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VA Loan Limits for 2015

VA Loan Limits for 2015

The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued news about VA loan limits by county for 2015. According to VA circular 26-14-39, “the 2015 county loan limits Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Loan Limits, in the event Public Law 110-389 expires on...

Department of Veterans Affairs Posts VA Loan Limits For 2014

Department of Veterans Affairs Posts VA Loan Limits For 2014

The Department of Veterans Affairs has posted the VA loan lending limits chart for 2014. According to VA Circular 26-13-28, the new limits apply to new purchase home loans and not to VA Streamline Refinancing/VA IRRRLs. “The county loan limits...

More On VA Loan Limits and Down Payments

More On VA Loan Limits and Down Payments

We've had reader questions recently on VA down payment requirements, and there's also a pending update to VA loam maximum guaranty limits for 2013. While at the time of this writing those maximum guaranty amounts have not been made public,...

VA Loan Limits For 2013?

VA Loan Limits For 2013?

The Department of Veterans Affairs annually revises its maximum loan guaranty information--the VA maximum guaranty data for one year may not necessarily be the same is it was for the previous year. This is due to a variety of factors...

Explaining VA Loan Limits

Explaining VA Loan Limits

How do you know how much money you can borrow with a VA mortgage loan?

The issue of VA loan limits can be a confusing one for some--if the Department of Veterans Affairs doesn't place a set, standardized dollar limit on...

VA Loan Reader Questions: VA Loan Limit Increase?

VA Loan Reader Questions: VA Loan Limit Increase?

A reader asks, "I heard the VA limit is increasing for SAN DIEGO COUNTY in 2012. Is there any confirmation of that?" The Department of Veterans Affairs recently published revised VA loan maximum guaranty limit, which have changed because of the...

VA Loan Limits Change for 2012

VA Loan Limits Change for 2012

The Department of Veterans Affairs has released a circular announcing changes to the VA loan maximum guaranty for the remainder of 2012. According to VA Circular 26-12-7, Maximum Guaranty for Loans Closed August 6, 2012 to December 31, 2012, recent...

VA County Loan Limits for 2012 Posted

VA County Loan Limits for 2012 Posted

Earlier this year we reported on the Department of Veterans Affairs addressing possible changes to its VA loan maximum loan limits in October. According to the VA official site, "The Veterans’ Benefits Improvement Act of 2008 provided a temporary increase...

Who Sets The Interest Rates On VA Home Loans?

Who Sets The Interest Rates On VA Home Loans?

One VA loan myth that is quickly dispelled once a borrower begins the VA loan process concerns the interest rates on VA insured mortgages. People unfamiliar with the VA loan program might assume that the Department of Veterans Affairs somehow sets...

VA Loan Limits Update

VA Loan Limits Update

The VA loan limit is one of the most important aspects of the VA home loan program for borrowers and lenders alike. While the Department of Veterans Affairs does not have a maximum dollar amount established for VA home loans,...