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We receive many questions regarding the time frame for USDA home loans – approvals and closings. Below is a little clarification on what to expect (time wise) while going through the USDA home buying process.
The USDA application or USDA loan pre approval process is generally completed within the same day you apply. Our specialist will take the USDA application with you and generally call you back within a few hours provided you have all the information available. Once you have your USDA home loan pre approval, you are good for 90 days. From this point the home search process can begin! Once you find that perfect home and your offer is fully accepted, the USDA closing process will take around 40 days to complete.
It’s important for buyers and realtors to remember, the USDA home loan closing process takes a week or so longer when compared to otherconventional loans or FHA home loans. The reason for this is the secondary Rural Development office approval that is required once the USDA lender has completed the underwriting process. Unlike all other home loans, USDA mortgages require essentially two approvals. The first comes from the USDA underwriting lender, then a second from the actual Department of Rural Development (USDA) office. The local RD office approval time generally adds a week or so to the entire process.
So from the time your home contract is fully accepted by all parties, plan on the closing date around 40 days after. This will allow enough time to go through the paperwork, inspections and underwriting time.
Questions? Let us help navigate you through them. Please be sure to check out the main web site www.UsdaMortgageSource.com or call 904.302.6060 . Serving all of Florida 7 days a week, including Marion County (Ocala FL, Sliver Springs FL, Lessburg FL) USDA Mortgage Source is Florida’s leader in 100% USDA / Rural Development home loans.
All about 100% USDA/RD home loans in Florida. Serving all of Florida including – Pensacola, Tallahassee, Lake City, Jacksonville, St. Augustine, Palm Coast, Daytona Beach, Orlando, Ocala, Gainesville, Lakeland, Tampa, Winter Haven, Sarasota, Naples, Fort Myers FL