A VA loan is a mortgage that is guaranteed by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). The VA helps active military, veterans and eligible surviving spouses become homeowners by enabling VA-approved lenders to offer loans with these benefits:
- No down payment required*
- No Private Mortgage Insurance premium (PMI)
- No Monthly Mortgage Insurance premium (MMI)
- Flexible credit, income and asset requirements
- Very competitive rates
- Allows for use of gifts for closing costs and prepaid fees
- Allows for a seller concession of up to 4% of the sales price for buyer’s closing costs
- No pre-payment penalties
- The buyer may only be charged the fees and other charges prescribed by
- VA as allowable
- Loans are also available to reservists and surviving spouses.
- Down payment assistance programs available for qualified buyers.
Who is Eligible for a VA Loan?
- Active military (including members of the National Guard or Reserves)
- Eligible surviving spouses
You must also meet credit and income requirements and have a valid Certificate of Eligibility (COE).
ZABE Mortgage Group is a VA-approved lender with more than 16 years of experience. Call ZABE Mortgage Group or apply online to learn more about VA loans.
*As long as the sales price does not exceed the appraised value.
We offer a number of loan programs that may be right for you. Count on your ZABE Mortgage Group loan professional to help you select the best one.
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