condos Archive

Live Webcast: Understanding the New FHA Condo Financing Rules

HUD officials are developing new rules that will make it easier for buyers to get loans to buy condominium units and improve the process condo projects must go through to get certified by the FHA. The rules, set to...
October 3, 2016

FHA Eases Some Key Condo Financing Limits

Some positive news from FHA today on its condo financing rules, with more changes expected to come in the near future. The changes should make it easier for borrowers—both investors who want to buy more than one unit and...
September 13, 2012

Living the ‘High Life’ in Dubai

By Brian Summerfield, Online Editor, REALTOR® Magazine The torch has been passed: The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa (2,717 feet), opened yesterday in the city of Dubai, passing the Taipei 101 (1,670 feet) by a wide margin. (Note:...
January 6, 2010

FHA Eases Concentration, Other Condo Rules

By Robert Freedman, Senior Editor, REALTOR® Magazine In an effort to give condo lending a boost, FHA yesterday released a mortgagee letter (2009-46 A) that lets lenders make loans to condo buyers even if it means 100 percent of...
November 10, 2009