December 23rd, 2013 9:04 AM by Sam Kader
The Streamlined FHA 203(k) program is intended to facilitate uncomplicated & cosmetic rehabilitation and/or improvements to a home for which plans, consultants, engineers, and/or architects are not required. Due to the rehabilitation amount limitation of $35,000, eligible improvements are limited and can not include any major rehabilitation or remodeling, new construction such as room addition, repairs to structural damage, or site amenity improvements.
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Most improvements are eligible provided they add value and are permanently affixed to the foundation.
The following projects are considered inelligible:
All loans require that all borrower-selected contractors sign the Homeowner/Contractor Agreement and FHA Rehabilitation Agreement before closing.
Several ideas where to hire contractors:
All appraisals for FHA loans must be completed by a HUD-approved appraiser. The Loan-To-Value (LTV) is based on the lesser of:
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