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VA Loan Reader Questions: Buying Another Home With A VA Home Loan

VA Loan Reader Questions: Buying Another Home With A VA Home Loan

A reader asked us recently, “I have a house in NY. I purchased 1999 thru the VA loan process. In 2009 I tranferred to NC. I was unable to sell my house so I made it a rental property. I have...

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “We are stationed abroad and my husband may be retiring next summer. We found a house we would like to purchase – can we use a VA loan – does the soldier’s and sailors relief act have...

VA Loan Appraisal Waivers: A Reader Question

VA Loan Appraisal Waivers: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Upon my VA appraisal in Texas, the appraiser found several cosmetic problems, worn siding, some bricks missing tuck points, front door weathered. Chipped paint, most of the flaws notated on the detached garage. In your opinion, could...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Community Property Laws

VA Loan Reader Questions: Community Property Laws

A reader asks, “I live Nevada and separated from my husband who lives in Florida. I’m try to purchase a house with my VA, but the mortgage company said because Nevada is a community state that they had include my...

VA Loan Fee Rules

VA Loan Fee Rules

VA Loan fees are a typical part of doing business with a VA home loan. If you buy any type of property with a home loan, there are associated fees and expenses to deal with. With VA loans, these fees...

VA Minimum Property Requirements: Common Issues

VA Minimum Property Requirements: Common Issues

The Department of Veterans Affairs has a rulebook for VA home loans which includes a list of minimum property requirements that are used to guide VA appraisals. One of the most frequently asked questions about VA home loans in general...