FHA Purchase Mortgage Originations reaches new two year high nationally in August 2009. There were 109, 110 FHA Purchase Mortgages in August 2009 a slight increase over the previous high in August 2008 of 107,357. See the chart below to see the monthly originations trend from September 2007 to the present.
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FHA has set even more aggressive goals for Fiscal Year 2010, so these numbers my continue to rise over the next year.