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FHA Loan Rules: Borrowers, Co-Borrowers, Co-Signers

Do you know what the FHA loan rules are for borrowers, co-borrowers, and/or co-signers? What are the requirements for each and how is your lender required to proceed with each? The FHA home loan rule book for single family mortgages, ...

FHA Condo Loans: Owner/Occupancy Requirements

FHA loans include the option to fill out a loan application for condo loans. Borrowers can apply to purchase a condo unit as long as the condo project is either on the FHA approved list or is added to that ...

FHA Loan Options: What You Should Know

Are you thinking about purchasing a home? Or refinancing your current home loan? FHA mortgage loans and refinance loans offer a variety of options. For new purchases, an FHA mortgage loan allows qualified borrowers to purchase typical suburban homes, but ...

FHA Condo Loans: New Requirements

The FHA official site has updated owner/occupier requirements for FHA condo loans. In a press release issued in late October, the agency announced changes effective immediately; “The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) today announced that, under certain circumstances, it will lower ...

FHA Loan Facts And Fiction: First Time Home Buyers

First time home buyers come to the FHA loan process with many questions. There are some long-held misconceptions about FHA mortgages that borrowers should know long before they fill out a loan application. Let’s examine some of them. One myth ...

FHA Proposes New Condo Approval Processes

A recent press release on the FHA official site announces new proposals for FHA condo loan approval procedures. According to HUDNo.16-146, there are significant alterations to current FHA loan policy that are currently under review. “In response to changing conditions ...

FHA Construction Loans: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Does FHA include loans for a construction to permanent mortgage?If so, can the construction be done by a licensed general contractor that does custom builds or does it have to be done by a licensed general contractor ...

FHA Home Loans: A Variety Of Options

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There are many different types of real estate available to purchase or refinance with an FHA single family home loan. Did you know that FHA loans are not limited to traditional suburban-type housing? The options you have are as diverse ...

Conventional Loans Versus FHA Mortgages

What’s the major difference between FHA mortgage loans and conventional loans? Actually there are several, but the first and most basic difference is that an FHA mortgage is guaranteed by the government, where a conventional loan is not. The government’s ...

FHA Loans Versus Conventional Loans

Here’s the Scoop on Conventional Loans from FHA.com on Vimeo. What are the differences between FHA home loans and conventional loans? There are several, some features of mortgage loans can vary depending on the lender, and state law may also ...