Freddie Mac recently announced guideline changes that will greatly affect residential real estate investors.
Beginning August 1st, 2008 the following changes will go into effect:
A borrower may not have more than four financed 1-4 unit properties, including the subject property.
For cash out refinances the borrower must own the property for at least six months prior to refinancing.
For a complete update on new Freddie Mac guideline changes go to: