Second Home Properties
The table below provides the requirements for second home properties.
|✓||Second Home Requirements|
|must be occupied by the borrower for some portion of the year|
|is restricted to one-unit dwellings|
|must be suitable for year-round occupancy|
|the borrower must have exclusive control over the property|
|must not be rental property or a timeshare arrangement1|
|cannot be subject to any agreements that give a management firm control over the occupancy of the property|
1. If the lender identifies rental income from the property, the loan is eligible for delivery as a second home as long as the income is not used for qualifying purposes, and all other requirements for second homes are met (including the occupancy requirement above).
An LLPA applies to certain loans secured by second homes. This LLPA is in addition to any other price adjustments that are otherwise applicable to the particular transaction. See the Loan-Level Price Adjustment (LLPA) Matrix.
For more information related to occupancy types, refer to B2-1.1-01, Occupancy Types. For maximum allowable LTV/CLTV/HCLTV ratios and representative credit score requirements for a second home, see the Eligibility Matrix.