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Cash Back For VA Home Loans? A Reader Question

Cash Back For VA Home Loans? A Reader Question

A reader asks, “I am working with a company (lender name deleted) that routinely gives cash back to almost any buyer. We work with no other lender for VA loans that allow cash back. Some do allow it to be...

VA Loan Entitlement: A Reader Question

VA Loan Entitlement: A Reader Question

  A reader asks, “Is there a maximum number of times that we can purchase a home or refinance our current house?” The answer to this question depends greatly on circumstance, but in general a borrower is limited by two...

Are You Ready For A VA Home Loan? VA Loan Basics

Are You Ready For A VA Home Loan? VA Loan Basics

If you’re new to the VA loan program and are considering the purchase of a new home with your VA benefits, there are several questions that are good to ask yourself as you get ready for the planning process. Below...

The VA Loan Funding Fee: A Reader Question

The VA Loan Funding Fee: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “My husband and I are in the process of purchasing a home. All is going well, except the VA has refused to allow us to get the VA Funding Fee, which amounts to a little over $5,000.00....

Reader Question: VA Loan Appraisals and Unfinished Rooms

Reader Question: VA Loan Appraisals and Unfinished Rooms

A reader asks about a previously owned home up for sale with some work missing. "...(T)he last owner left the master bathroom unfinished, floor and wall tiles missing, sink, cabinet and toilet not installed but everything is in a closet...