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New York USDA Loan Income Limits

Posted in Guide to USDA Home LoansPosted by Shane LatzaUSDA Loan concept. Man holding book.

As of June 8th, 2022, the USDA Rural Development Single Family Housing Guaranteed Loan Program has updated the USDA home loan income limits for counties throughout the United States, including counties in New York State. USDA loan income limits vary based on geographic location and household size. This latest update has increased income limits for some regions, while the limits for other areas have remained the same as they were during 2021. Understanding USDA Mortgage…

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What To Expect During The New York Mortgage Process

Posted in First Time HomebuyersPosted by Maple Tree Funding

An Overview of The Initial Document Review, Underwriting, Property Appraisal and Clear to Close Stages The mortgage process can seem daunting and a bit overwhelming, especially if you’re a first time homebuyer. When shopping your home financing options for the very first time, it can be tough to know where to start – and to know what to expect as you move forward with obtaining a mortgage. At Maple Tree Funding, we work hard to…

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Do I Qualify for an FHA Loan?

Posted in Guide to FHA Home LoansPosted by Maple Tree FundingBusinessman explaining FHA loan policy to young couple.

The Federal Housing Authority (FHA) backs mortgage loans for people who don’t quite fit the traditional underwriting criteria for getting approved for a home of their own. People that benefit from these loans are first time home buyers, people who don’t have much credit history, and people who have had credit issues in the past but have everything back on track. Because these loans are designed to help an underserved segment of the population, they…

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Why Would My USDA Home Loan be Denied?

Posted in Guide to USDA Home LoansPosted by Web Admin

Did you know there is an option for rural homebuyers in upstate New York that doesn’t get much publicity? It’s true! USDA loans are loans guaranteed by the federal government to help low-to-moderate income families buy homes in rural areas. They require no money down, and the interest rates are often very competitive. USDA loans provide 100% financing for eligible buyers who are looking to purchase their primary home and/or refinance their existing home. If…

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VA Home Loan FAQs

Posted in FAQs, Guide to VA Home LoansPosted by Web AdminAmerican flag and key from home. VA loan concept.

The VA home loan program is one of the best and most popular benefits the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides to active-duty service members, veterans, and eligible surviving spouses. This guaranteed loan program is provided through private lenders, like banks and mortgage companies. Because the government guarantees a portion of the loan, lenders can provide more favorable terms. Since there’s some confusion about VA home loans among New York residents, let’s take a closer…

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