
- 50% maximum DTI.
- 3% down payment can be gifted from a relative.
Can you get a First Time Home Buyer Loan with only a 3 Percent Down Payment?
Yes, you can for primary residence purchases!
Do you have to pay Monthly Mortgage Insurance (PMI) on a First Time Home Buyer Loan?
Yes, mortgage insurance is required for our First Time Home Buyer Loan!
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