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HUD rule changes make it harder to obtain a cash-out refinance loan

By Mike Wheatley | August 6, 2019
The Department of Housing and Urban Development last week imposed limitations on cash-out refinances that will make it more difficult for homeowners to cash in on the equity they’ve built up in their homes. The HUD said on Thursday it’s lowering its loan-to-value requirements for cash-out refinances from 85% to 80%. The move means that […]
US Real Estate

HUD Approves Settlement of Fair Housing Complaint Against OneWest Bank

By Elizabeth Whitman | August 1, 2019
On July 29, 2019, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced that it has approved a conciliation agreement settling a Fair Housing complaint against CIT Bank, N.A., dba OneWest Bank (CIT). California Reinvestment Coalition (CRC) had accused CIT of violating the Fair Housing Act (FHA) in its positioning branch location, marketing, and mortgage […]
Ask Brian Real Estate

Ask Brian: Can Buyer Benefit from a FHA Section 203(k) Mortgage?

By Brian Kline | July 16, 2019
Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to [email protected] Question. Suzan from Mobil, AL asks: Hello Brian. My husband and I have four children and will being having another in five […]
Mortgage, US Real Estate

New bill proposes cutting FHA insurance premiums for first-time buyers

By Mike Wheatley | July 13, 2019
Lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives have approved a bill that would reduce the cost of upfront mortgage insurance fees on Federal Housing Administration-sponsored loans for first-time buyers. The bill comes with a caveat however, as first-time buyers would need to undergo a housing counseling program about sustaining homeownership in order to qualify for […]
Multifamily, Residential, US Real Estate

HUD Charges Idaho Landlord with Familial Status Discrimination

By Elizabeth Whitman | June 4, 2019
On May 31, 2019, HUD charged the owners and manager of an Idaho rental property with violation of the familial status provisions of the Fair Housing Act (FHA). HUD alleges they refused to rent a home to a couple with seven children. What is Familial Status Discrimination? When first adopted in 1968, the FHA only […]
Mortgage

FHA bids to clarify mortgage origination rules

By Mike Wheatley | May 14, 2019
The Federal Housing Adminstration is trying to boost the mortgage industry by clarifying lending certification requirements in order to create more choices for borrowers, especially first-time buyers and those from ethnic minorities. The announcement comes at a time when the number of banks that participate in the FHA’s single-family mortgage insurance program is declining. HousingWire […]
Mortgage, US Real Estate

FHA announces tougher underwriting standards for high-risk loans

By Mike Wheatley | March 27, 2019
New lending rules announced by the Federal Housing Administration this week could put as many as 50,000 mortgages a year in jeopardy, reports say. The FHA is the government body that insures mortgages for first-time buyers and also “high risk” borrowers with low credit scores and higher payments relative to their incomes. This week however, […]
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