As the current lending environment shifts, there will be a push by Freddie and Fannie to purchase less and less of the conventional loans being originated. For now though, the following guidelines are generally reflective of both agency’s guidelines (although there can be some differences between to two agencies guidelines in specific situations).
Here is a general overview of the guidelines:
MAX LOAN AMOUNT:
Check out our Mortgage Insurance page that describes the types of MI available and the specifics of each option. Mortgage insurance rates change depending on your down payment amount and credit score. There are even differences in certain mortgage insurance rates depending on the MI company that your lender selects.
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