Sunday, February 8, 2009

Changes to limits on number of properties financed

There have been many changes in lending the past couple of years and this post will deal with the maximum number of properties financed. Here is a quick guide to our rules on this:

Fannie Mae (FNMA) and Freddie Mac (FHLMC) have a limitation of 4 maximum properties that are financed. We interpret the rule as follows: If the subject property ( the home you are financing) is a second home or investment home, you can only have a maximum of 4 financed properties. If the home you are financing is your Primary Residence, we do not limit the number of properties that you have financing on.

Summed up: If you are purchasing or refinancing your primary residence, We do not limit the total number of properties that you have current financing on.

For VA & FHA loans, VanDyk Mortgage does not have limitations on the total number of properties you have financed. Keep in mind that you are limited on how many FHA Loans you can have outstanding at one time, and also how many VA loans you can have outstanding at one time. If you have had a FHA or VA loan that have been paid off or refinanced into another type of loan, you can reinstate your eligibility for FHA or VA financing again. Call us for details.

Coming soon: Fannie Mae is changing it's guidelines to allow those purchasing or refinancing Investment properties & second homes to allow up to TEN financed properties. stay tuned!

VanDyk Mortgage has been making FHA loans since 1987. We are a HUD recognized Full Eagle FHA DE underwriter and FHA Direct Lender. VanDyk Mortgage is also a Proud VA Direct Lender. Go with the Government Loan Pros, go with VanDyk. Visit us at or call Brian Skaar at 760-752-4480 for help with your FHA loan.

We offer FHA, FHA Jumbo, FHA Manual Underwrite, FHA Jumbo Streamline refinance, FHA Jumbo Purchase, FHA Streamline, VA, VA Streamline, VA Jumbo purchase, VA Jumbo Refinance, VA Cashout refinance, FHA Rehab 203K, VA, Conforming & Jumbo Loans.

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