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How Is A VA Loan Guaranteed?

When an eligible current or ex-servicemember needs to purchase a home for their own personal use, they can obtain a VA Guaranteed loan from a bank, mortgage lender, or savings & loan company, depending on the circumstances.

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What Is A VA Loan Pre-Approval Letter?

A VA loan pre-approval letter is a document granted by a VA mortgage lender that states that based on preliminary information such as the potential borrower’s credit, assets, and income, that they qualify for a VA loan of a specified amount.

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What Is A Statement Of Service Letter?

When veterans apply for a VA loan they are required to provide a Statement of Service letter, otherwise known as a SOS. A Statement of Service is a document which verifies that you are either an active military member, or are retired with at least 6 years of active service prior to retirement or discharge.

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The VA Loan Appraisal Process

Before your home can be qualified for a VA loan, the VA requires an appraisal of the property. A VA appraisal involves a thorough analysis of the home and property to determine what the current market of the home and property is.

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