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Assumable Mortgage Louisville, KY

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Assumable Mortgage in Kentucky

Assumable Mortgages are a type of financing arrangement in which the outstanding mortgage and its terms can be transferred from the current owner to a buyer. By assuming the previous owner’s remaining debt, the buyer can avoid having to obtain his or her own mortgage. 

Buyers are typically attracted to homes with existing assumable mortgages during times of rising interest rates. This is because they can assume the seller’s mortgage, which was created when interest rates were lower, and use it to finance their purchase. If the home’s purchase price exceeds the mortgage balance by a significant amount, the buyer will either need to provide a sizable down payment or obtain a new mortgage anyway.

 For example, if a buyer is purchasing a home for $250,000, and the seller’s assumable mortgage only has a balance of $110,000, the buyer would need a down payment of $140,000 to cover the difference, or would have to get a separate mortgage to secure the needed funds.

  • An Kentucky assumable mortgage is an arrangement in which an outstanding mortgage and its terms are transferred from the current owner to a buyer. 
  • When interest rates rise, an assumable mortgage is attractive to a buyer who takes on an existing loan with a lower rate. For example if the current home buyer has a 3% rate, and the current market rate is 7%, the seller of the home can have the buyer assume their mortgage in order to qualify for a lower mortgage payment, but if there is a difference in the sales price and the mortgage amount being assumed, the buyer must come up with the difference hence most of the time this is not a viable option for Kentucky Homebuyers looking to assume a mortgage at a lower rate.
  • Kentucky USDA, FHA, and VA loans are assumable when certain criteria are met. 
  • Buyers must still qualify for the mortgage to assume it.
  • Conventional Loans are not assumable.
Assumable Mortgage Louisville, KY

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Joel Lobb  Mortgage Loan Officer

American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle
Louisville, KY 40223
Company NMLS ID #1364

Text/call: 502-905-3708
fax: 502-327-9119

NMLS 57916  | Company NMLS #1364/MB73346135166/MBR1574

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USDA Rural Development Kentucky Notice of changes to eligible area maps for USDA Rural Development housing programs


USDA Rural Development Kentucky

Notice of changes to eligible area maps for USDA Rural Development housing programs

USDA Rural Development has completed its 2020 decennial United States census review for all areas under its jurisdiction to identify areas that no longer qualify as rural for Kentucky USDA Rural Housing programs. 

Based on the review of the areas within the state of Kentucky, using 2020 US census data, and rural area guidance located in Handbook HB-1-3550, Chapter 5, the rural eligibility designation has changed for the following areas:

Areas whose rural eligibility designations are changing from ineligible to eligible (these areas now qualify as rural for USDA Housing Programs):

  • The area/towns currently outside the city of Ashland, KY (Catlettsburg, West Fairview, Fairview, Westwood, Russell).
  • The areas/towns currently outside the city of Paducah, KY (Hendron and Farley).
  • The cities of Ashland, KY and Paducah, KY will remain ineligible.

Areas whose rural eligibility designation is changing from eligible to ineligible (these areas no longer qualify as rural for USDA Housing Programs):

  • Georgetown, KY – The city of Georgetown, KY, will no longer be eligible due to the population exceeding 35,000.

Changes become effective October 1, 2023.

Kentucky USDA Rural Housing Map for Georgetown Kentucky and Scott County Kentucky

The updated rural area map can now be viewed on our eligibility websiteUsers will need to click on the program, for example: “Single Family Housing Direct,” and then click on “Proposed Eligibility Areas” from the menu options.