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FHA Mortgages: Loan Basics For 2017

FHA loan down payment

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 ...

House Hunting And Your FHA Home Loan

There are many things you can do before and during your house hunting process to make buying your new home much easier. Do you know what home buyer resources are available in your state? Have you compared lenders both online ...

Initial Steps to Your FHA Home Loan

There are many steps to purchasing a home with an FHA mortgage loan. House hunters don’t normally begin this process by picking up the real estate listings or exploring them online; house hunting is a process that should begin at ...

Is A Home Ever “FHA Approved”?

A reader got in touch with us recently with a set of complaints about a home that was purchased using an FHA mortgage. The reader says, in part: “Please note that we have a home that was approved by FHA ...

FHA Loan FICO Score Minimums: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “My husband recently contacted quicken loans which do fha loans, they pulled his credit and said he was short one point with a score of 619? If you guys are showing you can do loans with scores ...

FHA Loans and Earnest Money Verification

When a house hunter finds a home they want to make a serious offer on, they move out of one phase of the home buying process and into another. The shopping phase is what some view as the cost-free part ...