Fannie Mae recently announced some changes to student loans that will help more Kentucky Home Buyers Qualify.


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Fannie Mae recently announced some changes to the Selling Guide. The following changes are effective immediately for loans submitted to Crescent under Fannie Mae’s requirements.
Student Loan Payments

If a payment is provided on the credit report, that amount can be used for qualifying purposes. If the credit report does not identify a payment amount (or reflects $0), the lender may use either 1% of the outstanding balance, or a calculated payment that will fully amortize the loan based on documented loan repayment terms.
Debts Paid by Others
Documentation requirements to exclude a NON-MORTGAGE debt from qualifying ratios have been simplified. Non-mortgage debts included installment loans, student loans, and other monthly debts as defined in the Fannie Mae Guide. When documentation is provided to show the debt has been satisfactorily paid by another party for the past 12 months, then the debt can be excluded from the debt-to-income ratio calculation. This applies regardless of whether the other party is obligated on the loan.
NOTE: This does not apply if the other party is an interested party to the subject transaction such as the seller or realtor.
Student Loan Cash-out Refinance
The update introduces the student loan cash-out refinance feature, which provides the
opportunity to pay off one or more student loans through the refinance transaction. The loan level price adjustment that applies to cash-out refinance transactions is waived when are all requirements for this feature have been met.
The student loan cash-out refinance feature contains elements of both a cash-out refinance and a limited cash-out refinance transaction as described in the table that follows.

if you have questions about qualifying as first time home buyer in Kentucky, please call, text, email or fill out free prequalification below for your next mortgage loan pre-approval.
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Bank Statement Basics for A Kentucky Mortgage Loan Approval for USDA, KHC, FHA, VA, Fannie Mae and Rural Housing Mortgage Loans


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Buying a home after a short sale, foreclosure, or bankruptcy using a Conventional Fannie Mae Loan


Buying a home after a short sale, foreclosure, or bankruptcy

Conventional Fannie Mae  Agency Guidelines below

Short Sale
Deed-In-Lieu of Foreclosure:

4 years from completion date
If extenuating circumstances exist:
• DU: 2 years from completion date
• LP: 2 years from completion date on owner occupied purchase or non-cash out refi nance only,
max 90% LTV or max LTV per program

Bankruptcy:

Chapter 7 or 11
4 years from discharge or dismissal date.
If extenuating circumstances exist – 2 years from discharge or dismissal date.
Bankruptcy: Chapter 13
4 years from dismissal date (borrower did not complete the Chapter 13 plan) or 2 years from
discharge date.
If extenuating circumstances exist – 2 years from discharge or dismissal date.
Multiple Bankruptcy Filings
within the last 7 years
5 years from the most recent discharge date or dismissal date.
If extenuating circumstances exist – 3 years from discharge or dismissal date.

Foreclosure

7 years from completion date of foreclosure action as reported on the credit report or other
foreclosure documents*
If extenuating circumstances exist: 3 years from the completion date of foreclosure action as
reported on the credit report or other foreclosure documents*
• Purchase-90% or program limit, owner occupied only

Joel Lobb
Senior  Loan Officer

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