Lenders Identify Risks and Opportunities for Condo Lending (FannieMae)

/ Owner - February 22, 2024

With the U.S. housing market continuing to confront the significant supply shortage of homes for sale, condos may play an important role in narrowing the supply gap of affordable housing options1. While condos represent nearly 10 percent of the mortgage market, they often play a larger role in many metropolitan areas2. Condos also present unique risks, as condo owners share financial responsibility for the operation and maintenance of the common areas and shared amenities. The complexities of underwriting condo project eligibility may also increase the costs and timelines for some lenders to approve and close these mortgages.  Read the article…………………………….

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