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It's easier to grow your business when you have the right tools, resources and support. That's where Bank of America can help. Our National Builder Division is a dedicated leadership team with a network of mortgage specialists who are focused on new construction lending. Here are some of the ways we can support you and your homebuyers every step of the way.

The National Builder Division offers:

A network of mortgage specialists. We'll work closely with your homebuyers from application to closing and keep you informed every step of the way.

A "PRO" team. Our Project Review Office (PRO) makes condo approvals easier with a complete line of FHA, VA and Fannie Mae approval services.

Appraisers who understand new construction. Get high-quality, competitively priced appraisals quickly through LandSafe® Appraisal Services.Footnote: 1

Explore resources that can support your business:

Add us to
your website

Our Online Mortgage Center lets homebuyers start prequalifyingFootnote: 8 right from your website.

Connect to homebuyers

Market your homes through the Bank of America Real Estate Center®.

Work with a
local partner

Our Neighborhood Lending team offers community partnerships, first-time homebuyer education and more.

 

Share resources that can help your homebuyers:

Learn the
basics

Our online Home Loan Guide can help clarify the home buying process from beginning to end.

Look for down payment

Your clients can use the Down Payment Center to help make buying a home more affordable.

Build financial know-how

Your buyers can visit Better Money Habits™ to get free, unbiased information in a simple, conversational format.

 

1LandSafe® Appraisal Services, Inc. is an affiliate of Bank of America.

2Minimum credit scores apply. Not all applicants will qualify. Monthly mortgage insurance premiums (MIP) and Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premiums (UFMIP) apply. Maximum loan amount varies by county.

3Maximum loan amount varies by county. VA loans require a VA funding fee at closing. The fee is higher with a zero down payment. If a down payment of 5% or more is made, the fee is reduced. The VA funding fee is non-refundable.

4For jumbo loan amounts used to purchase or refinance a single family residence on a loan amount of less than $1 million, borrower must provide documentation totaling a minimum reserve of 6 months of principal, interest, taxes, homeowners/hazard insurance and assessments (homeowner’s association fees/dues/special assessments) – ("PITIA") related to subject loan/property. For loan amounts greater than $1 million, documentation totaling a minimum reserve of 12 months of PITIA is required. Interest-only payment option, property and/or occupancy type may require a higher level of reserves, please ask for details. For loan amounts greater than $2 million and less than or equal to $3,000,000, borrower must provide documentation of reserves totaling a minimum of 24 months of principal, interest, taxes, homeowners/hazard insurance and assessments (homeowners association fees/dues/special assessments) related to subject loan/property. For loan amounts greater than $3 million, the same reserves are required and must be held in a Bank of America and/or Merrill Lynch account. Two separate full appraisals are required. Excellent credit required, including proof of recent consistent mortgage payment history. Loan to value, cash out limits, and property type restrictions apply, ask for details. Not available on all loan programs. Other restrictions apply.

5An applicant must have, or open prior to closing, a banking relationship with Bank of America. The relationship can be (at a minimum) a checking or savings account. Medical professional (MD, DDS, DMD, OD, DPM, DO residents and students whose employment begins within 60 days of closing) must be actively practicing in their field of expertise. Those employed in research or as professors are not eligible. For qualified borrowers with excellent credit. PITIA (Principal, Interest, Taxes, Insurance, Assessments) reserves of 4-6 months are required, depending on loan amount. Other restrictions apply.

6A non-refundable lock-in fee applies and is collected prior to closing. Rate protection is subject to time limits, other restrictions apply. May not be available for all loan programs.

7One-time "float down" option to a lower market rate is only available within 60 days or less of closing (or the lock-in expiration date, whichever occurs first).

8Prequalification is neither preapproval nor a commitment to lend; borrower must submit additional information for review and approval.

9Available on a 30 year fixed-rate product only. $5,000 min. loan amount. The minimum down payment for single family residences must equal 3.5% of the sales price or the appraised value. Maximum loan amount limits apply and vary by county, ask for details. FHA Up Front Mortgage Insurance Premium and Monthly Insurance Premiums apply. HUD guidelines apply. Where required, work must be performed by a licensed contractor. Timing of resale of property subject to restrictions. Renovation construction must begin within 30 days of closing and all work must be completed within 6 months of closing. Not available for investment properties. Restrictions on secondary financing may apply. State restrictions may apply. Minimum credit scores apply.

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