Zillow Advice: Buying Process - How can I know if a house will qualify for an FHA loan in either Massachusetts or Rhode Island ? http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate Single family, multifamily, ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ <p>Single family, multifamily, approved condominiums, modular, and mobile homes are all eligible. Generally, if a property will qualify for a regular mortgage, it will qualify for an FHA loan.&nbsp;The FHA/HUD does have limits on how much to loan for different properties, which is determined by county. I know that in RI, all counties are the same, but there can&nbsp;be a big difference in MA.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 18:26:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ 2012-05-23T18:26:00Z Good Afternoon,Whether a ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ Good Afternoon,<br/><br/>Whether a home "qualifies" for FHA financing is based on housing standards that appraisers use. &nbsp;Most of these standards are safety type concerns such as peeling or chipping paint, mold....etc and even down to simple things such as outlet covers on outlets. &nbsp;A lot of times some things stick right out and most agents have a pretty good idea by showing a home, but it comes down to the opinions of appraisers in many cases.<br/><br/>I hope this helps, and Happy Hunting. &nbsp;Let me know if you would like to learn more about searching for your home.<br/><br/>Chris Wed, 23 May 2012 18:16:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ 2012-05-23T18:16:00Z Contact a local Realtor and ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ Contact a local Realtor and ask them about the property.&nbsp; Safety and security issues are a major concern for FHA underwriters.&nbsp; All appliences must be in place and working. Wed, 23 May 2012 18:12:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-can-I-know-if-a-house-will-qualify-for-an-FHA-loan-in-either-Massachusetts-or-Rhode-Island/443996/ 2012-05-23T18:12:00Z