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VA Loan Appraisal Fee Waviers? A Reader Question

VA Loan Appraisal Fee Waviers? A Reader Question

A reader asks, “I heard that for VA if you have a disability, for example PTSD, you can qualify for a waiver for the appraisal…is that true?” Based on a reading of the VA Lender’s Handbook, there is nothing in...

VA Loan Fees Borrowers Cannot Pay: Brokerage Fees

VA Loan Fees Borrowers Cannot Pay: Brokerage Fees

In recent posts, we've discussed some of the fees VA loan rules say a borrower can and cannot be charged by the lender. Borrowers can be charged a 1% lender's flat fee, for example, which is a typical cost of...