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VA Loan Minimum Property Requirements

VA Loan Minimum Property Requirements

A reader asks, “Can anyone tell me if a VA loan requires that the outside walls of my garage be drywalled on the inside of the garage? We are selling our home to a couple who is getting a VA...

VA Loans, Converted Garages, and State/Local Code: A Reader Question

VA Loans, Converted Garages, and State/Local Code: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Can you buy a home VA financing with a converted garage? No permit was pulled but a lic contractor did the work. Can we put funds in escrow to have the wall removed to complete the sale?”...