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Owner Occupied Loans

Loan Scenario – 85/15 Seller Financing Plus Hard Money Second Mortgage

A homebuyer secured a seller-financed first mortgage at 85% Loan-To-Value (LTV) and asked if FCTD could provide a hard money second mortgage for the down payment, closing costs and moving expenses. In essence, they were asking if FCTD could help with a zero down payment transaction comprised of an 85/15 seller financing, plus hard money second mortgage debt stack.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Jan 2, 2023 10:38:17 AM

Home Equity Lines of Credit vs. Second Mortgages

If you want to unlock the value from your home while you’re still living in it, there are two main options available to you. A home equity loan, commonly known as a second mortgage, allows you to extract value from your home as a lump sum payment, which is added to your primary mortgage debt. A home equity line of credit (HELOC) can be a useful alternative, with this option allowing you to draw money from your property as you need it rather than as a lump sum.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Dec 5, 2018 12:59:03 AM

Hard Money and Private Money Owner-Occupied Loans

At one stage or another, there will come a point in your life where you need to access cash quickly. As the name suggests, an owner-occupied loan is a loan which you will take out and secure against the property you live in. While some people use these loans for meeting personal expenses, others will use them to fund investment projects. Such projects usually take place in the real estate industry. If you’re trying to secure a private money owner-occupied loan, you may find that doing so with a view to expanding your current property portfolio works to your advantage.

Picture of Ted Spradlin Ted Spradlin Oct 10, 2018 3:36:51 AM

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