Category Archives : FHA

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Q&A on Orange County FHA Loans

Orange County FHA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) What defines a mortgage as an FHA loan? It is a mortgage loan insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA). The loan is not made by the government but is it insured against borrower default with its mortgage insurance aspect which is significant. What are the primary benefits […]

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Which 3 Percent Down Mortgage Program is Best: FHA or Conventional 97?

On January 8, 2015, President Obama reported there will be a reduction in the FHA annual mortgage insurance premiums (MIP).  Following that announcement, the National Association of Realtors (NAR) predicts that a reduction in the yearly MIP .50 to .85 percent will make it possible for a good number of first-time home buyers and get […]

FHA Loan Help for California Borrowers

In high cost areas such as Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, and Mission Viejo and all of Orange County, CA, FHA permits mortgage financing up to $625,500 to assist borrowers. Anyone considering purchasing a home or existing home owners planning to refinance can still benefit from  “decade low interest rates” and the extended eligibility in locations […]