Tips and advice to help Veterans and military families get the most from homebuying
Qualifying for a VA loan after bankruptcy is certainly possible, often in a shorter period than you would with a conventional loan.
Getting a VA loan while serving in the military is definitely possible. Here we look at some of the major differences and what to expect.
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.
Using your VA home loan benefit for an investment property is an attractive option for many buyers. However, there are a few key considerations to understand at the outset when it comes to multiunit properties.
Water testing-related issues can prove especially difficult for homebuyers. Learn about VA water test requirements and what to expect if your prospective home is not connected to a public water system.
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.
Going through a VA loan foreclosure can devastate your credit score, but it doesn't mean you have to wait years to buy another home.
Contracts to purchase homes often come with appraisal contingencies. The VA Escape Clause protects would-be buyers if the VA appraisal determines the home is worth less than what they agreed to pay.
Building your dream home is a possibility with a VA home loan. But it isn’t always an easy road. Here we take a deep dive into VA construction loans and how you can build a home with a VA loan.
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.