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5 questions lenders must ask before offering 1% down mortgages
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Low-down-payment mortgages help borrowers overcome a key affordability hurdle and give home buyers more purchasing power. But after Freddie Mac recently took steps to curb 1% down mortgages, new questions are emerging about how much risk the industry, and borrowers, should take with these products.

From funding sources to home prices, here's a look at five questions lenders must ask themselves before they can safely offer 1% down mortgages.
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