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UWM waives MI with a 10% down payment, but there’s a catch


United Wholesale Mortgage (UWM) rolled out a new purchase product that will waive mortgage insurance payments if a borrower opts for a 10%-or-more down payment. But borrowers would be wise to note that they’ll get hit with higher interest rates.

The product, dubbed “MI Buster,” will be available for conventional purchase loans starting at $200,000, as well as for high-balance loans with a loan-to-value ratio between 80.01% and 89.99%, according to a press release issued by the Pontiac, Michigan-based lender on Wednesday.

Typically, if a borrower opts for a conventional loan and puts down less than 20%, they must details ⇒

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