USDA Mortgage Calculator: Here's how to CORRECTLY calculate a USDA monthly payment

USDA Mortgage Calculator: Here’s how to CORRECTLY calculate a USDA monthly payment

So, how do you CORRECTLY calculate a USDA payment?  Unfortunately, many USDA mortgage calculators have not been designed to handle USDA specifics and thus end up providing inaccurate numbers. As such, today’s video reviews exactly what should be calculated in
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Is your lender's USDA approval time affected by the USDA's fiscal year-end?

Is your lender’s USDA approval time affected by USDA’s fiscal year-end?

Don’t let a lender hold up your closing because they say the “USDA is out of money”! USDA’s fiscal year runs from October 1st until September 30th and at the beginning of each fiscal year, the USDA Single Family Housing
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USDA Property Eligibility

USDA Property Eligibility: What property types are eligible for a USDA loan?

When you hear about USDA loan benefits, such as 100% financing or the ability to finance closing costs, it can be easy to focus on the financial advantages and then forget about USDA property eligibility. USDA loans allow for no
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3 USDA Financing Facts Every Seller Should Know

3 USDA Financing Facts Every Seller Should Know

Sellers can sometimes be hesitant to accept USDA financing for their property, but this is often due to common misconceptions about the USDA program. With that being said, today’s video focuses on 3 important USDA Financing facts that every seller
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USDA Single Family Housing Guaranteed vs Direct

USDA Single Family Housing Guaranteed vs Direct – What’s the difference?

USDA Rural Development offers single family housing loans under two similar, but at the same time very different programs. While this can lead to confusion among homebuyers and Realtors,  today’s video will break down differences between the USDA Single Family
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Improved Qualifying for USDA Overtime Income, Bonuses, and Commissions

UPDATE – Improved Qualifying for USDA Overtime Income, Bonuses, and Commissions

In order to maximize your USDA sales price, calculating all available income is critical! However, because everyone is not paid the same, it is also important to understand the most recent and updated qualifying guidelines used for calculating USDA overtime
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Can you finance the vacant lot next door with the same USDA loan?

Can you finance the vacant lot next door with the same USDA loan?

In rural areas, what can be done when a seller wants to include their adjoining vacant lot as part of the same sale? Thankfully, USDA loans can be flexible when trying to include an adjoining parcel. However, it’s important to
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How much USDA land can be purchased with a USDA home loan?

How much USDA land can be purchased with a USDA home loan?

USDA loans are sought after by homebuyers since they allow for no down payment and offer financing flexibility. Additionally, USDA guidelines have recently improved in regards to how much acreage can be purchased with a USDA home loan. While it is true that
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What are USDA qualifications for those with little or no credit history?

What are USDA qualifications for those with little or no credit history?

It is possible to qualify for a USDA loan with little or no credit history? When a homebuyer does not have an established credit history, USDA qualifications allow the ability to utilize non-traditional credit accounts. In today’s video, I’ll discuss
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