Veterans Administration Mortgage

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Veterans Administration Mortgage

A mortgage made by a private bank to a qualifying veteran that is guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In order to be eligible for a VA mortgage, the veteran cannot have been dishonorably discharged and must have served a certain number of years in one of the branches of the American military (the number varies by branch). During the credit crunch, obtaining a VA mortgage became the only way one could obtain a mortgage with no down payment.
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percentage of VA loans having 500-900 pages decreased by 8
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Lenders increasingly recognize VA loans as good business.
Delinquencies on VA loans were up 66 basis points to 6.
In practice, however, Ginnie Mae bears a small amount of credit risk if, for example, a lender servicing a security backed by FHA and VA loans is unable to make timely payments.
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VA loans are also attractive within the mortgage industry because they protect lenders from loss if the borrower fails to repay the loan.
Because VA loans are a benefit for veterans and their families, protections are built into the homebuying process to ensure that any property purchased will be safe, sound and sanitary for occupants.
Fort Knox FCU offers standard, 30-year fixed rate VA loans through a relationship with another firm, but has found many of the credit union's military members have been drawn to the credit union's other mortgage products, particularly the 5/5 and 3/3 30-year mortgages, he noted.
75 percent, up 169 basis points from the previous quarter and the rates for FHA and VA loans were 9.
For instance, among low-income loan applicants, 53 percent of black applicants sought FHA or VA loans compared with 40 percent of Hispanic applicants, 31 percent of whim applicants, and 22 percent of Asian applicants.