Category Archives: Federal Programs

Are FHA Loans Assumable?

The video puts this in more visual terms, but yes! You can assume an existing FHA-insured loan, or, if you are the one deciding to sell allow a buyer to assume yours. Assuming a loan can be very beneficial since the process is streamlined and less expensive compared to that for a new loan. Also,…
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What Types Of Closing Costs Are Associated With FHA-Insured Loans?

While this video simplifies things to help you remember, except for the addition of an FHA mortgage insurance premium, FHA closing costs are similar to those of a conventional loan. As of 2013, the FHA requires a single, upfront mortgage insurance premium equal to 2.25% of the mortgage to be paid at closing (or 1.75%…
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