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VA Loan Appraisal Fee Waviers? A Reader Question

VA Loan Appraisal Fee Waviers? A Reader Question

A reader asks, “I heard that for VA if you have a disability, for example PTSD, you can qualify for a waiver for the appraisal…is that true?” Based on a reading of the VA Lender’s Handbook, there is nothing in...

VA Loan Appraisal Requirements: A Reader Question

VA Loan Appraisal Requirements: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “I am in the middle of the loan process trying to buy an 80 year old home. The VA Appraiser has told the bank that this house that never had rails around it must have them installed...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Appraisal Disputes

VA Loan Reader Questions: Appraisal Disputes

A reader asks, "I am working with my good friend and VA buyer. The VA has denied the loan do to the fact that the appraiser is calling for removal of the septic. We have provided two certs to the...