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How to Use Your 401k to Buy a House

Your 401k isn't just a retirement savings vehicle; it can also be a source of funds when making significant life decisions, like purchasing a home. However, it's essential to understand the methods...

October 6, 2023 8 min read
How to Use Your 401k to Buy a House

VA Tidewater Appraisals: Everything You Need To Know

Are you navigating the world of VA home loans and stumbled across the term 'Tidewater VA appraisal'? Wondering what it means and how it can affect your home purchase? Look no further! Let JVM Lending...

September 28, 2023 4 min read
A veteran sits across the table from a mortgage lender explaining the VA Tidewater appraisal process for her home purchase.

VA Loans vs. USDA Home Loans

Are you in the market for a new home and wondering which mortgage option suits you best? VA loans and USDA home loans both offer unique benefits for homebuyers. In this comprehensive guide, we'll...

September 14, 2023 7 min read
VA Loans vs. USDA Home Loans

Buying a Home with a VA Loan: Down Payment Requirements

Are you a military service member or veteran dreaming of owning your own home? The good news is that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a unique home loan program designed specifically...

June 13, 2023 6 min read
Buying a Home with a VA Loan: Down Payment Requirements

VA Jumbo Loans in California

VA loans are a great real estate purchase option for eligible veteran borrowers. Unlike conventional or FHA loans, VA loans allow borrowers to obtain purchase loans with a $0 down payment. Borrowers...

September 24, 2022 7 min read
VA Jumbo Loans in California

Minimum Credit Score Requirements For VA Loans

VA loans are one of the most utilized benefits provided to America's eligible active-duty and returning service members. The VA government loan program is designed to help veterans and their spouses...

August 9, 2022 6 min read
Veteran family home

VA Loans Are Still Much Easier, As We Still Don’t Need Full Inspection Reports

I wrote this blog in early March: VA Loans Are Much Easier Now – No More Clear Inspection Reports! The full blog is copied below but the gist of it […]

June 24, 2022 4 min read

VA Loans Are Much Easier Now – No More Clear Inspection Reports!

VA loans are the best loans on the market – given their very low rates, the lack of mortgage insurance, the lack of loan limits, and the ability to put […]

March 7, 2022 3 min read
VA Loans Are Much Easier Now - No More Clear Inspection Reports!

VA Interest Rates 3/4% Lower Than Jumbo; No VA Loan Limits; Cash Out to 100%

There are about 20 million veterans in the United States. Almost all of them are eligible for VA financing, and, unfortunately, many have no idea of just how advantageous it […]

January 27, 2021 4 min read
A female military soldier returns home to her family wearing her uniform after being away. Her home was purchased using a VA loan - available to all veterans and active service members.

14 Day Close Only For Conforming & FHA; VA Loans Not Just For First-Time Buyers; VA Explained

Here are a few quick but very important reminders. 14 DAY CLOSES: CONFORMING & FHA ONLY We can and do close transactions in 14 calendar (not business) days all the […]

January 21, 2021 2 min read
A white house with a terracotta roof sports an American flag hung by a first-time veteran homebuyer.

Everything You Should Know About VA IRRRL “Earl” Mortgage

Are you a service member with questions about VA loans and refinances? JVM can provide you with more information on VA Interest Rate Reduction Refinance Loans (IRRRL) otherwise known as a VA...

October 22, 2020 3 min read
Everything You Should Know About VA IRRRL

VA Loan Limit Is No More!

VA homebuyers no longer must worry about maximum loan limits. The VA loan limit has been eliminated, which gives VA loans much more wiggle room regarding the amount veteran homebuyers can borrow with...

October 9, 2020 3 min read
A veteran soldier in uniform plays with his young daughter in the living room of a home he purchased with no VA loan limit.

What Are The Qualifications For A VA Loan?

A VA Loan (Veterans Administration Loan) is a mortgage that the VA guarantees for veterans. Some of the basic qualifications for a VA loan include adequate income, decent credit, and a Certificate...

September 19, 2020 3 min read
A veteran family welcome their service member home to the house they were able to purchase after meeting all the qualifications for a VA loan.

4 Things to Know About VA Home Appraisals

VA home loans are one of the most common mortgage options among military members in California. The VA loan program offers 100% financing, which means you could buy a home with no down payment. This...

September 11, 2020 2 min read
A family of four sits on the porch of their home purchased with a VA home loan
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