Home Loans for Doctors

Our home loan consultation is comprehensive, unbiased, and always in the physician’s best interest.

At 25 Financial, we specialize in helping medical professionals navigate the home-buying process with confidence. Whether you are a first-time home buyer, a homeowner looking to refinance your existing mortgage, or considering purchasing an investment property or second home, our team of experienced financial advisors is here to support you every step of the way.

We offer personalized advice, a thorough understanding of the real estate market, and help with exclusive mortgage programs designed for doctors.

Why Consult with a Financial Advisor Before Buying a House?

Purchasing a new home is a significant financial decision, especially for medical professionals who often graduate with substantial student loan debt, start retirement planning later in life, or are frequent targets for lawsuits and higher taxes throughout their careers.

Consulting with a financial advisor before buying a house can provide several advantages:

  1. Customized Financial Planning: Our advisors can help you understand how a home loan fits into your overall financial plan, considering factors such as loan amount, monthly payments, and future financial goals.
  2. Debt Management: We can assist in managing your debt-to-income ratio (DTI) to improve your chances of qualifying for a mortgage loan, even if you have ongoing student loan payments from medical school.
  3. Budgeting: Understanding your budget is crucial when determining how much you can afford to spend on a home. We help you plan for all expenses, including mortgage payments, property taxes, and home maintenance costs.
  4. Loan Options: With numerous mortgage options available, including fixed-rate mortgages, adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs), FHA loans, VA loans, and physician mortgage loans, we can help you choose the best loan type for your situation.
  5. Refinancing: If you already own a home, our advisors can assist with refinancing options to secure lower interest rates or better loan terms.
  6. Employment Contracts: For new doctors and medical residents, understanding the implications of employment contracts on mortgage approval is essential. We provide guidance on how these contracts impact your loan-qualifying process.

By addressing the unique financial challenges faced by physicians with a comprehensive, personalized, and rigorous approach, 25 Financial aims to provide borrowers with the tools and guidance needed to achieve financial stability and freedom, allowing them to focus on their professional and personal lives.

Providing You With More Confidence, Time, and Peace of Mind

Ready to explore your home loan options? Contact our financial advisors today to learn more about our physician mortgage loans and how we can help you achieve your homeownership goals.


What is a physician mortgage loan?

A physician mortgage loan, also known as a doctor mortgage loan, is a specialized home loan designed specifically for medical professionals, including MDs, DOs, DDSs, DMDs, DPMs, and DVMs. These loan programs are tailored to accommodate the unique financial situations of medical doctors, dentists, doctors of dental medicine, and other healthcare professionals. They often feature benefits such as low down payments, no private mortgage insurance (PMI), and favorable interest rates, making them an attractive option for those who are early in their careers and still managing significant student loan debt. Unlike conventional loans, these mortgages offer flexibility that aligns with the professional and financial circumstances of medical practitioners.

What are the benefits of a physician mortgage loan?

Physician mortgage loans typically offer lower down payments, no PMI, and competitive interest rates. They are designed to accommodate the financial circumstances of medical professionals, including those with high student loan debt and lower initial incomes. Compared to conventional mortgages, these loans can provide significant financial relief and easier qualification standards.

How do I qualify for a physician home loan?

Qualification criteria vary by mortgage lender, but generally, you need to have a medical degree (MD, DO, DDS, DMD, DPM, or DVM), a good credit score, and a manageable debt-to-income ratio. Employment contracts and proof of future income may also be required. Consulting with a loan officer who is knowledgeable about physician mortgage loans can help streamline the process. Additionally, some lenders may require you to purchase a primary residence or meet certain underwriting criteria.

Can I refinance my existing mortgage with a physician mortgage loan?

Yes, refinancing with a physician mortgage loan can be an excellent option if you want to take advantage of lower interest rates or better loan terms. Our advisors can help you evaluate your refinancing options, ensuring that you can secure a rate loan that fits your financial plan. This can be particularly beneficial if you are looking to reduce your monthly repayment amounts or pay off your loan faster.

Do physician loans have higher interest rates?

Physician home loans require no Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), and because of this, they often have slightly higher interest rates compared to conventional mortgages. However, the overall benefits, such as lower down payments and flexible terms, typically outweigh the slight increase in interest rates. It’s important to discuss your options with a qualified loan officer to understand the full scope of these loans.

Are there any specific loan programs for medical residents?

Yes, some physician mortgage loans are tailored specifically for medical residents, offering favorable terms even if you are still in training and have a lower income. These programs recognize the potential for future high-income earning potential and provide flexible loan options that are not typically available with conventional loans. This includes provisions for low money down and more lenient underwriting standards to accommodate the early stages of a medical career.

What distinguishes a physician mortgage loan from a conventional mortgage?

Physician mortgage loans are specifically designed for medical professionals and often include benefits such as low down payments, no PMI, and favorable interest rates. These features cater to the unique financial situations of doctors, unlike conventional loans which may have stricter requirements and less flexibility.

Can a physician mortgage loan be used to purchase a single-family home or condo?

Yes, physician mortgage loans can be used to purchase a variety of property types, including single-family homes and condos. The primary requirement is typically that the property will serve as your primary residence.

Are physician mortgage loans offered by equal housing lenders and insured by FDIC

Yes, physician mortgage loans are offered by equal housing lenders, ensuring fair lending practices. However, they are not insured by the FDIC as this insurance typically applies to deposit accounts, not loans.

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For more information or to schedule a consultation with one of our financial advisors, please visit our website or call us. Let 25 Financial be your trusted partner in achieving your homeownership dreams.

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Disclaimer: Content is intended for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial advice. Please consult with a professional financial advisor and perform your own analysis before making any decisions.