Zillow Advice: Home Selling - I am selling my house with one un-permitted bathroom. Can my house qualify for FHA loan? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate In m view, yes one can qualify ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ In m view, yes one can qualify for an <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA loan</a> providing that the unpermitted bath is not considered in the overall characteristics of the home. I'd ask, how much would it cost you to call the township to come out and inspect and make this a "permitted" bath. Here in NJ, I'm thinking maybe $75 to $150k? Would it&nbsp; be worth the investment of time and money? yoUR CHOICE. Sat, 21 Jan 2012 23:21:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ 2012-01-21T23:21:00Z Dear Spicy jj,I doubt you ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ Dear Spicy jj,<br/>I doubt you will be able to finance through <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> with un permitted structure. "Can you get a contractor to bring the bathroom up to code before you sell? That would be the best thing to do. Sat, 21 Jan 2012 22:07:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ 2012-01-21T22:07:00Z You should be fine unless ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ You should be fine unless the work is shoddy with noticeable violations. I have never had a problem with <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> when a homeowner did some improvements without permits. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 20:47:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ 2012-01-19T20:47:00Z That all depends.&nbsp; Usually ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ That all depends.&nbsp; Usually unpermitted additions or renovations are not given any value.&nbsp; In some cases if the work was done in a workmanshiplike manner they may not require it to be removed.&nbsp;It depends on the lender.&nbsp;&nbsp;They might require it to be permitted&nbsp;or removed.&nbsp;Your best bet is to speak with a <a href="http://www.zillow.com/directory/lenders/">lender</a> that specializes <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA</a> financing.&nbsp; Hopefully they might be able to answer your question. Thu, 19 Jan 2012 18:22:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ 2012-01-19T18:22:00Z It is not likely to qualify ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ It is not likely to qualify for an <a href="http://www.zillow.com/fha-loan/">FHA loan</a> with an unpermitted bathroom. Wed, 18 Jan 2012 18:36:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/I-am-selling-my-house-with-one-un-permitted-bathroom-Can-my-house-qualify-for-FHA-loan/429200/ 2012-01-18T18:36:00Z