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To apply for an FHA loan, contact a local FHA lender and complete an application. It is necessary to provide the lender with documentation concerning income and employment before the application is processed. The applica... More »

An FHA home loan is a mortgage insured by the Federal Housing Administration, according to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. It is an alternative to a conventional mortgage. FHA loans are intended to ... More »

A FHA loan is one which is insured by the Federal Housing Administration. FHA does not actually loan the money itself, but rather insures home mortgage loans issued by banks and other FHA-approved lenders so that the len... More »

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An FHA loan is backed by the Federal Housing Administration and is offered through specific lenders, while a conventional home loan can be obtained by almost any lender and isn't backed by an agency, according to SFGate.... More »

To qualify for an FHA 203k loan, an individual needs to meet the standards of their particular lender, which often means a credit score of 640 or higher and a debt-to-income ratio of 43 percent, states Realtor. Individua... More »

The minimum credit score requirement for an FHA loan is 500, as of April 2015, but it varies from lender to lender, according to Investopedia. Documentation of steady income, an acceptable down payment and use of the pro... More »

To qualify for a FHA 203K loan, applicants must meet the lender's credit requirements, which can vary from lender to lender, according to Realtor.com. Applicants must be able to make a down payment of a minimum 3.5 perce... More »