Tag: new construction

Freddie Mac – Bulletin 2019-20– Dated October 2, 2019

Written by: Lloyd Rutherford, Staff Writer Wow! Big update from Freddie Mac this month. There are lots of little details so make sure that you read through this update carefully! Rule Synopsis: Freddie Mac is updating their selling guide for a variety of topics. This article will focus on the topics that benefit originators. The […]

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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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FHA – Construction to Permanent and Building on Own Land Programs, Mortgagee Letter 2019-08, May 16, 2019 – Effective by June 17, 2019 or Immediately – NEW MTP™ – Interested In Building Your Own Home on Your Own Lot?

Written by: Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer FHA is providing a great update to their new construction rules. Take a look at this article and the social media posts to boost your business in this niche. Rule Synopsis: The guidance in this Mortgagee Letter may be implemented immediately, but must be implemented for loans with case […]

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VA New Construction Purchase – NEW Chart – VA Construction Documentation Chart

Written By: Tracey Rumsey, Staff Writer VA construction requirements and the documentation needed can get a little confusing.  Read through this article to find out why we added a new chart to assist you. Interpretive Comments: Do your eyes cross when you try to read the construction section of Chapter 10 in the VA Lender’s […]

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