Until recently loan. to conventional loans. FHA’s market share shrank to 23 percent in 2014 and the joint first-time homebuyer share declined from 61 percent in 2010 to 54 percent in 2014. As shown.
It’s called an assumption, and it means that the buyer takes over — or assumes — the seller’s mortgage and pays him or her the difference between what is still. One reason is that most fixed-rate.
Paul Habibi, a professor of real estate at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management, calls FHA loans “the best deal in town if you can qualify for it.” But the fee cut may not make much of a difference ..