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May
16

Although 203k renovation mortgage loans are not a new concept, their popularity continues to increase month after month. The 203k program benefits individuals who want to purchase a fixer-upper home or renovate the ones they currently live in. In a... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on May 16th, 2014


Mar
5

If there is one thing you can always say about life, it's that change is inevitable. With certain changes, memories get created while other changes are those that we would just as soon forget altogether. Throughout it all and regardless of these ch... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on March 5th, 2014


Dec
12

The FHA 203k loan was created to help home buyers get the money they need to buy and fix up a distressed home of some kind. Because there are so many on the market, the government created this program to help revitalize communities and give more peop... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on December 12th, 2013


Dec
3

The playoffs of any sports season are always a good time. When you are watching your favorites, you can often find a lot of analogies for daily life. The FHA 203k loan is one of those things that you can learn about. What is this? It's a rehab loan, ... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on December 3rd, 2013


Nov
26

You don't have to go far to see a rundown house, a foreclosure sign, a vacant property, or a home that's got yellow signs in the window saying that it's under possession of the bank for some reason or another. Distressed properties are available en m... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 26th, 2013


Nov
20

The majority of consumers have never even heard of a mortgage known as an FHA 203k. It probably sounds more like a financial account to some people, but it is actually a new lending option that consumers can use to help with their home ownership desi... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 20th, 2013


Nov
13

Everyone likes to get more for their money. A combo is a great thing, which is why you find so many things put together for a single price and so many people buying them up for the good deal. With an FHA 203k loan, you're getting the money to buy a d... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 13th, 2013


Nov
1

Short sales and foreclosures are common topics lately. In light of the mortgage crisis, there will be something for just about everyone to choose from in these areas. Of course, most of the time people assume that these deals are for investors only. ... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 1st, 2013


Oct
18

The FHA 203k loan is already a mystery to a lot of people. It is rarely discussed and although it has a lot of benefits, people aren't aware that it exists in most cases. Those who do learn about it typically do so in the sense that the 203k can be u... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on October 18th, 2013


Oct
2

The Federal Housing Administration, or FHA, has been helping Americans become home owners for years. This group was created specifically to back funding for mortgage loans in certain situations to allow borrowers who might otherwise be high risk to g... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on October 2nd, 2013


Sep
12

Distressed properties are an investment opportunity for many people. Despite their low prices, however, these properties aren't available to every buyer out there. The problem is that because they need so many repairs, they are considered a huge risk... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on September 12th, 2013


Aug
5

The FHA 203k loan options are the Federal Housing Administration's way of helping more people become homeowners. There are two different loan programs: the full 203k and the streamlined 203k. These loans do still have regulations and guidelines that ... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on August 5th, 2013


Jul
5

A lot of foreclosures are on the market after the recent recession and market crash. These are tempting deals for people who are looking for a way to make a quick buck, and they can be affordable and even profitable in some cases. The problem usually... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on July 5th, 2013


Jun
20

The FHA 203k loan isn't a mystery anymore. This loan that has been limited with information until recently can offer you a lot of different ways to save money and help people buy, rehab, renovate, and redo homes in the community that might need some ... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on June 20th, 2013


May
7

The FHA 203k loan is a mystery to a lot of people. Some don't even know that a loan like this exists, but it is one that can actually help a lot of people out. The federal government has plenty of lending solutions available through the Federal Housi... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on May 7th, 2013


Apr
26

The FHA 203k loan has a lot of fear and stigma surrounding it for the sheer fact that people just don’t know what it is or how it works. In a world where people think the world owes them a living, it can be hard to explain a mortgage problem like t... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on April 26th, 2013


Apr
24

The real estate market has faced a lot of challenges in the last five years or so, but things are finally starting to look up again. There is a lot of promise for the market right now and it seems to be growing quite rapidly. Because of this, it's pr... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on April 24th, 2013


Mar
1

Before an individual decides to use a 203K loan from the FHA to finance their new home purchase, they should take a moment understand the fees and closing costs that are associated with this type of loan. Like virtually every mortgage out there, an i... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on March 1st, 2013


Feb
15

Although the real estate market is on track to see continued improvements throughout 2013 when compared to the previous few years, it is still not where it was a decade ago. It is still a buyer's market out there, but a lot of the homes that are avai... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on February 15th, 2013


Jan
31

It's no secret that a lot of real estate agents actively discourage interested buyers from getting financing through the FHA. There are a number of reasons for this, but the most common is the fact that these agents believe that it takes substantiall... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on January 31st, 2013


Dec
4

The 203Kloan was developed in 1978 and administered by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) for the purpose of encouraging individual(s) to purchase existing dwellings that are in need of repair or rehabilitation. Many times individuals looking ... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on December 4th, 2012


Dec
4

First of all, if you are not familiar with the 203k FHA mortgage, it is a renovation loan program, which provides money to qualified individuals to renovate a home that they purchase. Many times the 203k FHA mortgage allows for renovations to a dwel... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on December 4th, 2012


Dec
4

When home buyers want to buy a foreclosed or HUD home that needs repairs, the 203k loan program from the FHA is an excellent choice. There are two different loan programs available, the Standard and Streamlined. The Streamlined program is a bit faste... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on December 4th, 2012


Nov
29

The specification of repairs (SOR) is the first step in the process of determining if the existing dwelling you want to purchase actually qualifies for a FHA 203K loan. A FHA 203K loan is a government loan that is administered by the FHA (Federal Hou... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 29th, 2012


Nov
29

When you are a first time home buyer, you might not have a variety of different loan options. Since most first time home buyers are young, they might not have a lot of money to spend on a house that is perfect condition or have a lot of money to reno... Read More

Posted on 203K Loan 101 on November 29th, 2012



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The Growing Popularity Of Renovation Mortgage Loans

Is A 203k Renovation Refinance Loan Right For You?

What Can You Do With A 203k Loan?

What The World Series Can Teach You About FHA 203k Loans

Turn Your Doubts Into Dreams Come True With FHA 203k Loan

The Perks Of Pursuing An FHA 203k Loan

The FHA 203k Loan Is The Perfect Combination

Short Sales, Foreclosures, And FHA 203k Loans

Refinance Your Loan With An FHA 203k

Perks Of Using The FHA 203k Loans For Home Improvement

Fixer Uppers And The FHA 203k Loan

Finance Your Home Repairs With FHA 203k Loans

Finance Foreclosure Fix-Ups With The FHA 203k Program

FHA 203k Mortgage Loan Benefits And Advantages

FHA 203k Loan 101

Erasing The Stigma Of The FHA 203k Mortgage Loan

Consider The FHA 203K Mortgage Program For Your Needs

FHA 203K Closing Costs

The FHA 203k Mortgage - Buy a Home and Renovate It in 2013

Can You Afford to Say No to FHA 203K Borrowers?

Why don’t more people use FHA 203k loans?

What is the downside of FHA 203K Mortgages?

What Does a 203k Loan Consultant Do For You?

Understanding the Specification of Repairs

Things You Can Do with the 203k Loan

Streamline 203K Loan: The Quickest Way to Success

Steps to Take in Order to Move 3 million Properties using a 203k and Other Tools

Mixed-Use Properties and FHA 203k Mortgages

How to Find Professional FHA 203k Contractors and Loan Officers

How Does a HUD 203k Inspection Differ from a Standard Home Inspection?

First Time Home Buyers Can Benefit from FHA 203k Mortgages

FHA 203K Mortgages and First Time Home Buyers

FHA 203k Mortgages & Multi-Unit Family Properties

FHA 203K Loan Key Features

FHA 203k loan - Questions & Answers

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Eligible Improvements Using FHA 203K Loan

All You Want to Know About An FHA 203k Mortgage

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