Conventional Loans

Conventional

Conventional or Conforming loan available at Loan Direct with more flexibility than other lenders.  We use common sense approach to underwriting. A conventional loan is not associated with the FHA, USDA, or VA. It generally requires at least 5% down (though it can be as low as 3% for some buyers), but private mortgage insurance (PMI) is required for down payments of less than 20%. Paying PMI will add to the cost of your monthly payments.

  • Loan amount from $100,000  to $765,000
  • Down payment as low as 5%
  • Flexible credit requirement
  • Credit as low as 620
  • Flexible income documentation option
  • Purpose: Primary Residence Only

Pros

  • No PMI required if down payment is 20% or more
  • Larger down payments may help build home equity earlier

Cons

  • PMI is required for down payments under 20%
  • More difficult requirements for income and credit score

Uses

  • Available for most types of property, including second home and investment properties

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