FHA Loan Information Archive

List of FHA Approved Condos and Lenders

FHA Approved Condos Condominiums are often the choice for first time home buyers, people looking for a second home or vacation spot, and even for individuals who are looking for low maintenance living. There are close to one million condominiums sold every year and although FHA loans are extremely popular and account for more than …

How to Get Pre Approved for an FHA Loan

How to Get Pre Approved for an FHA Loan If you are thinking about buying a home, one of the first steps in the process is to have a discussion with a lender and to get pre-approved. In fact, most realtors will not spend the day looking at homes with you until you have a …

FHA vs Conventional Loan Comparison

FHA vs Conventional Loan If you are thinking about a home loan, you may be wondering which type of loan to get and what type you may qualify for. Two of the most common type of home mortgage for borrows are the FHA and conventional loans. Your first step is understanding the differences between an …

FHA Down Payment Assistance Programs for 2019

FHA Down Payment Assistance Programs for 2019 One of the many benefits of an FHA loan is the low down payment requirement of 3.5%. On the surface it seems to be a very low down payment, there are many home buyers who still need help to come up with the 3.5% down payment. There are …

Best FHA Lenders for 2019

The Best FHA Lenders   FHA loans are one of the most popular loan programs and account for more than 25% of all loans today in the United States. Although FHA loans are extremely common, finding the best FHA lenders to suit your needs is a critical step towards home ownership. Most but not all …

FHA Manufactured and Mobile Home Guidelines

FHA Manufactured and Mobile Home Loans FHA loans help those with a low down payment and less than optimal credit scores to qualify for a mortgage. The FHA guidelines for both mobile homes and manufactured homes have loan limits plus foundation and appraisal rules that must be followed. FHA Definition for Manufactured and Mobile Homes …

FHA Bankruptcy Waiting Period

FHA Bankruptcy Waiting Period At FHA Lenders, we are coming into contact with borrowers every day who have at one point filed for bankruptcy. Although FHA loans are easier to qualify for, the FHA guidelines do not allow borrowers to apply for an FHA loan too soon after a bankruptcy has been discharged. Millions of …

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 …