FHA Loan Requirements Review | 2017

FHA Loan Requirements

FHA loans are a terrific option for home buyers with lower incomes, imperfect credit ratings or limited cash available for a down payment. In fact, FHA loan requirements feature a certain flexibility which makes them the only option available for millions of American mortgage applicants with “average” qualifications. That’s why FHA loans jumped in popularity after the 2008 financial crisis when subprime mortgage options were eliminated. Read More

FHA Mortgage Insurance

FHA Mortgage Insurance

Mortgage insurance is a protecton that guards lenders in case of applicant default.  Mortgage insurance is usually required on mortgages with a down payment that’s 20 percent or less.

Plainly stated, FHA MI is required for all FHA loan programs including FHA purchase loans, FHA refinance loans and FHA Streamline refinance loans. FHA guidelines for it’s insurance programs are what lenders use to determine if applicants are eligible for a loan.  These requirements are usually less demanding than other, non-insured mortgage programs. Read More

Ups and Downs: 6 Years of FHA Mortgage Insurance Volatility

History of FHA Mortgage Insurance

FHA mortgage insurance rates have just been reduced in an unexpected move that offers the housing market a much needed boost. This .5% across the board MIP reduction will help more home shoppers become homeowners in 2015 and also reduce costs for thousands of borrowers looking to refinance. Read More

South Carolina VA Loan Limits

South Carolina VA loans are a zero-down mortgage program available for veterans and qualified spouses to purchase or refinance a home.  Maximum VA mortgage limits are set at $417,000 across the state of SC. Veterans may also want to visit these additional VA mortgage resources before deciding on a loan program:

Search maximum VA loan limits in South Carolina using the chart below. VA limits can change on short notice so check back often to ensure accurate information.

South Carolina VA Loan Limits

County Name
Limit
ABBEVILLE$424,100
AIKEN$424,100
ALLENDALE$424,100
ANDERSON$424,100
BAMBERG$424,100
BARNWELL$424,100
BEAUFORT$424,100
BERKELEY$424,100
CALHOUN$424,100
CHARLESTON$424,100
CHEROKEE$424,100
CHESTER$424,100
CHESTERFIELD$424,100
CLARENDON$424,100
COLLETON$424,100
DARLINGTON$424,100
DILLON$424,100
DORCHESTER$424,100
EDGEFIELD$424,100
FAIRFIELD$424,100
FLORENCE$424,100
GEORGETOWN$424,100
GREENVILLE$424,100
GREENWOOD$424,100
HAMPTON$424,100
HORRY$424,100
JASPER$424,100
KERSHAW$424,100
LANCASTER$424,100
LAURENS$424,100
LEE$424,100
LEXINGTON$424,100
MARION$424,100
MARLBORO$424,100
MCCORMICK$424,100
NEWBERRY$424,100
OCONEE$424,100
ORANGEBURG$424,100
PICKENS$424,100
RICHLAND$424,100
SALUDA$424,100
SPARTANBURG$424,100
SUMTER$424,100
UNION$424,100
WILLIAMSBURG$424,100
YORK$424,100

Wyoming FHA Approved Condos

BEECHWOOD CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82601
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0001
Date Approved: 1990-01-29
BEVERLY HILLS CONDOMINIUM (Phase 1)
CASPER, WY, 82601
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0002
Date Approved: 1983-05-27
Remarks: 109-34016 1800 SOUTH BEVERLY
BEVERLY HILLS CONDOMINIUM (Phase 2)
CASPER, WY, 82601
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0002
Date Approved: 1983-05-27
Remarks: 109-34017 1900 SOUTH BEVERLY
FAIRDALE HEIGHTS CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82609
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0012
Date Approved: 1983-05-24
Remarks: 109-34018
HERITAGE TOWNHOMES CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82609
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0016
Date Approved: 1986-08-08
Remarks: 3741 GANNETT ST 4 UNITS
LA VILLA ROJAS CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82609
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0019
Date Approved: 1986-12-12
Remarks: 109-35013, 109-35024,109-35025
MITCHELL STREET CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 00000
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0021
Date Approved: 1983-07-07
Remarks: 109-34023
NORMANDY CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82604
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0022
Date Approved: 1983-08-08
Remarks: 109-34014
PINETREE CONDOMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82601
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0026
Date Approved: 1984-01-23
VINEYARD CONDIMINIUM
CASPER, WY, 82604
NATRONA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0009
Date Approved: 1992-08-24
CHATEAU DE COLLINES
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0007
Date Approved: 1984-01-01
Remarks: 6249636 WESTWOOD HILLS BLVD
ELM CREST VILLAGE
CHEYENNE, WY, 82007
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0011
Date Approved: 1992-03-01
Remarks: VA CONDO 539-446
FIVE IRON CONDOMINIUM
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0013
Date Approved: 1983-12-20
Remarks: 109-34009 4 UNITS 5401,5403,5405,5407 AKES DR.
FOUR SEASONS CONDOMINIUM
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0014
Date Approved: 1985-06-06
Remarks: 1014 E 25TH ST
GREEN RIVER PARK CONDOMINIUM
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0015
Date Approved: 1983-12-06
Remarks: 109-34028 4911-4933 GREEN RIVER ST 12 UNITS
HICKORY PLACE CONDOMINIUM
CHEYENNE, WY, 82007
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0017
Date Approved: 1986-12-20
Remarks: VA APPROVED CONDO 524
LANDMARK CONDOMINIUMS
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0037
Date Approved: 1990-10-15
MADISON MANOR CONDOMINIUM
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0036
Date Approved: 1990-01-19
Remarks: MUST MEET 51% PRESALE REQUIREMENT AND OWNER OCCUPANT REQUIREMENT PRIOR TO ENDORSEMENT.
MOUNTVIEW PARK
CHEYENNE, WY, 82003
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0038
Date Approved: 1991-12-13
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase 1)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1986-01-01
Remarks: VA APPROVAL #568
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase 2)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1988-12-08
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase 3)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1988-12-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL #568
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase 4)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1986-01-01
Remarks: VA APPROVAL #568 36 UNITS
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase 6)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1986-01-01
Remarks: VA APPROVAL #568 36 UNITS
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase I)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1988-12-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL #568
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase II)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1988-12-08
PATIO CONDOMINIUM (Phase III)
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0024
Date Approved: 1988-12-08
PINES
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0043
Date Approved: 1992-05-21
RAINTREE CONDOMINIUMS
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0028
Date Approved: 1993-08-31
REDWOOD VILLA CONDOS
CHEYENNE, WY, 00000
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0054
Date Approved: 1995-12-15
Remarks: EACH UNIT MUST MEET FHA CRITERIA FOR LIVING AREAS.
SHERIDAN COURT CONDOMINIUMS
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0029
Date Approved: 1984-01-01
Remarks: PROJECT REINSTATED 06/16/04. REC'D DATA SHOWING PREVIOUS FOUND- ATION PROBLEM HAS BEEN CORRECTED AND WORK ACCEPTED BY REGISTERED ENGINEER, HOA, & CITY OF CHEYENNE. TAB.
TOWNHOUSE CONDOMINIUMS
CHEYENNE, WY, 82001
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0051
Date Approved: 1995-02-03
YELLOWSTONE VILLAGE CONDOS
CHEYENNE, WY, 82009
LARAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0032
Date Approved: 1983-06-06
Remarks: VA CONDO #276
CODY CONDOMINIUMS
CODY, WY, 82414
PARK County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0008
Date Approved: 1987-07-04
Remarks: 109-34015 8 UNITS
HEART MOUNTAIN CONDOMINIUMS (Phase 1)
CODY, WY, 82414
PARK County
FHA Condo ID: CA-C00058
Date Approved: 2009-07-13
Remarks: BUILDING 1 UNITS 1 THROUGH 12 APPROVED. CERTIFICATION OF 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY TO BE PLACED IN INSURING BINDER.
HEART MOUNTAIN CONDOMINIUMS (Phase 2)
CODY, WY, 82414
PARK County
FHA Condo ID: CA-C00058
Date Approved: 2009-07-13
Remarks: BUILDING 2 UNITS 13 THRU 24. CERTIFICATION OF 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY TO BE PLACED IN INSURING BINDER.
PIONEER PARK CONDOMINIUMS
CODY, WY, 82414
PARK County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0027
Date Approved: 1987-01-01
Remarks: ADJACENT TO CODY CONDOMINIUMS
TIMBER VILLAGE TOWNHOMES
DUBOIS, WY, 82513
FREMONT County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0031
Date Approved: 1981-07-01
GUSHER VALLEY
EVANSTON, WY, 82930
UINTA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0045
Date Approved: 1988-06-01
SILVER SAGE
EVANSTON, WY, 82930
UINTA County
FHA Condo ID: CONDO0048
Date Approved: 1985-07-09

Wisconsin FHA Approved Condos

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PARKVIEW
ALTOONA, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V220
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL 219 HARVEST LANE PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
BIRCHES
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V21
Date Approved: 1990-07-09
Remarks: PRESALE HAS BEEN MET 900-02 E WINDFIELD PL VA APPROVAL ONLY HAS 2 UNITS
BIRCHWOOD
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V22
Date Approved: 1990-07-09
Remarks: PRESALE HAS BEEN MET 1400-02 BIRCHWOOD CT VA APPROVAL ONLY HAS 2 UNITS
LONGVIEW DRIVE
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V160
Date Approved: 1990-07-09
Remarks: 1224-26 LONGVIEW DR PRESALE MET ONLY HAS 2 UNITS
MEAD MEADOWS
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V175
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVED PRESALE MET 2909 N UNION ST
MEADOWCLIFF ESTATES
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V177
Date Approved: 1990-06-01
NORTH DREW
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V189
Date Approved: 1990-07-09
Remarks: PRESALE MET VA APPROVE 2909 N DREW ST ONLY HAS 3 UNITS
RIVERVIEW CIRCLE I
APPLETON, WI, 54915
CALUMET County
FHA Condo ID: V251
Date Approved: 2009-07-20
Remarks: 20 UNIT CONDO DEVELOPMENT IS FULLY APPROVED. ORIG APRVL 1/29/90 MOD4 CERTIFICATION OF 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY REQUIRED IN INSURIG BINDER.
WESTHAVEN CONDOMINIUMS
APPLETON, WI, 54911
OUTAGAMIE County
FHA Condo ID: VHC33
Date Approved: 1993-12-17
WESTWOOD PARK
APPLETON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V324
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL 2480 W GLENDALE AVE PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
CEDAR RIDGE
ASHWAUBENON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V39
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL CEDAR RIDGE PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
BAYSIDE WOODS
BAY SIDE, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V17
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: PRESALE HAS BEEN MET 873 AUTUMN PATH LANE VA APPROVAL
BAYSIDE WOODS #2
BAYSIDE, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V18
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: CUMBERLAND COURT VA APPROVAL PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
GREEN VIEW CONDOMINIUM
BELLEVILLE, WI, 53508
DANE County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00091
Date Approved: 2008-11-07
Remarks: 315 & 325 VORNDRAN AND 316 & 326 SUGAR (UNITS 1-4 EACH BLDG). CERTIFICATION OF 51% OWNER OCCUPANCY MUST BE IN INSURING BINDER.
KINGS CREEK
BELOIT, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V358
Date Approved: 1989-02-06
Remarks: WINSHESTER DR VA APPROVAL PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
PLUM TREE VILLAGE
BELOIT, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V238
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET PRAIRIE AVE
BROOKFIELD LAKE
BROOKFIELD, WI, 00000
WAUKESHA County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00002
Date Approved: 1998-11-16
Remarks: PHASE 1, 2 AND 3 ARE OK FOR CASE NUMBERS. OK FOR ENDORSEMENT 11-15 -98
WEXFORD DOWNS CONDOMINIUMS
BROOKFIELD, WI, 53045
WAUKESHA County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00010
Date Approved: 2000-04-13
Remarks: CONDO PUR REPORT VA#000446
CHERRYWOOD VILLAGE
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V52
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 4219 W CHERRYWOOD LANE
DEERWOOD I
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V68
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL 8561-63 N MEADOWSIDE CT PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
FOX GLEN
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V97
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 7530-60 N PORT WASHINGTON RD
PARK PLAZA
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V213
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 9001-9120 PARK PLAZA CT
RIVERS EDGE
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V250
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 4117 W RIVERS EDGE CIRCLE
ROYAL GARDENS
BROWN DEER, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V260
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET
COUNTRY ESTATES
BURLINGTON, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V60
Date Approved: 1990-05-21
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET THIS A MOBILE HOME CONDO NOT ACCEPTABLE PER WASHINGTON
TEUTONIA TRACE CONDOS
BURLINGTON, WI, 53105
RACINE County
FHA Condo ID: MN-C00216
Date Approved: 2001-08-15
Remarks: FULLY APPROVED PER VA FILE #000652. FHA ENVIRON COMPLETED 8/1/01 2 UNITS - NOT ACCEPTABLE FOR FHA FINANCING.
MC KINLEY COMMONS
CEDARBURG, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V174
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: PRESALE MET MC CKINLEY BLVD
PARKVIEW
COLUMBUS, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V221
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL 1069-83 PARKVIEW CT PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
SUNSET ROAD CONDOMINIUMS
COLUMBUS, WI, 53925
COLUMBIA County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00071
Date Approved: 2007-06-20
Remarks: ONE PHASE, 16 UNITS, 2 BUILDINGS, UNITS 340-1--340-8 AND 360-1-- 360-8 @ 340 AND 360 SUNSET ROAD. UNCONDITIONAL APPROVAL.
GRANGE COURT
CUDAHY, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V125
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 5440-60 S NICHOLSON RD
LEXINGTON PARK
DE FOREST, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: HC7
Date Approved: 1990-09-14
Remarks: SOUTH LEXINGTON PARK/SOUTH STREET
MISSION HEIGHTS
DE PERE, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V185
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVE PRESALE MET 1401-15 MISSIONS HEIGHTS RD
RIVER PARK HOMES
DE PERE, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V367P
Date Approved: 1990-01-18
Remarks: PUD
LEXINGTON PARK
DEFOREST, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V155
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL 718 SOUTH ST PRESALE HAS NOT BEEN MET
COUNTRY PLACE CONDOMINIUM
DELAFIELD, WI, 53018
WAUKESHA County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00004
Date Approved: 1999-05-27
Remarks: VA APPROVED PER CONDO #000087
CUSHING PARK CONDO
DELAFIELD, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V66
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET CUSHING PARK RD
RIVERVIEW ESTATES PHASE I
DELAFIELD, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V252
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET RIVERVIEW DRIVE
DELAVAN MEADOWS (Phase 1)
DELAVAN, WI, 53115
WALWORTH County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00069
Date Approved: 2006-08-17
Remarks: INSUFFICIENT DOCUMENTATION TO PROCESS.
MEADOWS OF DELAVAN (Phase 1)
DELAVAN, WI, 53115
WALWORTH County
FHA Condo ID: MK-C00068
Date Approved: 2006-08-17
Remarks: INSUFFICIENT DOCUMENTATION TO PROCESS.
SUNRISE
DELAVAN, WI, 00000
FHA Condo ID: V296
Date Approved: 1988-08-08
Remarks: VA APPROVAL PRESALE MET 620 BOWERS BLVD
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West Virginia FHA Approved Condos

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BARCLAY
BARBOURSVILLE, WV, 25504
CABELL County
FHA Condo ID: 94-1C
Date Approved: 1994-05-26
BARRINGTON MANOR
BRIDGEPORT, WV, 26330
HARRISON County
FHA Condo ID: CHOC-0002
Date Approved: 2009-07-13
Remarks: 48 TOTAL UNITS; PH 1(6 BLDGS);BLDG 4 IS UNDER CONSTRUCTION;CERTIFY 51% O/O/PRESALE; 10 YR HOW; APPENDIX C MUST BE SUBMITTED UPON COM- PLETION OF BLDG 4(55 BARRINGTON COURT);FINAL BY HUD FEE INSPECTOR
BRIAR HILL
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 92-1C
Date Approved: 1992-06-24
HUNTERS RIDGE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 87-1C
Date Approved: 1986-08-01
OAKWOOD VILLAGE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 93-1C
Date Approved: 1995-03-03
Remarks: DUE TO FINANCIAL STATUS THE HOME OWNERS ASSOC. HAS BEEN UNABLE TO PROVIDE CONTINUOUS MAINTENANCE OF THE UNITS FOR QUITE SOME TIME.
SHADYBROOK VILLAGE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 95-9C
Date Approved: 1995-12-04
TOWN COURT
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 92-2C
Date Approved: 1992-09-30
TOWN SQUIRE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 98-2C
Date Approved: 1998-02-26
VEST PLACE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25314
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 87-2C
Date Approved: 1986-08-01
WARREN PLACE
CHARLESTON, WV, 25302
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 95-8C
Date Approved: 1995-11-01
WILLOW TERRACE
PARKERSBURG, WV, 26101
WOOD County
FHA Condo ID: 83-1C
Date Approved: 1987-11-17
TEAYS POINTE CONDOMINIUM
SAINT ALBANS, WV, 25177
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: CHOC-0001
Date Approved: 2008-12-05
Remarks: 24 UNITS CERTIFY: 51% OWNER/OCCUPANCY
WEDGEWOOD PLACE
SOUTH CHARLESTON, WV, 25303
KANAWHA County
FHA Condo ID: 93-2C
Date Approved: 1993-12-06
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