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Do you have an FHA loan or HUD insured mortgage? In certain cases, if you paid an up-front mortgage insurance premium at the closing of your house and did not default on your mortgage payments, you may be eligible for a refund on part of your insurance premium.

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Am I Entitled to a Refund for My FHA Loan?

FHA Common Question #5

Do you have an FHA loan or HUD insured mortgage? In certain cases, if you paid an up-front mortgage insurance premium at the closing of your house and did not default on your mortgage payments, you may be eligible for a refund on part of your insurance premium.

Loans granted after September 1, 1983 may be entitled to this refund. If you aren't sure whether you paid an upfront premium, check your settlement paperwork or phone your lender to learn more. You will need your FHA case number to perform the search. If you need further assistance, contact your FHA loan officer for help.

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FHA Loan Articles and Mortgage News

How to Qualify for an FHA Reverse Mortgage (HECM)

June 26, 2020 - The FHA reverse mortgage loan program is known as the Home Equity Conversion Mortgage or HECM for short. Lots of people are interested in reverse mortgages--but who qualifies for the FHA version of the reverse mortgage and how do you know if your home is eligible for the loan?

FHA Refinance Loans for Beginners

June 25, 2020 - Refinancing can save you money in interest payments over the long term. It can also provide a lower monthly payment or result in cash back to the borrower once the original loan has been paid off and the associated closing costs dealt with.

VA One-Time Close Construction Loans

June 24, 2020 - Did you know that the VA offers a One-Time Close construction loan similar to the FHA One-Time Close loan? The VA version of the One-Time Close loan allows qualified borrowers to finance both the construction and the permanent mortgage at the same time.

What Hurts Your Credit Most When Looking for a Mortgage?

June 23, 2020 - Credit approval for big loans like a mortgage isn’t dependent just on FICO scores.. Home loan approval depends on a number of factors that are reviewed by your lender after you submit a loan application. One factor is your employment history. 

Why Are FHA Loan Interest Rates Lower Than Conventional Mortgages?

June 20, 2020 - Comparing rates is a very good thing to do when shopping around for a lender but knowing why government-backed loans such as FHA mortgages, USDA loans and VA loans have lower interest rates for highly qualified borrowers is an important factor.