Month: November 2017

Why We Encourage VA Loans (And Why Other Lenders Discourage Them)

Some lenders discourage the VA loan program. They often claim the fees are too high, there is extra paperwork, or that a VA loan can take over a month to close. The truth is that these lenders simply don’t fully understand the program and its loan processing requirements. In reality, a VA loan will virtually always be the best loan…

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What’s an Appraisal, Anyway?

A home appraisal is a report completed by a third-party licensed appraiser that provides an opinion of value for a property. The purpose of the appraisal is to determine that the price you agreed to pay for the home is supported and to make sure the home is habitable in its current state. The appraisal is…

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