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VA Loan Reader Question: Seasoning Periods Following a Non-VA Short Sale

VA Loan Reader Question: Seasoning Periods Following a Non-VA Short Sale

A recent commenter wonders about the minimum "seasoning period" for VA borrowers who have a short sale on their credit history.

Do the VA rules, which require at least a two year wait from the time of a short sale to...

VA Loan Reader Questions: Can I Do a Short Sale?

VA Loan Reader Questions: Can I Do a Short Sale?

A reader asks, "Our house and property lost about 70,000 in value after the housing market collapsed, and in addition, we have found many things wrong with our house that we can no longer afford to repair. We have a...

Can I Apply For a New VA Loan After a Short Sale?

Can I Apply For a New VA Loan After a Short Sale?

A recent reader question asked how long the borrower must wait after a short sale before applying for a new VA home loan.

The standard answer is that the VA requires a two-year waiting period following the short sale before...