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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VA loans have lower credit score requirements than other mortgages, and often dont require down payments.
Some of Prospect's most popular loan products include Fixed-Rate Mortgages, Adjustable-Rate Mortgages, FHA Loans, VA Loans, Home Improvement Mortgages, and the new Homes Affordable Refinance Program.
Read the Appraisal Institute's written testimony to the congressional subcommittee about VA loans at http://bit.
Because of this, it's always puzzled me that so many banks and mortgage companies choose not to make VA loans, foregoing millions in lost revenue each year and the opportunity to do good for veterans while doing profitable business for themselves.
The average time to close FHA, conventional and VA loans all increased to 49, 49 and 50 days, respectively.
Lenders increasingly recognize VA loans as good business.
The VA funding fee, and up to $6,000 of energy-efficient improvements, can be included in VA loans.
Based in Dallas, Kelly will lead the bank's mortgage team in offering a comprehensive portfolio of home financing solutions statewide, including conventional, FHA and VA loans, jumbo loans, bridge notes, second liens and construction loans, including a one-time close product.
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.
We're seeing a lot of cost-cutting measures that's going to cut into VA loans.
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