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Wright Mortgage, now offers buyers FHA loans at 580 mid score.

Buying a home offers many advantages, one of the most significant being that it allows you to build equity (ownership) when you pay your mortgage each month. A common myth is that monthly mortgage payments are more expensive than rent. But, in many cases, mortgage payments can be even less than rent. When considering home ownership for the first time, you need to decide whether buying makes financial and practical sense for you right now or if you are better off renting. Consider both the advantages and disadvantages to renting as well as buying, and weigh the pros and cons for your particular situation.

Borrowers will now be required to have a minimum FICO score of 580 to qualify for FHA’s 3.5% down payment program. Borrowers with less than a 580 FICO score will be required to put down at least 10%.

Will allow you to submit TBD to arm borrowers with a real conditional APPROVAL (without a contract).

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Buying a home offers many advantages, one of the most significant being that it allows you to build equity (ownership) when you pay your mortgage each month. A common myth is that monthly mortgage payments are more expensive than rent. But, in many cases, mortgage payments can be even less than rent. When considering home ownership for the first time, you need to decide whether buying makes financial and practical sense for you right now or if you are better off renting. Consider both the advantages and disadvantages to renting as well as buying, and weigh the pros and cons for your particular situation.

Borrowers will now be required to have a minimum FICO score of 580 to qualify for FHA’s 3.5% down payment program. Borrowers with less than a 580 FICO score will be required to put down at least 10%.

Will allow you to submit TBD to arm borrowers with a real conditional APPROVAL (without a contract).

What is PMI?

Private mortgage insurance (PMI) policies are designed to reimburse a mortgage lender up to a certain amount if you default on your loan. Most lenders require PMI on loans where the borrower makes a down payment of less than 20%. Premiums are usually paid monthly or can be financed. With the exception of some government and older loans, you may be able to drop the mortgage insurance once your equity in the house reaches 22% and you’ve made timely mortgage payments. The Servicing Lender will have the requirements for canceling the mortgage insurance.

Am I Ready to Buy?

Buying a home offers many advantages, one of the most significant being that it allows you to build equity (ownership) when you pay your mortgage each month. A common myth is that monthly mortgage payments are more expensive than rent. But, in many cases, mortgage payments can be even less than rent. When considering home ownership for the first time, you need to decide whether buying makes financial and practical sense for you right now or if you are better off renting. Consider both the advantages and disadvantages to renting as well as buying, and weigh the pros and cons for your particular situation.

How much “house” can I afford?

The first step toward finding the right home is to quickly compute your purchasing power and determine how much you can afford to pay each month. This saves you time by allowing you to focus on homes in your price range.

Some up front costs include:

Down payment: Typically ranges from 3-30% of the cost of the house. The more you can put down, the greater equity you will have in your home and the lower your monthly payment will be. For down payments less than 20% you may also need to pay mortgage insurance.

Closing Costs: Typically range from 2-6% of the loan amount depending on your area.

On-going Costs: Your housing costs can include the following:

  • Monthly mortgage payment
  • Homeowners insurance
  • Mortgage Insurance
  • If applicable – Flood Insurance
  • If applicable – Property taxes
  • Utilities
  • Maintenance

TBD Approvals

TBD Approvals

 

 

Wright Mortgage offers an innovative new loan program to homebuyers – before they find their home!

We can complete the loan process – actually approving your buyer – without an identified property.

With TBD Approvals, buyers have the confidence that they have already been approved for their mortgage which means their buying power is improved:

  • Sellers know the loan process has been completed so there is no worry that the sale won’t close.
  • Buyers can negotiate a good purchase price because they know they can close quicker than with a traditional loan process and they can offer the seller an assured closing

 

How does it work?

  • The buyer completes a mortgage loan application with Wright Mortgage, providing us with all of the information needed for a mortgage loan – except for the address!
  • We process the loan and, upon approval, we’re ready to close once the property is identified.

 

Who is eligible for this program?

  • Those mortgage loan borrowers who have challenged credit or very high debt to income ratios.
  • Your clients are available for both FHA insured mortgage loans and Conventional mortgage loans, people who have excellent credit or people who is below 640 credit score and consider below average credit.
  • Qualify more borrowers with credit challenges to achieve the American Dream.

What is an FHA 203K Loan?

What is an FHA 203K Loan?

Basically, it’s an FHA loan to purchase or refinance your home with additional funds for your home improvements. FHA which stands for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a mortgage insurance and is part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HUD or FHA do not make direct loans to consumers (homebuyers or homeowners) but FHA does insure loans that are funded by approved FHA lenders. FHA insures different types of home loans which one of them is the 203k that is used to rehab properties. The more popular version though is the FHA 203b which does not include funds for rehabilitation.

Type of work for Streamlined 203(k):

  • Roof repair, gutters, downspouts
  • Existing HVAC systems
  • Plumbing and electrical systems
  • Flooring
  • Painting
  • Appliances
  • Weatherization
  • Repair, replace or add exterior decks, patios, porches

 

What does the Contractor you select need to do?

  • Provide written work plan and cost estimates
  • Must include nature and type of repair and the cost of completion
  • Must be licensed and bonded for each specialized repair
  • Must agree in writing to complete the work for the amount of the cost estimate and within the allowed time

HUD REO 100 Down Mortgage

So, what is the catch to the HUD REO 100 Down Mortgage?  The only catch is the property must be a HUD owned home.  Basically, a HUD home is a home that was foreclosed on and had an FHA-insured mortgage.  HUD pays off the losses of the bank or lender and takes the home back to sell,  thus recouping their losses.  It is then offered for sale at market value, based on a recent AS-IS appraisal, meaning, and the market value in its current condition. If you find a HUD home you like, a HUD registered realtor is needed to help set up a showing and to make a bid.  HUD homes are listed for sale by management companies under contract by HUD.

USDA LOANS

USDA Loans

image The Guaranteed Rural Housing Loan Program is offered through the Rural Housing Service (RHS), an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The program offers assistance to low and moderate-income rural residents whose income is equal to or less than 115% of the area median income.

It was designed to assist qualifying rural residents with better access to affordable housing finance options with little or no down payment or out-of-pocket costs.

There are several advantages to using USDA’s Home Loan Program.

  • 100% Financing
  • Low Monthly Mortgage Insurance(MI)
  • Low Mortgage Interest Rates
  • Low Closing Costs
  • Never a Pre-payment Penalty with USDA