A conventional loan, or "traditional" loan, is a conforming mortgage that follows the guidelines put in place by Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.
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Down Payment Options:
- 3% First Time Home Buyer
- 5% Primary Residence
- 20% Investment Property
- 10% 2nd Home
Max Loan Amount $510,400
A conventional 97% LTV (loan-to-value) loan is similar to the traditional conventional loan; however, this specific program allows prospective home buyers to purchase a home with only a 3% down payment.
To qualify, the following guidelines must be met:
*Other restrictions may apply.
A conventional 97% LTV (Loan-to-Value) loan is an attractive option to first-time home buyers as the qualifying guidelines typically meet their home buying profile. Another benefit of this loan program is that it allows for its entire 3% down payment to come from gifted funds; however, the gift must come from a person related to the borrower by blood or marriage, or the borrower's legal guardian, domestic partner or fiance/ fiancee.