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There are a variety of FHA Refinance programs that let borrowers reduce the interest rate on their current mortgages.

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There are a number of reasons that homeowners decide to refinance their homes. You might want to take advantage of low interest rates to decrease your monthly mortgage payments. Or it might be you simply want to put your home equity to work by making upgrades. Whatever the reason, there's likely to be a suitable FHA Refinance option available that works with your goals.

FHA Streamline Refinance

The FHA offers a "streamlined" refinancing option that allows current FHA borrowers to reduce the interest rate on their home loans quickly and oftentimes without an appraisal. FHA Streamline Refinances cut down on the amount of paperwork that must be completed by lenders saving valuable time and money.

FHA Cash-Out Refinance

A cash-out refinance lets existing homeowners to use the equity they've already accumulated on their home. To be eligible for an FHA Cash-Out Refinance, FHA borrowers must have at least 20% equity in the property based on a new appraisal.

FHA Simple Refinance

A Simple Refinance allows a homeowner lower the interest rate on their current FHA loan, whether it's a fixed-rate loan or an ARM. The refinance is straightforward, requiring a credit qualification, income, and assets to ensure the borrower meets the new loan requirements.

FHA Rehab Loans

The FHA 203(k) loan lets you refinance your home and use the cash funds to make repairs and upgrades to it, or to "rehabilitate" it. The FHA's Rehabilitation Loan can also be used to finance the purchase of an older, "fixer-upper" house at a low price.

Reverse Mortgage

The FHA's Home Equity Conversion Mortgage, commonly known as a reverse mortgage, is for homeowners above the age of 62 who are looking to use some of the equity they've amassed on their home. This loan is not repaid until the home is sold or the borrower dies.

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When getting ready to shop for a home loan, it's worth taking a look at your credit report. Your credit score is a big factor when lenders take a look at your loan application, and it plays a huge role in the interest rate you get. 

Which FHA Loan Is Right for Me?

Many Americans go with FHA loans because there are a number of mortgage programs that can fit different needs. These programs include FHA Fixed Rate Loans, FHA Adjustable Rate Mortgages, FHA One-Time Close Loans, FHA Condo Loans, and several others.

What Homeowners Need to Know About the FHA Streamline Refinance

As an existing homeowner, you may want to take advantage of falling interest rates by refinancing your current mortgage. For many homeowners, the thought of going through the refinancing process can be tiresome. But an FHA Streamline Refinance could help you avoid the extra work.

What To Expect at Your Mortgage Closing

As your closing day gets closer and closer, you might start to feel a little nervous. Do you have everything you need? Will something delay the closing? These worries are natural, but the more prepared you are, the less overwhelming it will all seem.

​Cash-Out Refinance: The Pros and Cons

With the current trend of falling interest rates, it is likely that you have heard a few homeowners talking about refinancing their homes. What you may not know that there are many different types of refinances and different benefits that come with them. 

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