Again, these changes only affect the FHA annual mortgage insurance premiums for 2015, and only for loans greater than 15 years in length. The upfront premium (which borrowers are also required to pay) will remain at its current level of 1.75% of the base loan amount. additionally, the MIP rates for 15-year loans will remain unchanged as shown in the table above.
· The value on the appraisal is used to determine the maximum allowable loan amount for an FHA cash-out loan. Currently, the maximum loan amount for an FHA cash-out refinance is 85 percent of the value of the property as long as the home was purchased more than one year ago and does not exceed FHA’s county-by-county loan limits. Credit