VA loan expert Chris Birk brings you the latest news and tips about your VA loan benefit
A VA Loan is a mortgage option issued by private lenders and partially backed, or guaranteed, by the Department of Veterans Affairs. Here we look at how VA loans work and what most borrowers don’t know about the program.
The VA’s loan limits have long been a source of confusion and consternation.
Now, with interest rates hitting historic lows, more homeowners are considering shorter loan terms as an option.
When rates are low, many homeowners start seriously considering the benefits of a refinance.
Compared to even just a few years ago, mortgage rates remain at or near modern lows.
There are a number of reasons homeowners seek to liquidate some of their home's equity, from bankrolling home improvement projects to paying off higher-interest debt or even funding college tuition.
Despite rising rates, surging home prices and lingering COVID-19 concerns, Veterans are hot on homebuying in 2021 and beyond.
Deciding whether to refinance isn’t quite the emotional decision that purchasing a home can be. This is much more about whether the numbers make good financial sense.
Your VA loan is a lifetime benefit. It’s something you’ve earned that you can use over and over again, whether it’s to refinance your existing mortgage or to buy a new home.
New Veteran homeowners often get flooded with refinance offers, even during the first year of their loan.
VA loan assumption is a powerful benefit for buyers and sellers that you won't find with other mortgage options.
Millennial and Generation Z Veterans helped drive the VA loan program to a record year. See which cities led the way in Veteran homebuying and experienced the biggest year-over-year gains.