Tag Archive for: va loans

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 available to tap into these savings and their respective implications.Read More

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 explore the ins and outs of VA loans and USDA loans, including their eligibility criteria, property types they cover, and the pros and cons of each. By the end, you'll be equipped to make a well-informed decision on your path to homeownership.Read More

First Responder Home Loans: Your Guide to Buying Your Dream Home

Discover the benefits of first responder home loans in our comprehensive guide. Learn who is considered a first responder, explore eligibility and loan requirements, and find out about specific home buying programs for our everyday heroes. Your dream home is just a few clicks away!Read More

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 achieve homeownership.Read More

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 […]Read More

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 […]Read More

Conventional vs. Conforming vs. Government vs. Jumbo Loans; Bias For Action

CINNABON STORY – BIAS FOR ACTION I heard this story on a podcast a few months back and just had to share it. When Cinnabon first started, they could only […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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 […]Read More

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 0% down. Read More

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 of Eligibility. VA loans have flexible underwriting and down payment guidelines for veterans and their spouses only. VA loans also have low-interest rates, no mortgage insurance, and no down payment requirements for most veterans. VA loans are only eligible for property that is used as a personal occupancy. As a general rule, VA loans are not for buying a second property.Read More

Homebuyers Use Less Than 20% For Down Payment On Home

According to recent data, more than half of all homebuyers in California, Texas, and nationwide make their down payment with less than 20% when purchasing a home. This is additional evidence to discard the myth that homebuyers must put down 20% to be eligible for a mortgage loan.Read More

VA Loans in California – Our Top 5 Most Common Questions

VA loans are a great loan product for eligible veterans and active-duty members, mainly because of the zero down payment option. VA loans also have less stringent lending requirements compared to conventional loan products. To make it easy, we’ve outlined five commonly asked questions about VA loans.Read More

No VA Loan Limits! FHA and Conforming Loan Limits Way Up!

VA LOAN LIMITS ELIMINATED – 2020 When “VA loans” first surfaced in 1944, the average cost of a house was only $8,600, making “loan limits” a nonconcern for the most […]Read More