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The VA requires a wood-destroying pest inspection for much of the U.S. Learn which states require a termite inspection and who pays.
Mortgages typically have some form of mortgage insurance. Conventional loans have private mortgage insurance (PMI), FHA loans have a mortgage insurance premium (MIP) and even USDA loans have an ongoing fee. Here we look at the VA's mortgage insurance requirements - or lack thereof.
The VA provides guidelines for residual income to ensure Veterans can afford daily living expenses. We take a deep dive here into residual income requirements and what to expect in this part of the loan process.
Securing a VA loan with bad credit isn't impossible, but it is common for many lenders to have a more stringent credit requirements.
Using your VA loan benefits to purchase a home is exciting, but if you are new to the process you may need some pointers along the way. Below we compiled the top questions and tips for Veterans looking to use their VA loan benefit.
Military spouses often play key roles in the homebuying process. Here we take a deep dive into what spouses can expect and how to be better prepared for your homebuying journey.
Surviving spouses of Veterans and service members can be eligible for a VA loan of their own. Here, we dive into the process and requirements for surviving spouses to obtain a VA loan. We’ll take a closer look at eligibility for surviving spouses, what it takes to get a Certificate of Eligibility, closing cost benefits and more.