FHA Loan Requirements Archive

FHA 100 Mile Rule Exceptions

FHA 100 Mile Rule Exceptions FHA guidelines require FHA loans to be used for primary residences only and borrowers may not have more than one FHA loan at the same time. Meanwhile, there are many homeowners who have outgrown their current home and wish to purchase a new home without selling their current home. In …

FHA Loan Without Tax Returns

FHA Loan Without Tax Returns There are many reasons why home buyers are unable to produce tax returns when applying for a mortgage. Sometimes there are delays in filing your taxes or other legitimate reasons for not having two years of tax returns at the time of your mortgage application. It is possible to apply …

FHA Loan with a 620 Credit Score

FHA Loan with a 620 Credit Score If you have a 620 credit score, there are mortgage options for you when trying to purchase or refinance a home. Some lenders have credit score minimums that are higher than 620 but do not let that discourage you. That simply means you have been speaking with the …

FHA Reserve Requirements for 2021

FHA Reserve Requirements 2021 When searching for the right mortgage for a home, many home buyers are told they will need to prepare themselves financially for the purchase. This includes the down payment, closing costs and also the reserves. The FHA reserve requirements will be different than a conventional loan and depending upon your situation, …

FHA Multi Family Loan Guidelines for 2021

FHA Multi Family Loan Guidelines For some people, home ownership is purchasing a traditional single-family residence on a quiet street with a big backyard and a two car garage. However, for the investment minded individuals, a multi-family home is their choice when it comes to purchasing their first home. The FHA multi-family loan guidelines permit …

FHA Loan with a Cosigner Requirements 2021

FHA Loan With a Cosigner Many home buyers will use FHA financing to purchase a home this year because this loan program allows for a low-down payment and flexible credit requirements. Qualifying may still be difficult for some people and applying for an FHA loan with a cosigner could bring the DTI down to within …

FHA Loan with No Credit – 2021 Guidelines

FHA Loan with No Credit FHA loans have specific credit requirements and guidelines that FHA lenders must follow while processing and underwriting the mortgage application. Although the FHA credit requirements are strict, you can get an FHA loan with no credit score. In fact, HUD forbids lenders from declining a borrower’s FHA loan application simply …

FHA Loan with Rental Income and Rental Guidelines

FHA Loan with Rental income and Rental Guidelines Rental income can be used to qualify for an FHA loan and FHA loans can also be used to purchase rental properties if the subject property will also be used as a primary residence. There are also a few very specific guidelines that must be followed and …

FHA Employment Requirements for 2021 – 2 Year Work History

FHA Employment Requirements 2021 FHA guidelines require borrowers to have a two-year work history, however, there are exceptions to the rule which would permit the purchase of a home without the two-year FHA employment requirement requirements. If you are looking for an FHA loan pre-approval, then start by completing the loan scenario form and we …

FHA Loan for Self Employed in 2021

FHA Loan for Self Employed An FHA loan for self-employed individuals is obtainable if you are able to meet the minimum qualifying criteria for self-employed income documentation and length of self-employment. FHA loans offer many benefits including the low-down payment and credit score requirements. However, self-employed individuals often cannot qualify using the net income on …