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Do some FHA loan guideline research before entering into a new application for an FHA loan. Many factors may add benefits or new requirements to your FHA loan.

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Are There Any Recent Changes for FHA Loans?

FHA Common Question #34

It's very important to do some FHA loan guideline research before entering into a new application for an FHA loan. Congressional amendments, changes in the structure of HUD, or the FHA and other factors may add benefits or new requirements to your FHA loan. An excellent example of this is with the move to FHA's streamline refinancing packages, which in many cases require less paperwork in order to be filed and processed.

If it's been more than a year since you last looked into an FHA loan, FHA mortgage or FHA reverse mortgage, check to see what new developments have occurred since last time. Your FHA approved lender can be of help, and you can search online for additional information.

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FHA Loan Articles and Mortgage News

Read About FHA Requirements, Updates, and Guidelines
Changes to FHA Loan Rules on Collections and Judgments

October 7, 2017 - In general, FHA loan rules require the lender to determine that judgments are resolved or paid off prior to or at closing. Judgments of a non-borrowing spouse in a community property state must be resolved or paid in full, with the exception of obligations excluded by state law.

Is There a No Money Down FHA Loan Option?

October 2, 2017 - The FHA Single-Family Home Loan program does not feature a no money down option. However, there are state and local programs that may offer assistance to home buyers, first-time home buyers, or home buyers who are in financial need.

FHA Loans, Disability Pay, and Proof of Income

September 25, 2017 - There are many common questions about FHA home loans, and more than a few uncommon ones. Income verification is one area where FHA loan applicants may experience the need for more information.

Are My Tax Returns Required for an FHA Loan?

September 20, 2017 - When you apply for an FHA home loan, there's a list of documents and documentation needed to process an FHA loan application. These are the minimum needed to establish an accurate picture of a borrower's credit and payment history.

Rules for FHA Loans Following a Short Sale

September 9, 2017 - FHA loan rules for new loans following a short sale may seem complex--the rules that apply to you often depend on the status of your mortgage loan prior to the short sale. But, when is a new FHA home loan possible following a short sale?