VA loan expert Chris Birk brings you the latest news and tips about your VA loan benefit
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.
VA loan assumption is a powerful benefit for buyers and sellers that you won't find with other mortgage options.
Barndominiums are a hybrid between a barn and a condominium, making it another home option using your VA loan.
Black Veterans have higher homeownership rates than Black non-Veterans, and the difference in homeownership rates between white and Black Veterans is considerably smaller than the gap between white and Black civilians, according to a review of five years’ worth of Census data.
Building your dream home is a possibility with a VA home loan. But it isn’t always an easy road. Here we take a deep dive into VA construction loans and how you can build a home with a VA loan.
VA loan entitlement can be a tricky subject. Here we breakdown second-tier entitlement and what to expect when reusing your VA loan benefits.
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.
The VA funding fee is a governmental fee required for many VA borrowers. However, some Veterans are exempt, and the fee varies by VA loan usage and other factors. Here we explore the ins and outs of the VA funding fee, current charts, who's exempt and a handful of unique scenarios.
The VA requires a wood-destroying pest inspection for much of the U.S. Learn which states require a termite inspection and who pays.
Millennial and Gen Z Veterans accounted for more than half of all VA purchase loans in a record year for this historic benefit program. Gen Z in particular is starting to make its presence felt in markets across the country.
VA loans had their biggest year ever in Fiscal Year 2021, thanks to interest rates near modern-day lows and a wave of younger homebuyers. Check out the biggest markets for this historic benefit program.
National Guard members and Reservists can tap into the same VA loan benefit that's helped generations of Veterans and active duty service members achieve the dream of homeownership.