A VA home loan is a mortgage loan that’s issued by private lenders and partially back by the federal government. It helps U.S. veterans, active duty service members, and select widowed military spouses to buy a home.
VA home loans have been around since 1944, but they’ve become increasingly popular in recent years and now account for about 8%* of home purchases. This type of loan is often a good option because requirements are less restrictive to qualify for and require little to no down payment.
VA home loans can be a great way into homeownership. They differ in some key ways from traditional home loans, so contact us to find out if a VA home loan is the best way for you to buy that dream home.
Adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) require a minimum 620 credit score.
Caliber is proud to support veteran and military home buyers, you can find out more about our initiatives by visiting Caliber Military Lending.
* Source: U.S. Census Bureau and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, New Residential Construction, https://www.census.gov/construction/nrs/pdf/quarterly_sales.pdf
**Borrowers with credit scores from 580 to 619 may only qualify for purchase transactions of one-unit single-family residences. Gift funds and down payment assistance is not allowed. Other restrictions may apply.
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Private Mortgage Insurance typically costs between 0.5% to 1% of the entire loan amount over 80% LTV on an annual basis.
Monthly Principal & Interests : $1145.80
Monthly Real Estate Taxes : $316.67
Monthly Insurance : $66.67
Monthly PMI : $0.00
Total Monthly Payments : $1529.13
Loan To Value Ratio : 80.00%
Months With PMI : 0 months