Category Archives: FHA

FHA Home Loan Limits in Illinois

FHA (Federal Housing Authority) loans on single and multi-unit properties are designed for borrowers who are unable to make large down payments. Instead of the traditional 20% down payment required by banks, FHA loans only require a 3.5% down payment … Continue reading

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I have been receiving a lot of questions about FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium, Here are Some Answers

FHA mortgage insurance is similar to the private mortgage insurance (PMI) required for conventional mortgages with down payments below 20%, but key differences exist: Up-front Fees: 1% up-front fee due at closing. Rate: For fixed rate loans, there is an … Continue reading

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The Importance of Customer Service and Referrals in the Mortgage Business

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FHA: Fewer Home Approvals

The Federal Housing Administration suffered a 27% drop in market share from fiscal 2010 numbers. Department of Housing and Urban Development numbers show that while FHA refinance volume has increased by 9% since August, the 12% drag on purchase production … Continue reading

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The FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium

FHA mortgage insurance is similar to the private mortgage insurance (PMI) required for conventional mortgages with down payments below 20%, but key differences exist: Up-front Fees: 1% up-front fee due at closing. Rate: For fixed rate loans, there is an … Continue reading

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