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Monthly Archives: August 2010

How Much Loan Can a VA Borrower Get?

How Much Loan Can a VA Borrower Get?

One common question the new VA loan applicant wants to know is how much they can borrow with a VA guaranteed loan. There are many reasons for asking—some buyers want to know what the ceiling is, regardless of what they...

What Does the VA Do for the Borrower?

What Does the VA Do for the Borrower?

What does the Department of Veterans Affairs do for those who want to get a VA guaranteed mortgage? Newcomers to the VA lending process sometimes assume the VA issues the loan itself, but every good lender and real estate agent...

What the VA Does NOT Do for VA Loan Borrowers

What the VA Does NOT Do for VA Loan Borrowers

At every step of the way, the Department of Veterans Affairs has set up rules and regulations to protect veterans and lenders alike. The VA has guidelines for borrowers that keep them from getting into predatory loan situations, and it...

Real Estate Agents Help Pre-Approved VA Loan House Hunters

Real Estate Agents Help Pre-Approved VA Loan House Hunters

I was reading a military blogger’s post about the joys of house hunting and thought I’d share some of my own thoughts here on what she wrote. Elaine Wilson’s Family Matters blog post about house hunting can teach more than...