Wells Fargo’s standards for mortgages it buys from other lenders remained more conservative than those it offers directly to consumers via its branches and online, Goyda said. The minimum credit.

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Wells Fargo, the nation’s top jumbo mortgage originator, recently began offering jumbo financing to buyers and refinancers of primary residences with 15 percent down payment or equity. The loan.

Wells Fargo Relaxes Standards for Jumbo Loans Wells Fargo has relaxed its standards for jumbo loans in response to a nationwide drop in mortgage volume, reuters reported aug. 6. Jumbo loans are those too large to qualify for a government guarantee. In July, the bank decreased the minimum credit score necessary for borrowers to qualify for fixed.

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One example of a major lender loosening up a little: Wells Fargo has relaxed its minimum down-payment requirement on so-called “jumbo” mortgages. forthcoming tougher standards on debt-to-income.

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Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC – News) has relaxed its standards for loans for some high-priced homes as the largest U.S. mortgage lender tries to combat an industry-wide drop in mortgage volumes. The bank has eased its lending standards on mortgages it acquires from other banks, said spokesman Tom Goyda

If you have a higher property value and can manage larger monthly mortgage payments, consider a jumbo, or non-conforming, loan.A jumbo loan provides financing for loan amounts higher than the maximum conforming limits set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.A conforming first mortgage plus a home equity line of credit may provide greater payment flexibility.

The lower requirements for jumbo loans are the latest effort by Wells and other banks to loosen mortgage criteria that are still tight by historical standards. Of the large banks surveyed by the.

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