What documentation is required for use of gift funds?

Acceptable documentation includes the following:

  • a copy of the donor’s check and the borrower’s deposit slip,
  • a copy of the donor’s withdrawal slip and the borrower’s deposit slip,
  • a copy of the donor’s check to the closing agent, or.
  • a settlement statement showing receipt of the donor’s check.

Does Fannie Mae allow gift funds?

Gift Funds A borrower of a mortgage loan secured by a principal residence or second home may use funds received as a personal gift from an acceptable donor. Gift funds may fund all or part of the down payment, closing costs, or financial reserves subject to the minimum borrower contribution requirements below.

Are gift funds allowed on conventional loans?

Conventional loans backed by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac allow the borrower to apply financial gifts to the down payment, fees, and closing costs. The borrower usually does not need their own funds when receiving a gift if the gift covers the entire down payment and other loan costs.

How do you document gift of equity?

Equity Letter A gift letter is a document that summarizes all of the information about the gift, including the appraisal price and the sale price. Both the buyer and seller must sign the letter. A second letter will accompany other official documents at the home’s closing.

How long are assets good for Fannie Mae?

Depository Assets Quarterly bank statements must be dated within 90 days of the initial loan application date, and the lender must confirm that the funds in the account have not been transferred to another asset account that is verified with more current documentation.

Do you have to pay back gift of equity?

In a gift of equity scenario, a home is sold below the current market value, and the difference between the actual sales price and the appraised value of the home represents the amount of equity. This is considered a present because there is no expectation that the difference will ever be repaid.

How much can you give a gift of equity?

Under IRS rules, an individual can provide a gift of up to $15,000 – in either cash or, as in a gift of equity, property — to any other individual in a year before they have to file gift taxes.

Where do gifts and grants go on a Fannie Mae Form?

Form 1003 1/2021. Gifts and grants are entered in Section 4d and identified as being deposited or not deposited. Gifts and grants that are deposited have been received by the borrower and the value should be included in another asset account. The amount of the gift or grant is not included in available funds.

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What are the documentation requirements for Fannie Mae?

Documentation Requirements. 1 specify the dollar amount of the gift; 2 specify the date the funds were transferred; 3 include the donor’s statement that no repayment is expected; and. 4 indicate the donor’s name, address, telephone number, and relationship to the borrower.

How to ask Poli about Fannie Mae personal gifts?

If you have additional questions, Fannie Mae customers can visit Ask Poli to get information from other Fannie Mae published sources. You can also download the printable 1,200+ page PDF, which include links. This topic contains information on personal gifts, including: