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Can You Have a Cosigner on a VA Loan?

By Michael Knisley

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and its lenders issued more than 400,000 home loans totaling over $144 billion in Fiscal Year 2023, so they’re obviously popular and for…

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HISA Grants for Veterans

By Craig Richardson

It’s widely known that the VA housing program offers a direct and accessible path to homeownership that’s been used by hundreds of thousands of qualified service members and veterans over…

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VA Loan Eligibility for National Guard and Reserve Members

By Craig Richardson

Among the long list of benefits available to military personnel, there may be none better than the VA home loan program. The program has helped deliver more than 28 million…

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VA Loans for Mobile Homes

By Craig Richardson

The United States is experiencing one of the hottest housing markets in its history, and the robust demand coupled with very low inventory in many markets is driving home prices…

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Can You Get a VA Loan with Bad Credit?

By Maureen Milliken

You’re dreaming of buying a home using a VA loan, but you’re concerned that your credit history will stand in the way. It’s reality that having good credit means you’ll…

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VA Loan Requirements for Sellers

By Craig Richardson

A home loan backed by the VA is an invaluable benefit for military personnel and veterans who dream of homeownership, but some home sellers may have reservations about dealing with…

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VA Loan Assumption

By George Morris

A benefit of being a veteran is that when you buy a home, you’re eligible for VA home loans, which require no down payments or costly private mortgage insurance, typically…

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How Long After Bankruptcy Can You Get a VA Loan?

By Craig Richardson

All too often, an otherwise rosy financial picture can be clouded by unexpected (and common) events: job loss, a reduction in pay, medical expenses, divorce, lawsuits, or maybe even plain…

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Can You Buy a Condo With a VA Loan?

By Alan Schmadtke

Most of us associate a VA loan with buying a first house, a home that provides more space for a family indoors and a place to use a barbecue grill…

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Earnest Money for VA Loans – Is It a Good Idea?

By Maureen Milliken

If your dream is to buy a home, you want to do everything possible to make sure it becomes yours. An earnest money deposit when you make an offer on…