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What are builder approval requirements for a USDA New Construction Loan?

Date: September 14th, 2018 | Category: New Construction Properties

Florida USDA New Construction Loans

How does a new home get built with the USDA No Down Payment Construction to Permanent mortgage? In today’s video, I will explain how a builder gets approved and what to expect during the construction process. Remember though,... Read more

What costs can be included with a USDA No Down Payment Construction loan?

Date: September 7th, 2018 | Category: New Construction Properties

Florida USDA New Construction Loan

Can you purchase land separately with the USDA No Down Payment Construction loan? Or, does it have to be through a builder? In today’s video, I will explain how the purchase of land can be included with the USDA construction... Read more

Do USDA Loans allow swimming pools?

Date: August 24th, 2018 | Category: Front Page, USDA Property Eligiblity Requirements


Are homes with an in-ground pool eligible for a USDA loan? While this may just be a reminder to some, I still come across both Realtors and lenders who think that USDA loans will not allow homes with in-ground pools. Thankfully,... Read more

How do you qualify for a USDA new construction loan with no down payment?

Date: August 17th, 2018 | Category: New Construction Properties

USDA Construction Loan for New Homes in Florida

What are the steps to building a new home with a USDA construction loan? We all know that it can be an exciting process to build and customize your new home, but it is common for banks to require at least a 20% down payment. However,... Read more

Does USDA offer construction loans for new homes?

Date: August 9th, 2018 | Category: USDA Qualifying Property, USDA Underwriting Guidelines

USDA Construction Loans for New Homes

Can you build a new home with No Down Payment under the USDA program? Well the good news is YES and we are proud to announce that Metroplex Mortgage Services is one of the first Florida USDA Approved Lenders to offer the... Read more

Can a teacher qualify for a USDA loan if they are changing school districts?

Date: August 3rd, 2018 | Category: Front Page

USDA Approved Lender List

With the school season upon us once again, we have teachers who are entering their first year on the job and those who are changing to new school districts, and although they may have signed contracts, can a teacher purchase... Read more

Why is a USDA Approved Lender so important for a successful closing?

Date: July 20th, 2018 | Category: Florida USDA Loans, USDA Funds


Did you know that not all lenders are approved by USDA? Many Realtors and homebuyers think that just because a lender, bank, broker, or credit union offers the USDA program, that they are the approving lender as well. However,... Read more

Does your credit score have to be at least 640 to qualify for a USDA loan?

Date: July 13th, 2018 | Category: USDA FAQs

How to qualify for a USDA Credit Exception in Florida?

How can you qualify for a USDA loan with credit scores under 640? Welcome back everyone, Sean Stephens here again with Metroplex Mortgage Services and another USDA Loan Pro Video Quick Tip. Does your credit score have to... Read more

How can you qualify for a USDA loan with collection accounts?

Date: June 29th, 2018 | Category: Front Page


While nobody wants a collection on their credit report, sometimes circumstances can lead to collection activity that may be outside of a person’s control. If a collection accounts are on your credit, is it still possible... Read more

2018 USDA Income Limits have been increased!!

Date: June 15th, 2018 | Category: USDA Income Qualifying

Tampa FL USDA Approved Lender List

How high are the 2018 USDA income limits? While many know that it is possible to make too much money for a USDA loan, what they don’t realize is just how high USDA income limits actually are. USDA just announced an increase... Read more

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