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VA Appraisals: Roofs, Basements and Crawlspaces

VA Appraisals: Roofs, Basements and Crawlspaces

When it comes to a VA appraiser’s job, moisture is an important factor in rating or evaluating the property. Part of the appraisal process is to identity obvious conditions that could affect the value or usability of the home. Moisture...

VA Appraisal Issues and Concerns

VA Appraisal Issues and Concerns

Some of the most common questions about the VA appraisal process involve the things an appraiser might write up as needing corrections as a condition of VA loan approval. Some borrowers--and sellers--are confused by areas listed in the VA Minimum...

VA Loan Rules For Termite Inspections

VA Loan Rules For Termite Inspections

In some areas, termites and other wood-destroying pests are a serious problem. House hunters often worry about the condition of older homes when it comes to termites, and in some cases rightfully so. How can the buyer tell with the...