Category Archives: Fico Score

Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements for 2019

Originally posted on Kentucky FHA Mortgage Loans Guidelines :
Kentucky FHA Loan Requirements The requirements for Kentucky FHA loans are set by HUD. Borrowers must have a steady employment history of the last two years within the same industry or line of work. Recent college graduates can use their transcripts to supplant the 2 year work…

Kentucky Mortgage Underwriting Guidelines for a Loan Approval

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Credit Score Information For Kentucky Home buyers

Credit Scores are important for getting approved for a Mortgage in Kentucky.

Lenders continue to lower FICO requirements for new homebuyers

  The average agency FICO score for banks is high at 745, compared to 713 at nonbank lending institutions.  Both show FICO requirements are on the way down, but it’s more pronounced at the nonbanks. Here’s why. Source: Lenders continue to lower FICO requirements for new homebuyers   The nation’s major banks are continuing to […]
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Source: HOW DO I GET MY CREDIT SCORE THAT MATTERS   What factors influence how long it takes to repair your credit? When a new client comes into our office to first go over their credit repair plan, they always ask the question, “How long will it take to bring my score back up?” Of […]
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Kentucky Home Buyers. Purchase a Home No Money Down.

         Kentucky Home Buyers Program Summary below use to purchase their first home.   Conventional Loan • At least 3%-5% down • Closing costs will vary on which rate you choose and the lender. Typically the higher the rate, the lesser closing costs due to the lender giving you a lender credit back […]
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How to boost your credit score for A Mortgage Loan Approval in Kentucky!

  Want to increase your credit score before buying a home? It might be easier than you think. Focus on these 6 steps and watch your score climb. Source: How to boost your credit score What Can Improve a Credit Score Keep Your Balances Low It’s important that you try to keep your balances at […]
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Obtaining new financing after a Short Sale or Foreclosure for a Kentucky USDA, FHA, VA, and Fannie Mae Loan

  Kentucky Mortgage Short Sale: Conventional Loans Require: Minimum 2 years with restrictions up to 7 years 2 to 4 years – 80% maximum LTV 4 to 7 years – 90% maximum LTV 7 years and after allow for maximum standard financing Kentucky FHA and Kentucky VA Loans Require: 3 years, with exceptions possible for […]
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Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2014, Based on Lender Feedback

Kentucky FHA Credit Score Requirements for 2014,  We’ve spent the last few days querying mortgage lenders about their credit score requirements for FHA loans. Specifically, we asked lenders if they expect to make any major changes next year, as far as credit scores are concerned. As it turns out, FHA credit score requirements in 2014 […]
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What does it take to get a mortgage today? – Half Moon Bay Review : Community

What does it take to get a mortgage today? – Half Moon Bay Review : Community. Your debt to income ratio cannot exceed 45 percent. The higher your credit score, the lower the mortgage rate. A score of 740 or above will give the best rate; a 690 will work, but you will pay between […]
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