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Restoring VA Loan Entitlement

Restoring VA Loan Entitlement

Those who have already used their VA loan entitlement to buy a home don’t always keep that home for the entire term of VA mortgage. Do VA borrowers get another chance to use their VA loan entitlement? The short answer...

VA Loan Eligibility For Surviving Dependent Children: A Reader Question

VA Loan Eligibility For Surviving Dependent Children: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “My father, a 100% disabled vet, passed last Jan. Is there any loans I qualify for to own a home. My fathers, our home, was repossessed with our land.” It’s assumed that the reader question here is...

Partial VA Loan Entitlement: A Reader Question

Partial VA Loan Entitlement: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “In 2003 i went thru a divorce a repossession of my home thru the VA, suffered a 50k loss. Now in 2014 im trying to buy another home thru the VA. I tried to get my COE...

VA Loans For Ex-Spouses? A Reader Question

VA Loans For Ex-Spouses? A Reader Question

A reader asks, “My ex-husband was active duty and I am remarried can I get a home mortgage off his retirement now?” This question is a bit unclear, and we can’t address any other issue aside from those that pertain...

VA Loan Eligibility Restoration: A Reader Question

VA Loan Eligibility Restoration: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “I recently sold my house that was purchased with a VA loan. Do I need to do anything to restore my eligibility for a future purchase?” The VA official site has the answer and resources to help...

VA Joint Loan Rules: How Many Units?

VA Joint Loan Rules: How Many Units?

A joint loan between more than one veteran has some options and an important perk borrowers should be aware of when deciding whether or not to apply for such a loan. The rules for VA joint loan procedures are found...

Are You Eligible For A VA Home Loan?

Are You Eligible For A VA Home Loan?

The first step toward owning a home purchased with a VA mortgage loan is establishing your eligibility for the loan. VA loans are for eligible veterans (and eligible surviving spouses of military members) who have served a minimum time in...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Restoration of VA Loan Entitlement

VA Loan Reader Questions: Restoration of VA Loan Entitlement

A reader asks, “I’ve paid off my VA loan. How long does it take to get my entitlement restored so I can buy a new home?” VA loan entitlement restoration is not automatic–it must be applied for as per the...