203K Mortgage Loan

Performance Property Real Estate Question

203K Mortgage Loan Risk To Home Buyers

Q: I’m trying to buy my first home. I am really excited because I actually found a home that’s within my price range. The house is a fixer upper that needs work but my mortgage broker said I can still get a mortgage for it and I can actually borrow the money as part of my mortgage to make the repairs. Do you think that’s a good idea? Susan, Bloomfield, NJ A: Your mortgage broker is likely referencing a type of construction loan for residential home buyers called a 203K. Section 203(k) insurance allows homebuyers to finance both the purchase of a house as well as the cost of its renovation through one single mortgage. Conceptually, a 203K loan is […]

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