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Using Part-Time or Overtime Income for a VA Loan
There are times when part-time or overtime can't be used to help a veteran buy and finance a home with a VA loan.
What to Do When Declined for a VA Loan
The American Dream can become a nightmare when a VA loan is turned down. What should you do in that situation?
The VA Loan Closing: What to Expect
Securing a house requires a stream of paperwork and collaboration. You know it will end soon, but do you know how it will end...
When a VA Loan Is NOT Your Best Bet
VA loans offer many advantages, but there are times that VA loans are not your best option.
What Happens When Your VA Loan Is Sold?
Loans can be sold in what is called the "secondary" market and VA loans are no different -- learn about how this works.
The VA Credit Alternative
Learn the ins and outs of VA credit reports, and what to do if you have little to no credit history.
How to Read a VA Appraisal
When a VA lender evaluates a loan application, there's quite a bit of information to go over.
VA Loans and Your Credit Report
One of the variables that VA lenders review is the credit report. What’s in your credit report and how do you read it?
The VA Adjustable Rate Mortgage Program
When deciding on the type of VA loan, the initial decision is likely to select a fixed rate or an adjustable rate loan, or AR...
VA Loans: How to Save on Closing Costs
VA loans limit closing costs, but they don't eliminate them. Here are some ways to reduce or avoid paying for them altogether...
Close Your VA Loan on the First Month or Last?
When you close makes a difference, but it depends primarily on the nature of your VA loan; is it for a purchase, or a refinan...
The VA Loan Team That Works On Your Application
There's an entire team who will read, study and evaluate your application who you probably won't meet, so who are they?
Simultaneous Closings With Your VA Loan
Getting one VA loan approved requires a lot of time and effort, so how much work goes into securing multiple VA loans?
Using 'Other' Income to Qualify for a VA Loan
Here's a look at how lenders calculate all your expenses as part of your VA loan package.
How to Get Your VA Purchase Offer Declined
NOT getting your VA loan approved is a situation best avoided, but we can learn how to do it right from these negative exampl...
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