Tag Archives: rental

WA: Unbanning Clotheslines

Elizabeth Morris and her family bought their house in the High Point neighborhood for a reason. High Point is the City of Seattles premier Green Community, having been touted internationally as such, as well as [for] mixing Seattle Housing Authority [SHA] rental properties and private home ownership, she explained.

Authors: Community Associations…

Read more

New FHA Policy Guidelines

For those of you who live in condominiums, you know how important FHA approval can be.  Without such approval, purchasers can have difficulty obtaining financing for purchasing a condo.  (After all, FHA-insured mortgages are between 30 and 40 percent of all condominium mortgages, and FHA insurance is typically required on mortgages where there is less than a 20 percent down payment.)

  

 FHA approval requirements have been in flux for many months.  Last week the FHA issued a “Consolidation and Update of Approval Requirements” that formalizes many of the requirements.  At a minimum under the guidelines, to be eligible for FHA financing a condominium must:

Read more

New FHA Policy Guidelines

For those of you who live in condominiums, you know how important FHA approval can be.  Without such approval, purchasers can have difficulty obtaining financing for purchasing a condo.  (After all, FHA-insured mortgages are between 30 and 40 percent of all condominium mortgages, and FHA insurance is typically required on mortgages where there is less than a 20 percent down payment.)

  

 FHA approval requirements have been in flux for many months.  Last week the FHA issued a “Consolidation and Update of Approval Requirements” that formalizes many of the requirements.  At a minimum under the guidelines, to be eligible for FHA financing a condominium must:

Read more