How does Kentucky FHA Mortgage Rates work?

Kentucky FHA mortgage loans are backed by the Federal Housing Administration under the umbrella of HUD. FHA loans were developed to help borrowers that don’t have a large down payment and a weaker credit profile to buy and refinance their home mortgage loan. 

​Kentucky FHA rates are backed by the government, so they are typically lower than other mortgage rates in the secondary market like Conventional loans and portfolio loans at banks, but fall in line compatible to other backed government loans in the secondary market likeUSDA, VA, mortgage loans. Most people seeking FHA mortgages will get a 30 year, 20 year of 15 year fixed rate loan with the security of the house payment not changing. ​

​Lower Credit Standards and Credit Scores for FHA loans

FHA mortgages will go down to a 500 credit score with at least 10% down payment, and if your credit score is higher than 580, you can put the minimum of 3.5% down payment. Additionally, you need to be only 2 years removed from a Chapter 7 bankruptcy, or 1 year from a Chapter 13 bankruptcy.

​Mortgage Insurance on FHA loans

Mortgage insurance is required on most FHA loans and is usually for life of loan with everyone paying the same. If you have a higher credit score and a larger down payment, it would make sense to look at doing a conventional mortgage loan because they are based on your credit score, money down, and debt to income ratio and not for life of loan. 

You can get a lower FHA mortgage insurance premium and not have to finance the premiums for life of the loan if you put more than 10% down payment and finance on a 15 year term. 

​Why would you consider a FHA mortgage?

​My best opinion is this. ​​If you have a bankruptcy that is less than 4 years, have a credit score lower than 660, and very little money down, I would recommend at looking to do a FHA mortgage Loan. Your chances of getting approved with likely result in a loan approval as opposed to doing a conventional loan backed by Fannie Mae. 

Why would you consider a Conventional Loan?

My best opinion is this. If you have a bankruptcy over 4 years or longer, at least 5% down payment, a credit score of 680 or higher, I would look doing a conventional mortgage loan. 

 

 

 

​I can help you understand what mortgage is correct for you. Please contact me below and I will be happy to answer any questions. 

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
 
American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223
Company ID #1364 | MB73346
 


Text/call 502-905-3708

kentuckyloan@gmail.com

 

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/

What does Identity Of Interest mean for FHA Loans?

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:

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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.

Source: FHA Handbook 4000.1

What You Need To Know About Identity Of Interest Transactions
What You Need To Know About Identity Of Interest Transactions

 

 
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/
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Kentucky FHA Loans in the State of Kentucky for 2020.

Advantages of Kentucky FHA Mortgage Loans

  • You can often make a down payment as low as 3.5 percent down to a 580 credit score
  • You can finance a home with a 500 credit score with 10% down payment.
  •  Kentucky FHA loans are assumable meaning that if you have a good rate on your current mortgage and the potential buyer of your home meets FHA guidelines, then he can assume your low rate mortgage
  • Kentucky FHA loans offer streamline refinancing without credit score minimums, verification of income, and no appraisals to refinance to a lower rate making it easier to qualify.
  • Kentucky FHA loans offer flexible terms when it comes to previous bankruptcy or foreclosures. 2 years removed from Chapter 7 with reestablished
  •  credit, or if a Chapter 13, one year in the payment plan is eligible for FHA financing.
  • Foreclosures on a past home. FHA will finance a home 3 years removed from the sale date of your foreclosure property
  • 30 year fixed rate mortgage with usually the best going rates on government insured loans like FHA, VA, USDA etc.
  • No prepayment penalty on Kentucky FHA loans.
  • Higher debt to income ratio requirements when compared to Conventional loans because most Fannie Mae Conventional loans cannot have a higher debt to income ratio than 45% on the back-end
  • You can make an FHA loan anywhere in the state of Kentucky with no geographical restrictions.
  • Will allow for down payment assistance and grants for borrowers minimum down payments in the State of Kentucky through the likes of KHC, Welcome Home Grant, and Kentucky Housing Down Payment Second Mortgage loans.
  • Kentucky FHA loans allow for unoccupied cosigner. For example, lets say you have a daughter that is getting ready to graduate college and does not have the income or credit history established yet to buy a home. FHA allows a family-member to co-sign for them to buy a home and you don’t have to occupy as primary residence. Note, FHA co-singers are not allowed to makeup for some that has bad credit, because they will take the lowest credit scores of both applicants. FHA usually allows for co-singers lack of income purposes only.
  • Can usually close within 30 days just like a regular conventional mortgage. No extra time to close an FHA loan in Kentucky versus other secondary market loans like VA, USDA, Fannie Mae.
  • You can use the FHA loan over and over. You can actually have two FHA loans open at the same time, but it gets tricky on this. Call or text me with more info if you have an FHA loan currently and would like to use FHA Financing again.
  • FHA loans aren’t just for first time home buyers in Kentucky.
 
 

Disadvantages of Kentucky FHA Mortgage Loans

  • There are loan limits in the State of Kentucky on FHA Mortgage loans. The maximum FHA loan in the state of Kentucky is $331,760 for 2020.  So if you were needing to finance a loan over this amount, you would need to look at doing a Conventional loan with the updated 2020 Kentucky State Loan Limits for a Fannie Mae loan being $510,400
  • If buying a condo in Kentucky, FHA requires the condo development be FHA approved. There is a >>>list here of Kentucky FHA approved condos here.
  • Seller must have own the home for 90 days before you can make an offer on the home. This comes into play where the seller bought the home as an investor and rehabbed the property and wants to sell for a quick profit. FHA mandates seller must maintain for 90 days before you can write up an offer on it. Also called FHA Flipping Policy. Read more here  
  • There is mortgage insurance. This is one of the biggest disadvantages for FHA loans.But as I tell most people, nobody rarely has a loan for 30 years, so if it meets your payment and your cash to close requirement, I tell people to go with it because it can be refinanced down the road and you are getting one of the lowers 30 year fixed rates out there. Both upfront and monthly mortgage insurance premiums you have to pay HUD/FHA. These premiums change whenever FHA/HUD replenish their insurance pool to pay claims from defaults, but currently theFHA upfront mortgage insurance premium is 1.75% and monthly is .85% and .80% of the loan amount. If you happen do a 15 year term or shorter, the mortgage insurance is cheaper monthly with .45 and .70 respectively  each month. The upfront mortgage insurance is the same for a 30 year and 15 year at 1.75%
  • FHA Mortgage insurance can be on the loan for life of loan. This is a recent change made in 2016 when FHA lowered there premiums for upfront and monthly mi premiums, but made the mortgage insurance for life of loan for some FHA loans. 
  • If you put down more than 10% on the loan, or have at least 10% equity in the home for a refinance, you only have to pay mortgage insurance for 11 years before it automatically falls off.
  • Obviously you can refinance out of an FHA loan at anytime, since it does not a prepayment penalty, and you can potentially get a refund of your upfront mortgage insurance if paid off within 3 years on sliding scale.
  • I have incorporated some charts below to illustrate the different Kentucky FHA Mortgage Insurance premiums to explain it better.
  • The upfront mortgage insurance is usually financed into the loan, so it will look like you are borrowing more than the standard 3.5% down payment because this is financed into the loan. Some borrowers elect to pay it out of pocket upfront, but I have never seen this done in my 20 years of doing FHA loans in the State of Kentucky
  • Kentucky FHA Loans Greater Than 15 Years MIP Chart
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    Base Loan Amt. LTV Annual MIP
    ≤$625,500 ≤95.00% 80 bps (0.80%)
    ≤$625,500 >95.00% 85 bps (0.85%)
    >$625,500 ≤95.00% 100 bps (1.00%)
    >$625,500 >95.00% 105 bps (1.05%)

    Kentucky FHA Loans Less Than or Equal to 15 Years MIP Chart👇

    Base Loan Amt. LTV Annual MIP
    ≤$625,500 ≤90.00% 45 bps (0.45%)
    ≤$625,500 >90.00% 70 bps (0.70%)
    >$625,500 ≤78.00% 45 bps (0.45%)
    >$625,500 78.01% – 90.00% 70 bps (0.70%)
    >$625,500 >90.00% 95 bps (0.95%)

    When can I get the FHA mortgage insurance off my Mortgage Loan? See chart below 👇👇

 

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  • Appraisals. On an FHA appraisal, the FHA appraiser has to turn on the utilities to make sure they are in worked order when he gets there. This is different that Conventional loan appraisals. A lot of realtors or buyers think that FHA loans are harder due to appraisals, but honestly, they’re really not. FHA puts these minimum HUD standards in place to make sure the home is in good working order and SAFE to live in. I.e.is there any lead based paint or chipping paint that could lead to poisoning  It is all about Safety with FHA and HUD on these appraisals. The value is determined just like a regular Conventional, USDA, VA appraisals whereas they compare the house to 3 recent homes sold in the area to get a value.
  • Some lenders don’t offer FHA loans due to their complexity and sale on the secondary market, so if you call a local lender in Kentucky and they don’t offer FHA loans, the reason is usually they don’t have the team in place to do them or don’t want to do them due to lack of experience on the secondary government market.
  • Government Liens. FHA will not be an option for you usually if you have unpaid federal tax liens, delinquency  on federal backed-government loans, or a claim with social security etc. FHA loans are ran through aCAVIRS alert system to check to see if you are delinquent on any federal oblation. If so, this swill stop you until you can clear the CAVIRS alert system. For example, I did a loan for a buyer that had a delinquent federal debt with his student loan that happened over 14 years old. It was off the credit report and title search, so I had to switch to a conventional loan to make the home loan work.
  • FHA loans are not good for second homes or investment properties. FHA loans are mainly for single family residence 1-4 unit, that are going to occupied primarily as main home.

In summary, FHA loans have few drawbacks other than the mortgage insurance in my opinion. It is a great first time home buyer program or borrowers with past credit problems to get into a house of their own with very little out of pocket, at a low 30 year fixed rate, and no prepayment penalty

Questions about qualifying for a FHA loan in Kentucky . Give me text, call or email below. Love to help you out on your next home or refinance in Kentucky

 

Read more below about specific FHA Loans in Kentucky.👇👇👇
Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223
Company ID #1364 | MB73346


Text/call 502-905-3708

kentuckyloan@gmail.com

 

 

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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What are the Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2020 Mortgage Loan Approvals?

FHA, VA, USDA and Fannie Mae loan requirements Kentucky

 

Credit Scores Required for a Mortgage Loan Approval in Kentucky.
Credit Scores Required for a Mortgage Loan Approval in Kentucky.

Kentucky Mortgage Requirements for FHA, VA, USDA and Fannie Mae

 

 

Getting a FHA loan in Kentucky in 2020 you will be confronted with minimum credit score requirements set forth by FHA and the lender. Even though FHA will insure the mortgage loan at a certain credit score, you will see that lenders will create  “credit-overlays” to protect their risk and ask for a higher credit score.

So keep in mind when you are getting an FHA loan in 2020 some lenders will have higher credit score minimums in addition to the FHA Mortgage Insurance program.

For a Kentucky Homebuyer wanting to purchase a home or refinance their existing FHA loan, FHA requires a 3.5% down payment and the borrower must have a 580 FICO Credit Score. If the score is below 580, then you would need 10% down and still qualify on a manual underwrite.

You must have a FICO score of at least 500 to be eligible for a Kentucky  FHA loan. If your FICO score is from 500 to 579, your down payment on the loan is 10 percent of the loan.

If your FICO score is 580 or higher, your down payment is only 3.5 percent. If your credit score is less than 580, it may be more cost-effective to take the necessary steps to improve your score before taking out the loan, rather than putting the money into a larger down payment.

How do they get the credit score:  There are three main credit bureaus in the US. Equifax, Experian, and Transunion. The three scores vary but should be relatively close as long as the same creditors are reporting to the same bureaus.

You will get a variation in the scores due to all creditors or collection companies don’t report to all three bureaus. This is why they take the mid score.  So if you have a 590 Experian, 680 Equifax, and 620 TransUnion, your qualifying credit score would be 620

Based on my experience with lenders that I deal with in Kentucky on FHA loans,  most lenders require 620 middle credit score for consideration for loan approval.

How do they get the score:  They take the mid score, so if you have a 590 Experian, 680 Equifax, and 620 TransUnion, your qualifying score would be 620.

 

Kentucky FHA Loans with less than 620 Score

If your score is below 620, a manual underwrite is where the AUS (Automated Underwriting System) refers your loan to a human being, and they look at the entire file to see if they can overturn and approve the mortgage loan because the Desktop Underwriting Automated Software could not approve you.

With scores below 620, they typically will want to verify your rent history, have no bankruptcies in the last two years, and no foreclosures in the last 3 years.

If you have had any lates since the bankruptcy this will probably result in a denial on a refer manual underwrite file.

Your max house payment will be set at 31% of your gross monthly income,  and your new house payment plus the bills you are paying on the credit report cannot be more than 43%.

Typically, on scores below 620 for FHA loans, they will also look at reserves or money you have saved up after the loan is made to try and qualify you. For example, if you have a 401k or savings account that has at least 4 months reserves (take your mortgage payment x 4) and this would equal your reserves. They look at this as a rainy day fund and could help you keep up on your bills if you were unemployed or could not work.

Maximum FHA loan limits in Kentucky are set at $331,760.00 for 2020

 

Kentucky FHA loan limits for 2020 is set at $331,760.00
Kentucky FHA loan limits 2020

If you are looking to take a FHA loan in 2020 to buy or refinance a home in Kentucky, please contact me below with your questions about the credit score requirements and how they affect your loan approval.

What credit score do you need to qualify for a Kentucky mortgage loan?

The first thing to keep in mind is that qualifying for a mortgage involves a lot more than just a credit score. While your FICO score is a very important ingredient, it is just one factor. Lenders also look at your income and level of debt, among other things.

As a rule of thumb, however, a credit score below 620 will make buying a home very difficult. A FICO score below 620 is considered sub-prime. In the past, there were mortgage companies that specialized in sub-prime mortgages. Because of the challenges in the credit market over the last year or so, however, sub-prime loans have become difficult if not impossible to obtain.

A FICO score between 600 and 640  is considered fair to good credit. But keep in mind, this range of credit scores does not guarantee you will qualify for a mortgage, and if you do qualify, it won’t get you the lowest interest rate possible. Still, to buy a home aim for a score of at least 620, recognizing that other factors weigh in the decision and that some banks may require a higher score.

What credit score do you need to get a low rate mortgage?

It uses to be that a score of about 720 would yield the lowest mortgage rates available. Today, the best rates kick in with a FICO score of 760. And interest rates go up significantly as your credit score drops. To give you an idea, the following table shows current rates by credit score and calculates a monthly principal and interest payment based on a $300,000 loan:

lenders will pull what they call a “tri-merge” credit report which will show three different fico scores from Transunion, Equifax, and Experian. The lenders will throw out the high and low scores and take the “middle score.” For example, if you had a 614, 610, and 629 score from the three main credit bureaus, your qualifying score would be 614.
So if you only have one score, you may not qualify. Lenders will have to pull their own credit report and scores so if you had it ran somewhere else or saw it on a website or credit card you may own, it will not matter to the lender, because they have to use their own credit report and scores.
Lastly, lenders will pull your credit report for free nowadays so this should not be a big deal as long as your scores are high enough.
offered by FHA, VA, USDA, Fannie Mae, and KHC all have their minimum fico score requirements and lenders will create overlays in addition to what the Government agencies will accept, so even if on paper FHA says they will go down to 580 or 500 in some cases on fico scores, very few lenders will go below the 620 threshold.
If you have low fico scores it may make sense to check around with different lenders to see what their minimum fico scores are for loans.
The lenders I currently deal with have the following fico cutoffs for credit scores:
As you can see, different government-backed loan programs have different minimum score requirements with most lenders for an FHA, VA, or Fannie Mae loan, and 620  is required for the no down payment programs offered by USDA and KHC in Kentucky for First Time Home Buyers wanting to go no money down.

 

Joel Lobb
Senior  Loan Officer
(NMLS#57916)
 Company ID #1364 | MB73346

 

 

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). USDA Mortgage loans only offered in Kentucky.

All loans and lines are subject to credit approval, verification, and collateral evaluation

How to qualify for a Kentucky FHA Home Loan ?

How to qualify for a Kentucky FHA Home Loan ?

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FHA stands for the Federal Housing Administration which is a government agency created to increase home-ownership across the United States all the way back in 1934. The agency itself doesn’t offer home loans but insures loan that are offered by private lenders (i.e. mortgage companies).

It’s important to understand the different types of loan programs available to you and what benefits and drawbacks there are to each type.

For example, if you’re looking to find a fixer upper this may not be the right loan program for you. But an FHA loan may be a better fit for you if you have little cash saved up for a down payment or if you don’t have a high credit score.

Kentucky FHA loan requirements:

  • At least 18 years old to apply
  • No age limit. just must be 18 years of age to apply.
  • Must occupy the home as a primary residence, no rental homes or investment property
  • An appraisal must be done by an FHA-approved appraiser.Typically FHA appraisal in Kentucky costs anywhere from low-end $325 to $525 with most FHA lenders in KY.
  • Home inspection is not required
  • Termite inspection not required
  • 2 years removed from Chapter 7 bankruptcy, and 1 year in Chapter 13 bankruptcy is possible to get a loan while in bankruptcy
  • Foreclosure or short sale on previous home mortgage requires 3 years removal from those dates.
  • Mortgage insurance (MIP) is required
  • Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium is 1.75% and monthly mortgage insurance is .85% or .80% depending on loan term and loan to value.
  • Mortgage insurance is for life of loan.
  • No matter your credit scores, everyone pays the same mortgage insurance premiums.
  • Must have 2 years of employment history proving a reliable source of income
  • 500 FICO score requirement with at least 10% down payment
  • 580 FICO score requirement with at least 3.5% down payment
  • Gifts and down payment assistance programs are allowed to meet your down payment requirements. Cannot come from seller, but seller can contribute up to 6% of the sales price toward buyer’s closing costs and prepaids.
  • Student loan payments are factored into the debt-to-income ratio when applying. Typically if loans are deferred, or in an income=based repayment plan, the FHA underwriters will use 1% of the outstanding balance, which sometimes can make it difficult to qualify.
  • Your debt-to-income ratio must not be higher than 31% or total debt obligation cannot be higher than 43% of your current income. This is for a manual underwriter, meaning that if the AUS underwriting system by mortgage lenders will approve you for a higher debt to income ratio, that is fine.

 

 

 

Joel Lobb (NMLS#57916)
Senior  Loan Officer
American Mortgage Solutions, Inc.
10602 Timberwood Circle Suite 3
Louisville, KY 40223
Company ID #1364 | MB73346

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

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.

FHA vs Conventional Infograhic

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.

 FHA Mortgage Loans- Gifts to Pay off Debt to Qualify for a FHA Home Loan.

 

FHA Loans in Kentucky  – Gifts to Pay off Debt

Do you know that a gift can be used to pay off Borrower’s debts to qualify on an Kentucky FHA Loan?

A regular gift (this does not include a gift of equity) may be used to pay off a Borrower’s debt(s) for qualifying purposes as long as both the gift funds and the debt(s) being paid off with the gift funds are accurately disclosed and assessed by AUS TOTAL Scorecard. Whenever a gift is received on an Kentucky FHA loan, regardless of what it is being used for, it carries certain risks that must be assessed by TOTAL Scorecard for qualifying purposes.

When a gift is received to pay off debt(s), follow the steps below to ensure that TOTAL Scorecard accurately assesses the risk of using gift funds in paying off debt for qualifying:

  • Verify that evidence of the debt(s) having a zero balance has been obtained,
  • Enter the gift funds received separate from any account balances and check “will be paid off” for debts in loan origination system (not “paid off”), and
  • Submit the loan to TOTAL Scorecard
 
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.