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FHA loans can make your homebuying dream a reality with competitive rates and a low down payment. Prepare for your FHA home loan with some important steps to make sure you can afford the mortgage.

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January 18, 2020
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FHA Loan for Homeowners

Take the Steps to Get Your Mortgage

Purchasing a home is one of life's major landmarks and for some, it is even a dream come true. At FHA.com we understand the magnitude of this decision and it is our goal to make your transition into home ownership unforgettable. Regardless of whether this is your first or your fifth home purchase we will do our best to ensure that getting you into your new home is a pleasant and memorable experience.

FIRST STEPS

When you begin to seriously consider purchasing a new home it is important that you follow some simple steps to make sure that the process runs smoothly.

The first thing you should do is an analysis of your debt to income ratio. This important step will let you know what type of home you can afford based on your monthly income and expenses.

The next important step in purchasing a new home is to get pre-approved for a home loan. The peace of mind that comes with knowing that your mortgage loan and credit report have been approved will allow you to shop for your new home with confidence. And when you find a home and are ready to make an offer the fact that you have already been pre-approved for your loan amount will give the seller confidence in you as a buyer.

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FHA Loan Articles and Mortgage News

FHA Home Loan Costs to Save for in 2020

January 15, 2020 - If you've already started saving for your down payment, your appraisal, compliance inspections, and other costs, you’re well ahead of the game. Those who haven’t started truly planning and saving may feel a bit lost when trying to get ready for the loan. 

FHA Home Loan Tips for Buying Multi-Unit Homes

January 12, 2020 - FHA loan rules include the ability for borrowers who intend to be owner-occupiers to buy multi-unit properties. For an FHA loan on a multi-unit home to be approved, the borrower must occupy at least one unit. FHA home loans are for primary residences only.

Applying for a One-Time Close Construction Loan in 2020

January 9, 2020 - FHA One-Time Close construction loans are intended to help those who want to own and occupy a home to build from the ground up on their own land. There is also a VA loan equivalent to the FHA construction loan that, starting in 2020, features no down payment.

Mold-Related Issues and FHA Loans

January 8, 2020 - FHA home loan issues can and do include mold. Not every home for sale is a new construction house presumably built free of mold, some houses may require extensive mold abatement depending on age, environmental factors, and related issues.

FHA Loan Limits for 2020: Going Up in a Housing Market Near You?

January 7, 2020 - FHA loan guaranty limits are higher again in 2020. This comes after last year’s increase in loan limits and a fairly good year for mortgage interest rates. FHA loans have loan guaranty limits that help establish the maximum loan possible for a given market.