We have a condo that we want to mortgage because we want to buy another condo for our son. Can we do that?
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Fannie/Freddie also have special consideration for a "kiddie condo" that could make it easier to purchase the place. Not clear if you'd fit within that designation. The question of your condo complex being "warrantable" that was raised above is a tad easier on a primary residence; the main concern is the financial health of the HOA. Many (local) lenders will have appetite for non-warrantable condos but at a slightly elevated rate.
Have you discussed with your son about paying taxes, regime fee, utilities, etc on the condo you wish to purchase for him or will you be covering these as well?
As the Mortgage Brokers have indicated this is possible if you & the condos meet the lending requirements and other variables.
Another option is to do a HELOC. When does your son need the condo? An an Investment Manager, we love to offer folks a margin of safety. Meaning that instead of using all the proceeds for purchasing a condo. Keep some in reserve at a higher rate of return. This additional ROI, gives you equity financing instead of debt financing, may offer you the ability to pay off the note earlier plus give you and your son greater financial leverage (more in your (owners equity pocket) which you can use to enjoy your lifestyle.
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