Zillow Advice: Refinance - switched from VA to FHA http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Just remember, while taking ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ Just remember, while taking out extra cash with an <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> may seem enticing, there are also other fees associated with <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA loans</a>, some which are escrow-d into your monthly. <br/><br/>From what I hear FHA is more critical on the appraisal pointing out sometimes things that need to be fixed prior Fri, 26 Jun 2009 21:29:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-26T21:29:00Z Where did your loan officer ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ Where did your <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">loan</a> officer get this information?..FHA cash out is restricted to 85% LTV..VA allows for 100% LTV on a cash out<br/><br/><br/> Fri, 26 Jun 2009 21:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-26T21:20:00Z Are you taking cash out? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ Are you taking cash out? Wed, 24 Jun 2009 23:56:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-24T23:56:00Z the value of the home dropped ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ the value of the home dropped quite a bit in the last couple of years, when the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">loan</a> officer saw that the value had dropped she told us that you could "borrow more" with and <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA loan</a> instead of a VA loan. Wed, 24 Jun 2009 23:39:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-24T23:39:00Z There are&nbsp;more appraisal ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ There are&nbsp;more appraisal standards for a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> Appraisal.&nbsp; If there is an additional charge you can always ask the <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lender</a> to pay for it.&nbsp; <br/><br/>Why are you switching from VA to FHA? Tue, 23 Jun 2009 21:20:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-23T21:20:00Z They can't sneak it in at ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ They can't sneak it in at closing because the fees will be listed on the settlement statement. As long as they are willing to cover the cost I'd let them go ahead and do the 2nd appraisal. Tue, 23 Jun 2009 19:55:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-23T19:55:00Z Why would they change this ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ Why would they change this <a href="http://www.zillow.com/mortgage/">loan</a> from VA to FHA??? What was the reason? Tue, 23 Jun 2009 18:00:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-23T18:00:00Z I am anxious as well to see ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ I am anxious as well to see why you would switch from VA to <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> as well...<br/><br/>Who is the they? From my experience, if you have had a VA appraisal done&nbsp;you should be be able to have that appraiser "convert" it to a FHA appraisal but they will need to "reinspect the property".<br/> Tue, 23 Jun 2009 01:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-23T01:23:00Z What was the reason for the ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ What was the reason for the switch?<br/><br/> Mon, 22 Jun 2009 23:27:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/switched-from-VA-to-FHA/248699/ 2009-06-22T23:27:00Z