What Is a VA Loan?

A VA loan is a home loan guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and issued by a qualified lender. It helps veterans, active duty military service members...

How to Compare VA Loan Rates

You may have heard that the VA home loan comes with a pretty exceptional interest rate, one of the most competitive on the market. But where does that number come...

The VA Energy Efficient Mortgage

The Energy Efficient Mortgage (EEM) is a special VA loan program that helps borrowers buy and make eco-friendly improvements to existing homes. Totally dope idea, right? As long as the...

The VA Appraisal

To protect a VA buyer’s investment as well as his or her health and safety, VA requires that a house meet certain standards or Minimum Property Requirements (MPR). It’s in...