For eligible veteran and active duty military borrowers a VA loan is often a better option than a conventional mortgage. This is due to the many distinct advantages offered by VA loans.
One of the main questions we receive in regards to VA loans is, “What is a VA mortgage loan entitlement?”
If you currently have a conventional loan, you are allowed to refinance with a VA loan if you are an eligible veteran. Better yet, the odds are favorable that you will be able to save a great deal of money by refinancing with a VA loan!
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.
If you’re looking at buying the home of your dreams – and the price reflects it – then a VA jumbo loan may very well be the best option for your mortgage.
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.
In the majority of cases, VA loans do not allow for money back at closing to cover home repairs. The one exception to this rule is in the case of energy-efficient home improvements.
The short answer to the question “How many VA loans can I have?” is that there isn’t a limit on the amount of times eligible veterans are allowed to utilize the VA loan program.
DD 214 forms are required of veterans when applying for a VA mortgage loan, and, unfortunately, are commonly misplaced over time. The good news is that losing or misplacing it is an easily remedied problem!
There are many ways in which a getting a divorce can have an impact on VA loans.