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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 for you. VA home loans provide flexible and affordable options, including purchasing a home with a low or no down payment. In this blog post, we'll explore the benefits of a VA loan, discuss down payment requirements, and explain why a VA loan remains the best option for military and veterans, even for those who have already saved up for a down payment.Read More

Mortgages After Bankruptcies – Easy to Get! Jobs Report Nonsense Again

Mortgage rates shot through the roof this morning in response to a very strong jobs report! This is exactly what I predicted would happen in my blog yesterday, as the official BLS jobs reports always come out stronger than expected - particularly in January - before getting revised downward in later months.Read More

VA Home Loan 101: Buying a House in Clarksville

When it comes to home buying, especially in a charming city like Clarksville, Tennessee, many veterans or service members may not be aware of the full extent of the benefits they have earned through their service. The VA Home Loan program is a prime example, which can enable veterans to buy a house with zero down payment and even accommodate those with less than perfect credit scores. Read More

VA Cash Out Refinance for Struggling Homeowners

As a Tennessee homeowner and a veteran, a VA cash-out refinance can offer you a path to financial stability and achieving your home-related goals. The VA cash-out refinance is ideal for those needing funds for debt consolidation, home improvements, or other significant expenses. If you're considering leveraging your home's equity or seeking a better mortgage loan JVM Lending's experts will provide personalized assistance, helping you determine if this is the right financial step for youRead More

2024 Loan Limits For Texas Homebuyers

The 2024 loan limits in Texas present a diverse landscape for homebuyers and investors. With higher loan limits set by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and the absence of loan limits for VA loans, the Texas real estate market offers a range of opportunities. Whether you're considering a primary residence or an investment property, these changes in loan limits are critical for informed decision-making.Read More

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 can even obtain jumbo loans over the county loan limit with no downpayment required. Interest rates on VA loans are very competitive as well.Read More

What Is An Assumable Mortgage and How Does It Work?

An assumable mortgage is a home loan that can be entirely assumed by a person other than the original borrower. This type of loan is more attractive when interest rates are high because you can assume a loan that was taken out in years past when rates were much lower.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

Programs and Loans For A First Time Homebuyer

As a first time homebuyer, you have many loan programs and grants to choose from that help you afford your first real estate purchase.Read More

Five Down Payment Choices for First-Time Homebuyers

A big part of buying a home is coming up with a down payment, but oftentimes there are many misconceptions surrounding down payment requirements. If you are a first-time homebuyer, there are many options for the details of your mortgage loan and down payment. Here are five things all first-time homebuyers should know about down payments.Read More

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 is a very popular option throughout all of California as we have such a large number of military personal.Read More

Lenders Often Don’t Need Tax Returns

It is a common misconception that lenders always need two years of tax returns for income verification. They don’t. If borrowers are “W2 Wage Earners” only, with no self-employment or […]Read More

VA Loans: Everything You Need To Know

We've assembled this VA guide to help buyers and agents alike. These are the common questions we receive on a daily basis about VA financing.Read More