Posts Covering VA Loans
January 26, 2018 in VA Loans
VA loans allow 100% financing, never require mortgage insurance, and offer mortgage rates which are the lowest of what's around. Also, today's rates are ultra-low.
Beware! Scammers operating Are you considering a VA refinance in 2018? Then take care. Unscrupulous con artists are targeting veterans and servicemembers who want to refinance; some with VA loans have suffered real losses. Read on to discover how the scams work...and how to avoid them. A real issue There's a bipartisan initiative in the […]
Happy new year — as a homeowner Is your new year's resolution for 2018 to become a homeowner? Or would you make it one, if only you thought it was a smart move — and you stood a chance of achieving it? Well, read on because you might find some good news. 2018: A vintage […]
Buying a home: Don't fall at the finish line At least three business days before you're due to close, you should receive a closing disclosure. Could there be a worse time? You're preparing to move! And your to-do list has never been longer. So the last thing you want is a five-page document to wade […]
The government shutdown might impact your government mortgage -- VA, FHA and USDA loan programs are all backed by the government and will be affected to some degree.
January 22, 2018 in VA Loans
Since 70 years ago, the VA Loan Guaranty program has allowed 100% financing, extended loan sizes, and a host of other benefits granted under the G.I. Bill.
January 22, 2018 in VA Loans
VA loans allow 100% financing, never require mortgage insurance, and offer mortgage rates which are the lowest of what's around.
January 5, 2018 in VA Loans
This year's VA mortgage limits are higher than last year's limits. But you really don't have loan limits at all with this program. VA jumbo mortgages are here to help you buy more house.
Out on the street Vietnam veterans Gary and Clifford Koekoek had always done everything together. But living out of their car, homeless, at age 84? That was one place they never thought they’d be. From homeowner to homeless At 84, the Koekoek twins saw their lives change drastically. Their beautiful, Fair Oaks, California-based home – […]
September 15, 2017 in VA Loans
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.
Veterans have access to low VA mortgage rates, but too often, they choose another loan type. Correcting myths deter eligible veterans from the benefit.
July 4, 2017 in VA Loans
VA mortgage myths may prevent eligible homebuyers from using this great loan, and cost them money. If you encounter a home seller or listing agent who balks at selling to a VA buyer, show them this article.
June 16, 2017 in VA Loans
Is the military loan from the VA better than FHA mortgage financing? usually. here's what you need to know about this valuable benefit.
May 29, 2017 in VA Loans
The VA mortgage has helped thousands of surviving spouses shore up finances and reduce homeownership costs.
May 26, 2017 in VA Loans
Eligible buyers should consider the VA loan when it's an available option. Read more about VA loans and get today's live mortgage rates.
The military loan for homebuying, of VA mortgage, is a great benefit for eligible families. However, it's not the only loan available. There are private and other government-backed loans as well.
2018 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)