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Low Credit Home Loan Programs:

Get Home Loans for Bad Credit at Most Attractive Interest Rates

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FHA home loans come with the most attractive interest rates since the loan is insured by the FHA. The qualification requirements are simple and flexible.

 

Low Credit Score Home Loan Programs: Get Home Loans for Bad Credit at Most Attractive Interest Rates

Have you recently been denied for a mortgage loan over credit scores? Denied over late payments older than 12 months still showing on credit or maybe over debt-to-income ratios? If the answer to these questions is yes, Clear Lending offers Home Loans for Bad Credit in Houston at best interest rates. Furthermore, Clear Lending also offers possible solutions for cases were debt-to-income ratios were slightly higher than needed.

Federal Housing Administration (FHA) home mortgage loan programs are one of the most popular first-time homebuyer loans in the United States to purchase a home. If you are in the market to buy a home, Clear Lending can assist you get FHA mortgage loan at the best interest rates.

FHA is a government agency under the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development which insures first time home buyer loans. It is mainly aimed at offering low income home buyers to borrow money for property ownership. As a borrower you would need to pay mortgage insurance to protect the interest of the mortgage lenders in case of default.

FHA home loans come with the most attractive interest rates since the loan is insured by the FHA. The qualification requirements are simple and flexible and we at Clear Lending are committed to helping our clients get the best loan program.

Things You Must Know About the FHA First Time Home Buyer Loan Program:

1. Low Credit Score:
First time home buyer loans are one of the best home loans for low FICO credit scores in Houston because of its minimum credit score requirements. If you have a Credit Score of 580 or higher you would be able to get a mortgage with just 3.5 percent down payment. For borrowers with credit scores between 500 and 579 at least 10 percent down payment is mandatory.

Home buyers under 500 credit scores are generally not eligible for FHA mortgage loans. FHA offers some concessions for applicants without credit history who are categorized under “nontraditional credit history” or “poor credit scores” and who meet other requirements. However such mortgage loan applications are treated on case by case basis and our mortgage experts will educate you on your eligibility with home loans for bad credit in Houston.

2. Down Payment Source:
There are no major restrictions on the source of your down payment. Besides your savings, FHA also allows to use other sources such as grants from a local or state down payment assistance programs or family gifts to facilitate home ownership.

3. Closing Costs:
Here too FHA offers you certain flexibility. Under the FHA loan program a home seller, lender or builder can share the burden of the borrower's closing costs. These include title expenses, origination charges, reserve requirements and other charges. Also you have the opportunity to include the closing costs with your mortgage and request the lender to increase the interest rate on the loan.

4. FHA Approved Lender:
The Federal Housing Administration is an insurer and not a lender. Therefore an applicant in need of an FHA mortgage loan program will need to apply thru approved lenders such as Clear Lending lenders. We maintain a license relationship with the best lenders securing our applicants request to be approved. The mortgage loan interest rate and its closing costs may vary between lenders. At Clear Lending, we will guide you to the best interest rate in Houston and in Texas offering you the absolutely best deal.

5. Banks vs. Mortgage Brokers:
Applying for an FHA First Time Home Buyer Mortgage Loan Program involves a lot of research. Banks and lenders follow varying underwriting standards with closing costs and/or its services also varying. Add to it the fact that you will have to provide new credit record each time working with Mortgage Brokers offers you many advantages. They just require one credit report which helps you retain high Credit Scores (multiple applications reduce Credit Score) and help you get the loan at the best interest rates.

6. Mortgage Insurance:
Two types of mortgage insurance premiums have been made mandatory by the FHA. First you must pay an upfront premium @ 1.75 percent of the loan amount. You must pay this when you get the loan and this can also be financed as a part of the loan amount. Second you must pay an annual premium which has to be paid monthly. This however varies depending on the borrowed amount, term of the loan and initial LTV (loan-to-value ratio)

Annual premiums Payable for FHA Loans:

Chargeable @ 0.7% for 15-year loan with down payment of less than 10%
Chargeable @ 0.45% for 15-year loan with down payment of 10 % or more.
Chargeable @ 0.85% for 30-year loan with down payment of less than 5%
Chargeable @ 0.8% for 30-year loan with down payment of 5% or more.

If you want to purchase your dream home, wait no longer and know the amount you are Pre-Approved for.

At Clear Lending, we are driven to help customers considering purchase a home in need of an FHA Home Loan Program or refinancing an existing FHA loan program. Please simple complete our secure encrypted Pre-Approval Form online and we shall review it and get back to you with the best options.

Not all applicants will qualify. This advertisement is not an offer for an extension of credit. Please meet with a licensed loan originator for more information as programs are available only to qualified borrowers. Programs rates, fees, terms, and programs are subject to change without notice. Not all loans, loan sizes, or products may apply. Loans are subject to borrower qualifications, including income, property evaluation, sufficient equity in the home to meet loan-to-value requirements, and final credit approval. Approvals are subject to underwriting guidelines and program guidelines and are subject to change without notice. Some restrictions may apply.

Customers Reviews:

  • Natalia y Juan Ochoa • August 27, 2013

    Buenas noches Joan,

    Espero que este mensaje lo encuentre bien. Le escribo para darle las gracias por su ayuda y apoyo durante el proceso del préstamo de nuestra casa, aprecio su servicio y interés ante la situación y mas que todo su eficiencia y profesionalismo para realizarlo.

    De nuevo mil gracias por ser parte de este momento tan importante para nosotros . Le deseamos la mejor de la suerte a usted y a su empresa.

    Esperamos seguir en contacto para un futuro.

    Un cordial saludo,

    Natalia y Juan

  • Sharon Franco • January 21, 2016

    July 28th.... A very important day for someone at age 44. A huge change that was much needed but none the less, very difficult. After living in my previous home for 15 years and being with someone for 25 years, I found myself back at my Mom’s house and starting over. After wallowing in my sadness for a while, I decided to start looking for a new home for my young adult children, dogs and myself. Thankfully, a cousin had given me a number to a realtor that led me to Joan with Clear Lending. With all the difficult changes I also was in for a fight when it came to applying for a mortgage. Being naive to the process, Joan was very patient and helpful. Even when I felt hopeless, he reminded me constantly it would be okay and it was part of the process, I'm not sure but I think maybe a part of him was starting to see the difficulty I was facing. But one night, I received the best phone call in the world!! I was clear to move forward and close on my home. I thank God every day for putting the right people in my path to help in my new chapter of life. Thank you Joan and Clear Lending for working so hard on my approval for my mortgage.

     

    God Bless

  • Gema Ibett • July 31, 2017

    Our experience with Joan was phenomenal. He worked diligently throughout the holidays last year to ensure we closed as promptly as possible. Will and have definitely recommended him to anyone else that's been looking. Thanks again for everything you did!

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