What is the minimum down payment required to purchase a home?
What is the minimum FICO score required to qualify for a mortgage?
What is the maximum Back-End DTI Ratio allowed?
A survey conducted by Fannie Mae revealed startling information: most Americans don’t know the answer to these three crucially important questions. Here is a graphic showing the results of the survey:
The percentages are quite disturbing but can explain why so many people believe they are not eligible to purchase a home whether it is a first home or a trade-up home. Here are the actually requirements as per Fannie Mae:
If you are considering purchasing a home, make sure you are aware of all your options before moving forward.
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