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.
The VA has occupancy requirements for veteran borrowers, but there are some exceptions to the rules we'll explore below.
The Coast Guard serves an important role in our military, but do they have access to the same benefits? Read on to learn more about getting a VA loan in the Coast Guard.
VA loan entitlement can be a tricky subject. Here we breakdown second-tier entitlement and what to expect when reusing your VA loan benefits.
The VA has a form of home requirements, known as the Minimum Property Requirements, to ensure the property is a safe and sound investment for the homebuyer.
The VA requires a wood-destroying pest inspection for much of the U.S. Learn which states require a termite inspection and who pays.
The VA provides guidelines for residual income to ensure Veterans can afford daily living expenses. We take a deep dive here into residual income requirements and what to expect in this part of the loan process.
Military spouses often play key roles in the homebuying process. Here we take a deep dive into what spouses can expect and how to be better prepared for your homebuying journey.
Surviving spouses of Veterans and service members can be eligible for a VA loan of their own. Here, we dive into the process and requirements for surviving spouses to obtain a VA loan. We’ll take a closer look at eligibility for surviving spouses, what it takes to get a Certificate of Eligibility, closing cost benefits and more.
Some Veterans are turning to cash offer services like Ribbon and Homeward in the face of rising home prices. But these companies can charge fees that VA homebuyers cannot pay. Here's a look at how to make these deals work.
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.