Tips and advice to help Veterans and military families get the most from homebuying
Closing costs are always part of the mortgage equation. But one of the big benefits of VA loans is that they limit what veterans and military members can pay in closing costs.
It's not uncommon for issues to arise during the VA appraisal process. This doesn't automatically mean the purchase deal will go down the drain. There is flexibility regarding who can pay for these repairs.
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.
Contract contingencies are in place to protect prospective VA buyers from the unknown.
Sometimes lenders will need to do a closer inspection of your finances to verify you can handle the responsibility of a mortgage. This is called Manual Underwriting, and it does differ from the standard underwriting process.
Virtual tours are more critical than ever with open houses and in-person home tours on hold across much of the country because of the coronavirus. Here are five tips to help VA buyers get the most from remote showings during this unprecedented homebuying season.
VA loan limits act more as a guide more than a restriction on the amount of money you can borrow. Keep reading to get a better understanding on how VA loan limits work.
Commuting into work is a common reality for many military homebuyers. However, racking up the miles on your car can affect your purchasing power and your VA loan process.
Rainwater catchment systems are typically a no-go with the VA loan. However, in Hawaii, these systems are common and may meet the VA's appraisal guidelines.
Short sales often get lumped together with foreclosure and its offshoot, the deed-in-lieu of foreclosure. But these aren't the same thing, and that can make a huge difference for homebuyers.