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  • Best and Worst Cities For First Time Homebuyers

    Purchasing a home is a big financial decision for homebuyers, especially those who might be going through the homebuying process for the first time. Often times first-time buyers are looking for that extra reassurance that they are making the right decision.

  • Home Buying Checklist: 10 Tips and Tricks for New Buyers

    Buying a house is a big undertaking. Not only is it a lot of work (and a lot of money), but it’s also a decision that will impact your life significantly — for years, maybe even for decades to come.

  • How to Build a Home with an FHA New Construction Loan

    The flexibility of an FHA mortgage is often underappreciated. Many homebuyers are surprised to find that FHA loans can be used to finance a variety ...

  • Best First-Time Homebuyer Programs

    First-time homebuyers have a multitude of home loan programs available to them that make it easier to achieve the dream of homeownership without the traditional 20% down payment and strict credit requirements. This article breaks down the basics of the most popular programs available to first-time homebuyers.

  • Comparing FHA and Conventional Home Loans

    When it comes to mortgages, you have a lot of options. Two of the most common are FHA and conventional loans. Though both can be great products to help you buy a home, each has its own unique pros and cons...

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  • FHA Loan Employment Requirements

    To qualify for an FHA loan, you’ll need sufficient proof of income to show lenders you can repay the debt, thankfully many different employment scenarios apply.

  • A Complete Breakdown of FHA Loan Occupancy Requirements

    FHA loans are designed to make homeownership more attainable for low- and moderate-income earners. Because of this, it is typically not for use on investment ...

  • FHA Loan Credit Requirements

    With home prices rising and interest rates up as well, buying a home is becoming more and more difficult for many Americans. Fortunately, thanks to FHA loans, homeownership is still within reach, even for those with less-than-perfect credit...

  • Getting an FHA Loan After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure

    The FHA’s standards for approval tend to be less stringent, often making them an even better choice for buyers with a foreclosure or bankruptcy tainting their record.

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  • Types of FHA Loans

    The FHA loan program offers subsidized mortgages for as little as 3.5% down. A favorite for first-time homebuyers, the different types of FHA loans offer ...

  • Purchasing a Condo with an FHA Loan

    FHA home loans are surprisingly flexible, allowing buyers to purchase a variety of different approved condominiums, so long as the condos comply with FHA loan condo requirements.

  • FHA Loan Back to Work Program

    The FHA discontinued its Back to Work program indefinitely on September 30th, 2016. Prior to being discontinued, the FHA Back to Work program offered a ...

  • Complete Guide to the FHA 203(k) Loan

    FHA 203(k) loans are a type of home improvement loan backed by the Federal Housing Administration. They are designed to cover the cost of renovations ...

  • FHA Loan Refinancing Options

    Refinancing can be an excellent way to lower your monthly payment, shorten your loan term, change loan products or even get cash from your home ...

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  • List of FHA Down Payment Assistance Programs

    One of the many benefits of an FHA loan is the low down payment requirement of 3.5%. Despite the low down payment requirements, some buyers might still need a little help.

  • FHA Loans in Florida

    Floridians should consider the Florida FHA loan program, and it offers homebuyers a lower down payment and a lower required credit score when compared to conventional loans.

  • FHA Loans in Arizona

    When buying a home in Arizona, the easiest part is choosing a property. When it comes to financing, many Arizonans take out an FHA loan.

  • FHA Loans in Georgia

    Purchasing your first home is complicated, especially deciding on a financing package, but thankfully the Georgia FHA loan program can help simplify the process.

  • FHA Loans in Alaska

    To make your home buying process easier and more affordable, consider choosing an FHA loan to finance the home of your dreams in Alaska.