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VA Occupancy Rules: A Reader Question

VA Occupancy Rules: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “When purchasing a home with a VA loan. What is considered a ‘reasonable time’ in which you must occupy the home? Also can you have a dependant live in the home and the purchasers not live in...

VA Loan Occupancy: A Reader Question

VA Loan Occupancy: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Started a VA refi on my current home 6 mos. ago. Just got the loan to upgrade my home. During the time slot, I got married and need a larger home. Is it possible for me to...

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Can I purchase a home about 5 hours away, if my father will be living there? I am 5 hours away and eventually would like to live there after my current orders.” VA loan rules are very...

VA Loan Myths and Facts On Occupancy

VA Loan Myths and Facts On Occupancy

We’ve received a great deal of questions lately about VA loan occupancy requirements. There are plenty of myths, rumors and half-truths floating around about the nature of VA loans and the occupancy requirement. What do VA loan rules actually say...

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements

Since we've had some questions related to VA home loan occupancy rules, it seemed like a good time to review the Department of Veterans Affairs requirements for primary occupancy.

For most types of VA home loans, the VA requires the borrower...