Posts Covering VA Loans

VA home loans: The lowest mortgage rates with no PMI required

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.

VA refinance in 2018: How to avoid the scammers

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 […]

Is 2018 the year you should become a homeowner?

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 […]

How to make the most of your closing disclosure

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 Shutdown and your government mortgage: How it will affect FHA, VA and USDA loans

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.

VA home loan rates, guidelines, & loan limits (Updated for 2018)

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.

VA loans: Lower rates & you’ll never pay mortgage insurance

VA loans allow 100% financing, never require mortgage insurance, and offer mortgage rates which are the lowest of what’s around.

Complete guide to VA home loans 2018

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

2018 VA Mortgage Limits: Why There Really Aren’t Any

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.

VA home loans: Getting your form DD 214

To get a VA home loan, you usually have to submit form DD 214. Here’s what you need to know about getting it, and what to do if you can’t get one.

Homeless Vietnam veterans bounce back thanks to web donations

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 – […]

How to appeal your VA home loan appraisal

Want to appeal your VA home loan appraisal? Here’s what to do and how to get the best results possible. Plus, get today’s VA mortgage rates.

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 Mortgage Rates Are The Lowest, So Why Aren’t More Veterans Using Them?

Veterans have access to low VA mortgage rates, but too often, they choose another loan type. Correcting myths deter eligible veterans from the benefit.

The Ultimate Guide to VA Loans and Benefits

Active duty military and veterans are eligible for benefits based on their service. This ultimate guide covers the financial side of those benefits.

6 VA Mortgage Myths: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You

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.

Which Is Better, A Military Loan Or FHA Financing?

Is the military loan from the VA better than FHA mortgage financing? usually. here’s what you need to know about this valuable benefit.

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.

VA Loans: No Down Payment Mortgage Options For Military Personnel

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.

Which Is Better, A Military Loan or FHA Financing?

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)