Common Appraisal Issues for VA Home Loans

Common VA Home Loan Appraisal Issues

Common Appraisal Issues for VA Home Loans

Posted on: April 30, 2021

As you start looking for homes to buy, one of the most important factors to look for is the condition of the homes and whether they will meet VA’s minimum […]


VA Loans: What’s the difference between interest rate and APR?

VA Loans: What’s the difference between interest rate and APR?

Posted on: April 1, 2021

APR vs Interest Rate: What’s the difference? An interest rate tells you how much interest you’ll pay each year, while an APR captures the full cost of borrowing, including closing […]


Which Refinance Type Is Best For You?

Which Refinance Type Is Best For You? (VA, FHA, USDA, Conventional)

Posted on: March 17, 2021

There are different types of mortgage loans available to today’s consumers, each with slightly different guidelines. Some have inherent advantages so it takes some time to consider which loan type […]


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Military Home Loans for Servicemembers and Veterans

Posted on: March 16, 2021

You’ve served your country, and as a token of appreciation, there is a home loan for active-duty service members and Veterans. Military home loans are also known as VA home loans, […]


VA appraisal process

Tips to Pass a VA Appraisal

Posted on: March 12, 2021

Whether you’re looking to buy a home with a VA loan or refinance through the VA, you’re going to have to use a VA appraisal. An appraisal is when lenders […]


Occupancy requirements for VA loans

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: How Soon Can I Sell?

Posted on: November 13, 2020

The VA loan and IRRRL refinance are among the best mortgage products on the market. However, there are certain eligibility requirements to get either VA product. One requirement of the […]


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VA construction loans vs VA rehab loans

Posted on: June 18, 2020

You may have heard VA construction loans are rare, and it’s true these loans aren’t common. But, VA construction loans do exist and qualified borrowers can apply their VA entitlement […]


The pros and cons of VA purchase loans

VA Loan Pros and Cons

Posted on: May 15, 2020

There are plenty of different mortgage options to pick from. Available to veterans, the VA loan is just like any other mortgage product in that it has its pros and […]


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A new law eliminated VA loan limits. But, what does that mean?

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Under the recently enacted Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, the existing caps on the value of all VA loans nationwide were scrapped as of Jan. 1, 2020. […]


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What is the VA Renovation Loan?

Posted on: April 8, 2020

The Aging housing stock in the United States has contributed to the increased demand for alteration and repair loans. Due to the condition of this aged housing, homes are often […]