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Credit score requirements vary by lender. However, most lenders have similar criteria. Let's look at the minimum credit score for a VA loan and what lenders typically expect.
Your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) verifies you meet the military service requirements for a VA loan. However, not everyone knows there are multiple ways to obtain your COE – some easier than others.
Midway through Fiscal Year 2021, the VA loan program is on pace to blow past last year's record-setting 1.2 million loans. See which cities are seeing the most growth compared to last year.
Numerous cities in America offer a high quality of life, but sometimes those cities are not always the most affordable for veterans looking to utilize their VA home loan benefit. Finding a balance between affordability and economic wellness is important whether you’re a young professional fresh out of college, or a service member looking to relocate.
In this article, we explore the VA loan down payment requirements. In most instances, Veterans do not need a down payment, but in some cases, it's required. Let's take a closer look.
Selling your home is a big decision and can be overwhelming for many. There are several costs homeowners are not aware of when selling their home. These expenses can add up quickly and can affect how much you profit from the home sale. Here we explore all the costs of selling a house and how you can potentially save money on your next home sale.
When you're ready to make an offer, typically, the best way to show you're serious is by including earnest money. Below we detail what earnest money is, how to get it back, and what you need to know about contingency agreements.
Purchasing a home with a VA loan is an exciting moment, but there are some limitations with what you can do with the property even after you close. Occupancy requirements are going to be the biggest hurdle for Veteran homebuyers, but that's not to say turning your home into an Airbnb is impossible.
Manufactured and modular homes are an attractive option for many VA borrowers, but must meet minimum property requirements and other guidelines specified by the lender. Some lenders may not be willing to finance these homes.
Many homeowners want to sell their home before they’ve completely paid off the mortgage—especially since most mortgages are 30-year terms. Selling a house with a mortgage is quite possible, but there are a few things you should know about the process.
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