FHA Loan Information Archive

Best FHA Lenders for 2020

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 eligible manufactured homes must be occupied …

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 2020

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 Rules For Homes in a Flood Zone

FHA Rules for Homes in a Flood Zone Many consumers are shopping for a home that may be in a FEMA designated flood zone. If you plan to have a mortgage on the home in a flood zone, you will likely need flood insurance. However, you also need to determine whether you are able to …