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Published April 07, 2021

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What are investment property occupancy requirements?

Investment Properties

An investment property is owned but not occupied by the borrower. An LLPA applies to all mortgage loans secured by an investment property. These LLPAs are in addition to any other price adjustments that are otherwise applicable to the particular transaction. See the Loan-Level Price Adjustment (LLPA) Matrix.

Loans secured by an investment property must be underwritten in DU and receive an Approve/Eligible recommendation, with the exception of high LTV refinance loans that are required to be underwritten in accordance with the Alternative Qualification Path (see B5-7-03, High LTV Refinance Alternative Qualification Path). 

For borrowers who are natural-person individuals, eligibility and pricing for group homes will be the same as currently provided under the terms and conditions established for investment, second home, or owner-occupied properties, depending on the particular occupancy status.

For additional information, see B2-1.1-01, Occupancy Types.

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