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So you have your eye on a new home, but the loan you need is bigger than the conforming loan limit—what are your options?
A Jumbo loan exceeds the limits set by the Federal Housing Finance Agency to help you finance a home in a higher price range. Is it right for you?
An FHA loan can be easier to qualify for, but conventional loans often offer lower mortgage rates. So which is right for you?
When you’re evaluating home loan categories, it’s easy to get confused by the terms “conventional” and “conforming.” As similar as these two terms may sound, their definitions are different so it’s important to understand the distinctions. We’re here to clear the air.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are cornerstones of the mortgage market, yet many Americans are unfamiliar with their roles in the mortgage industry. Keep reading to better understand how they work for both US homeowners and the economy.