Skyview Lending Group: Your Trusted Partner for Secure Jumbo Loans

A jumbo loan, also known as a jumbo mortgage, is a type of home loan that exceeds the conforming loan limits set by government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) like Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. These limits are established to ensure the stability of the mortgage market and facilitate the availability of financing for average-sized homes. When a loan amount exceeds these limits, it is considered a jumbo loan.

Key characteristics of jumbo loans include:

  1. Loan Amount: Jumbo loans are designed for the financing of higher-priced properties. The specific loan limits for what is considered a jumbo loan can vary by location and change over time. In the United States, these limits typically exceed $548,250 (as of 2021), but can be considerably higher in more expensive housing markets.

  2. Stricter Qualification Requirements: Due to the larger loan amounts, jumbo loans often have more stringent qualification requirements. Borrowers are usually required to have an excellent credit history, a substantial down payment, and a lower debt-to-income ratio to qualify for a jumbo loan. Lenders may also scrutinize other financial factors more closely.

  3. Higher Interest Rates: Jumbo loans tend to come with higher interest rates compared to conforming loans. This is because lenders assume a higher level of risk when providing larger loans. Borrowers should be prepared for potentially increased interest costs.

  4. No Government Backing: Jumbo loans are not eligible for purchase by Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac and are not backed by any government agency, unlike conforming loans. This means that the lender assumes all the risk associated with the loan.

  5. Portfolio Lending: Jumbo loans are typically held by the lender or financial institution that provides them. As a result, the lender may establish its own underwriting guidelines and requirements.

  6. Larger Down Payments: Jumbo loan borrowers typically need a substantial down payment, often in the range of 10% to 20% of the home’s purchase price.

Jumbo loans are a vital financial tool for buyers seeking to purchase high-end homes in areas with elevated real estate prices. They provide an option for those who can afford larger down payments and meet the stricter credit and income requirements. It’s important for borrowers to carefully consider the costs and benefits of jumbo loans and compare them to other financing options before making a decision.

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Conventional Mortgages

A conventional mortgage is a home loan backed by federally created entities. Typically offered to borrowers with good credit and stable financial histories, these loans offer flexibility for homebuyers who meet the necessary credit and down payment criteria.
Conventional Loans

VA Loans

VA Mortgages from the Department of Veteran Affairs offer advantageous loan programs for service members, veterans, and their families, featuring flexible credit criteria, income-to-debt ratios, and no private mortgage insurance requirements.
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FHA Loans

An FHA Mortgage, administered by the Federal Housing Authority and part of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), provides flexible options and more lenient credit requirements, making it suitable for both first-time and non-first-time home buyers.
FHA Loans

USDA Loans

USDA Mortgages, provided by the United States Department of Agriculture, offer the option of no down payment, but they require more stringent credit criteria and have geographic eligibility areas. These loans are popular for homebuyers in eligible areas with established credit history, needing 100% financing.
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Jumbo Loans

A jumbo loan is designed for high-value properties that exceed conforming loan limits. It offers larger loan amounts but requires stricter qualifications and comes with higher interest rates. Borrowers need substantial down payments and excellent credit. It's ideal for luxury home purchases but involves increased scrutiny and costs.
Jumbo Loans

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SkyView Lending Group also offers financing for Non QM, Commercial, Multi Family, Farms, Investment Property, Construction Loans, Renovation Loans, Acquisition & Development and more.
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