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fha: FHA Home Loan, is it the right loan for you? - 05/17/12 01:57 PM
FHA Home Loan could be the right loan program for you. FHA is a government loan which has been around for several years. FHA requires just 3.5% down-payment. Which means it will finance 96.5% for your home loan. FHA will have a 1% up-front MI (Mortgage Insurance) which can also be financed to your loan. This would total your loan to be 97.5%. Regardless of how much you put down on your home loan you will still be charged a monthly MI. Credit is usually easier for FHA loans, even if you have a lower credit score it will not affect the rate (1 comments)
fha: Loans - 03/05/12 02:42 PM
All you need to know about loans.
FHA Loans: This is a government loan which has been around fo r years and it has been taking a much bigger portion of market these days. 96.5% financing, need only 3.5% down-payment. Loan will have 1% up-front MI (Mortgage Insurance) and this can be financed into the loan. So, the total financing would be 97.5%. Monthly MI will be charged regardless of amount of down-payment. Here is the break down of Monthly MI. What is LTV: Loan to value (ratio of purchase price or appraisal value to loan amount)
Great news from FHA, regarding Lending Limits, for just about every county across the country! With the passing of H.R. 2112 (The Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act of 2012), FHA has confirmed its commitment to keeping FHA loan limits as high as possible to stimulate the housing market. This means that FHA has reestablished the previous higher FHA loan limits that were in place before they were decreased during the period of October 1, 2011 through November 17, 2011. Click here for Missouri FHA lending limits.
The FHA loan is one of the best options for homebuyers in today's (0 comments)
Here at USA Mortgage our job is not just to help you get home financing, but to help put you with the loan product that will best suit your needs. While we have in depth information about these loan programs on our website, I wanted to use today's blog post to give you an overview of the main products we use: FHA Loan - These loans are backed by the government. This enables the lender to offer you a higher percentage up front to purchase your house because they have less risk if something goes wrong. FHA loans have certain (0 comments)
The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) runs several programs to make purchasing a home for the average home buyer more obtainable. In most cases, FHA loans are mortgages obtained with the help of the FHA. Currently, FHA allows home buyer's to purchase a home with as little as 3.5% down. In most counties in Missouri the single family home loan limit to qualify for an FHA loan is $271,050.00 (in select counties the limit is $281,050.00 due to market conditions. Consult the Federal Housing Administrations website to learn more information about your county specifically. Why should I get an FHA loan? There are (0 comments)
FHA vs Conventional Loans Both FHA and Conventional loan programs have advantages and disadvantages. It's all about finding the type of program that is right for your specific situation. Here is a quick list about some of the differences between the two programs: FHA doesn't have as strict credit guidelines and requirements as a Conventional Loan. Conventional Loan programs require a pretty close to perfect credit score. FHA requires less of a down payment for a home FHA- 3.5% down Conventional- 5% down FHA is one of the only loan programs offered that allows your down payment to be (2 comments)
Home ownership rates in America continue to increase at a steady rate due in a large part to the implementation of FHA home loans more than seventy years ago. Over the years, FHA has helped Americans gain the financial independence that comes with owning a home. By creating jobs and reasonable mortgage rates for the middle class, financing military housing, and producing housing for the low income and the elderly, FHA has helped Americans become some of the best housed people in the world with over 73 million Americans currently owning their own homes. Benefits of FHA Loans Only (0 comments)
fha: Home Improvement Loans in Columbia, Missouri - 04/13/11 12:46 PM
The Section 203(k) program is the Department's primary program for the rehabilitation and repair of single family properties. As such, it is an important tool for community and neighborhood revitalization and for expanding homeownership opportunities. Since these are the primary goals of HUD, the Department believes that Section 203(k) is an important program and we intend to continue to strongly support the program and the lenders that participate in it. Many lenders have successfully used the Section 203(k) program in partnership with state and local housing agencies and nonprofit organizations to rehabilitate properties. These lenders, along with state and local government (1 comments)
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