Tag Archives: Will Qualified Mortgages hurt the jumbo market?

Will Qualified Mortgages hurt the jumbo market?

One of the new rules that have emerged from the Dodd-Frank financial regulation overhaul applies to “jumbo mortgages” that have a loan amount higher than $417,000. Still and the works, and set to go into effect on Jan. 1, 2014, these “Qualified Mortgages” are being put together Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, which will then be responsible for enforcing them. Qualified Mortgages wont have a minimum down payment or credit score, but rather will hinge upon a borrower’s ability to repay the monthly mortgage. The proposed rules maintain that a jumbo mortgage cannot be more than 43 percent of a borrower’s …

Read More »

Want More?

Subscribe to our print magazine
or give it as a gift.

Click here for details