Unless eligible for a Sonoma County Harp 2 Loan, where a loan to value is not required, the purchase or refinance of the second home has to have a minimum of 10% equity. In such a scenario, PMI a.k.a. monthly mortgage insurance would be applicable on a monthly basis until 20% equity is reached by virtue of paying down the balance over time based upon the original appraised value.
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