Finding a condo, co-op, or townhouse to call home is hard enough, but finding financing to buy this kind of property is even more challenging. As a veteran mortgage banker and author of Mortgages 101, David Reed has helped thousands of buyers through this complicated process. Financing Your Condo, Co-op, or Townhouse offers readers invaluable advice, including information on developer financing, specialty loans, government programs and refinance loans, streamlining the approval process, appraisals, closing costs, and more. Readers will discover: * the differences among condos, co-ops, and townhouses * how to find the right type of property for them * the rules governing loans for condos, co-ops and townhouses * how to evaluate which loan type is best and lock in the lowest rate * why the percentage of owner-occupied units is important * what to consider when buying new construction or conversion properties * the financial considerations unique to each type of home Whatever the property, whatever the question...this handy guide to financing has the answers.
Financing Your Condo, Co-Op, or Townhouse