VA loans allow Veterans to have a co-borrower on the loan. Here we break down co-borrower requirements and provide common scenarios around co-borrowing and joint VA loans.
VA loan entitlement can be a tricky subject. Here we breakdown second-tier entitlement and what to expect when reusing your VA loan benefits.
VA loan entitlement can be a confusing subject. Here we break down VA loan entitlement, the different types and how that affects your maximum loan amount.
Restoration of entitlement is not an automatic process, but requires some work from the borrower. Learn about the requirements for restoring entitlement and how you can reuse your VA loan benefits.
The VA requires a wood-destroying pest inspection for much of the U.S. Learn which states require a termite inspection and who pays.
National Guard members and Reservists can tap into the same VA loan benefit that's helped generations of Veterans and active duty service members achieve the dream of homeownership.
Verification of Employment (VOE) is essential for VA lenders to see that you have a reliable source of income and can make your mortgage payments. Guidelines will vary by lender and borrowers should be aware that some employment scenarios can disrupt the VA loan process.
Student loan debt doesn't necessarily make it more difficult to qualify for a VA loan. However, it can impact your VA loan eligibility.
Like the other government-backed home loans, VA loans are focused on helping borrowers purchase primary residences. The VA loan program isn’t intended to help people build an empire of rental properties or vacation homes.
Prospective buyers can look to land a VA home loan using part-time income. But you’ll typically need a solid track record of receiving that income to make it work.
Veterans and service members can look to qualify for a VA home loan using retirement income, which is great news for many homebuyers. You will need to be able to verify this income in order to qualify for the home loan.
Lenders consider your gross monthly income when evaluating what kind of mortgage you can afford. In other words, they’re looking at your major monthly debts in relation to your pre-tax income.