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FHA 203k streamline rehab loan mn

Why get a Wisconsin FHA 203k Rehab Loan?   

It's simple ... This loan allows you to buy a home needing a little TLC, and get the money to repair it all in one loan.

Thousands of people are using the FHA 203k Streamline loan every single month. Let us help you purchase a Wisconsin home with just 3.50% down, AND provide you with the money to fix the house, bring it up to code, or get paint, carpet, a roof, or even appliances.

There is no doubt that the current real estate market offers a lot of great bargains on bank owned, Foreclosed, REO, Repo'd, etc homes. However,  many of these homes are in poor condition. Missing appliances, ruined carpet & flooring, holes in the wall, etc.  Most lenders don't offer loan programs that will be able to help folks buy homes in this condition.

An important tool for community and neighborhood revitalization, the FHA 203(k) loan offers flexible qualifying and low down payments:

The FHA 203(k) loan is available to borrowers of all income levels, to homeowners who plan to occupy the house, and for homes with one to four units.

There are two types of FHA 203(k) loans to understand:

Streamline 203k. The 203k Streamline loan is for repairs UNDER $35,000, and is the most popular 203k rehab loan. It works for the vast majority of home repairs.

Full 203k: For repairs over $35,000 in cost.  Allows for major items like room structural damage, foundation work, room additions, load bearing wall changes, etc. Few lenders offer this program due to it's risk and complexity, but WE DO!

The FHA 203K Rehab loan is becoming very necessary for the purchase of many Bank Owned, foreclosure, and short-sale properties.

The loan closes just one time, and is a permanent form of financing. This rehab loan can help with new paint (in/out), new siding, new roof, new flooring, new appliances, HVAC repair/replacement, electrical & plumbing repair & upgrades, new windows, decks, porches, patios, minor kitchen remodels, & more.

There is no HUD consultant or general contractor required on the 203k streamline. However, we do suggest using a general contractor with a strong track record to ensure that your work is done & done right.

Please give us a call to find out if this loan is right for your next purchase in need of TLC & repairs.

203K Eligible Borrowers: Types of 203K Loans: Eligible Properties:

Allowed Repairs on 203k Streamline:

Additional Repairs Allowed on Full 203k loans

Repairs NOT Allowed:


The appraiser will be given a copy of your repair bids along with the purchase agreement.  The appraiser must say that the after improved value of the home will equal at least the combination of the repair and purchase price. For example, if the purchase price is $100,000, and your repairs are $25,000.  The appraiser must say the house will be worth within 110% of $125,000 when the repairs are done.

Other Eligible Costs:

FHA 203k rehab loans are more complicated, yet there is nothing to fear. Here are a few suggestions to get you started:
  1. First get pre-approved for a basic FHA loan
  2. Start looking at homes.
  3. If you find one in need of repair, Call our 203k Loan Experts to discuss the property at (651) 552-3681
  4. Obtain bids for the required repair work
  5. Decide if it makes sense to buy this fixer-upper

Mortgages Unlimited, Inc - St Paul Office
33 Wentworth Ave E, Suite 290
Saint Paul, MN 55118
Office (651) 552-3681
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Mortgages Unlimited, Inc. Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (NMLS) # 225504 Saint Paul Branch - NMLS # 387944. Joe Metzler, Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator NMLS #274132. Licensed in MN, WI, and SD.
We offer USDA, VA and FHA Loans. While we are an approved lender, we are not part of HUD, FHA, The United States Government, or the Department of Veteran Affairs. We are not acting on behalf of, or under the direction of HUD/FHA or the Federal Government. FHA and VA do not lend directly to the public, only through approved lending institutions like Mortgages Unlimited.