VA loan expert Chris Birk brings you the latest news and tips about your VA loan benefit
A VA Loan is a mortgage option issued by private lenders and partially backed, or guaranteed, by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here we look at how VA loans work and what most borrowers don’t know about the program.
VA loan limits and the VA loan funding fee are in for changes after the passing of the Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019. See how changes in Agent Orange benefits are affecting VA loans in 2020.
Water testing-related issues can prove especially difficult for homebuyers. Learn about VA water test requirements and what to expect if your prospective home is not connected to a public water system.
Here we compare the primary differences between VA loans and conventional loans to show you when each option may be the best.
Your VA disability rating by itself has no negative affect on VA loan eligibility. In fact, your rating may provide cost-saving benefits and additional income when considering a VA loan, even if you have bad credit.
Restoration of entitlement is not an automatic process, but requires some work from the borrower. Learn about the requirements for restoring entitlement and how you can reuse your VA loan benefits.
The VA has occupancy requirements for veteran borrowers, but there are some exceptions to the rules we'll explore below.
VA loans to purchase homes increased for the eighth straight year in Fiscal Year 2019, according to data released recently by the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Private mortgage insurance (PMI) is typically required for conventional financing. Even FHA has their own version of PMI. Let’s take a look at how VA borrowers avoid this additional cost.
As with any mortgage option, VA loans have pros and cons that you should be aware of before making a final decision. Let's take a closer look.
The VA Cash-Out Refinance is a powerful loan option that helps qualified veterans tap into their home equity, take advantage of lower interest rates and bring non-VA loans into the VA loan program.
This critical home financing tool has recently experienced some big changes meant to safeguard veteran homeowners and their families.
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