FHA loan changes

HUD Temporarily Waives FHA 90 Day Policy to Move Foreclosed Homes

January 22nd, 2010

In an attempt to move foreclosed properties more quickly, HUD has temporarily waived the 90-day ownership guideline, making these foreclosed properties available to FHA homebuyers. RISMedia reports that: In today’s market, FHA research finds that acquiring, rehabilitating and reselling these properties to prospective homeowners often takes less than 90 days. Prohibiting the use of FHA [...]

First New FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Change to Happen April 5, 2010

January 21st, 2010

Yesterday, I wrote about the major FHA fee changes that could be coming up. Today, the mortgagee letter went out to FHA approved banks, stating that the upfront mortgage insurance premiums collected will be 2.25% instead of the 1.75% they are now. I would like thank Michael Johnston from Carrollton Mortgage Services, Inc. for sharing [...]

FHA Announces Major Changes in Loan Fees

January 20th, 2010

The FHA mortgage, a very popular loan option for buyers, has announced the likelihood of higher fees for borrowers wishing to utilize the government backed loans to buy houses. The Wall Street Journal broke the news late last night in their article about the FHA fees increasing. Thank you to Dan Plunkett of Prosperity Mortgage [...]

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