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: May 21, 2020


How To Prepare For A VA Streamline Refinance

How To Prepare For A VA Streamline Refinance

Posted on: May 15, 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 […]


Is A VA Cash-Out Refinance A Good Idea?

Is A VA Cash-Out Refinance A Good Idea?

Posted on: February 20, 2020

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 their interest rate at the […]


12 steps for buying a house with a VA loan

12 steps for buying a house with a VA loan

Posted on: February 19, 2020


VA Streamline vs. Cash Out Refinance

VA Streamline vs. Cash Out Refinance

Posted on: February 19, 2020

There has never been a better time to refinance your VA loan — especially when current mortgage interest rates are at multi-year lows. And, they’re not too far off the […]


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 […]