First Time Homebuyer Programs in Virginia
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a) Conventional Fixed Rate Loan - This loan program is a 30-year fixed, low-interest rate loan program that offers up to 97% of the sales price or appraised value of the desired property. The guidelines of this program requires that the borrower manifest two years of stable employment and an acceptable credit history.

b) FHA (Federal Housing Administration) Program - This loan program is also a 30-year fixed, below market interest rate program that is offered and regulated by the Federal Housing Administration. In applying for this loan program, the borrower must always take into consideration that the qualifying ratios, financing closing costs, mortgage insurance premium, credit and property guidelines will be pattered after the guidelines set by the FHA.

c) VA (Veterans Affairs) Program - This loan program is especially designed to assist qualified active duty military and navy servicemen, reservists, national guard and veterans in the process of obtaining safe and affordable homes.

d) RHS (USDA Rural Housing Services) Program - This program is a 30-year fixed rate program that offers low interest rates compared to the interest rates that are offered through standard conventional loan programs. The program can offer up to 100% of sales price or appraised value of the desired property. In applying for this loan, the borrowers must observe the guidelines that are set by the USDA Rural Housing Services.

e) Federal Housing Administration's Plus Loan Program - This loan program is quite similar to the FHA Program, but it differs in the manner that it offers qualified borrowers to procure a second mortgage that could cover the downpayment and closing costs of a desired property.

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