– The FHA has come out with a great program called the FHA 203k rehab loan which enables buyers to purchase a home AND borrow the funds needed to rehab the home. This program allows you to avoid costly short term construction loans that exist outside of the FHA 203k rehab mortgage loan program.
FHA loan vs. conventional mortgage: Which is right for you? – Let’s see, FHA loans are for first-time home buyers and conventional mortgages are for more. Another instance where FHA and conventional standards have converged: how bad credit is accounted for..