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Can a Borrower Rent Out a Home Purchased with a VA Loan?

Can a Borrower Rent Out a Home Purchased with a VA Loan?

There are many reasons why a borrower who owns a home purchased with a VA insured mortgage would consider renting out his or her property. Active duty military members who are being reassigned to a new base, for example, might...

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 Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Can I purchase a home about 5 hours away, if my father will be living there? I am 5 hours away and eventually would like to live there after my current orders.” VA loan rules are very...

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements: A Reader Question

A reader asks, “Currently I am an active service member. I would like to use a VA home loan to purchase a house in a state I intend to retire in once I am complete with my obligation. I currently...