The cut in MIP (Mortgage Insurance Premiums) will apply to FHA loans with a closing or disbursement date on or after January 27, 2017. The FHA cut in Mortgage Insurance Premiums is going to do wonders for the borrowers who have to deal with this new environment of rising interest rates.

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Some in the real-estate industry have been calling for another fee cut and heralded Monday’s move. “Dropping mortgage insurance premiums today will mean a whole lot more responsible borrowers are.

FHA cuts mortgage insurance premiums again FHA cuts mortgage insurance premiums again : When the FHA announced late last year that its flagship fund, the Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund, grew for the fourth straight year, it led to many question whether we would see a cut to its mortgage insurance premiums again.

It is expected that Obama will announce a 50-basis-point cut in the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) annual mortgage insurance premiums from 1.35% to 0.85% at an event in Phoenix on Thursday..

When Donald Trump, on his first day as president, halted a planned rate cut for government-backed mortgage insurance. historically, the interest rate for FHA insurance has hovered around 0.625.

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FHA Mortgage Insurance Premium Cuts Begin Today. On Thursday, January 8, 2014, the FHA and HUD issued a press release announcing a cut to the FHA’s required annual mortgage insurance premiums, also known as MIP.

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The Federal Housing Administration's life-of-loan premium. into another FHA mortgage, damaging the stability of the insurance fund.. faster prepayment speeds resulting in $12 billion of lower revenue.. However, it is alarming when almost all FHA borrowers prepaying their loans do not "recycle back.

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In mid-November the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) announced that its Mutual Mortgage Insurance Fund (MMI. there is room for a significant cut in premiums. Even if it takes on a greater.

Purpose This Mortgagee Letter (ML) communicates that Mortgagee Letter 2017-01, reducing Mortgage Insurance Premiums for loans with Closing/Disbursement date on or after January 27, 2017, has been suspended indefinitely. FHA will issue a subsequent Mortgagee Letter at a later date should this policy change.

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Mortgage insurance premiums can increase your monthly budget significantly-an additional $83 a month or so at a .5 percent rate on a $200,000 mortgage as of 2018. But these premiums were tax deductible through 2017, and there’s still hope for the 2018 tax year as well.