If you have buying a home on your to-do list for the new year, you’ll be happy to hear that lenders have been easing credit standards and plan to continue to do so. According to Fannie Mae’s fourth quarter 2015 Mortgage Lender Sentiment Survey, 16% of lenders plan on easing standards in order to help with home affordability issues and limited inventory of starter homes on the market in many areas.
If you have tried to get a mortgage loan before but could not because of bad credit, please try again to see if things have changed for you. Interest rates are still low, but climbing.
Credit easing, downpayment assistance available
All signs point towards buy:
- Low rates, but rising
- Easing credit requirements
- Downpayment assistance
- Rising rents
- Rising home prices
Start searching for your new home at firstweber.com or look for a Wisconsin real estate agent in your area of Wisconsin.
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