Veterans Administration (VA) loans are available to qualified veterans, active duty, reserves and National Guard personnel. Loans are residential mortgages, allowing for the purchase or refinance of an owner-occupied home.
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- Are a retired veteran, active duty military, National Guard or reservist buying or refinancing a home
- Would like to make a low down payment
- Are interested in 100% financing Disclosure 1
- Lack credit history
- Have income limitations
- Low- or no-down-payment options
- Financing of Veteran Administration funding fee Disclosure 1
- Unlimited seller contribution to buyer's closing costs
- Gift funds allowed
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Benefits of Refinancing to a Veterans Administration Loan (Article)
Veterans Administration (VA) mortgages are among the primary perks of military service, and the benefits don't stop when it's time to refinance.
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VA loans require a non-refundable VA funding fee at closing. The fee is higher with a zero down payment. Maximum loan amounts vary by county.
For comparison purposes, a 15-year VA fixed rate mortgage of $204,300 with a 0% down payment at an APR of 4.613% with 0.125 discount points and an $985 origination fee with a credit score of 740 would result in 180 equal payments of $1524.01. This payment does not include tax or insurance costs—the total payment obligation may be higher. This is a representative example based upon rates that were effective as of 12/17/18. Rates and programs may change at any time.
For comparison purposes, a 30-year VA fixed rate mortgage of $204,300 with a 0% down payment at an APR of 4.898% with 0 discount points and an $985 origination fee with a credit score of 740 would result in 360 equal payments of $1050.39. This payment does not include tax or insurance costs—the total payment obligation may be higher. This is a representative example based upon rates that were effective as of 12/17/18. Rates and programs may change at any time.
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