Standard 97

  • Fannie Mae 
    • Fannie Mae product
  • Minimum FICO:  640
  • 30 Year Fixed Conventional First Mortgage
  • Zero Down Payment Required from Borrower
  • Max Purchase price $499,000.00
  • Max LTV of 97% 
  • 1 unit single family properties only.
  • Standard 97% requirement:
    • At least one borrower must be a first-time homebuyer
    • No homeownership counseling required
    • No income limit
    • Standard MI coverage
  • 3.5% assistance (rounded to the next highest dollar – do not round down) of the lower of the purchase price or appraised value
    • Repayable DPA 2nd, 10-year term
    • DPA Interest rate is 2% higher than 1st mortgage rate
    • 0.5% of assistance can be used towards closing costs

Example Programs by Credit Score

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FHA 100 Down

Good Neighbor Next Door


DPA Edge


Rate Advantage

HR 97

Standard 97

HFA Preferred Startup

HFA Preferred Stepup

HFA Advantage Startup

HFA Advantage Stepup


FHA Startup 650

FHA Stepup 650


Springboard FMHR

Springboard FM over95-97

Springboard FM under-95 LTV


FAHE FM over95-97

FAHE FM under-95 LTV

DPA Edge DTI-over-50-percent

FHA Startup 660

FHA Stepup 660



HFA Preferred Risk Sharing


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and may not be available in all states. All products are subject to credit & property approval. and is not affiliated with any government agency.