How to get rid of Mortgage Insurance on a Kentucky Mortgage Loan.

Eliminate FHA Mortgage Insurance On Your Kentucky FHA Loan.
 
 
Mortgage insurance premium can add almost $200 to the payment on a $265,000 FHA mortgage.  The decision to get an FHA loan may have been the lower down payment requirement or the lower credit score levels, but now that you have the loan, is it possible to eliminate it?
 
Mortgage Insurance Premium protects lenders in case of a borrower’s default and is required on FHA loans.  The Up-Front MIP is currently 1.75% of the base loan amount and paid at the time of closing.  Annual MIP for loans with greater than 95% loan-to-value is .85% per year. 
 
For loans with FHA case numbers assigned before June 3, 2013, when the loan is paid down to 78% of the original loan amount, the MIP can be cancelled.  The borrower may need to contact the current servicer.
 
However, for loans greater than 90% with FHA case numbers assigned on or after that date, the MIP is required for the term of the loan.
 
Most homeowners with FHA mortgages are not eligible to cancel the MIP because they either originated their loan after June 3, 2013, put less than 10% down payment and/or got a 30-year loan.  If they have at least 20% equity in the home, they can refinance the home with an 80% conventional loan which in most cases, does not require mortgage insurance.
 
With normal amortization on a 30-year loan, it takes approximately 11-years to reduce the original loan to the 78-80% requirement based on normal amortization.  There is another dynamic involved which is the appreciation on the home.  As the home goes up in value and the unpaid balance goes down, the equity increases.
 
If the homeowners believe that they have enough equity that would eliminate the need for mortgage insurance, they can investigate refinancing with a conventional loan.  Borrowers refinancing will incur expenses in starting a new mortgage and the interest rate may be higher than the existing rate.  Analysis will determine how long it will take to recapture the cost of refinancing.
 
American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223
Company ID #1364 | MB73346
 


Text/call 502-905-3708
kentuckyloan@gmail.com

http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/
If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation, or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for a loan, please contact us at 502-905-3708.
Disclaimer: No statement on this site is a commitment to make a loan. Loans are subject to borrower qualifications, including income, property evaluation, sufficient equity in the home to meet Loan-to-Value requirements, and final credit approval. Approvals are subject to underwriting guidelines, interest rates, and program guidelines and are subject to change without notice based on applicant’s eligibility and market conditions. Refinancing an existing loan may result in total finance charges being higher over the life of a loan. Reduction in payments may reflect a longer loan term. Terms of any loan may be subject to payment of points and fees by the applicant  Equal Opportunity Lender. NMLS#57916http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/
— Some products and services may not be available in all states. Credit and collateral are subject to approval. Terms and conditions apply. This is not a commitment to lend. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. The content in this marketing advertisement has not been approved, reviewed, sponsored or endorsed by any department or government agency. Rates are subject to change and are subject to borrower(s) qualification.
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2019 Kentucky FHA Mortgage Loan Limits

All Kentucky Counties received a loan amount increase in 2019 for FHA loans made starting January 1, 2019

The new loan limits are effective with case numbers assigned on
or after January 1, 2019

Most Kentucky Counties will have a max of $314, 827 for 2019 FHA loans made in KY.
To find the Kentucky FHA  loan limit for a specific county in Kentucky for 2019, please use the link below.

Kentucky FHA Limits for 2019

Kentucky FHA Limits for 2019

 

120 match(es) found.
ADAIR County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ALLEN County
BOWLING GREEN, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ANDERSON County
FRANKFORT, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BALLARD County
PADUCAH, KY-IL
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BARREN County
GLASGOW, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BATH County
MOUNT STERLING, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BELL County
MIDDLESBOROUGH, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BOONE County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BOURBON County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BOYD County
HUNTINGTON-ASHLAND, WV-KY-OH
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BOYLE County
DANVILLE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BRACKEN County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BREATHITT County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BRECKINRIDGE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
BULLITT County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
BUTLER County
BOWLING GREEN, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CALDWELL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CALLOWAY County
MURRAY, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CAMPBELL County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CARLISLE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CARROLL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CARTER County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CASEY County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CHRISTIAN County
CLARKSVILLE, TN-KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CLARK County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CLAY County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CLINTON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CRITTENDEN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
CUMBERLAND County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
DAVIESS County
OWENSBORO, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
EDMONSON County
BOWLING GREEN, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ELLIOTT County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ESTILL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
FAYETTE County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
FLEMING County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
FLOYD County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
FRANKLIN County
FRANKFORT, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
FULTON County
UNION CITY, TN-KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GALLATIN County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GARRARD County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GRANT County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GRAVES County
MAYFIELD, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GRAYSON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GREEN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
GREENUP County
HUNTINGTON-ASHLAND, WV-KY-OH
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HANCOCK County
OWENSBORO, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HARDIN County
ELIZABETHTOWN-FORT KNOX, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HARLAN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HARRISON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HART County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HENDERSON County
EVANSVILLE, IN-KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HENRY County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
HICKMAN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
HOPKINS County
MADISONVILLE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
JACKSON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
JEFFERSON County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
JESSAMINE County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
JOHNSON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
KENTON County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
KNOTT County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
KNOX County
LONDON, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LARUE County
ELIZABETHTOWN-FORT KNOX, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LAUREL County
LONDON, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LAWRENCE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LEE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LESLIE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LETCHER County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LEWIS County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LINCOLN County
DANVILLE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LIVINGSTON County
PADUCAH, KY-IL
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LOGAN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
LYON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MADISON County
RICHMOND-BEREA, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MAGOFFIN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MARION County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MARSHALL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MARTIN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MASON County
MAYSVILLE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MCCRACKEN County
PADUCAH, KY-IL
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MCCREARY County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MCLEAN County
OWENSBORO, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MEADE County
ELIZABETHTOWN-FORT KNOX, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MENIFEE County
MOUNT STERLING, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MERCER County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
METCALFE County
GLASGOW, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MONROE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MONTGOMERY County
MOUNT STERLING, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MORGAN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
MUHLENBERG County
CENTRAL CITY, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
NELSON County
BARDSTOWN, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
NICHOLAS County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
OHIO County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
OLDHAM County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
OWEN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
OWSLEY County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
PENDLETON County
CINCINNATI, OH-KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
PERRY County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
PIKE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
POWELL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
PULASKI County
SOMERSET, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ROBERTSON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ROCKCASTLE County
RICHMOND-BEREA, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
ROWAN County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
RUSSELL County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
SCOTT County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
SHELBY County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
SIMPSON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
SPENCER County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
TAYLOR County
CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
TODD County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
TRIGG County
CLARKSVILLE, TN-KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
TRIMBLE County
LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY, KY-IN
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$316,250 $404,850 $489,350 $608,150
UNION County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WARREN County
BOWLING GREEN, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WASHINGTON County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WAYNE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WEBSTER County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WHITLEY County
LONDON, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WOLFE County
NON-METRO
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525
WOODFORD County
LEXINGTON-FAYETTE, KY
Single Duplex Tri-plex Four-plex
$314,827 $403,125 $487,250 $605,525

 

 

 

 

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American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223
Company ID #1364 | MB73346
 


Text/call 502-905-3708
kentuckyloan@gmail.com

http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/
If you are an individual with disabilities who needs accommodation, or you are having difficulty using our website to apply for a loan, please contact us at 502-905-3708.
Disclaimer: No statement on this site is a commitment to make a loan. Loans are subject to borrower qualifications, including income, property evaluation, sufficient equity in the home to meet Loan-to-Value requirements, and final credit approval. Approvals are subject to underwriting guidelines, interest rates, and program guidelines and are subject to change without notice based on applicant’s eligibility and market conditions. Refinancing an existing loan may result in total finance charges being higher over the life of a loan. Reduction in payments may reflect a longer loan term. Terms of any loan may be subject to payment of points and fees by the applicant  Equal Opportunity Lender. NMLS#57916http://www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org/

— Some products and services may not be available in all states. Credit and collateral are subject to approval. Terms and conditions apply. This is not a commitment to lend. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. The content in this marketing advertisement has not been approved, reviewed, sponsored or endorsed by any department or government agency. Rates are subject to change and are subject to borrower(s) qualification.

Kentucky FHA loans after a bankruptcies, foreclosures, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, pre-foreclosures, short sales, and mortgage charge-offs.

Kentucky FHA loans after a significant derogatory credit events which include bankruptcies, foreclosures, deeds-in-lieu of foreclosure, pre-foreclosures, short sales, and mortgage charge-offs.

A Chapter 7 bankruptcy – MUST be discharged at least 2 years from Case Number Assignment Date. Requirements
include:
1. Complete Copy of Bankruptcy paperwork MUST be provided
2. Borrower must write a detailed explanation explaining the reason for the Bankruptcy
3. The Borrower must have re-established good credit; or chosen not to incur new credit obligations.
4. An elapsed period of less than two years, but not less than 12 months, may be acceptable, if the Borrower:
– Can show that the bankruptcy was caused by extenuating circumstances beyond the Borrower’s control; and
– Has since exhibited a documented ability to manage their financial affairs in a responsible manner.
– If a Chapter 7 is discharged less than 2 years from the date of Case Number Assignment Date the loan must be downgraded to Manual Underwriting and meet all requirements listed in HUD 4000.1 Handbook

 

Chapter 13 must be discharged ** Requirements include:
1. Complete Copy of Bankruptcy paperwork MUST be provided
2. Borrower must write a detailed explanation explaining the reason for the Bankruptcy
3. The Borrower must have re-established good credit; or chosen not to incur new credit obligations.
4. An elapsed period of less than two years, but not less than 12 months, may be acceptable, if the Borrower:
‐ Can show that the bankruptcy was caused by extenuating circumstances beyond the Borrower’scontrol; and
‐ Has since exhibited a documented ability to manage their financial affairs in a responsible manner.

5. If a Chapter 13 is discharged less than 2 years from the date of Case Number Assignment Date the loan must be downgraded to Manual Underwriting and meet all requirements listed in HUD 4000.1 Handbook

Foreclosure/Deed-in-Lieu
1. A Borrower is generally not eligible for a new FHA-insured Mortgage if the Borrower had a foreclosure or a DIL of foreclosure in the three-year period prior to the date of Case Number Assignment.
2. This three-year period begins on the date of the DIL or the date that the Borrower transferred ownership of the Property to the foreclosing Entity/designee.

Short Sale

1. A Borrower is generally not eligible for a new FHA-insured Mortgage if they relinquished a Property through a Short Sale within three years from the date of Case Number Assignment.
2. The three-year period begins on the date of transfer of title by Short Sale.

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Kentucky FHA Loan

FHA loans are good for home buyers with lower credit scores and no much down, or with down payment assistance grants. FHA will allow for grants, gifts, for their 3.5% minimum investment and will go down to a 580 credit score.

The current mortgage insurance requirements are kinda steep when compared to USDA, VA , but the rates are usually good so it can counteract the high mi premiums. As I tell borrowers, you will not have the loan for 30 years, so don’t worry too much about the mi premiums.

The mi premiums are for life of loan like USDA.

FHA requires 2 years removed from bankruptcy and 3 years removed from foreclosure.

Maximum FHA loan limits in Kentucky are set around $285,000 -$299,000 depending on the county in Kentucky

Joel Lobb
Senior Loan Officer
(NMLS#57916)

American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle, Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223

text or call my phone: (502) 905-3708
email me at kentuckyloan@gmail.com

The view and opinions stated on this website belong solely to the authors, and are intended for informational purposes only. The posted information does not guarantee approval, nor does it comprise full underwriting guidelines. This does not represent being part of a government agency. The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the view of my employer. Not all products or services mentioned on this site may fit all people. NMLS ID# 57916, (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org). Mortgage loans only offered in Kentucky.
All loans and lines are subject to credit approval, verification, and collateral evaluation and are originated by lender. Products and interest rates are subject to change without notice.

Joel E Lobb
American Mortgage
5029053708
email us here

Some products and services may not be available in all states. Credit and collateral are subject to approval. Terms and conditions apply. This is not a commitment to lend. Programs, rates, terms and conditions are subject to change without notice. The content in this marketing advertisement has not been approved, reviewed, sponsored or endorsed by any department or government agency. Rates are subject to change and are subject to borrower(s) qualification.

Kentucky FHA, VA, USDA & Rural Housing, KHC and Fannie Mae mortgage loans.

Getting a FHA Loan Approved with the new Guidelines for Student Loans in Kentucky for 2018

2018 KENTUCKY FHA MORTGAGE GUIDELINES FOR APPROVAL WITH STUDENT LOANS

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Student Loan Payment Calculation
Must include all student loans in the borrower’s liabilities, regardless of the payment type or status of payments.

Calculation of monthly obligation, regardless of the payment status, must use either:
the greater of:
• 1 percent of the outstanding balance on the loan; or
• the monthly payment reported on the borrower’s credit report; or

the actual documented payment, provided the payment will fully amortize the loan over its term.
Additional documentation required if the payment used for the monthly obligation is:
• less than 1 percent of the outstanding balance reported on the borrower’s credit report;and
• less than the monthly payment reported on the borrower’s credit report.
Provide written documentation of the actual monthly payment, the payment status, and evidence of the outstanding balance and terms from the creditor.
Guide Reference – 4000.1 II.A.4.b.iv(H) (TOTAL) and II.A.5.a.iv.(G) (Manual)

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Louisville, KY 40223
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BREAKING: HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance premium cut

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That didn’t take long! BREAKING: HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance premium cut

In first moments of Trump presidency, HUD makes it official: FHA mortgage insurance premium cut is suspended “indefinitely.”

The Department of Housing and Urban Development announced it suspended the reduction of Mortgage Insurance Premiums, effective immediately. HUD sent out an announcement just an hour after President Trump was sworn in on Friday, stating that the cuts have been suspended indefinitely. Click the headline for more.

Source: BREAKING: HUD suspends FHA mortgage insurance premium cut

Kentucky FHA Loans Beginning January 27, 2017 will have lower mortgage insurance fees

 

For the first time in two years, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has announced that it will be lowering its annual mortgage insurance premiums for Kentucky FHA Homebuyers and homeowners looking to refinance a FHA mortgage loan

Kentucky Homeowners with an existing FHA loan that haven’t refinanced in the past two years may be able to reduce their payment and get a lower monthly payment.

U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro said on Monday the FHA will reduce the annual premiums most borrowers will pay by a quarter of a percent, or 25 basis points, for most new mortgages with a closing or disbursement date on or after January 27th of 2017. The new rates are projected to save new FHA-insured homeowners an average of $500 this year, Castro said.

When the FHA announced late last year that its flagship fund, the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund, grew for the fourth straight year, it led to many question whether we would see a cut to its mortgage insurance premiums again. Now we have an answer. Click the headline for the full details on the FHA reducing mortgage insurance premiums.

Source: FHA cuts mortgage insurance premiums again

 

2017 Kentucky FHA Annual Mortgage Insurance Premiums

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2017 FHA premiums

According to the FHA, it will cut the annual mortgage insurance premiums most borrowers will pay by one-quarter of a percentage point, or 25 basis points

Joel Lobb
Senior  Loan Officer
(NMLS#57916)
text or call my phone: (502) 905-3708
email me at kentuckyloan@gmail.com
The view and opinions stated on this website belong solely to the authors, and are intended for informational purposes only. The posted information does not guarantee approval, nor does it comprise full underwriting guidelines. This does not represent being part of a government agency. The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the view of my employer. Not all products or services mentioned on this site may fit all people. NMLS ID# 57916, (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org). Mortgage loans only offered in Kentucky.
All loans and lines are subject to credit approval, verification, and collateral evaluation and are originated by lender. Products and interest rates are subject to change without notice. Manufactured and mobile homes are not eligible as collateral.

Kentucky FHA loan mortgage insurance changes for 2017. Lower mortgage monthly insurance premium-savings of 25% for Louisville, Kentucky FHA homebuyers and homeowners
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2019 Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements

Kentucky HUD $100 Down FHA Program for 2019

The requirements for Kentucky FHA loans are set by HUD.

  • Borrowers must have a steady employment history of the last two years within the same industry or line of work. Recent college graduates can use their transcripts to supplant the 2 year work history rule as long as it makes sense.
  • Self-Employed will need a 2 year history of tax returns filed with IRS. They will take a 2 year average.
  • FHA requires a 3.5% down payment. Can be gifted from family member or from retirement savings plan, or money saved-up. Any type of cash deposits are not allowed for down payments. No exceptions to this rule!! This is one of the biggest issues I see in FHA underwriting nowadays.
  •  FHA loans are  for primary residence occupancy. Not rental houses.
  • Borrowers must have a property appraisal from a FHA-approved appraiser.
  • Borrowers’ front-end ratio (mortgage payment plus HOA fees, property taxes, mortgage insurance, homeowners insurance) needs to be less than 31 percent of their gross income, typically. You may be able to get approved with as high a percentage as 43 percent. If the Automated Underwriting System gives you an Approved Eligible you can go higher on the debt ratios
  • Borrowers must have a minimum credit score of 580 for maximum financing with a 3.5% down payment
  • Borrowers must have a minimum credit score of 500-579 for maximum LTV of 90 percent with a minimum down payment of 10 percent. Most lenders will not go below 620 score, and very few lenders will go to 580 score. It’s best to work on getting your scores up before you apply or work with a loan officer to improve them.
  • 2 years removed from Chapter 7 is required with good pay history after bankruptcy
  • 1 year removed from Chapter 13 is okay with an excellent pay history with the Chapter 13 plan and permission from trustee. You will need to qualify with the Chapter 13 payment along with new house payment. Again, scores will play into your loan pre-approval.
  • Typically borrowers must be three years out of foreclosure and have re-established good credit. Exceptions can be made if there were extenuating circumstances and you’ve improved your credit. If you were unable to sell your home because you had to move to a new area, this does not qualify as an exception to the three-year foreclosure guideline.
  • Max FHA loan in Kentucky is between $294,000 to $304,000 depending on the county in Kentucky for FHA loans in KY for 2019
  • The property must be appraised by an Kentucky FHA-approved appraiser.
  • The property must be safe, sound and secure, in compliance with minimum property standards as defined by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD.
  • You may not have delinquent federal debt or judgments, or debt associated with past FHA loans. Caivrs Alert System will show up if you owe the government money.
  • 2019 Kentucky FHA loan limits are as follows:

All Kentucky Counties received a loan amount increase in 2019 for FHA loans made starting January 1, 2019

The new loan limits are effective with case numbers assigned on
or after January 1, 2019

Most Kentucky Counties will have a max of $314, 827 for 2019 FHA loans made in KY.
To find the Kentucky FHA  loan limit for a specific county in Kentucky for 2019, please use the link below.

kentucky fha loan limits for 2019 will be $314,827

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https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/hicostlook.cfm

Why Lenders Use CAIVRS

It is true that your CAIVRS report can help lenders to predict the risk of doing business with you, just like a traditional consumer credit report. But the primary reason lenders check your CAIVRS report is because they are generally required to do so for any applications that involve a federal loan (FHA, VA, USDA, SBA, etc.). Lenders are required to conduct a CAIVRS search because Title 31 of the United States Code (Section 3720B) bars “delinquent federal debtors from obtaining federal loans or loan insurance guarantees.”

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Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements for 2019

 

 

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  • Gift Rules for Down-Payment Sources Guidelines on FHA Mortgage Programs

    One of the biggest obstacles to buying a home for Americans is the down payment. There was a time when you needed a 20% down payment and a high credit score to buy a home. But in 2018, you can buy a home with average to below average credit and a low down payment in some cases. One of the most popular loan programs for these buyers if the FHA loan. A major advantage of the FHA mortgage loan is you can get approved with only a 3.5% down payment with a 580 or higher credit score. If you have a lower score than that, you need a 10% down payment.

    Still, there are situations where the borrower is having trouble coming up with the down payment for the loan. What to do then? FHA guidelines do allow other options. Keep reading to learn more.

    More on FHA Down Payments and Approved Sources

    As we note above, you are required to have at least a 3.5% down payment to be approved for an FHA loan. The money must be verified by the FHA-approved lender to come from an ‘approved source.’ What is an approved source, anyway? Most people get their down payment from cash reserves, investments, borrow from 401k or IRA, etc. The idea behind verifying where the money came from is to make sure the borrower did not get the down payment from a credit card or payday loan, etc.

    But there are other options for your down payment. The funds also can come from a gift. The gift and the giver do need to meet FHA requirements, but this flexible guideline makes it possible to get into an FHA loan with, technically, zero money down. To determine if the down payment gift can be used or not, it is necessary to check HUD rules. According to HUD 41.55.1 Chapter 5 Section B, for the funds to be a gift, there cannot be any expected repayment of the money.

    Also, FHA will scrutinize the giver of the gift. Chapter 5 of the HUD Code states the cash gift is ok if it comes from your relative; employer or labor union; close friend with a defined interest in you; charitable organization; government agency or public entity.

    FHA also states who cannot give gift funds to you for the down payment. These are the seller; the real estate agent or broker on the deal; the builder or an associated entity.

    Gift Terms Explained

    The gift for your down payment cannot be made based upon paying it back later. You are required to get a gift letter from the person or organization. The letter should state that you are not required to pay the money back. It also should provide the contact information for the borrower, such as name, address, and phone number. Also included should be the bank account from which the funds will be sent.

    The gift donor should be OK with giving a bank statement with the letter. Also, he or she should ensure that the transfer amount matches what is in the gift letter and what is deposited into your account.

    FHA rules are very specific on these areas to ensure that the home buying process through FHA is fair and just. But as long as you follow the FHA rules, you should be able to get help with your down payment from a friend or relative.

    Don’t Have Friends or Family Who Can Help?

    Not every borrower has friends or family who can give them a gift for their down payment. But HUD lists many government programs spread throughout the country in most states that can offer down payment and closing cost help for certain borrowers.

    It also is worth checking if your employer and state have employer assisted housing. This program can help people with moderate incomes to get a loan to cover closing costs and down payment. Look up EAH in your state on Google to see what is available.

    Experts say that down payment help is available for nearly 90% of homes in the US. There is a good chance that you can get help on your down payment through one of these organizations. References: https://www.fha.com/fha_article?id=441

  • Benefits and Drawbacks for an FHA Borrower
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    Joel Lobb
    Senior  Loan Officer

    (NMLS#57916)
    text or call my phone: (502) 905-3708
    email me at kentuckyloan@gmail.com
    The view and opinions stated on this website belong solely to the authors, and are intended for informational purposes only. The posted information does not guarantee approval, nor does it comprise full underwriting guidelines. This does not represent being part of a government agency. The views expressed on this post are mine and do not necessarily reflect the view of my employer. Not all products or services mentioned on this site may fit all people. NMLS ID# 57916, (www.nmlsconsumeraccess.org). Mortgage loans only offered in Kentucky.
    All loans and lines are subject to credit approval, verification, and collateral evaluation and are originated by lender. Products and interest rates are subject to change without notice. Manufactured and mobile homes are not eligible as collateral.