Did you hear the latest news from the Federal Housing Administration about financing ADUs, which stands for Additional Dwelling Units?
In the past, lenders couldn't consider rental income from these ADUs, making it tough for buyers unless they were all-cash purchasers. But here's the exciting update: Starting now, you can purchase these properties more easily. For ADUs that are either not built yet or in need of a complete remodel, you can use an FHA 203K loan.
The best part?
They now count 50% of the income from the ADU in your qualification. And if it's an existing ADU, they'll consider up to 75% of the rental income!
This means it's a lot more accessible to buy such properties.
So, if you know someone who owns an ADU, let them know it's now easier to finance and sell.
And for those of you with buyers seeking these types of properties, whether it's for a second family situation, this is fantastic news to share on social...
Now, this is happening a lot:
Buyers are getting skittish about interest rates, especially when they're in the middle of a transaction and their interest rates floated up because they didn't lock in the beginning.
See, a lot of buyers are gamblers. And they're optimists. So when they come into the transaction, they don't necessarily lock right out of the gate and they're gambling that the interest rates will come back down or float back down. But that gamble has not been a good gamble for the last several months.
And so interest has climbed, climbed, climbed. But if you do have that situation where you have a buyer that's had an interest rate that went beyond what they were expecting, it can create a mid-transaction negotiation.
So what you can do is you can come back to the other side and say, "Hey, we have a buyer that was completely excited about buying your house. Unfortunately, interest rates have kind of gone...
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