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Condos Becoming Elusive for FHA Buyers

By on January 28, 2012 in Feature, Mortgage, Real Estate with 2 Comments
Condos Becoming Elusive for FHA Buyers

The effect of FHA’s 2010 condo approval and recertification changes are leaving condo buyers with fewer options as associations overlook or neglect FHA certification.

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Congress Reinstate Higher FHA Loan Limits

By on November 21, 2011 in Feature, Mortgage, Real Estate with 1 Comment
Congress Reinstate Higher FHA Loan Limits

On October 1, 2011 the increased loan limit for FHA Loans expired reducing the limit in the Seattle area from $567,500 to $506,000 for FHA back loans, potentially affecting upper-end purchases. Last week, FHA got a reprieve from Congress, which reinstated the higher loan limits in 42 states through 2013. For the Seattle/King County area…

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Search for FHA Approved Condos

By on July 23, 2011 in Feature, Home Buying, Real Estate with 0 Comments
Search for FHA Approved Condos

We’ve enhanced our online home search – you can now search specifically for FHA Approved condos in the Seattle area.

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HOA Foreclosure and the FHA Squeeze

Linkage: Condo HOA’s foreclosure option for delinquent owners; FHA changes create resale challenges for condo sellers.

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FHA Condo Approvals Set to Expire Soon

By on October 26, 2010 in Feature, Mortgage, Real Estate with 5 Comments

Time is running out for FHA condo recertification of hundreds of Seattle area condos. If your building was approved for FHA prior to October 2008, it must be recertified to keep its approval status.

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Seattle condos gain FHA approval

By on May 31, 2010 in Feature, Mortgage, Real Estate with 4 Comments
Seattle condos gain FHA approval

FHA condo approvals are on the rise. Over 60 Seattle condos gained approval this year alone…so far.

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Ruby Condos – Eastlake

Ruby Condos – Eastlake

The Ruby, Seattle’s newest condominium located in Eastlake, is celebrating completion of its 52 one-bedroom homes with a Grand Opening scheduled for the weekend of February 7th & 8th.

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Newly constructed FHA approved condos

By on January 12, 2009 in Condo News, Mortgage, Real Estate with 6 Comments
Newly constructed FHA approved condos

A number of new condo developments have obtained FHA approval. With FHA approval, buyers can more easily obtain FHA financing for their purchase which provides a low down payment option, more lenient guidelines and higher financial ratios.

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