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  • VA Loans and Employment

    VA Loans and Employment

    Income and employment are two basic elements in securing a home loan. But don’t let your assumptions about what is required discourage you from pursuing a VA loan, because the agency’s requirements allow for some flexibility in assessing both. When it comes to employment, the VA and VA approved lenders are looking for stability, consistency and a likelihood that those conditions will continue. The gold standar…

  • Patience at a Premium: Purchasing Foreclosures with a VA Loan

    Patience at a Premium: Purchasing Foreclosures with a VA Loan

    With the large number of foreclosed homes on the market these days, more prospective homeowners are looking in that direction to get the greatest bang for their mortgage buck. Purchasing a foreclosure can be frustrating and time consuming, and doing it with a VA home loan brings additional challenges. Sadly, some properties have been neglected as they work their way through the foreclosure process.  And to qua…