Posts tagged jumbo mortgage
How Much of a Down Payment Is Required for a Jumbo Loan?

A 20% down payment (the standard for conventional loans) is often required for a jumbo loan -- but this isn’t always the case, and some borrowers may be able to obtain loans with down payments as low as 10-15%.

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What Is a Jumbo Home Loan or Jumbo Mortgage?

A jumbo home loan, or jumbo mortgage, is a type of non-conforming conventional loan. This means it’s a loan that isn’t backed by FHA, it has nothing to do with VA or USDA, and neither Fannie Mae nor Freddie Mac will buy it. It makes a person wonder why a bank would even deal in these, but the truth is that they’re reasonably low risk and very high profit from the lender's perspective. 

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