Boomerang homeowners who lost their homes to foreclosure or short sale during the recession, may not have to wait as long to qualify to buy a home again, under the Federal Housing Administration’s (FHA) Back to Work Program. Instead of waiting as long as 36 months to qualify for an FHA-backed loan, the agency’s program has shortened it to as little as 12 months. Read more from NAR.

If you are a REALTOR® working with today’s boomerang buyers, find presentations and resources from IAR’s recent Illinois Housing Leaders Conference, which featured the topic, “Helping Boomerang Buyers Get Back in the Market.”

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