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Advice on How to Get a Jumbo Mortgage
Thursday, January 5th, 2012
Advice on How to Get a Jumbo MortgageThere’s a good chance that you probably already know a little bit about the process of obtaining a mortgage loan to purchase a home. Perhaps you’ve even gone through it a few times yourself, so you know about what to expect with regard to down payments, fees and other closing costs. But so-called “jumbo” mortgages are somewhat different. Jumbo mortgages are mortgages that exceed the maximum value set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for so-called “conforming” loans. For homes in most parts of the United States, the current threshold is $417,000, although the number is higher in more...

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