VA loan expert Chris Birk brings you the latest news and tips about your VA loan benefit
During this unprecedented homebuying season, thousands of veterans are still closing on VA home loans every single week. But two parts of the process -- the VA appraisal and home inspections -- might look a bit different for some buyers, depending on how the coronavirus is impacting their community.
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.
Effective Jan. 1, 2020, VA loan limits are going away for veterans with their full entitlement. This historic change means there's no limit to the VA loan's $0 down payment benefit.
The VA provides a single option for refinancing from a conventional to VA loan and it’s simpler to use than you may think.
VA rehab and renovation loans are the VA's answer to an aging housing market in the United States. Here we dive into this unique loan type and the potential downsides accompanying them.
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.
It’s absolutely possible for applicants to earn VA loan approval if they have been employed at their current job for less than two years. But it depends on your specific income and employment situation, the lender and more.
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.
Your VA disability rating by itself has no negative effect on VA loan eligibility. In fact, your rating may provide cost-saving benefits and additional income when considering a VA loan, even if you have bad credit.
VA loans to purchase homes increased for the eighth straight year in Fiscal Year 2019, according to data released recently by the Department of Veterans Affairs.