Baltimore FHA mortgage

FHA Mortgages Allow for Downpayment to be a Gift

February 7th, 2017

FHA mortgages allow for the full downpayment to be a gift. Currently, FHA mortgages require a 3.5% downpayment from a buyer, in addition to local closing costs, including transfer taxes, mortgage costs, title company and local charges, and possibly other closing costs. What many FHA homebuyers may not know is that the 3.5% downpayment canĀ be [...]

FHA Cuts Annual Mortgage Insurance Premium *UPDATE 1/20/17 THIS HAS BEEN SUSPENDED*

January 10th, 2017

FHA cut the annualĀ mortgage insurance premium from .85% down to .60%, it was announced yesterday. **UPDATE 1/20/17 PRESIDENT TRUMP'S ADMINISTRATION SUSPENDED THIS CUT INDEFINITELY, SO THIS WILL NOT TAKE EFFECT ON 1/27/17 AS WAS PLANNED.** The current U.S Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro said that this could save those getting FHA-insured loans closing [...]

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