Does FHA Restrict down payment requirements on Identity of Interest Transactions?
The 85 percent maximum LTV restriction does not apply for Kentucky FHA Loans in regards to FHA Identity-of-Interest transactions under the following circumstances:
FAMILY MEMBER TRANSACTIONS• the principal residence of another family member; or a property owned by another family member in which the borrower has been a tenant for at least six months immediately predating the sales contract. A lease or other written evidence to verify occupancy is required.
BUILDER’S EMPLOYEE PURCHASE• An employee of a builder, who is not a family member, purchases one of the builder’s new houses or models as a principal residence.
CORPORATE TRANSFER • A corporation transfers an employee to another location, purchases the employee’s house, and sells the house to another employee.
TENANT PURCHASE• the current tenant purchases the property where the tenant has rented the property for at least six months immediately predating the sales contract. A lease or other written evidence to verify occupancy is required.
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