Qualifications Have a positive credit history spanning the last two years. Show consistent or increasing income. Have a steady employment record (two years or more with the same employer is perfect). Have no bankruptcies in the last two years. Keep the mortgage payment at approximately 30% of their gross income or less.
Achievements <ul><li>Insured 34 million homes </li></ul><ul><li>Provided homes </li></ul>
Cons There are limits to how much a person can borrow.
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