Items Tagged with 'loan-to-value'


  • Why the return of low down payment mortgages is a good thing

    It's not a dangerous proposition
    After reading some of the recent reports on HousingWire and other outlets on the limited return or the risk associated with low down payment mortgages, plus the comments accompanying those articles, a reasonable person would think a low or even zero-down payment mortgage is a very dangerous proposition. In fact, nothing could be further from the truth.
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  • ditech to offer 97% LTV loans

    Ready to participate in Fannie Mae program
    Ditech Mortgage Corp is expanding its lending options again. The company is now the latest lender to to jump on board with the 97% LTV programs announced by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac earlier this month.
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  • Fannie Mae will buy 97% LTV mortgages

    Credit improvements lead to mortgage product
    Fannie Mae CEO Timothy Mayopoulos said the government-sponsored enterprise will soon begin offering a 97% loan-to-value mortgage. Speaking at the Mortgage Bankers Association annual convention & expo, Mayopoulous said the government-sponsored enterprise is working “closely” with the FHFA to offer this product to all Fannie associates.
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