FHA guidelines prospective buyers need to keep in mind when shopping for their home. FHA approved lenders are able to offer mortgages with enticing rates for people that might not qualify for a Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac home loan.
Many people reach a place in their life where they are ready to improve on their quality of living. This could mean investing in real estate as a way of improving their monthly cash flow or it could simply mean buying a nice vacation home at the lake, in the mountains, or on the beach. For people who wish to convert their primary home to a rental property there are a few rules and guidelines to follow.
A non-occupying co-borrower that has a solid credit history, low debt and enough income to meet their needs as well as help one of their relatives can step in and boost an overall mortgage application.
For people willing to think outside the box, an FHA 203K loan can be a great alternative to a construction loan. People looking to become homeowners are often faced with the same old question: buy a new home, build a new home or buy an existing home? For most people, building a new home can be quite a challenge.
Changes made in conventional lending rules a few years ago now make it possible for real estate investors to finance more than 4 investment properties. Follow these guidelines for help with financing properties 5 through 10.
Buying a home while in the middle of a divorce takes a bit more preparation and understanding compared to other types of home purchases. The following information should help people that are in the midst of a divorce and wishing to buy another home.
While the cash gift is not only allowed but encouraged by the Federal Housing Administration, there are rules to how the money can change hands and how it is all documented. If the steps are not followed it is very likely that the home loan will be rejected.