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FHA Mortgages: Loan Basics For 2017

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For those who are weighing their real estate options in 2017, an FHA home loan can be an important option. Compare the down payment and interest rates on FHA mortgages with their conventional counterparts and it’s easy to see why ...

Mortgage Rate Trends: Closing Out 2016 Lower

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Mortgage rate activity in the last days of 2016 might have, to some, started to look like a recovery trend, but it’s not safe to declare that just yet in spite of some overall downward movement at the very end ...

FHA Loan Limits in 2017 Corrected

FHA loan limits for 2017 were posted on the FHA/HUD official site recently, but the Federal Housing Administration has updated the original post with a correction. According to an FHA mortgagee letter, “Mortgagee Letter 16-20 set Federal Housing Administration forward ...

FHA Loan Applications in 2017: Are You Ready?

For potential borrowers thinking of filling out FHA loan applications in 2017, there are a number of areas to think about as you prepare. Some potential borrowers are ahead of the curve when it comes to getting financially ready for ...

The Debt To Income Ratio: FHA Rules In 2017

If you are thinking about your FHA loan options in 2017, one area to pay special attention to (especially over the holidays) is your debt to income ratio (DTI). This ratio is one of the most important factors in the ...

203(k) Rehab Loans In 2017: Maximum Mortgage Amounts

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FHA 203(k) rehab loans and 203(k) refinance loans in 2017 will help qualified borrowers buy and improve property in need of repairs, renovation, etc. The FHA 203(k) rehab loan program allows a borrower to fill out an application purchase a ...

Getting An FHA Loan In 2017

Are you considering an FHA loan in 2017? There are several things that can help you on your journey to home ownership in the new year. The first is knowing that the FHA updates its list of loan limits every ...

FHA Loan Rules: Deed-In-Lieu Of Foreclosure

What are the FHA loan requirements for getting a new FHA loan after a deed-in-lieu of foreclosure? One reader got in touch with us recently to ask: “I completed a deed in lieu about three months ago. According to the ...