What are the eligibility requirements for a Kentucky USDA loan?
Kentucky Rural Housing USDA loan program
The Kentucky Rural Housing USDA loan program has certain eligibility requirements .
Must be located in a eligible USDA Rural Housing Area.
The home would be your primary residence, not a rental property
Household income requirements beginning around $91, 000for a family of four and up to $120,400 for a family of five or more
Clear Cavirs Numbers.
No minimum credit score requirement but most lenders that offer USDA loans will want a 620 credit score or higher
What are USDA loan fees in Kentucky?
The upfront guarantee fee for fiscal year 2020 is 1 percent of the loan amount. This fee can often be rolled into the mortgage, instead of paying it out of pocket. The annual fee for is .35 percent of the loan amount.
It’s important to check the maximum income limits for your family size and where you live to get the most accurate data.
Advantages of USDA Loans
Zero Down Payment
Low Credit Score Requirements
Can finance closing costs up to appraised value
Streamline refinance an existing USDA with less documentation
No max loan amount
Disadvantages of USDA Loans
only eligible in rural areas
Must be 3 years removed from bankruptcy or foreclosure
Limited to Income Requirements
Debt to income ratios tighter qualifying guidelines than FHA, Fannie Mae