With many conventional mortgage loans, you need a 20% down payment to avoid paying mortgage insurance. But this doesn't have to be the case! Experience the best of both worlds – don’t pay mortgage insurance or a large down payment – with the Select Smart program.
3% Down Payment:
The 3% down payment option is available for first-time homebuyers, Fannie Mae refinances, or for borrowers that meet HomeReady® requirements.* A 5% minimum down payment is required for all others.
620 minimum FICO required
1-2 unit primary residence
Maximum debt-to-income (DTI) is 50%
No mortgage insurance
Second home purchase - 10% down payment
Investment home purchase - 15% down payment with 680 minimum FICO required