Zillow Advice: Buying Process - How do I get FHA assistance to buy a home http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ Zillow Advice | Zillow Real Estate You can learn a lot here ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ You can learn a lot here about all the available Fed Gov loans if you give it a look<br/><br/><br/><br/>Provided by the Federal Gov..Fed Gov. Web Site<br/><br/>"Find the Right Loan, you can search for specific information, compare options, or take a short questionnaire to determine your eligibility for each program". <a href="http://www.govloans.gov/loans/type/6" rel="nofollow">GovLoan.com</a><br/> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:23:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ 2012-08-02T22:23:00Z FHA loans are one of the ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ FHA loans are one of the easiest loans to take advantage of.&nbsp; Its generally a low down payment with 3.5% down and a minimum credit score of 640.&nbsp; You can probably talk with just about any lender.&nbsp; I have a few that I can recommend.&nbsp; Contact me and I will pass them along to you. Thu, 02 Aug 2012 22:05:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ 2012-08-02T22:05:00Z The very best advice I can ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ The very best advice I can give you is to meet with at least two mortgage brokers who can explain the process to you and pre-approve you for whatever program suits you the best.&nbsp; Good luck! Sat, 28 Jul 2012 15:13:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ 2012-07-28T15:13:00Z Are you referring to an FHA ... http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ Are you referring to an FHA loan?&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; It is easiest to get an FHA loan if FICO middle scores are &gt;640, some lenders will go a little bit lower.&nbsp;&nbsp; The down payment required is 3.5% plus closing costs.&nbsp; It is prudent to also have saved up an emergency fund for home maintenance (several percent of house cost is recommended). <br/><br/>FHA does not pay part of your house payment.&nbsp;&nbsp; One is not approved for a loan if their income is not sufficient to pay for the loan.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In rare cases one can use section 8 vouchers related to home purchase.&nbsp; You'd need to investigate this more carefully for y<a href="http://www.hud.gov/local/index.cfm?state=oh&amp;topic=renting" rel="nofollow">our area</a>. <br/><br/> Sat, 28 Jul 2012 14:41:00 GMT http://www.zillow.com/advice-thread/How-do-I-get-FHA-assistance-to-buy-a-home/453029/ 2012-07-28T14:41:00Z