Your lender is the best person to speak with you about this situation.
Are you looking to sell then buy with the money gained from your sell?
Yes, they should be able to add in the money you receive from the sale of your property!... more
If the property is presently zoned as a 2-family, then you would obtain financing on the entire property as a 2-family home. If the property was legally converted into condos, then you you could purchase one unit as owner-occupied and the other unit as an investment property. Alternatively, you could purchase and convert the property back to a 2-family with a rehab. loan (examples are the FHA 203(k) and the Fannie Mae HomeStyle loan)... more
From what I have heard from other borrowers, it is preferable to use a local lender versus an online company. Not to say these firms are not reputable, but recourse is a lot different with a company based in California versus one based in Massachusetts.
As far as financing a mobile home through FHA, this would fall into the "manufactured homes" category. Please review the website noted below. I will have time to research this further later on this weekend.... more