Nicole Carlson

Nicole Carlson is a consumer-focused writer and editor. She has appeared on MyMortgageInsider.com, Reviews.com and others.


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Current VA Refinance Rates

Current VA Refinance Rates

Posted on: April 15, 2021


VA Cash-Out Refinance: Is It a Good Idea? | Rates & Guidelines 2021

VA Cash-Out Refinance: Is It a Good Idea? | Rates & Guidelines 2021

Posted on: March 16, 2021

The VA cash-out refinance program enables veterans and active-duty service members to tap into their home’s equity and, depending on current refinance interest rates, lower the interest rate on their […]


12 steps for buying a house with a VA loan

12 steps for buying a house with a VA loan

Posted on: December 12, 2020


VA vs. FHA: Which Government Product Is Best?

VA vs. FHA: Which Government Product Is Best?

Posted on: December 12, 2020

There are plenty of different home loan products that home buyers can choose from, with popular products including FHA and VA loans. The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) and Department of […]


How To Prepare For A VA Streamline Refinance

How To Prepare For A VA Streamline Refinance

Posted on: December 12, 2020

The VA streamline refinance, also known as the Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loan (IRRRL), is intended to help veterans lower their interest rate and monthly payments. Unlike the VA cash-out […]


VA Loan Expert Interview: Bernard Edwards Speaks to Chad Vasquez

VA Loan Expert Interview: Bernard Edwards Speaks to Chad Vasquez

Posted on: December 4, 2018

VA loans are a great mortgage option for many military families. We launched the MilitaryVALoan.com Show with our guest host Bernard Edwards to learn from real estate professionals that serve […]