Monday, July 29, 2013


Streamline 203k Features:

Enables borrowers to finance both the purchase or refinance of a home and the cost of its rehabilitation through a single mortgage

Term:  30 year fixed

The Streamlined FHA 203k program is intended to facilitate uncomplicated rehabilitation and/or improvements to a home for which plans, consultants, engineers and/or architects are NOT required.

Due to the rehabilitation amount limitation of $35k, eligible improvements are limited and can not include:  new construction such as a room addition, repairs to structural damage or site amenity improvements.

680 middle Score- 43% debt to income ration with an AUS approval and all standard FHA standard guidelines apply.

3.5% down payment and 6% seller contributions

Cash-out is not allowed and loan proceeds not advanced must be applied to principal.

Maximum repair amount is $35k minimum repair amount is $5k

STAY TUNED for a list of Eligible Improvements.Streamline 203K

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