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Military Discharges and VA Loan Eligibility: A Reader Question

Military Discharges and VA Loan Eligibility: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Box 23 on my DD214 states “Discharged”. I served 1yr and 2 months, my status was “Under Honorable Conditions (general)” Where I applied to get my COE, I was told I would be denied because in box...

Restoring Your VA Loan Eligibility

Restoring Your VA Loan Eligibility

Lately we’ve gotten several questions about restoring VA loan eligibility. Some readers want to know if they need to restore their eligibility or if it’s done automatically once a VA home loan has been paid in full. Others want to...

VA Streamlines Funding Fee Exemption Process

VA Streamlines Funding Fee Exemption Process

Recently we've written about VA loan funding fee exemptions--any qualified veteran receiving disability compensation from the Department of Veterans Affairs is exempt from paying the VA loan funding fee. In such cases, the veteran is exempt based on documented, VA-recognized...

How to Apply for a VA Certificate of Eligibility

How to Apply for a VA Certificate of Eligibility

Borrowers who have never applied for a VA home loan before may wonder how to apply for a VA certificate of eligibility or COE. There are many ways to apply, including by regular postal mail, but the Department of Veterans...