July 12, 2018

ICYMI: #ExploreVA Facebook Live event on VA Home Loan Programs

Looking to purchase a home? First-time and experienced homebuyers alike may be able to take advantage of VA’s home loan programs. Plus, VA offers housing-related assistance […]
June 18, 2018

VA issues new policy to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending

VA has issued a new policy implementing the May 2018 Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, to protect Veteran homeowners from predatory lending practices […]
May 30, 2018

New VA loan option is good news for vets

The Department of Veterans Affairs released guidelines for 100 percent-financed rehabilitation loans for veterans that were much needed.…
February 26, 2018

VA loans and new construction: When, and how, it can work

One often-asked question about the VA home loan process skips over the “home” part entirely: Can veterans use the benefit to buy land? The short answer: […]
January 23, 2018

Predators Are Circling Around VA Home Loan Borrowers. Here’s How To Protect Yourself

For the past few years, an avalanche of aggressive mailers and phone calls has engulfed veterans and servicemembers taking out VA home loans, attempting to lure […]
January 10, 2018

VA promises action to protect veterans from predatory lenders

Members of the House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs on Wednesday discussed the problem of some mortgage firms attempting to coerce veterans who use the VA home […]
November 21, 2017

VA and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau warn against home loan refinancing offers that sound too good to be true

This VA home loans and Consumer Financial Protection Bureau blog originally appeared at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Situation The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and VA […]
October 13, 2017

VA, Ginnie Mae create task force to address mortgage refinancing issues

The Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae) and VA announced the formation of the Joint Ginnie Mae – VA Refinance Loan Task Force. The task force will focus […]
September 27, 2017

Mortgage Firms “Churning” Refinance Loans to Veterans

A government agency is targeting lenders who aggressively push military veterans to refinance their home loans, leading the borrowers in some cases to rack up thousands […]