Tips and advice to help Veterans and military families get the most from homebuying
Lenders may require a Verification of Rent (VOR) to better assess a borrower's likelihood of making on-time mortgage payments. While VORs aren't always necessary, it's important to understand what they are and how they can impact your mortgage process.
Your cash reserves are important to the homebuying journey as lenders want to make sure you have a stable, reliable income that’s likely to continue.
Buying a condominium with you VA home loan benefit is a great option. However, there are additional requirements that differ from purchasing a single-family residence or a multiunit complex.
Keeping an eye on your credit score is a good habit to keep, especially when looking to buy a home. There are a few different types of credit scores your VA mortgage lender will look at when evaluating your finances, and several terms you should be aware of.
Verifying your employment is an important step in establishing eligibility for a VA home loan. However, changing jobs, being placed on temporary leave, or switching careers can all impact the timeline of your VA loan.
The inconsistency that results from self-employment can often lead to applicants running into some hurdles. They will need to verify their income and provide critical business documents to qualify. However, policies will vary depending on the lender.
Common-law marriage is an old concept and an often misunderstood one, but common-law marriages can qualify when it comes to being eligible for a VA home loan.
Most states offer disabled veterans a property tax exemption, which can save veterans thousands each year depending on state and disability percentage.
Here we take a look at discharge scenarios and who is eligible for a VA loan after leaving service.