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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The share of refinances for all closed FHA loans increased 2% during this same time period and the share of refinances for all VA loans closed in July increased 7%.
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The delinquency rate increased by 16 basis points for conventional loans, increased 52 basis points for FHA loans, and increased 27 basis points for VA loans from the previous year.
Qualifying borrowers can receive a total of up to USD 3,500 in assistance from BBVA Compass toward closing costs and other assistance for FHA loans and up to USD 2,500 for VA loans.
He said the office also may be able to arrange FHA and VA loans for people with credit scores as low as 580.
However, whereas non-servicemembers reliance on FHA/USDA mortgages declined after 2009, servicemembers reliance on VA loans continued to increase.
For FHA and VA loans, we use the two servicer datasets through 2012 and then switch over for 2013-2017 to the National Mortgage Risk Index (NMRI) dataset maintained by AEI's Center on Housing Markets and Finance.
The processing of VA loans, which are guaranteed by the Department of Veterans Affairs, will continue, according to the VA.
Gateway closed over 1,600 VA loans in 2017 helping the country's veterans get into new homes.
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* Read the Appraisal Institute's written testimony to the congressional subcommittee about VA loans at http://bit.ly/2pGF3Ly.
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