Use Funds in 401K as a Down Payment? – The Mortgage Professor – The down payment required for a home purchase is the most important barrier to home ownership. Tapping a 401K account is a tempting method of meeting the requirement. Alternative approaches include a second mortgage, which is another source of needed funds, and mortgage insurance, which reduces the down payment required.
Fannie Mae Increases Small Loan Limit for the Multifamily Market – WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Fannie Mae (otcqb:FNMA) announced today that it will increase the loan limit of small mortgage loans to $6 million from $3 million or less nationwide and $5.