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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Four-Plex Occupancy Rules: VA Loan Reader Questions

Four-Plex Occupancy Rules: VA Loan Reader Questions

A reader asks, "We are wanting to purchase a four plex. How long do we have to reside in the building and how do we go about purchasing another? Also can we buy another four plex in another state?"

While it's...

VA Adjustable Rate Mortgages: What You Should Know

VA Adjustable Rate Mortgages: What You Should Know

The VA loan program includes the ability to apply for an Adjustable Rate Mortgage or ARM loan. The VA loan rulebook has special provisions and procedures for VA ARM loans the borrower should know when considering this option. VA ARMs...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Farm Loans

VA Loan Reader Questions: Farm Loans

A reader asks, "I would like to get a va loan to purchase a 350 acre farm. Is it possible or not? I have heard yes and no.... the farm already has a house on it." The VA loan rulebook...

Explaining VA Loan Limits

Explaining VA Loan Limits

How do you know how much money you can borrow with a VA mortgage loan?

The issue of VA loan limits can be a confusing one for some--if the Department of Veterans Affairs doesn't place a set, standardized dollar limit on...

Explaining VA Minimum Property Requirements

Explaining VA Minimum Property Requirements

We get lots of questions in our comments section about VA appraisals and whether or not the features (or defects) on a particular property will be a problem during a VA appraisal.

For these readers and many more like them with...