Tag: Cash-out

Fannie Mae’s Top FAQs – NEW MTP™ – What is The Difference Between a Second Home and Investment Property?

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer FAQs published by Fannie Mae are a great way to learn a lot in a quick period of time. Read through this latest FAQ release and pick up some great tips! Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae updated their top trending questions. Fannie Mae also updated their FAQ for Homeownership Education […]

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New Construction Cash-Out Refinance Rules

Question: My client paid cash for a parcel of land that he is now building a home on using construction financing from his bank. He wants to pay off the construction loan and lower his rate to a longer-term mortgage loan. Is this considered a cash-out or a rate/term refinance? Answer: This is a conversion […]

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Fannie Mae – Adding New Person to Title for Cash-Out

Question: My client has owned a property for 12 months and wants to add his friend to the title so that they can do a cash-out refinance to pay off the mortgage and cash-out the money spent on renovating the property. Is there a waiting period involved, and how do I document this file? Answer: […]

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Does a VA Cash-Out need to meet the Net Tangible Benefits Requirements?

Answer: Yes, there now must be a Net Tangible Benefit for any VA Cash-Out Refinance loan (per VA Circulars issued in February of this year and attached.)  So, the loan has to satisfy at least one of the 8 NTB’s listed. VA has yet to incorporate this new guidance into Chapter 6 of the VA […]

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Fannie Mae Selling Guide Announcement SEL–2019-06 – Dated July 3, 2019

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Important updates from Fannie Mae’s seller bulletin, especially for those of you working with HomeReady® Buyers! Rule Synopsis: Fannie Mae is updating their selling guide for a variety of topics. This article will focus on the topics that benefit originators. The updates announced in this Selling Guide Announcement that […]

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