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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...

Mortgage Rate Trends October 13-17 2014

Mortgage Rate Trends October 13-17 2014

This week has been an incredible one for mortgage rates in general, and fairly groundbreaking for VA loan mortgage rates in particular. For much of the year we have seen VA mortgage loan rates (best execution) hovering at around 3.75%,...

VA Loan Rate Trends: The Week of September 2, 2014

VA Loan Rate Trends: The Week of September 2, 2014

VA mortgage rates are subject to change–that’s a given for any set of interest rates. Rates can change for a variety of reasons including foreign developments that affect domestic investor behavior. That was one of the factors this week in...

VA Mortgage Rates News: Low, Flat Rates

VA Mortgage Rates News: Low, Flat Rates

VA mortgageĀ rates for the week ending on Friday, August 29 2014, have had an interesting time. Mortgage loan rates in general have approached their lowest levels of the year at the time of this writing, and we’ve seen some interesting...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Interest Rates

VA Loan Reader Questions: Interest Rates

A reader asks, “I am closing on a home at the end of June and would just like a little help here. I started off working with two different mortgage companies and after looking them both over I decided on...