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VA Loan Reader Questions: Surviving Spouses

VA Loan Reader Questions: Surviving Spouses

A reader asks, “My husband died, can I use his VA loan to buy a house?” In general, VA loan rules do permit surviving spouses of military members to use the VA loan benefit under certain circumstances. We’ll address those...

VA Loan Myths: A Reader Question About “VA Student Loans”

VA Loan Myths: A Reader Question About “VA Student Loans”

A reader asks, “My father has pass away can me and my daughter use a veteran loan to go to college or buy a home?” Presumably the father mentioned in this reader question was a veteran and the dependent daughter...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Surviving Spouse Eligibility for a VA Loan

VA Loan Reader Questions: Surviving Spouse Eligibility for a VA Loan

A reader asks, “My husband was retired USN. He passed away in 2001. I have not remarried. May I file for VA Loan on his service record?  I have all the necessary paperwork. DD 214- Marriage Cert- Death certif. etc.”...