Home Point Financial is pleased to announce that we now have Delaware USDA financing. USDA Loans in Delaware are intended to provide lower-income homeowners with 100% financing (with no down payment). USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) loans, once known as farm loans, are now available to Delaware residents in almost every DE county outside of major metropolitan areas.
USDA Loan Requirements and Guidelines (Delaware)
There are a number of requirements to quality for Delaware USDA Loans:
- Monthly Delaware housing costs (mortgage principal and interest, property taxes and insurance) must meet a specified percentage of your gross monthly income (29% ratio).
- Credit background will be fairly considered. At least a 640 FICO credit score is required to obtain a USDA approval through most lenders in Delaware.
- Delaware borrower must have enough income to pay your housing costs plus all additional monthly debt (41% ratio with some flexibility).
- Income can be up to 115% of the median income for the area.
- Bankruptcy: Have been discharged from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy for three years or more (if applicable).
- Delaware property must be considered rural which is generally defined as open country with fewer than 10,000 people. Learn more here: http://eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov.
Delaware families must be able to afford the mortgage payments, including taxes and insurance.
Delaware USDA Mortgage Rates
DE USDA Loan rates vary by individual and are determined by a number of factors specific to the individual, Delaware property being financed, etc. In general, DE USDA rates are better than average compared to other options for qualifying individuals.