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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    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.
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What are the Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2019 Mortgage Loan Approvals?

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

 

 

Getting a FHA loan in Kentucky in 2019 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 a FHA loan in 2019 some lenders will have higher credit score minimums in addition to the FHA Mortgage Insurance program.

For a Kentucky Home buyer 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 an 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 an 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 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 have 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 around $314,500 and below.

If you are looking to take a FHA loan in 2019 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 use 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 score 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 a 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.

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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.


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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.

 

New FHA loan limits for 2019 in Kentucky:

The Kentucky FHA has a maximum loan limit it will insure. These Kentucky FHA loan limits are updated each year and are influenced by the conventional loan limits set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. Other things like the type of home (i.e. duplex or single-family) can also affect the FHA loan limits. *

For low-cost areas, the loan limit increased from $294,515 to $314,827 for all Kentucky Counties in 2019. . You can check the FHA loan limits in your area here.

 

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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.

 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.

Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements For Loan Approval.

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FHA Handbook 4000.1 Updates

Administration (FHA) Single Family Housing Policy Handbook 4000.1. These updates are effective September 30, 2016 and

 Clarification that an Upfront Mortgage Insurance Premium (UFMIP) refund calculation applies even if original UFMIP was
not financed.
 Mortgage Debt Not Included in Credit Report: Clarification that a manual downgrade is not required when there is no history of late payments, as detailed below.
o Not currently delinquent; and
o No 30 day late payments within 12 months of the case number assignment date; and
o No more than 2 x 30 day late payments within 24 months of the case number assignment date.
 A link has been added in the FHA Product Description from Mortgage Payment History requirements to “Credit History
Requirements for Manually Underwritten Loans.”
Appliances that add contributory value must be operable.
 Mechanical components and utilities: The appraiser must report the utility, safety, and capacity of the mechanical systems.
The appraiser must observe and operate all applicable mechanical systems and utilities. In conjunction with this guidance,
existing FHA Handbook guidance on the following topics will be added:
o Electrical System
o Heating and Cooling
o Plumbing
o Utilities

If you have questions about qualifying as first time home buyer in Kentucky, please call, text, email or fill out free prequalification below for your next mortgage loan pre-approval.


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 views of my employer. Not all products or services mentioned on this site may fit all people
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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
502-905-3708 cell
502-813-2795 fax
kentuckyloan@gmail.com

Key Financial Mortgage Co. (NMLS #1800)*
107 South Hurstbourne Parkway*

Louisville, KY 40222*