Table of Contents: Masthead StickySummary List Placement Should you get a mortgage from Bank of America?
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Need a conforming, jumbo, FHA, or VA mortgage, or a HELOC
Are already a Bank of America Preferred Rewards customer, so you can get discounts
Qualify for the bank’s down payment assistance programs
Have a fair credit score
Need a USDA or reverse mortgage, home equity loan, or construction loan
Have a low or no credit score
Want to refinance into an FHA or VA mortgage but aren’t already a Bank of America customer
The bottom line: Bank of America Mortgage is a good mortgage lender overall, but you’ll need a decent credit score to qualify for a mortgage.
Bank of America mortgage rates
Bank of America Mortgage shows mortgage rates for 30-year fixed, 15-year fixed, and 5-year/6-month adjustable mortgages on its website.
You can enter your purchase price, down payment amount, and zip code to see a more customized rate. But take the personalized rate with a grain of salt, because the site won’t let you enter your credit score. All rates in the chart assume a 740 credit score or higher.
Overall, Bank of America mortgage and refinance rates are competitive with what other lenders offer.
3.5 / 5
Minimum credit score
Minimum down payment
Types of mortgages
Conforming, FHA, VA, ARM, jumbo, HELOC, refinance
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*Minimum credit score and down payment are for conforming mortgages
How Bank of America mortgages work
Bank of America Mortgage services loans in all 50 US states and Washington, DC. It also has branches in 36 states and DC.
You can get the following types of home loans through Bank of America:
Home equity line of credit (HELOC)
If you refinance, you can choose between a rate-and-term refinance or cash-out refinance.
You must already be a Bank of America customer to refinance your FHA or VA loan.
Bank of America doesn’t have USDA loans, reverse mortgages, construction loans, or home equity loans.
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