FHA Qualifications

Qualifying for a home mortgage loan can be difficult, near impossible without a sizable down payment and a moderate credit report. If this describes you and you financial position, an FHA loan may be for you! There are fewer restrictions for FHA loan qualification in comparison to a standard mortgage loan. Qualifications for an FHA loan are:

  • Proven employment status of at least 2 years.
  • Steady or increasing income over a 2 year period.
  • History of on-time payment. No more than two missed payments on your credit.
  • If you've filed for bankruptcy you must wait at least 2 years and have good credit since you filed.
  • Those with foreclosures must wait at least 3 years since the most recent foreclosure.
  • Monthly mortgage payment should be roughly 30% of your gross income.
  • You must pay a minimum of a 3% down-payment.
  • Agree to 2.25% in closing costs
  • Only certain properties are eligible - single-family homes, condominiums, double-wide manufactured homes, modular homes and 2-4 unit properties.
  • The property must be your primary residence.

These are the basic qualifications for an FHA loan through Fairview Mortgage Corp., as you can see FHA loans can be to qualify for. To learn more contact us or apply online to get the process started.

Michael Cincotta | Phone: 516-541-6700 | Fax: 516-541-6438
378 Willis Ave, 2nd Floor, Mineola, New York 11501
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Fairview Mortgage Corp located at 378 Willis Ave, 2nd Floor Mineola, NY 11501 is a Registered Mortgage Broker - NYS Department of Financial Services License #A004914, NJ Licensed Residential Mortgage Broker - Licensed by the NJ Department of Banking and Insurance #L060606, NMLS#5936

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