FHA home loans?

My son is approved for an FHA loan, and we found a really great house in his price range, but it is a bank repo. His Mortgage loan officer said that he can't use FHA on repos. Is this true? She also said he couldn't purchase a HUD home either, but found out that, that wasn't true. The home is in... show more My son is approved for an FHA loan, and we found a really great house in his price range, but it is a bank repo. His Mortgage loan officer said that he can't use FHA on repos. Is this true? She also said he couldn't purchase a HUD home either, but found out that, that wasn't true.
The home is in immaculate condition.
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