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Anyone who tries to persuade you to make false statements on your loan paperwork is not only violating FHA home loan guidelines, they are breaking the law. Never deal with anyone who encourages you to be dishonest on your paperwork.

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What About Dishonest Lenders?

FHA Common Question #42

It's true, when you go off in search of an FHA approved lender, you may encounter some unsavory practices along the way. Perhaps you started looking at a non-FHA home loan provider without meaning to, or you found what sounds like a better deal. Even if you are getting a legitimate offer, be sure to follow some good FHA home loan/HUD advice. For starters, never sign any document you don't understand. Ask for a complete explanation of all terms and conditions. If you get the runaround when asking for clarification, do not sign the documents. If you are unsure about the reputation of a particular lender or seller, it's a good idea to consult some real estate agents in your area to check the references of the agency or seller in question. You may learn a great deal based on the prior experiences of the agents you speak with! Anyone who tries to persuade you to make false statements on your loan paperwork is not only violating FHA home loan guidelines, they are breaking the law. Never deal with anyone who encourages you to be dishonest on your paperwork. FHA guidelines were created for a reason. Any lender who has a problem following them to the letter isn't worthy of your business.

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FHA Loan Articles and Mortgage News

Long-Term Planning and Your FHA Home Loan

December 5, 2018 - When you purchase a home with an FHA mortgage, are you already contemplating when you might sell or refinance? It may sound premature to some, but for those who prefer long-term financial planning a strategy for home ownership makes sense.

What Is a Conforming Loan Limit?

December 4, 2018 - No matter if the loan you’re interested in is an FHA One-Time Close construction loan, an FHA purchase loan for existing construction, or even a USDA home loan, you will encounter the phrase conforming loan in your home buying journey.

Choosing Between FHA and VA Home Loans

December 2, 2018 - The average civilian with no time in uniform cannot be approved for a VA home loan because this mortgage is a benefit offered in exchange for military service. FHA mortgages, on the other hand, are open to all financially qualified borrowers. 

Five Reasons a Home Might Be Rejected for an FHA Mortgage

December 1, 2018 - FHA mortgage loans require the home to meet minimum standards in order for the loan to be approved by your participating lender. There are some issues that leave the lender no choice but to deny the mortgage. Do you know what those are?

Millenial Home Buyers, DIY, and FHA Loans

November 29, 2018 - A study by the National Association of Realtors reveals that a large number of house hunters in the Millennial age range purchased a previously owned home that requires some kind of repair work. If it’s safe to assume that Millennials love fixer-upper homes.

FHA.com Reviews

FHA.com is a one-stop resource for homebuyers who want to make the best decisions when it comes to their mortgage. With our detailed, mobile-friendly site, individuals can access information about different FHA products, the latest loan limits, and numerous other resources to make their homebuying experience easier. Take a look at some of the reviews from other FHA.com visitors!