Credit And Loan

Current VA Loan Limits

VA Loan Limits Rise In 2018 Posted on: January 18, 2018 VA Loan Limits Pegged To FHFAFor those who have been on the sidelines waiting for markets to shake off the Great Recession, this might be the sign they need.For just the second time since the housing crisis, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA) has agreed to raise the maximum ...

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GPS On Exercise Devices Threaten National Security

Exercise Trackers Threaten to Reveal Top-Secret Information Posted on: February 7, 2018 Fitness trackers do their job so well that they might be a threat to national security.Last week, a report broke that the journeys made by people with some fitness trackers could be searched by anyone online. These heat maps were tracked and released by Strava, with the intention ...

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Renovating Your Home with a VA Cash-Out Refinance Loan

Using a VA Refinance Loan for Renovating or Improving your Home Posted on: February 14, 2018 Maybe something in your house is wearing down or is already broken and needs to be replaced. Maybe you want to redo your kitchen or bathroom and need some extra money to make it happen.Home renovation and improvement is can come in many different ...

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Trump Hints At Possibility of 'Space Force'

Could the Military be Getting a ‘Space Force’? Posted on: March 16, 2018 Outer space has always drawn people, and as we continue to explore it, we have to start asking ourselves a big question: at what point are nations going to be fighting over space?While there are no immediate plans in the works, it’s only a matter of time ...

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How to Pass a VA Appraisal

Tips to Pass a VA Appraisal Posted on: February 21, 2018 Whether you’re looking to buy a home with a VA loan or refinance through the VA, you’re going to have to use a VA appraisal.An appraisal is when lenders send an appraiser to evaluate your home and assess the condition. Keep in mind that this is not as thorough ...

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What Are VA Loan Occupancy Requirements?

VA Loan Occupancy Requirements Posted on: April 17, 2018 The VA loan and IRRRL refinance are among the best mortgage products on the market. However, there are certain eligibility requirements to get either VA product.All VA eligible home buyers must have VA certification. The requirements for this vary depending on whether the home buyer is in the military, is a ...

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VA Cash-Out Refinance vs. VA Streamline Refinance

VA Streamline vs. Cash Out Refinance Posted on: March 21, 2018 Even with mortgage rates increasing, thousands of VA members can likely save money on their monthly payments by reducing their mortgage rates. Yes, even current mortgage rates are below what many homeowners are locked into on their mortgage.The best way for VA members to reduce the interest rate on ...

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VA Loan Rate Trends For 2017-18

VA Loan Rate Trends Posted on: April 24, 2018 Anyone who has used a VA loan knows that they usually have the lowest rates available. This is made possible by the VA guarantee, meaning the VA backs the mortgage to ensure lower mortgage rates while not requiring any type of downpayment.But VA rates are still a type of mortgage rate. ...

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