ARCHIVED BLOG POSTS
A reader asks, "Is there a cap on fees a broker can be compensated for their part on a HECM loan, and if the lender list origination fee that is clearly greater than the $6000 max, which includes the broker compensation paid by the lender. My question is is the lender in violation of the origina...
When the FHA announced mortgage insurance premium cuts in the annual, mortgage insurance premium (MIP), there was a preliminary announcement on Thursday January 8th, with details promised to follow. Now the FHA has issued a Mortgagee Letter announcing specifics of those MIP cuts. FHA Mortgagee L...
A reader asks, "My husband and I were just approved for a FHA loan or a RD loan, but we are being told the house doesn’t qualify because the basement only has small windows (no step outs and no door leading outside). The basement contains two bedrooms, a living room and a laundry room. Is there a...