Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements for 2017

Kentucky HUD $100 Down FHA Program for 2017

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Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements

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 $275,000 to $299,000 depending on the county in Kentucky
    I can answer your questions and usually get you pre-approved the same day.

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    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.

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FHA STREAMLINES REFINANCE GUIDELINES IN KENTUCKY 2015

FHA STREAMLINES REFINANCE GUIDELINES IN KENTUCKY 2015.

7 Major FHA Rule Changes – Effective June 15, 2015

As you probably know, HUD has scrapped their old underwriting handbook and has re-written the whole darn thing which they will be implementing on all case numbers order on or after June 15. What they DIDN’T do was indicate which rules were CHANGED significantly from the previous handbook. We compared both the old and the new handbook and found 46 rule changes. Here are seven of them.

Earnest Money

Old Rule – Document source of earnest money if the amount exceeds 2% of the sales price

New Rule – Document source of earnest money if the amount exceeds 1% of the salesprice

CAVIRS

Old Rule – Federal debt makes borrower ineligible

New Rule – VERIFIED federal debt makes the borrower ineligible

Part-Time Income

Old Rule – Underwriter discretion allowed when received less than 2 years

New Rule – Two years uninterrupted part-time income is required. Average income over prior 2 years or use 12-month average of hours at the current pay rate if the lender documents an increase in pay rate.

Rental Income on Retained Primary Residence

Old Rule – Rental income may be counted when relocating outside of reasonable commute distance for job and borrower has 25% equity.

New Rule – Rental income may be counted when relocating and the new residence is at least 100 miles from previous residence. If no history of rental income since the last tax filing, borrower must have 25% equity.

Non-taxable income

Old Rule – Gross up using tax rate evidenced on last tax return. If borrower did not filea return, use tax rate of 25%.

New Rule – Gross up using the greater of 15% or actual tax rate. If borrower did not file a tax return, use tax rate of 15%

Installment Debts Less Than 10 Months

Old Rule – May be excluded from ratios. If manual underwrite—may be excluded if debt will not affect ability to pay the mortgage.

New Rule – May be excluded ONLY if—they have cumulative payment of less than or equal to 5% of the borrower’s gross monthly income AND the borrower may not pay the debts down to achieve this percentage.

Multiple FHA Loans

Old Rule – If relocating for employment, borrower may obtain a second FHA loan for a new principal residence if current residence is more than a reasonable commute to new residence.

New Rule – If relocating for employment, the commuting distance between the old residence and new residence must be more than 100 miles.

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Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer

 

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EFINANCE GUIDELINES IN KENTUCKY 2015.

Kentucky FHA Streamline Refinance

Our Kentucky FHA lenders can help you buy a home with no money down or refinance to the lowest rates possible!

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Kentucky FHA Streamline Refinance

Welcome to the Kentucky FHA Streamline Refinance program! Our KY FHA lenders can help you save money each month on your FHA mortgage.  Want to take advantage of the current low rates?  No problem!  We service all areas of The Bluegrass State and we’re here to help!

This FHA Streamline Refi process is so simple that it’s been called “Streamline” because it allows you to refinance the interest rate on your current home mortgage rather quickly. Appraisals are usually not required and there is also less paperwork involved – saving both you and the lender time and money!

***Starting June 11, 2012 if you currently have an FHA loan you may qualify for a refinance that will reduce your upfront mortgage premium to only .01 percent and your annual premium of .55 percent!***

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
502-905-3708 cell

Louisville Ky  homeowners looking to for a  FHA refinancing offers benefits for current real estate home owners who are seeking to complete a refinance mortgage of their existing real estate mortgage (s). 


Some advantages of using a Louisville KY FHA mortgage for your mortgage refinance are as follows:

  • Cash-Out up to 85% of your properties value.
  • Consolidate first and second mortgages into single loan.
  • Bill consolidation programs.
  • Easier credit and income qualifications.
  • FHA  regulated closing costs.
  • Rate and Term Mortgage Refinancing up to 96.5% of your homes value.
  • Consolidate first and second mortgages* into a single loan.
  • min. 640 credit score.
  • Competitive rates for borrowers with a Bankruptcy older than two years.
  • Competitive rates for borrowers with a Foreclosure older than three years.
  • Easier credit and income qualifications.
  • FHA regulated closing costs.
  • No Cost Interest Rate Reductions programs.
  • No Income or Credit Qualifications*.
  • Zero cost refinance options available.
  • Easily switch amortization for adjustable to fixed or vice versa.
  • Easily shorten or lengthen term of your existing loan.
  • Easier credit and income qualifications.

What Are the New Changes That Make FHA Streamline Loans Even Better?

These home loans have been available for years. Unfortunately, recent increases to mortgage insurance (MI) premiums often wiped out the savings for those refinancing.

At least until now…

New changes to the FHA Streamline program apply to those whose FHA-insured home loans were endorsed on or before May 31st, 2009.

In an effort to assist more Kentucky homeowners with FHA mortgages to refinance at today’s incredibly interest rates FHA mortgage insurance rates were reduced, effective June 11th, 2012.

This new change alone means thousands of dollars in savings for most borrowers.

According to the FHA, based upon a $200,000 30 year mortgage with a loan-to-value higher than 95%, those who took out loans on or before May 31st, 2009, will now realize the following savings:

Before June 11th, 2012

After June 11th, 2012

Mortgage Premium at Closing

$3,500

$20

Monthly MI Premium

$208.33

$91.67

Upfront MI Premium Percentage

1.75%

0.01%

Annual MI Premium Percentage

1.25%

0.55%

 



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Verification and documentation requirements are also very light compared to the traditional mortgage requirements. With an FHA refinance, there is no employment verification and no income verification. While the FHA approves these lighter requirements, some individual lenders may decide to verify these items for their own purposes.

FHA Streamline Refinance also does not require a credit score verification. Instead, payment history is used as a guideline for your ability to pay the loan in the future. So, low FICO scores are not a problem as long as your payment history is in good shape.

The FHA Streamline Refinance program does require several things to get your loan approved:

• First, you’ll need a history of making payments on time over the past year, and at least six months must have passed since the closing date on your original FHA mortgage.

• Second, while there are no requirements for employment verification or income verification, you do need to provide copies of your W-2s or tax returns.

• Third, your loan balance cannot increase to cover closing costs. You can only add the upfront portion of the required mortgage insurance premium to the balance of your loan. So, the new loan balance can’t exceed the current amount outstanding, plus the upfront portion of the mortgage insurance premium. You’ll either have to pay the closing costs upfront in cash, or qualify with your lender for a zero-cost FHA Streamline refinance.

• Finally, the refinance must have a purpose that benefits the homeowner, such as significantly lowering the monthly mortgage payments, or moving from an adjustable-rate mortgage to a more stable fixed-rate mortgage. If lowering the monthly payment is the purpose, you must be able to demonstrate at least a 5 percent drop in your monthly mortgage payments, including the mortgage insurance premiums.

The FHA frequently updates these mortgage guidelines, and individual lenders may add their own specific requirements, so it’s best to check with your preferred lender to determine your exact situation. Also, if your original FHA mortgage was closed after May 31, 2009, the mortgage insurance premiums most likely will be significantly higher, so make sure to evaluate those costs carefully versus the savings you’ll receive from the lower interest rate.

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
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kentuckyloan@gmail.com

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Louisville Kentucky FHA Loan Streamline Refinance

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Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans

Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans.

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Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans

Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans

26Step 1: Get in touch with your local FHA mortgage lender / bank and make clear that you would like to refinance the present FHA mortgage loan. You don’t require working with the loaner /the bank that’s presently servicing the loan. You’re able to shop about for lenders to put forward the least fees / the speediest turnaround time.

Conditions needed to get a FHA Loan:

•    stable employment record, not less  than 2 years of service history

•    Consistent revenue over the last 2 years

•    Any Chapter seven bankruptcy on documentation must be not less than 2 years old with excellent credit for the 2 successive subsequent years.

•    Any foreclosure have to be not less than 3 years old

•   Inquire the lender regarding streamlined FHA refinance. This kind of refinance happens to only be for homeowners who by now contain an FHA loan. FHA Streamline mortgage refinance have need of a good deal less documentation compared to a refinance that isn’t traditional. You are only going to be qualified for streamlined refinancing in the event of you currently being in a FHA Loan.

Step 2: have the lender sent by mail, fax, or e-mail, based on first choice, all documents that mortgage lender asks for.

Step 3: Provide the lender with authorization to verify your credit & to evaluate your house. Both are significant for the mortgage refinance (or Mortgage Refinancing) process. Lenders depend on customer’s credit score – anything over 720 is thought to be good, even as scores beneath 620 is thought to be bad – to establish if they are going to lend you cash and what ROI. They would be sending an appraiser for ensuring that your home worth has sufficient equity. The majority of lenders & banks require you to have not less than 90% equity in your residence.

FHA house Mortgage Loans happen to be backed by the Federal Housing management and is a more and more popular option for house buyers. This happens to be partly for the reason that the FHA Refinance need just a 3.5 advance in the house purchase cost, as the majority of mortgage lenders need 20% down payment. Find an FHA accepted Mortgage Lender.

The benefits of Streamline FHA Mortgage Refinance Loans:

1. The house owner is able to get a lesser ROI and this is going to assist them to decrease their monthly mortgage imbursement.

2. They are able to alter the terms of their present loans like loan length.

3. Rapid processing and abridged paperwork & documentation. This is the way in which they obtain the name “streamlined”. It is going to be taking less time to close up and you would be spending less time attempting to get all the paperwork & information together.

4. Closing prices are able to be chosen to incorporate them in the fresh loan if there’s sufficient equity in the house or they are able to opt to have no closing prices but that possibly will bring about a higher ROI.

5. The house owner doesn’t have to authenticate income /employment status.

Certainly there’re some qualifications which you must meet to be able to get the Streamlined FHA Refinance loan.

Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans

Steps for refinancing FHA Mortgage Loans