Tag Archive | “FHA Mortgage Imsurance Premium”

First-time Buyers to Pay for FHA’s Financial Crisis

Wednesday, February 20, 2013


Facing a financial crisis, FHA is asking first-time buyers to pay for the sins of borrowers who came before them. Increases in FHA mortgage insurance premiums and new, tougher underwriting standards that take effect April 1 will cost new borrowers significantly more than refinancing borrowers who have had an FHA loan four years or longer.

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FHA Audit Leads to Higher Fees

Saturday, November 17, 2012


The results of FHA’s annual audit sent a shock wave through the nation’s housing community Friday afternoon as even agency officials could not confirm that the higher borrowing costs it will charge borrowers will enough to cover losses.

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Did Too Many FHA Buyers “Borrow Forward?”

Monday, October 11, 2010


  Will the newly imposed changes to the FHA loan program, which finances one out of every three residential transactions in America, cause another drop to home sales?

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