Wedding Gift Funds - Mortgage Guidelines Walkthrough

In late 2019, I put together a PDF about the Mortgage Guidelines for Bridal Gift Funds, aka Wedding Gift for Down Payment and Closing. I tried to give the history of this guideline area in FHA and Conventional, up to the most recent 2017 Freddie Mac guidelines. This is a brief copy-paste of that effort.

Walkthrough Video

I walked through this a PDF on Wedding Gift Funds guidelines at length here:

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