FHA 2-4 Unit Info

FHA Loans can be used to purchase 2, 3 or 4 Unit properties

We offer FHA Loans to finance the purchase of a multi family home (2-unit, 3-unit or 4 Unit, aka Duplex, Triplex, and Fourplex). This can be a great investment strategy, as you can live in one of the units and rent out the other units. This awesome opportunity only requires the standard 3.5% FHA Downpayment and that you live in and occupy one of the units to qualify for FHA Financing.

You can use the rental income of the rented unit on a 2-unit or Duplex to help qualify.   This will determined either by using existing tenants and their actual rent rolls, or a projected rent schedule from the FHA Appraisal. Our FHA underwriters will allow you to use 75% of those rents towards your income for qualifying purposes.

 For 3-4 unit properties, the rents can also be counted towards income to help qualify – however the total projected net rents on the units must cover the entire PITI payment.   Call for details.  866-900-2342 toll free direct.   for Triplex and Quadruplex purchases, FHA also requires that you have 3 months PITI reserves remaining after closing  this helps ensure you have the ability to weather vacancies, etc.

You can also utilize FHA Loans to Refinance your current 2, 3 or 4 unit property (if you occupy one unit as your primary residence).   Contact us direct to review if it makes sense for you. 

Call us if you are interested in purchasing a multi unit property, and we can help you with the numbers. You might be surprised what you would qualify for! 866-900-2342 toll free direct.

We do suggest that you utilize a good Realtor when searching for a multi-unit property, as they can help with the property search, cash flow projections, and FHA property eligibility.

You can utilize an FHA Loan to make your next home a true investment. Here are the Multi Unit FHA Loan Limits for high cost California Counties including Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Orange, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Barbara, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, and Ventura:

  • High Cost California County FHA Loan limits for 2 units: $800,775
  • High Cost California County FHA Loan Limits for 3 units: $967,950
  • High Cost California Countys FHA Loan Limits for 4 units: $1,202,925

Many other California counties are eligible for higher FHA loan amounts for FHA 2, 3 or 4 plex purchase and refinance.

Here is a complete list of California Counties and their FHA Loan Limits for Multi Units

Call the FHA Loan Pros at VanDyk Mortgage today at 866-900-2342 to get started, or apply online at VanDykFunding.com

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