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New FHA / HUD Guidelines will insure new increased loan amounts based on your county and state. Qualifying customers can now apply for an FHA Jumbo Loan.

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FHA Jumbo Loans

Borrowing the FHA Loan Maximum Amount

FHA Jumbo Loans

New FHA / HUD Guidelines will insure new increased loan amounts based on your county and state. That means you can take advantage of new maximum loan limits for FHA loans. Qualifying customers can now apply for an FHA Jumbo Loan up to the maximum allowed by FHA. You can apply for a home loan with 3.5% down under new FHA loan limits.

A sampling of FHA approved lenders show the following qualifying guidelines:

  1. Qualified borrowers pay for closing costs plus down payment covering the 3.5% statutory minimum.
  2. Standard FHA guidelines and regulations apply, yet many lenders do require a 580 FICO score.
  3. For greater loan amounts on purchases, minimum FICO scores increase to 600 on Purchase, Rate / Term refinances and to 640 on cash-out refinances.
  4. Maximum Debt to Income Ratio's are 43% on the back end.
  5. No down payment assistance on loan amounts over $484,350.
  6. No non traditional credit.
  7. Declining Markets: Two appraisals will be required when the loan amount, excluding upfront MIP, will exceed $484,350 and the LTV equal to or greater than 95%.

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FHA Home Loan Myths in 2022

January 16, 2022 - Our headline is a bit disingenuous because the myths we’re discussing prevail in every calendar year one way or another. Most times, when people make assumptions about FHA loans, it often has to do with being or not being a first-time homebuyer.

FHA Loan Options: Condos and Mobile Homes

January 15, 2022 - The FHA home loan program offers options for borrowers who want to buy a typical suburban home, but there are also loan options for mobile homes and condo units. These loans are known as Title I loans and can be used to buy or refinance these homes.

Common Homebuyer Mistakes You Can Avoid

January 14, 2022 - Did you know that you can get help with the FHA required minimum down payment, for example, but that the money must be documented from start to finish before the lender can allow you to use it?  You can ask your participating lender for instructions on what should be submitted.