In an Aug. 15 letter, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) added economic events to its list of extenuating circumstances and reduced the waiting period between foreclosure. the requirements in.
Emergency Homeowners’ Loan Program (EHLP): fha special forbearance: If you are having difficulty making mortgage payments because you are unemployed and have no other sources of income, you may be eligible for FHA’s Special Forbearance. FHA now requires servicers to extend the forbearance period, by offering a reduced or suspended mortgage payment for up to twelve months, for FHA borrowers who qualify for the program.
FHA loans are a popular choice among first time home buyers and repeat home buyers alike. This is partly because mortgages insured by the Federal Housing Administration have some of the best loan terms in the industry, including the impressively low down payment requirement of only 3.5%. FHA loans are also incredibly flexible when it comes to eligibility requirements, making them a perfect fit.
FHA LOAN QUESTION # 6 [ -more FHA questions-] Q: Is an older home a better value than a new one? A: There isn’t a definitive answer to this question. You should look at each home for its individual characteristics. Generally, older homes may be in more established neighborhoods, offer more ambiance, and have lower property tax rates.