Need an appraisal for an FHA-backed mortgage? Call Appraisal-One
We are happy to say that Appraisal-One is an FHA-certified appraisal practice in CA. This means that we are certified and approved by the FHA to do appraisals for property loans underwritten by them. We're trained and understand the rules and procedures in FHA's guidance and policy documents.
Be sure to contact Appraisal-One if you need an appraisal done for an FHA-secured loan.
An FHA loan is underwritten by the Federal Housing Administration, a federal agency that is a part of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The lender provides all the money in the loan; the FHA simply secures the loan by providing mortgage insurance in case the borrower does not pay off his or her loan. The FHA and their loan programs are designed to aid low-to-moderate income buyers help meet credit expectations if they otherwise would not.
Typically, a buyer has to pay less of a down payment on an FHA-insured loan, while the rates remain standard market rates. FHA loan programs are extremely useful to those purchasers with less accumulated funding.