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Research Information Using the FHA Connection
Use the following FHA Connection business tasks to research and gather supporting information. Place your mouse cursor over an item below to get more information.
ADP Codes Selection or ADP Codes Use ADP Codes Selection or ADP Codes to find the appropriate Automated Data Processing (ADP) code for processing the mortgage for FHA insurance. See Site Map. Research Papers
Appraisers Use Appraisers to find an FHA-approved appraiser and license ID. See Site Map.
CAIVRS Authorization Use CAIVRS Authorization to check if the borrower has a Federal loan that is currently in default or foreclosure or has had a claim paid by a reporting Federal agency within the last three years. See Site Map.
Condominiums If the property is a condominium, use Condominiums to determine if it is FHA-approved and get the condominium ID and phase information. See Site Map.
EEM Calculator Use EEM Calculator to determine the maximum amount of the energy package that can be added to the base loan amount for an Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM). See Site Map.
MIP Calculator If mortgage insurance premium (MIP) is required for a mortgage assigned an FHA case number on or after July 14, 2008, use MIP Calculator to determine the upfront and annual MIP. See Site Map.
Mortgage Limits Use Mortgage Limits to determine the maximum mortgage amount allowed by the FHA for the property location. See Site Map.
Nonprofits If the borrower is a nonprofit agency, use Nonprofits to determine if it is FHA-approved and view nonprofit agency information. See Site Map.
Refinance Credit Query If the mortgage is being refinanced and the prior mortgage was FHA-insured, use Refinance Credit Query to determine if there is any refinance credit. See Site Map.
Sponsored Originator Maintenance Use Sponsored Originator Maintenance to establish a mortgage banker (including an FHA-approved lender) or mortgage broker as a sponsored originator. Once established, the mortgage banker or broker (sponsored originator) can originate mortgages for an FHA-approved lender (sponsor). See Site Map.
Underwriters Use Underwriters to get a list of underwriters employed by the requesting lender by FHA ID, name, location, employment date, and/or status. Use Underwriter Registry to add or change a Direct Endorsement (DE) underwriter. See Site Map.
Note: For an FHA-to-FHA refinanced mortgage or HUD Real Estate Owned (REO) property, you must have the FHA case number for the prior FHA-insured mortgage.