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Fannie Mae Hybrid Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM)

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The Fannie Mae Hybrid Adjustable Rate Mortgage (ARM) program offers properties with loan amounts of $3 million or less in nationwide markets, and $5 million or less in certain high cost markets an introductory 5, 7, and 10-year fixed rate term followed by a 25, 23, or 20-year adjustable rate term. The adjustable rate term is based on the 6-month LIBOR index.

Term Sheet for Fannie Mae Hybrid ARM


Term 5-, 7- or 10-year fixed rate term followed by 25-, 23-, or 20-year adjustable rate term.
Amortization 30 years.
Maximum LTV Up to 80%.
Minimum DSCR 1.25x actual amortizing DSCR, if the Hybrid ARM Loan is secured by a property located outside of a strong market or Los Angeles MSA, the maximum loan amount must be determined by using a minimum 1.00 DSCR sufficient to cover a debt service constant that equals the sum of (i) the interest rate during the fixed rate term; plus (ii) 2.50%.
Fixed Rate Lock 30- to 180-day commitments. Borrowers may lock a rate with the Streamlined Rate Lock option.
Interest Rate
Starting in the adjustable rate period, adjusts based on changes to the underlying index and is equal to the index plus the margin.
Index during Adjustable Rate Term 6 month LIBOR.
Margin during Adjustable Rate Term 0.80%, plus the guaranty fee rate and the servicing fee rate in effect at rate lock.
Prepayment Availability

Flexible prepayment options available during the fixed rate term, including yield maintenance and declining prepayment premium.

No prepayment fees during the adjustable rate period.

Maximum Interest Rate during Adjustable Rate Term

Starting with the conversion from the fixed interest rate to the adjustable interest rate and thereafter, maximum semi-annual interest rate adjustment of 1% up or down.

Maximum lifetime interest rate to borrower capped at 5% over the initial fixed rate.

Lifetime Interest Rate Floor The interest rate will never be less than the margin.
Supplemental Financing Supplemental loans are not available.
Accrual Actual/360 or 30/360.
Recourse Non-recourse execution with standard carve-outs for "bad acts" such as fraud and bankruptcy.
Escrows Replacement reserve, tax, and insurance escrows are typically required.
Third-Party Reports If underwriting to Small Mortgage Loans, then streamlined inspection and environmental screening using the ASTM E-1528-14 protocol. Otherwise, standard third-party reports required, including Appraisal, Phase I Environmental Site Assessment, and Property Condition Assessment.
Assumption Loans are typically assumable, subject to review and approval of the new borrower’s financial capacity and experience.

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