Posts Covering VA Loans

6 Reason Veterans Consider Non-VA Loans

VA loans are usually the best option for U.S. military veterans, but not always. When to choose another loan type, plus, see today's mortgage rates.

VA Loans: Surviving Spouses Also Get 100% Financing, Lower Rates

The VA mortgage has helped thousands of surviving spouses shore up finances and reduce homeownership costs.

27 Months In A Row: VA Mortgage Rates Beat Everything

It pays to be a veteran. Using VA Benefits and the G.I. Bill, military borrowers get access to lower rates than the general U.S. population.

VA Mortgage Rates & 10 Terrific Reasons To Use A VA Loan

VA loans offer benefits unmatched by conventional and FHA financing, plus the program provides extra low mortgage rates to eligible military borrowers.

VA Streamline Refinance: About The VA IRRRL Mortgage Program & VA Mortgage Rates

Full details about the VA mortgage loan program including comprehensive Q&A, the VA Streamline Refinance (IRRRL), and today's VA mortgage rates which are near their lowest of all-time.

The VA Mortgage – Purchase & Refinance Loan Programs

The VA Loan Guaranty Program from the Department of Veterans Affairs. VA loans offer below-market rates, and 100% loans with no mortgage insurance required.

Can I Buy A Home With A VA Mortgage After Foreclosure?

Instructions for military borrowers on how to buy a home after a foreclosure event. Zero-downpayment options available via the VA Loan Guaranty Program.

Report: Veterans “Cashing Out” Newfound Equity As Home Values Rise

Low rates and easier guidelines are making the VA cash-out refinance program super popular among veterans.

VA: Gulf War Veterans Most Likely To Use VA Home Loan Program

Military borrowers are using the VA Home Loan Guaranty program to purchase and refinance huge numbers of homes. The GI Bill and low rates make it possible.

Get A VA Mortgage Way Above VA Loan Limits

VA-eligible home buyers shouldn't skip over higher-priced homes to stay within VA loan "limits." There is no actual limit to a VA mortgage.

Study: Surprising Number Of Veterans Are Using The VA Loan Program

Military home buyers have an advantage over others: they need no downpayment. They use zero-down loans 7 times as often as non-military home buyers.

VA Streamline Refinances Double As Popular Program Catches On

VA rates are sinking deeper. That's enticing more U.S. military veterans to reduce their housing costs with this homeowner-friendly program.

26 Months In A Row: VA Mortgage Rates Are The Best

It pays to be a veteran. Using VA Benefits and the G.I. Bill, military borrowers get access to lower rates than the general U.S. population.

Honoring Veterans This Independence Day With 100% Financing, No PMI

VA home loans offer overwhelming advantages over other loan types, so why do only half of veterans use the program to buy a home?

Report: Downpayment Is Not A Barrier For Military Home Buyers

Home buyers who use a VA loan don't cite downpayment as a barrier to homeownership. 100% financing is giving today's veterans an advantage over most buyers.

Use Your Residual Income To Qualify For A VA Mortgage

The VA Home Loan Guaranty program has an unheralded benefit -- you can qualify using residual income, even if your loan's DTI is over the VA limit.

VA: 90,000 Veterans Avoided Foreclosure in 2015

VA home loans are among the safest mortgage types available. The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs works with lenders to keep veterans in their homes.

VA Mortgages: The VA Loan Eligibility Reference Guide

The VA mortgage program is a homeownership benefit available to U.S. military personnel, veterans, and spouses and families. A complete reference guide.

The 5 Best Articles About VA Home Loans

The VA Loan Guaranty Program offers low mortgage rates and simple mortgage qualification standards. These are our 5 best posts on the topic of VA loans.

How To Refinance Using The VA Loan Program (Even If Your Current Mortgage Is Non-VA)

The Department of Veterans Affairs lets non-VA homeowners to refinance into VA loans. Read more and get access to today's VA mortgage rates.

2016 Conforming, FHA, & VA Loan Limits

Mortgage loan limits for every U.S. county, as published by Fannie Mae & Freddie Mac, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA)