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Plaza News + Updates

VA Renovation – We’ve Got It!

Posted by Plaza Home Mortgage on April 9, 2021

We are happy to announce to our clients that, effective immediately, Plaza Home Mortgage® is once again offering the VA Renovation loan program!

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Topics: Wholesale News, Wholesale Program Updates, Mini-Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent Program Updates

Introducing FlexClose – A Better Way to Fund

Posted by Plaza Home Mortgage on March 31, 2021

Funding on Your Schedule, Even After-hours and Weekends

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Topics: Wholesale News, Wholesale Program Updates, Mini-Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent Program Updates

Reverse Lending Back in NY

Posted by Plaza Reverse on March 31, 2021

Reverse mortgages are now back in New York. If you’re not currently set up to offer these powerful programs to seniors in your market, visit our reverse mortgage page or talk to your Plaza Account Executive today to learn how easy it is with Plaza.

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Topics: Reverse HECM, Wholesale News, National Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent News

NEW Lower FICOs for FHA, USDA and VA

Posted by Plaza Home Mortgage on March 17, 2021

Plaza Home Mortgage® is making it easier to qualify more borrowers with reduced minimum FICO requirements for our FHA, VA and USDA programs! For these core loan programs, the new minimum FICO has been lowered to 600 for FHA and VA and 620 for USDA. We have also updated our popular FHA 203(k) program, which combines financing for the purchase or refinance of a home and its renovation into a single loan, to have a new reduced minimum FICO of 620.

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Topics: Wholesale News, Wholesale Program Updates, National Correspondent News, FHA Loans, USDA Loans, Mini-Correspondent News, Government Loans, VA Loans, National Correspondent Program Updates, Mini-Correspondent Program Updates

REMINDER: New 92009-A Form Requirements

Posted by Plaza Wholesale on March 17, 2021

We are reminding our clients that, pursuant to HUD requirements, FHA case numbers assigned on or after March 22, 2021, will require the revised HUD 92009-A form on all Single-Family Forward Mortgages and Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM). Plaza’s BREEZE LOS already supports the new 92009-A form, and can also generate and deliver the new 1003, plus typical broker disclosures, quickly and easily.

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Topics: Wholesale News, Wholesale Program Updates, Mini-Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent Program Updates

National Association of Mortgage Brokers Facebook LIVE Event with Jeff Leinan

Posted by Plaza Wholesale on March 15, 2021

Join Plaza’s Jeff Leinan, EVP National Wholesale Production, and NAMB President Kimber White for an insightful discussion about the current and future state of the #mortgage market on Facebook Live, on Tuesday, March 16, at 9AM PT / 12PM ET.

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Topics: Wholesale News, Mini-Correspondent News, Plaza Training

National Mortgage Professional Webinar with Matt Coles

Posted by Plaza Wholesale on March 15, 2021

How to Help Real Estate Pros in a Post-Refi World

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Topics: Wholesale News, Mini-Correspondent News, Plaza Training

Wholesale Program Update: Jumbo 1

Posted by Plaza Wholesale on February 22, 2021

The Plaza Home Mortgage® Jumbo 1 program is now even better! We’ve updated our guidelines to allow W-2 transcripts and added information on payment recast options.

Click here to view the updated program guidelines.

If you have questions on these updates, please contact your Plaza Account Executive, or email us at hereforyou@plazahomemortgage.com.

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Topics: Wholesale News, Wholesale Program Updates, Mini-Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent Program Updates

FHA Express

Posted by Plaza Wholesale on February 19, 2021

Faster Closings with FHA Express

Take advantage of the new FHA Express submission option from Plaza Home Mortgage® to accelerate closings on your qualifying core FHA loans. FHA Express is available for
W-2 and fixed income borrowers, for purchase, rate/term or cash-out refinances with Conforming or High Balance loan amounts. Qualifying loans receive expedited underwriting, are competitively priced and can often close in as little as 10 to 15 days.

And for your Fannie Mae® and Freddie Mac loans, don’t forget that we have the Agency Express option as well.

Be sure to visit our information page for more details or contact your Plaza Account Executive today.

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Topics: Wholesale News, Plaza at a Glance, Mini-Correspondent News, Government Loans

Reintroducing Jumbo 1

Posted by Plaza Home Mortgage on February 22, 2021

More Power for Going Big

Offer up to $2.5 million to qualified borrowers with the Jumbo 1 loan program from Plaza. Now your borrowers who are looking to purchase or refinance a higher-value home can take advantage of this program that offers flexible eligibility requirements and competitive rates and pricing.

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Topics: Wholesale News, National Correspondent News, Mini-Correspondent News