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FHA Loan Information for 2022

Important FHA Guidelines that you need to know!

The FHA (Federal Housing Administration) provides mortgage insurance on loans made by FHA-approved lenders. The FHA insures these loans on single family homes as well as multi-family homes.

•   FICO® score at least 580 = 3.5% down payment.

•   Down Payment can be a gift from a relative

•   MIP (Mortgage Insurance Premium) is required.

•   Debt-to-Income Ratio < 50%.

•   The home must be the borrower’s primary residence.

•   A borrower must have steady income and proof of employment.

•   FHA loans are assumable and in this market that can be a positive factor

These FHA loans are a good option for 1st-time homebuyers who may not have saved enough for a large down payment. Even borrowers who have suffered from bankruptcy or foreclosures may qualify for an FHA-backed mortgage. You do not

have to be a first-time homebuyer to utilize an FHA mortgage and you can use an

FHA mortgage loan if you have already had a FHA loan previously.

(Source: Movement Mortgage – Lorri Hoffman)