Category Archive : VA Loans

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A little known tip re: dealing with Spouse's debts on a VA Loan

       FHA, VA & Conventional Related / VA Loans

Basic Facts First: On a VA home loan, the Veteran’s spouse’s debt obligations have to be counted against him/her when qualifying even if the Spouse will not be a borrower on the VA loan (i.e. “non purchasing spouse”). Underwriters therefore add up all the monthly debts belonging exclusively to the spouse and count them against the Veteran (Borrower). And since…… Read More »

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Can Veterans be Repeat users?

       FHA, VA & Conventional Related / VA Loans

Rashawn McNeal at Keller Williams called me today asking if her client (a Veteran) can use his VA Entitlement to purchase the home he’s under contract for. He was under the impression he couldn’t because he got a VA loan back in the 1970’s. Good news is: VA loans can be repeated time after time under certain conditions. Since this…… Read More »