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Buying a condominium with you VA home loan benefit is a great option. However, there are additional requirements that differ from purchasing a single-family residence or a multiunit complex.
VA loans allow Veterans to have a co-borrower or co-signer on the loan. Here we break down co-borrower requirements and provide common scenarios around co-borrowing and joint VA loans.
Compared to Veterans, civilians feel less financially stable, less optimistic about their finances and less capable of securing a home loan, according to Veterans United Home Loans’ most recent Veteran Homebuyer Report, a quarterly national survey of Veterans, service members and civilians who intend to buy homes in the next three years.
The VA doesn't have a minimum credit score requirement, but most lenders do. Here we look at typical VA loan credit requirements and lender expectations.
VA disability pay for 2023 increased by 8.7%. The new disability compensation rates took effect on December 1, 2022. See the current VA disability pay charts, and calculate your monthly compensation.
A VA loan is a mortgage option issued by private lenders and partially backed, or guaranteed, by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here we look at how VA loans work and what most borrowers don’t know about the program.
Your Certificate of Eligibility (COE) verifies you meet the military service requirements for a VA loan. However, not everyone knows there are multiple ways to obtain your COE – some easier than others.
Military retirement is taxable, but whether or not you have to pay it differs depending on the state where you live. As of 2023, California is the only state that taxes military retirement pay at the typical income tax rate.