The first page of your Closing Disclosure documents: The Loan Amount – the total you will actually borrow The Interest Rate – which does NOT include the fees factored into the APR on Page 5 If this loan has a penalty for pre-payment or includes a balloon payment Page 1 will summarize the terms. Projected… Continue reading Understanding Your Loan: Closing Disclosure Page 1
If an eligible loan proceeds from Estimate to closing, creditors must provide a Closing Disclosure form documenting the actual transaction terms and costs THREE business days before consummation. It must be in writing, whether paper or digital, and disclose ONLY the information specified by the CFPB. If terms or costs change prior to consummation the… Continue reading When Do I Get My Loan Closing Disclosure?
What Is A Certificate of Eligibility, or COE? The COE is the key document that verifies to lenders that someone is eligible for a VA-backed loan. Servicemembers, Veterans and National Guard and Reserve members may apply online or through their lender; most lenders have access to the system and can verify eligibility IF the VA… Continue reading What Is A Certificate of Eligibility, or COE?
What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans?
Major Veterans Affairs loan programs described in this video include:
1) Purchase Loans.
These help eligible parties buy a home at competitive interest rates with little to no down payment and little or no private mortgage insurance.
2) Cash Out Refinance… Continue reading What Are The Major Types Of VA Loans?
What Are VA Loans?
As the video says, the name is misleading – they’re not loans FROM the VA.
The VA – short for “US Department of Veterans Affairs” – is the Federal military veteran benefit system.
The VA administers benefits and services for Servicemembers, Veterans their dependents and survivors.
… Continue reading What Are VA Home Loans?