VA Loans for Veterans
The VA Loan is a home-mortgage option available to United States Veterans, Service Members and not remarried spouses. VA Loans are issued by qualified lenders and guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).
VA Home Refinance Loans
Sometimes you require additional cash now, for a real need. Perhaps you need to pay college tuition, or perhaps it's time to make improvements that will increase the value of your home prior to sale. Maybe you just want to take advantage of lower interest rates so you can keep more of your hard-earned money in your own pocket.
It may be time to consider the many options available for refinancing your VA Home Loan.
- VA Loans for Home Equity Refinancing
- VA Streamline Refinance
VA Home Purchase Loans
A common misconception with the VA loan program is the amount of ‘red tape” involved. However, this isn't the case. Many lenders can acquire your Certificate of Eligibility online, and in many cases eligible borrowers can also be processed without a manual underwrite or VA review.
Additionally, if the lender is approved under VA’s Lender Appraisal Processing Program (LAPP), the lender may review the appraisal completed by a VA-assigned appraiser and close the loan on the basis of that review. The LAPP can get borrowers to loan closing faster.
The bottom line is average closing times for VA loans rarely differ greatly from those for conventional loans.