Learn more about USDA Loans

Affordable homeownership, outside city limits

Government-backed USDA Loans are made for those looking to move to rural and some suburban areas that have been approved. These loans are a great option if you’d like to live in a less populated place or purchase land—without having to put money down.

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A few key benefits of USDA Loans:

  • Full financing available – A USDA Loan provides the option of up to 100% financing—meaning there’s no down payment required. This makes the loan popular among first-time and low- to moderate-income homebuyers.
  • Reasonable rate – USDA Loans are backed by the government, and often come with a competitive interest rate.


A USDA Loan might be a good fit if you:

  • Want to live in a rural or suburban area
  • Are looking for a low or no down payment
  • Would like to buy somewhere with less than 35,000 people
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Mortgage myths

Don’t let myths about USDA Loans hold you back

Myth #1: USDA Loans are only for farms 
Nope! Just because the U.S. Department of Agriculture insures the loan doesn’t mean it’s only for agriculture. Any property in USDA-approved zones may qualify, even areas on the outskirts of major cities.

Myth #2: You can only have one USDA Loan at a time, and it must be for primary residence
False! A USDA Loan can be used multiple times. If you’ve already purchased with a USDA Loan in the past, you may qualify to use it again when selling and buying a new house and can continue to use them so long as you qualify.


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