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How to Get a FHA HUD Loan
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A FHA HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) home loan is a loan available to HUD homebuyers that goes toward repairing and fixing up a home. There is nothing much different than a regular conventional loan versus a FHA HUD home loan, other than the fact that the mortgage used to purchase it was insured by the FHA. If you are a first-time home buyer or if you're currently in some sort of financial stump - like you're worried about your monthly mortgage payments increasing, or you don't have much money to put down as a down payment on a house and want to still keep monthly payments low, an FHA insured loan is what you should try to get. To learn how to get a FHA HUD loan, read the below.
Make sure you qualify
for a HUD FHA loan. The qualifications for a HUD FHA loan include the below:
- You must have at least 2 years of steady employment
- Be sure your credit cards are in good standing
- Have no bankruptcies within the last 2 years
- Have no foreclosures within the last 3 years
Apply for a HUD FHA loan. You can contact mortgage companies to see if they offer HUD FHA loans that you can apply for or you can try and get pre approved for HUD FHA loan online. To get approved online, use mortgage loan finder websites (see resources section below) to compare mortgage loan companies that offer HUD FHA loans. Enter in your information into the online form, and wait to hear back from mortgage lenders who will compete for your business and want to offer you HUD FHA loan options.
Review all of the mortgage loan offers presented and select the best one for your financial needs. Complete all necessary HUD FHA loan paperwork to get your HUD FHA loan.