We offer FHA Loans on 2 unit, 3 unit, or 4 unit properties for Purchase and Refinance.
We offer FHA Loans to finance the purchase of a multi family home (2-unit, 3-unit or 4 Unit, aka Duplex, Triplex, and Fourplex / Quadplex) as well as refinance your current loan into an FHA or Streamline Refinance your existing FHA Loan. This can be a great investment strategy, as you can live in one of the units and rent out the other(s). This awesome opportunity only requires the standard 3.5% FHA Downpayment and that you live in and occupy one of the units to qualify for FHA Financing.
You can use the rental income of the rented unit on a 2-unit or Duplex to help qualify. This will determined either by using existing tenants and their actual rent rolls, or a projected rent schedule from the FHA Appraisal. Our FHA underwriters will allow you to use 75% of those rents towards your income for qualifying purposes.
For 3-4 unit properties such as Tri-plexes and Quadruplexes, the rents from the other units can also be counted to help qualify. However, the total projected net rents on the units must cover the entire PITI payment. Call for details. 866-900-2342 toll free direct. FHA also requires purchasers of 3 and 4 unit properties to have 3 months worth of house payments in the bank - it's basically a safety net for you to ensure a vacancy or small repair doesn't create a hardship situation.
Call us if you are interested in purchasing a multi unit property, and we can help you with the numbers. You might be surprised what you would qualify for! 866-900-2342 toll free direct.
We do suggest that you utilize a good Realtor when searching for a multi-unit property, as they can help with the property search, cash flow projections, and FHA property eligibility.
You can utilize an FHA Loan to make your next home a true investment. Here are the Multi Unit FHA Loan Limits for high cost California Counties including Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Ventura:
High Cost California County FHA Loan limits for 2 units: $934,200
High Cost California County FHA Loan Limits for 3 units: $1,129,250
High Cost California Countys FHA Loan Limits for 4 units: $1,403,400
Many other California counties are eligible for higher FHA loan amounts for FHA 2, 3 or 4 plex purchase and refinance.