Traditional loan programs that usually require 5% down and offer competitive interest rates. Documentation and fair-to-good credit are necessary.
Backed by the Department of Housing and Urban Development, this mortgage offers the borrower the ability to put as little as 3% down payment – and they can even finance “allowable” closing costs. Seller can contribute up to 6% of the purchase price to the buyer towards closing costs.
Used to finance 1-4 family properties that will be for investment with as little as a 10% down payment. Aggressively priced, these programs have many variations, including: No Doc, Limited Doc, and Full Doc. Program may not be available in some states.
Idaho Housing and Finance
First time homebuyer
Backed by the Veterans Administration and the federal government, it is similar to FHA except that you have to be a qualified Veteran or military person.
Offers 30 and 15 year fixed rate mortgage and competitive ARM products with full document, alternate documentation and limited documentation.
Cash out and No cash out refinance are allowable. Single family detached, Condo's, PUD's and single-family second homes can be financed with no prepayment penalty.