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FHA Updating Loss Mitigation Options to Make Keeping Home Easier

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

If your mortgage is insured by the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and you're struggling to keep your home, there's some good news that the FHA recently announced.

The FHA, which is part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced “new procedures to strengthen the process mortgage servicers use to help struggling families avoid foreclosure and remain in their homes.”

FHA is accomplishing this by “streamlining its loss mitigation protocols that servicers must use when evaluating and deploying 'home retention options,' foreclosure alternatives that allow delinquent borrowers to retain their home.”

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Topics: loan modification, HAMP, hamp loan modification, fha

Approval to Participate Required for FHA Short Sales

Posted by Maxwell Swinney

Monday, August 15, 2016

If you want to get out of your Federal Housing Administration (FHA) insured home loan through a short sale you should be aware of the differences between an FHA short sale and a regular short sale.

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) is a government agency that insures loans. It is part of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Their goals are to “improve housing standards and conditions, provide an adequate home financing system through insurance of mortgage loans, and stabilize the mortgage market.”

As a government agency, the FHA is subject to regulations that other mortgages (or investors) aren't.

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Topics: short sale, fha

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