A Look at the VA Loan Appraisal Process
When VA lenders approve a VA loan application there are really two distinct approvals issued—one for the veteran and one for...
Earnest Money Deposits and VA Loans
If you read a sales contract carefully, and you should if you haven’t, you’ll soon realize it’s pretty serious.
Explaining the Occupancy Requirement on VA Loans
VA loans are used to finance an owner-occupied home and are not available to finance investment property, a vacation or secon...
6 Traits of Successful VA Homebuyers
The VA loan program has opened the doors of homeownership to millions of military members, veterans and their families since...
3 Big Ways VA Loans Can Save You Thousands
This is a loan program that can save qualified borrowers thousands of dollars.
6 Unbeatable Benefits of VA Loans
Here's a look at six of the biggest, most unbeatable benefits of the VA home loan.
Can You Borrow More Than Your Home Is Worth?
That question is answered both by how much your monthly payments will be compared to how much you make each month.
A Look at the Credit Score Benefits of VA Loans
VA loans provide an array of significant homebuying benefits for qualified borrowers.
Using a VA Loan with Power of Attorney
To help prepare for the unexpected, a power of attorney document allows veterans and service members to have another individu...
Getting a VA Loan After Bankruptcy or Foreclosure
Bankruptcy and foreclosure can take a toll on your financial profile.
Get a VA Home Loan in 5 Steps
Buying a home can seem like an intimidating process. But it really doesn’t have to be.
Four Reasons VA Loans Are So Powerful Today
This long-cherished benefit has backed more than 20 million military mortgages since 1944.
Four Signs You're Ready for Homeownership
There's a lot of excitement surrounding the homebuying journey. But there's often a fair bit of uncertainty as well.
Americans Now View Real Estate as Top Investment
Americans today believe real estate is the best long-term investment out there, according to a recent Gallup survey.
Using Your VA Loan Benefits in the Winter
The window for winter homebuying is closing quickly for shoppers looking to snag a great deal.
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