When buyers first start exploring VA home loan options, terms like “VA appraisal” and “professional home inspection” can understandably become muddled. Let’s clear the confusion. The VA appraisal and a professional inspection vary radically, and each hold crucial benefits for military buyers. Before buying a home with your VA loan benefits, make sure you understand [...]
Are you wondering how your VA appraiser will feel about exposed wires, a sparking fuse box or knob-and-tube wiring? Ponder no more. Let’s talk about the electrical portion of the VA appraisal.
Let’s be honest: The VA appraisal has a reputation of being problematic. But it doesn’t have to be. With a little knowledge and a watchful eye, you can help guide your buyers to properties that will easily meet the VA’s Minimum Property Requirements. Boost your VA appraisal know-how with a review of four big VA [...]
Any good agent knows that an appraisal can make or break a real estate transaction. As a military-friendly real estate agent, it’s certainly in your best interest to be familiar with VA appraisal guidelines. All properties financed through a VA loan must undergo a VA appraisal and meet VA Minimum Property Requirements (MPRs). Some MPRs [...]