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FHA Mortgage Insurance

FHA Mortgage Insurance FHA loans are extremely popular with more than 25% of all mortgages being FHA insured. Home buyers with a very small down payment or lower credit scores are able to finance their dream homes using an FHA home loan. With the benefits of qualifying with a low-down payment comes the added expense …

FHA Closing Costs – Complete List and Estimate

FHA Closing Costs Home buyers will often create a budget to start saving for their down payment, but do not think about saving for their closing costs. In some instances, the FHA closing costs can be as much as or even more than the down payment. This article will give you a good idea of …

FHA Credit Requirements for 2019

FHA Credit Requirements One of the great benefits of an FHA loan is the ability for borrowers with poor credit to still have an opportunity to qualify for a mortgage and buy their dream home.  The flexible credit score minimums combined with the low-down payment requirements are why FHA loans are so common today. What …

Buying and Selling FHA Approved Homes

FHA Approved Homes Buying a home using an FHA insured loan can bring great benefits. These benefits extend to those who are selling a home because more borrowers can qualify due to the ability to qualify. A very large portion of the home buyers in the market will likely use an FHA loan. For both …

FHA Flipping Rule

FHA Flipping Rule House flipping has become very popular and profitable for those who know the process. HUD has developed an FHA flipping rule for anyone who is thinking about financing a flip using an FHA loan. This rule impacts both the buyer and the seller of a flipped property. What is the FHA Flipping …

FHA Gift Funds Guidelines 2019

FHA Gift Funds Guidelines FHA home loans have a minimum down payment requirement of 3.5%. FHA Guidelines also permit those funds to be gifted to the borrower from an approved source such as a relative or close friend. The down payment used for an FHA loan cannot come from another loan or a source where …

FHA Loan with 1099 Income

FHA Loan with 1099 Income   Home buyers who earn 1099 income often find it difficult to qualify for a mortgage. The FHA guidelines for 1099 income are clear in that you are able to qualify if you can meet the criteria and provide the necessary documentation. Can I Qualify for an FHA Loan with …

FHA Loan With a Part Time Job

Getting an FHA Loan With a Part Time Job Today’s home buyers have various sources of income and the days of the traditional 9 to 5 job are becoming a distant memory. People are multiple sources of income and many people have a part time job either as a supplement to their full-time income or …

FHA Back to Work Program Details

FHA Back to Work Program What is the FHA Back to Work Program? The FHA back to work program is a special FHA home loan that helps borrowers with a financial hardship by reducing how long you need to wait to get an FHA Loan after you file for bankruptcy, have a foreclosure or a …

Can I Get an FHA Loan For a Second Home

Can I get an FHA Loan for a Second Home? FHA loans guidelines are very strict when it comes to the area of occupancy. The guideline state that an FHA loan is intended to be for your primary residence only. However, there are ways to purchase a second home with an FHA loan. Can I …
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